| The subject of this article is non-canonical.|
While created as part of licensed material, it has not been confirmed as part of the "real" Buffyverse.
|Humans by day ... Evil by night.|
|Publication date||January 1, 1998|
|Published by||Pocket Books|
Coyote Moon was a novel based on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
It's summer vacation in Sunnydale and the carnival has come to town. At the carnival Willow and Xander hook up with two carnies but Buffy sense something evil about them and she thinks it has something to do with the sudden influx of coyotes in the area. Eventually Buffy learns that the carnies are skinwalkers and that they're in town to raise Spurs Hardaway, their old master, from his grave in one of Sunnydale's cemeteries. Buffy has to stop these werecoyotes before Willow and Xander become their victims.
- Buffy Summers
- Xander Harris
- Willow Rosenberg
- Rupert Giles
- Cordelia Chase
- Rose (werecoyote)
- Lonnie (werecoyote)
- Hopscotch (werecoyote)
- Dr. Henshaw (friendly doctor)
- Spurs Hardaway (villain)
- This novel is suppose to take place between the first and second season of Buffy. However Buffy was in LA with her father during the summer, so the novel would have to take place directly after Prophecy Girl but before Buffy joins her father in LA to work.