when the romans invaded britain, the celtic gods and goddesses didn't just disappear. they hid. but any quarrels between them still affect the human world. two children, caleb and blossom, are called upon to end one such quarrel before the seasons of our world are changed for ever. they only have until hallowe'en to achieve this and powerful forces are working against them. More
hampstead heath is a wild area to the north of london. one october night, caleb and his sister blossom sneak out onto it hoping to get a clear view of a new comet but they are horrified when a stranger rises from the ground and tells them that they have been 'chosen'. beneath the heath is a land of powerful magic where lud, the king of the gods of the ancient britons, and brigantia, his queen, still rule. a terrible quarrel has broken out between them over the loss of lud's silver hand. unless the children find it before hallowe'en, autumn will never come and an endless summer will scorch the human world. meet the celtic gods and goddesses in all their terrible fiercesness and learn the real identity of jack frost. how can these brave and resourceful children ever hope to succeed against such magic?