The Lambton Worm (The Lambton Worm Re-telling Book 1)
The Lambton Worm is a modern re-telling of the popular story from old English folklore.
When a young John Lambton skips church to go fishing, he catches something unnatural.
Fearful of his father's reaction to both skipping church and bringing such a foul creature to the house - he it throws in the well.
Years later, after fighting in the Crusades, John returns home to an unwanted surprise.
When all seems lost, and he seems doomed to die - he finds help from a most unexpected person.
This is a short story, approx 6000 words including the footnotes. The actual story is approx 5800 words.
If you enjoy Martyn Stanley's 'The Lambton Worm' why not pick up his 'Deathsworn Arc' series, of which part 1 is free to download.