As she is drawn deeper into the mysteries of the family house, Connie discovers an ancient key within a seventeenth-century Bible. Written with astonishing conviction and grace, The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane travels seamlessly between the witch trials of the 1690s and a modern woman's story of mystery, intrigue, and revelation.
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane #ad - Harvard graduate student Connie Goodwin needs to spend her summer doing research for her doctoral dissertation. A spellbinding, beautifully written novel that moves between contemporary times and one of the most fascinating and disturbing periods in American history--the Salem witch trials. As the pieces of deliverance's harrowing story begin to fall into place, Connie is haunted by visions of the long-ago witch trials, and she begins to fear that she is more tied to Salem's dark past then she could have ever imagined.
The key contains a yellowing fragment of parchment with a name written upon it: Deliverance Dane.
The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs: A NovelHenry Holt and Co. #ad - A young, tenure-track professor in boston, she’s earned career success by studying the history of magic in colonial America—especially women’s home recipes and medicines—and by exposing society's threats against women fluent in those skills. A family curse. A magical bloodline. But beyond her studies, connie harbors a secret: She is the direct descendant of a woman tried as a witch in Salem, an ancestor whose abilities were far more magical than the historical record shows.
When a hint from her mother and clues from her research lead Connie to the shocking realization that her partner’s life is in danger, she must race to solve the mystery behind a hundreds’-years-long deadly curse. Flashing back through american history to the lives of certain supernaturally gifted women, The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs affectingly reveals not only the special bond that unites one particular matriarchal line, but also explores the many challenges to women’s survival across the decades—and the risks some women are forced to take to protect what they love most.
The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs: A Novel #ad - Can connie break the spell before it shatters her future?a bewitching novel of a New England history professor who must race against time to free her family from a curse, by Katherine Howe, New York Times bestselling author of The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane. Connie goodwin is an expert on America’s fractured past with witchcraft.
The House of Velvet and GlassHachette Books #ad - As benton and sibyl work together to solve a harrowing mystery, their long-simmering spark flares to life, and they realize that there may be something even more magical between them than a medium's scrying glass. From the opium dens of boston's chinatown to the opulent salons of high society, The House of Velvet and Glass weaves together meticulous period detail, intoxicating romance, from the back alleys of colonial Shanghai to the decks of the Titanic, and a final shocking twist in a breathtaking novel that will thrill readers.
Bonus features in the ebook: katherine howe's essay on scrying; Boston Daily Globe article on the Titanic from April 15, 1912; and a Reading Group Guide and Q&A with the author, Katherine Howe. Trapped in a world over which she has no control, Sybil flees for solace to the parlor of a table-turning medium.
The House of Velvet and Glass #ad - But when her brother is suddenly kicked out of Harvard under mysterious circumstances and falls under the sway of a strange young woman, Sibyl turns for help to psychology professor Benton Jones, despite the unspoken tensions of their shared past. Katherine howe, returns with an entrancing historical novel set in boston in 1915, where a young woman stands on the cusp of a new century, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane, torn between loss and love, driven to seek answers in the depths of a crystal ball.
Still reeling from the deaths of her mother and sister on the Titanic, Sibyl Allston is living a life of quiet desperation with her taciturn father and scandal-plagued brother in an elegant town house in Boston's Back Bay.
The Appearance of Annie van SinderenG.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers #ad - A haunting, contemporary love story from the new york Times bestselling author of ConversionIt’s July in New York City, and aspiring filmmaker Wes Auckerman has just arrived to start his summer term at NYU. And now annie is running out of time and needs Wes’s help. There’s just something about her that he can’t put his finger on, something faraway and otherworldly that compels him to fall even deeper.
As they search together, annie and Wes uncover secrets lurking around every corner, secrets that will reveal the truth of Annie’s dark past. Lost in the chaos of the busy city streets, she’s been searching for something—a missing ring. Annie’s from the city, and yet she seems just as out of place as Wes feels.
The Appearance of Annie van Sinderen #ad - While shooting a séance at a psychic’s in the East Village, he meets a mysterious, intoxicatingly beautiful girl named Annie. As they start spending time together, Wes finds himself falling for her, drawn to her rose-petal lips and her entrancing glow.
ConversionG.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers #ad - Until they can’t. First it’s the school’s queen bee, Clara Rutherford, who suddenly falls into uncontrollable tics in the middle of class. Joan’s? Joan’s buzzes with rumor; rumor blossoms into full-blown panic. Soon the media descends on Danvers, Massachusetts, or someone, as everyone scrambles to find something, to blame.
College applications, deciphering boys’ texts: Through it all, the battle for valedictorian, Colleen Rowley and her friends are expected to keep it together. From the new york times bestselling author of The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane comes a chilling mystery—Prep meets The Crucible. St. Pollution? stress? or are the girls faking? only colleen—who’s been reading The Crucible for extra credit—comes to realize what nobody else has: Danvers was once Salem Village, where another group of girls suffered from a similarly bizarre epidemic three centuries ago .
Conversion #ad - . . Inspired by true events—from seventeenth-century colonial life to the halls of a modern-day high school—Conversion casts a spell. It’s senior year at St. Joan’s academy, and school is a pressure cooker. With her signature wit and passion, new york times bestselling author Katherine Howe delivers an exciting and suspenseful novel, a chilling mystery that raises the question, what’s really happening to the girls at St.
Secrets of the Chocolate House Found Things Book 2St. Martin's Press #ad - With the help of her new friends, she does her best to move on, focusing instead on the success of her and Flora’s antique shop. But there are still things waiting to be found, still injustices needing to be put right, still voices whispering to Xanthe from long ago about secrets wanting to be shared.
While looking for new stock for the shop, Xanthe hears the song of a copper chocolate pot. The second novel in a bewitching series "brimming with charm and charisma" that will make "fans of Outlander rejoice!" Woman's World MagazineNew York Times bestselling author Paula Brackston’s The Little Shop of Found Things was called “a page-turner that will no doubt leave readers eager for future series installments” Publishers Weekly.
Secrets of the Chocolate House Found Things Book 2 #ad - Soon after, she has an upsetting vision of Samuel in great danger, compelling her to make another journey to the past. This time she'll meet her most dangerous adversary. This time she will discover her true destiny. Will that destiny allow her to return home? And will she be able to save Samuel when his own fate seems to be sealed?
Now, brackston returns to the Found Things series with its sequel, Secrets of the Chocolate House. After her adventures in the seventeenth century, Xanthe does her best to settle back into the rhythm of life in Marlborough. She tells herself she must forget about Samuel and leave him in the past where he belongs.
This time her ability to travel to the past will be tested.
The Little Shop of Found Things: A NovelSt. Martin's Press #ad - New york times bestselling author of the witch's daughter Paula Brackston returns to her trademark blend of magic and romance guaranteed to enchant in The Little Shop of Found Things, the first book in a new continuing series. When she has an intense connection to a beautiful silver chatelaine she has to know more.
He may be the person who can help her succeed. She discovers there is an injustice in its history. Xanthe has always had an affinity with some of the antiques she finds. An antique shop haunted by a ghost. A silver treasure with an injustice in its story. An adventure to the past she’ll never forget. When she touches them, she can sense something of the past they come from and the stories they hold.
The Little Shop of Found Things: A Novel #ad - Xanthe and her mother flora leave London behind for a fresh start, taking over an antique shop in the historic town of Marlborough. He may also be the reason she can’t bring herself to leave. The story continues in october 2019 with book two in the Found Things series, Secrets of the Chocolate House. It is while she’s examining the chatelaine that she’s transported back to the seventeenth century where it has its origins.
The spirit that inhabits her new home confronts her and charges her with saving her daughter’s life, threatening to take Flora’s if she fails.
The Witch's Kind: A NovelRedhook #ad - It is the price of concealing their strange and dangerous family secret. The first is the arrival of a mysterious abandoned baby with a hint of power like their own. Together, the government, barrie anne and charlotte must decide how far they are willing to go to protect themselves -- and the child they think of as their own -- from suspicious neighbors, and even their own family.
. For more from louisa morgan, check out: A Secret History of WitchesThe Age of Witches. But two events threaten to upend their lives forever. Barrie anne blythe and her aunt charlotte have always known that the other residents of their small coastal community find them peculiar -- two women living alone on the outskirts of town.
The Witch's Kind: A Novel #ad - The second is the sudden reappearance of Barrie Anne's long-lost husband -- who is not quite the man she thought she married. In the aftermath of world war ii, two women with unusual gifts must protect a mysterious baby in a poignant tale of family, sacrifice and magic.
The Penguin Book of WitchesPenguin Classics #ad - Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Chilling real-life accounts of witches, from medieval europe through colonial america, to newspaper coverage of a woman stoned to death on the streets of Philadelphia while the Continental Congress met, to court documents from the Salem witch trials of 1692, compiled by the New York Times bestselling author of The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane and The Daughters of Temperance HobbsFrom a manual for witch hunters written by King James himself in 1597, The Penguin Book of Witches is a treasury of historical accounts of accused witches that sheds light on the reality behind the legends.
With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Bringing to life stories like that of eunice cole, tried for attacking a teenage girl with a rock and buried with a stake through her heart; Jane Jacobs, an exorcism-performing minister famed for his knowledge of witches, a Bostonian so often accused of witchcraft that she took her tormentors to court on charges of slander; and Increase Mather, this volume provides a unique tour through the darkest history of English and North American witchcraft.
The Penguin Book of Witches #ad - For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.
Half Spent Was the Night: A Witches' Yuletide Ami McKay's Witches Book 2Knopf Canada #ad - Did you know that roasting chestnuts was once used to foretell one's fate? As the witches roast chestnuts and melt lead to see their fate, a series of odd messengers land on their doorstep bearing invitations for a New Year's Eve masquerade hosted by a woman they've never met. Clair and the youngest, Beatrice Dunn--gather before the fire to tell ghost stories and perform traditional Yuletide divinations.
Beloved author ami mckay is back, bringing us a magical follow-up in the tradition of Victorian winter tales to her mesmerizing bestseller, The Witches of New York. During the nights between christmas and New Year's, the witches of New York--Adelaide Thom, Eleanor St. Gossip, dreams and portents follow, leading the witches to question the woman's motives.
Half Spent Was the Night: A Witches' Yuletide Ami McKay's Witches Book 2 #ad - Is she as benevolent as she seems or is she laying a trap? and so, as Gilded-Age New York prepares to ring in the new year, the witches don their finery and head for the ball, on the hunt for answers that might well be the end of them.
The Age of Witches: A NovelRedhook #ad - Now, she is scheming to make a glorious aristocratic match for her headstrong and reluctant step-daughter, Annis--by any means necessary. Together, lest she -- and the dashing young lord she suspects she could come to love -- lose their freedom, Harriet and Annis must find a way to resist Frances' dark agenda, and possibly their lives.
From more from louisa morgan, check out:A Secret History of WitchesThe Witch's Kind. In gilded age new york, a centuries-long clash between two magical families ignites when a young witch must choose between love and loyalty, power and ambition, in this magical novel by Louisa Morgan. Harriet bishop, descended from a long line of witches, uses magic to help women in need -- not only ordinary women, but also those with powers of their own.
The Age of Witches: A Novel #ad - But what will she do when it's her own family posing the threat?Frances Allington, Harriet's cousin, has used her wiles and witchcraft to claw her way out of poverty and into a spectacular marriage with one of New York's wealthiest new tycoons.