The Truth of All Things: A Novel

The Truth of All Things: A Novel

Kieran Shields


whilst Deputy Marshal Archie Lean is termed in to enquire a prostitute's homicide in Portland, Maine, he is stunned to discover the physique laid out like a pentagram and pinned to the earth with a pitchfork.  he is much more shocked to benefit that this dying by way of "sticking" is a standard approach to killing a witch.
     Baffled through the ritualized homicide scene, Lean secretly enlists the aid of historian Helen Prescott and excellent criminalist Perceval gray. even though skeptical of one another's tools, jointly the detectives pursue the killer's path via postmortems and opium dens, into the spiritualist societies and lunatic asylums of gothic New England. earlier than the killer closes in on his ultimate victim, they needs to decipher the key trend to those murders--a trend hidden in the darkish background of the Salem witch trials.

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