The Dogs of Windcutter Down by David Kennard
'There is no good flock without a good shepherd, and no good shepherd without good dogs.'
These age-old words of wisdom have always guided Devon sheep farmer David Kennard. But as he battles to save his farm from extinction, they resonate more loudly - and unexpectedly - than ever. The storm clouds are already gathering when Borough Farm suffers a succession of potentially disastrous setbacks. Suddenly the Kennard family's idyllic life is under threat. Will David achieve the seemingly impossible and make a living through farming sheep in the 21st century?
As he fights for survival, David knows he will be able to rely - as always - on his faithful sheepdogs but even he is surprised when the dogs prove to be Borough Farm's secret weapon...