Daughters of the Witching Hill brings history to life in a vivid and wrenching account of a family sustained by love as they try to survive the hysteria of a witch-hunt. Bess Southerns, an impoverished widow living in Pendle Forest, is haunted by visions and gains a reputation as a cunning... read more
“Yet he could never banish me and mine from these parts. This is our home. Ours. We will endure, woven into the land itself, it's weft and warp, like the very stones and the streams that cut across the moors.”Bess Southerns
“Queen of Heaven, Queen of Elfhame - I held them both in my heart. A magpie landed in a meadow of lad's love and then that magpie became my grandmother, except she wasn't old or lame or blind. Full beautiful, her chestnut hair crowned in blossoms, she turned to me and called my name.”Alizon Device
“Inside my bursting skull a rare light blazed. From down the forest path I saw a wreath of roses, a garland of green, a diadem of stars.”Alizon Device
You must love him. Above all, that. Then I understood that young James's birth was the turning point of our fortune and fate.Highlighted by 4 Kindle customers
'We'll call him James,' said John. 'After my father.'Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
she pushed out the afterbirth, which I cast straightaway into the fire so that the flames consumed every part of it. An evil soul could use the afterbirth for blackest magic.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
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