The Witch's Daughter

The Witch's Daughter

Paula Brackston


THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

An spell binding story of contemporary witch Bess Hawksmith, a fiercely self sustaining lady eager to break out her cursed heritage who needs to confront the evil which has haunted her for centuries

My identify is Elizabeth Anne Hawksmith, and my age is 300 and eighty-four years. in the event you will pay attention, i'll let you know a story of witches. A story of magic and love and loss. a narrative of the way easy lack of know-how breeds worry, and the way lethal that worry should be. permit me inform you what it skill to be a witch.

In the spring of 1628, the Witchfinder of Wessex unearths himself a real Witch. As Bess Hawksmith watches her mom swing from the putting Tree she is familiar with that just one guy can store her from an identical destiny: the Warlock Gideon Masters. Secluded at his cottage, Gideon instructs Bess, awakening bold powers she did not comprehend she had. She could not have foreseen that even now, centuries later, he will be looking her throughout time, decided to assert check for saving her life.

In present-day England, Elizabeth has equipped a quiet lifestyles. She has spent the centuries in solitude, relocating from position to put, surviving plagues, wars, and the heartbreak that includes immortality. Her loneliness involves an abrupt finish whilst she is befriended via a teenage woman referred to as Tegan. opposed to her larger judgment, Elizabeth opens her middle to Tegan and starts instructing her the methods of the Hedge Witch. yet will she manage to stand opposed to Gideon―who will cease at not anything to reclaim her soul―in order to guard the woman who has turn into the daughter she by no means had?

Praise for The Witch's Daughter

"Brackston's first novel bargains well-crafted characters in an soaking up plot and an altogether scrumptious combination of ancient fiction and fantasy." --Booklist

"This pleasantly romantic ancient myth debut flips flippantly among the earlier studies of ageless witch Elizabeth Anne Hawksmith and her present-day lifestyles in Matravers, England... Bess's adventures are fascinating." --Publishers Weekly

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