The Witch of Willow Hall

The Witch of Willow Hall

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Two centuries after the Salem witch trials, there's still one witch left in Massachusetts. But she doesn't even know it. Take this as a warning: if you are not able or willing to control yourself, it will not only be you who suffers the consequences, but those around you, as well. New Oldbury, 1821 In the wake of a scandal, the Montrose family and their three daughters--Catherine, Lydia and Emeline--flee Boston for their new country home, Willow Hall. The estate seems sleepy and idyllic. But a subtle menace creeps into the atmosphere, remnants of a dark history that call to Lydia, and to the youngest, Emeline. All three daughters will be irrevocably changed by what follows, but none more than Lydia, who must draw on a power she never knew she possessed if she wants to protect those she loves. For Willow Hall's secrets will rise, in the end...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 132 x 201 x 28mm | 340g
  • English
  • Original ed.
  • 1525833014
  • 9781525833014
  • 743,082

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The Witch of Willow Hall offers a fascinating location, a great plot with history and twists, and characters that live and breathe. I love the novel, and will be looking forward to all new works by this talented author!--Heather Graham, New York Times bestselling author Beautifully written, skillfully plotted, and filled with quiet terror...perfect for fans of Simone St. James and Kate Morton. -Anna Lee Huber, bestselling author of the Lady Darby mysteries The Witch of Willow Hall will cast a spell over every reader. --Lisa Hall, author of Tell Me No Lies and Between You and Me I was entranced by this intriguing and spellbinding novel...I hope Hester Fox goes on to write many more such novels--I for one will be buying them.--Kathleen McGurl, author of The Girl from Ballymore This compelling story had me gripped from the first page. The vividly drawn characters cast their spell so convincingly, I couldn't stop reading until I discovered what happened to them. A wonderful debut novel.--Linda Finlay, author of The Flower Seller Steeped in Gothic eeriness, it's spine-tingling and very atmospheric. I love the character of Lydia and the way she learns and grows into her powers.--Nicola Cornick, USA TODAY bestselling author of House of Shadows The Witch of Willow Hall is so spookily good I felt haunted by it. Totally obsessed with Lydia's story...I absolutely loved it from start to finish.--Sarah Bennett, author of the Lavender Bay series A creepy estate, juicy scandal, family secrets, ghosts and a handsome yet mysterious suitor make this a satisfying and quietly foreboding tale.--BookPage Fox spins a satisfying debut yarn that includes witchcraft, tragedy, and love...the inclusion of gothic elements adds a visceral feel that fans of historical fiction with a dash of the supernatural will enjoy.--Publishers Weekly
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4,843 ratings
3.7 out of 5 stars
5 22% (1,063)
4 40% (1,917)
3 28% (1,361)
2 8% (397)
1 2% (105)
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