YAY!! It is time for another wish list Wednesday! I’m so excited! I love Wednesday’s for so many reasons, one of which is that it’s halfway to the weekend. HAHA.
Ok, so for this Wednesday I will showcase a book that has been on my wish list forever it seems like.
Title: The Witch’s Daughter
Author: Paula Brackston
Publication: Thomas Dunne Books
Release Date: Jan. 18th. 2011
My name is Elizabeth Anne Hawksmith, and my age is three hundred and eighty-four years. Each new settlement asks for a new journal, and so this Book of Shadows begins … — 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 at the hands of the panicked mob: the Warlock Gideon Masters, and his Book of Shadows. Secluded at his cottage in the woods, Gideon instructs Bess in the Craft, awakening formidable powers she didn’t know she had and making her immortal. 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 for herself, tending her garden and selling herbs and oils at the local farmers’ market. But her solitude abruptly ends when a teenage girl called Tegan starts hanging around. Against her better judgment, Elizabeth begins teaching Tegan the ways of the Hedge Witch, in the process awakening memories — and demons — long thought forgotten.
Why I love this book
I’m fascinated by witch’s and anything having to do with magic. Yes it’s true, I do believe in the stuff. I’m very into history, anything having to do with major upheavals in life like the plague. This blurb has truly caught me in a special kind of web which I can’t get out of. I’m going to have to break down and buy this book.