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An enthralling tale of modern witch Bess Hawksmith, a fiercely independent woman desperate to escape her cursed history who must confront the evil which has haunted her for centuries

My name is Elizabeth Anne Hawksmith, and my age is three hundred and eighty-four years. If you will listen, I will tell you a tale of witches.  A tale of magic and love and loss.  A story of how simple ignorance breeds fear, and how deadly that fear can be.  Let me tell you what it means to be a witch.

In the spring of 1628, the Witchfinder of Wessex finds himself a true Witch. As Bess Hawksmith watches her mother swing from the Hanging Tree she knows that only one man can save her from the same fate: the Warlock Gideon Masters. Secluded at his cottage, Gideon instructs Bess, awakening formidable powers she didn’t know she had. She couldn’t have foreseen that even now, centuries later, he would be hunting her across time, determined to claim payment for saving her life.

In present-day England, Elizabeth has built a quiet life. She has spent the centuries in solitude, moving from place to place, surviving plagues, wars, and the heartbreak that comes with immortality. Her loneliness comes to an abrupt end when she is befriended by a teenage girl called Tegan. Against her better judgment, Elizabeth opens her heart to Tegan and begins teaching her the ways of the Hedge Witch. But will she be able to stand against Gideon—who will stop at nothing to reclaim her soul—in order to protect the girl who has become the daughter she never had?

 


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The Witch's Daughter
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Beteer!
December 30th, 2014
Much better than i expected. Characters were built well but the author was a little wordy in some parts. Still enjoyed it
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The Witch's Daughter
December 25th, 2014
Certainly a different take on the genre, a little slow:-) Some parts are tied into actual events, the descriptions of early surgery and medical techniques is chilling. Thank heavens we've come a long way!
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July 5th, 2014
The move in time and the expectation that my intuition of who Gideon was going to impersonate next was fantastic.
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The Witches Daughter
April 11th, 2014
A good read; enjoyed it. Good, well rounded characters and interesting plot line .
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A good read
March 7th, 2014
The Witch's daughter was well written enough to peak my interest to be the next book. I enjoyed the historical fiction with a witchy twist.
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RN
October 2nd, 2013
Interesting. Not overly thrilled with it but overall a fair book.
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July 15th, 2013
Great characters, engaging story.
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The Witch's Daughter
June 7th, 2013
Kept my full attention. I couldn't put it down
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Exciting and mesmerizing!
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Exciting and mesmerizing! Could not put it down!
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The Witches Daughter.
February 16th, 2013
Enjoyed this book, more than I actually thought I would! It got better the further I read.
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Very good.
January 20th, 2013
I liked the book but the ending wasn't the greatest ending. Wish there was more to it
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One never knows...
January 9th, 2013
Witches walk amount us but do they all have the same types of adventures? This book a little out of my usual line of reading but enjoyed it. Easy to read and found myself staying up too late reading.
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December 31st, 2012
Good book overall. Kind of tedious, predictable and a small bit silly, the most interesting bits were the "back in time " parts. Maybe just not the book for me.
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Alright read
December 31st, 2012
Good book overall. Kind of tedious, predictable and a small bit silly, the most interesting bits were the "back in time " parts. Maybe just not the book for me.
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