Hour of the Witch through Chris Bohjalian
English | 2021| Thriller & Mystery |ePUB| 5 MB
A tender Puritan girl–trustworthy, resourceful, however scared of the demons that canine her soul–plots her get away from a violent marriage on this riveting and propulsive novel of ancient suspense from the #1 New York Occasions bestselling creator of The Flight Attendant.
Boston, 1662. Mary Deerfield is twenty-four-years-old. Her pores and skin is porcelain, her eyes delft blue, and in England she may have had many suitors. However right here within the New International, amid this group of saints, Mary is the second one spouse of Thomas Deerfield, a person as merciless as he’s tough. When Thomas, at risk of drunken rage, drives a three-tined fork into the again of Mary’s hand, she resolves that she will have to divorce him to save lots of her existence. However in an international the place each and every neighbor is observing for indicators of the satan, a girl like Mary–a girl who harbors secret wants and unearths it tricky to tolerate the brazen hypocrisy of such a lot of males within the colony–quickly turns into herself the thing of suspicion and rumor. When tainted items are came upon buried in Mary’s lawn, when a boy she has handled with herbs and simples dies, and when their servant woman runs screaming in fright from her house, Mary will have to combat not to best get away her marriage, but additionally the gallows. A twisting, tightly plotted novel of ancient suspense from one of our best storytellers, Hour of the Witch is a well timed and terrifying tale of socially sanctioned brutality and the unique American witch hunt.