I caught this over on BGG, and got the OK from Jerry to share it with the good people of PHG:

http://nerdstable.blogspot.com.au/2014/01/preview-of-downwood-tales-expansion-for.html

Take a look for a blogger by the name of Nathan Hough's take on a playtest version he was invited to play recently at DFW Nerd Night.  There are minor spoilers regarding new characters, minions, mechanics, and a minor plot point.

If you'd like to read more about Nerd Night, here's an interview from earlier this month by Mice and Mystics designer Jerry Hawthorne and sculptor Chad Hoverter:

http://www.plaidhatgames.com/news/326


Enjoy!