A plague of rats. Missing children. A deadly beast lurking outside the city limits. In this reimagining of The Pied Piper, young Katerina must find a way to protect her town! Could her stepfather---the corrupt and controlling mayor of Hamlin---be to blame? Reluctantly partnering with Steffan, the arrogant son of a duke, she decides to investigate. 320 pages, hardcover from Nelson.