A Masterless Man by Sarah Pernell
Approx. 158,800 words.
Published on March 15, 2012.
When Walter, a young peasant boy, attacks his abusive stepfather in order to protect his sister, Elisabeth, the consequences leave him no choice but to flee, alone and penniless, into a perilous world.In his struggle to survive Walter weaves a powerful thread through the lives of strangers, linking them all in a cruel tapestry of love, sorrow and murder.