The Witch's Daughter

By Paula Brackston,

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In the spring of 1628, young Bess Hawksmith watches her mother's body swing limp from the Hanging Tree. She knows that only one man can save her from the same fate - Gideon Masters, the Warlock. She knows, too, that his help comes at a steep price. In present-day England,…

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A compelling story on the magical, yet dangerous world of Witches, Bess Hawksmith watches her mother swing from the Hanging Tree during 17th Century England. Turning to Warlock; Gideon Masters, who introduces her to the darker parts of the craft. This is where the story will take a turn for the worst, when Bess discovers the real price of accepting his help. It is a battle of good vs bad, love and hate.

Like the millions that made this a bestseller, the cover of The Witch’s Daughter was the first hint of the intriguing story. The hem of a long dress is raised to reveal a pair of old-fashioned lace-up shoes. You know those feet could dance or run at any moment. Heroine Elizabeth doesn’t disappoint. A strong and immortal witch, her story sweeps back and forth from the 1600s to present day while unspeakable evil pursues her. The story weaves history with involving and multi-dimensional characters. Elizabeth isn’t afraid to reveal her fear even as she uses her great power. She’s the…

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