When an unspeakable tragedy befalls a family of traveling minstrels, they become stranded and left for dead. Here in the heart of The Black Forest, Peter Piper and his older brother Max encounter ominous forces that will change them both irreparably. Thus begins an epic tale of sibling rivalry, magic, music and revenge that spans medieval times to the present day when their deadly conflict surfaces in the placid calm of modern-day Fabletown. Writer Bill Willingham deftly weaves a story of adventure and dark fantasy that will keep listeners riveted until the fateful last words. Fans of the ongoing FABLES series will uncover the secret histories of some of their favorite characters including Bigby Wolf, Frau Totenkinder and Bo Peep to name a few. New listeners will find PETER & MAX: A FABLES NOVEL a welcome entree into Bill Willingham’s inimitable mythos that has garnered numerous awards and a Hugo nomination.