The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs: A Novel

Henry Holt and Co. #ad - A magical bloodline. A young, tenure-track professor in boston, she’s earned career success by studying the history of magic in colonial America—especially women’s home recipes and medicines—and by exposing society's threats against women fluent in those skills. But beyond her studies, connie harbors a secret: She is the direct descendant of a woman tried as a witch in Salem, an ancestor whose abilities were far more magical than the historical record shows.

When a hint from her mother and clues from her research lead Connie to the shocking realization that her partner’s life is in danger, she must race to solve the mystery behind a hundreds’-years-long deadly curse. Flashing back through american history to the lives of certain supernaturally gifted women, The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs affectingly reveals not only the special bond that unites one particular matriarchal line, but also explores the many challenges to women’s survival across the decades—and the risks some women are forced to take to protect what they love most.

The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs: A Novel #ad - A family curse. Can connie break the spell before it shatters her future?a bewitching novel of a New England history professor who must race against time to free her family from a curse, by Katherine Howe, New York Times bestselling author of The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane. Connie goodwin is an expert on America’s fractured past with witchcraft.


The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane

Hachette Books #ad - As she is drawn deeper into the mysteries of the family house, Connie discovers an ancient key within a seventeenth-century Bible. The key contains a yellowing fragment of parchment with a name written upon it: Deliverance Dane. Harvard graduate student Connie Goodwin needs to spend her summer doing research for her doctoral dissertation.

A spellbinding, beautifully written novel that moves between contemporary times and one of the most fascinating and disturbing periods in American history--the Salem witch trials. As the pieces of deliverance's harrowing story begin to fall into place, Connie is haunted by visions of the long-ago witch trials, and she begins to fear that she is more tied to Salem's dark past then she could have ever imagined.

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane #ad - Written with astonishing conviction and grace, The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane travels seamlessly between the witch trials of the 1690s and a modern woman's story of mystery, intrigue, and revelation. But when her mother asks her to handle the sale of Connie's grandmother's abandoned home near Salem, she can't refuse.

. This discovery launches connie on a quest--to find out who this woman was and to unearth a rare artifact of singular power: a physick book, its pages a secret repository for lost knowledge.


The Appearance of Annie van Sinderen

G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers #ad - And now annie is running out of time and needs Wes’s help. As they search together, annie and Wes uncover secrets lurking around every corner, secrets that will reveal the truth of Annie’s dark past. Lost in the chaos of the busy city streets, she’s been searching for something—a missing ring. While shooting a séance at a psychic’s in the East Village, he meets a mysterious, intoxicatingly beautiful girl named Annie.

As they start spending time together, Wes finds himself falling for her, drawn to her rose-petal lips and her entrancing glow. Annie’s from the city, and yet she seems just as out of place as Wes feels. A haunting, contemporary love story from the new york Times bestselling author of ConversionIt’s July in New York City, and aspiring filmmaker Wes Auckerman has just arrived to start his summer term at NYU.

The Appearance of Annie van Sinderen #ad - There’s just something about her that he can’t put his finger on, something faraway and otherworldly that compels him to fall even deeper.


The House of Velvet and Glass

Hachette Books #ad - Trapped in a world over which she has no control, Sybil flees for solace to the parlor of a table-turning medium. But when her brother is suddenly kicked out of Harvard under mysterious circumstances and falls under the sway of a strange young woman, Sibyl turns for help to psychology professor Benton Jones, despite the unspoken tensions of their shared past.

Katherine howe, author of the phenomenal new york times bestseller the physick Book of Deliverance Dane, torn between loss and love, returns with an entrancing historical novel set in Boston in 1915, where a young woman stands on the cusp of a new century, driven to seek answers in the depths of a crystal ball.

Still reeling from the deaths of her mother and sister on the Titanic, Sibyl Allston is living a life of quiet desperation with her taciturn father and scandal-plagued brother in an elegant town house in Boston's Back Bay. As benton and sibyl work together to solve a harrowing mystery, their long-simmering spark flares to life, and they realize that there may be something even more magical between them than a medium's scrying glass.

The House of Velvet and Glass #ad - From the opium dens of boston's chinatown to the opulent salons of high society, from the back alleys of colonial Shanghai to the decks of the Titanic, The House of Velvet and Glass weaves together meticulous period detail, intoxicating romance, and a final shocking twist in a breathtaking novel that will thrill readers.

Bonus features in the ebook: katherine howe's essay on scrying; Boston Daily Globe article on the Titanic from April 15, 1912; and a Reading Group Guide and Q&A with the author, Katherine Howe.



G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers #ad - St. Joan’s buzzes with rumor; rumor blossoms into full-blown panic. Soon the media descends on Danvers, or someone, Massachusetts, as everyone scrambles to find something, to blame. From the new york times bestselling author of The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane comes a chilling mystery—Prep meets The Crucible.

With her signature wit and passion, new york times bestselling author Katherine Howe delivers an exciting and suspenseful novel, a chilling mystery that raises the question, what’s really happening to the girls at St. It’s senior year at St. Her mystery illness quickly spreads to her closest clique of friends, then more students and symptoms follow: seizures, hair loss, violent coughing fits.

Conversion #ad - Joan’s academy, and school is a pressure cooker. Pollution? stress? or are the girls faking? only colleen—who’s been reading The Crucible for extra credit—comes to realize what nobody else has: Danvers was once Salem Village, where another group of girls suffered from a similarly bizarre epidemic three centuries ago .

 .  . Inspired by true events—from seventeenth-century colonial life to the halls of a modern-day high school—Conversion casts a spell. Joan’s? Until they can’t.


Secrets of the Chocolate House Found Things Book 2

St. Martin's Press #ad - Will that destiny allow her to return home? And will she be able to save Samuel when his own fate seems to be sealed? With the help of her new friends, she does her best to move on, focusing instead on the success of her and Flora’s antique shop. But there are still things waiting to be found, still injustices needing to be put right, still voices whispering to Xanthe from long ago about secrets wanting to be shared.

While looking for new stock for the shop, Xanthe hears the song of a copper chocolate pot. This time she will discover her true destiny. She tells herself she must forget about Samuel and leave him in the past where he belongs. Soon after, she has an upsetting vision of Samuel in great danger, compelling her to make another journey to the past.

Secrets of the Chocolate House Found Things Book 2 #ad - This time she'll meet her most dangerous adversary. This time her ability to travel to the past will be tested. The second novel in a bewitching series "brimming with charm and charisma" that will make "fans of Outlander rejoice!" Woman's World MagazineNew York Times bestselling author Paula Brackston’s The Little Shop of Found Things was called “a page-turner that will no doubt leave readers eager for future series installments” Publishers Weekly.

Now, brackston returns to the Found Things series with its sequel, Secrets of the Chocolate House. After her adventures in the seventeenth century, Xanthe does her best to settle back into the rhythm of life in Marlborough.


The Witch's Kind: A Novel

Redhook #ad - Together, the government, barrie anne and charlotte must decide how far they are willing to go to protect themselves -- and the child they think of as their own -- from suspicious neighbors, and even their own family. For more from louisa morgan, check out: A Secret History of WitchesThe Age of Witches.

But two events threaten to upend their lives forever. In the aftermath of world war ii, two women with unusual gifts must protect a mysterious baby in a poignant tale of family, sacrifice and magic. The first is the arrival of a mysterious abandoned baby with a hint of power like their own. It is the price of concealing their strange and dangerous family secret.

The Witch's Kind: A Novel #ad - Barrie anne blythe and her aunt charlotte have always known that the other residents of their small coastal community find them peculiar -- two women living alone on the outskirts of town. The second is the sudden reappearance of Barrie Anne's long-lost husband -- who is not quite the man she thought she married.


The Little Shop of Found Things: A Novel

St. Martin's Press #ad - He may also be the reason she can’t bring herself to leave. The story continues in october 2019 with book two in the Found Things series, Secrets of the Chocolate House. The spirit that inhabits her new home confronts her and charges her with saving her daughter’s life, threatening to take Flora’s if she fails.

He may be the person who can help her succeed. When she touches them, she can sense something of the past they come from and the stories they hold. While xanthe fights to save the girl amid the turbulent days of 1605, she meets architect Samuel Appleby. She discovers there is an injustice in its history. It is while she’s examining the chatelaine that she’s transported back to the seventeenth century where it has its origins.

The Little Shop of Found Things: A Novel #ad - Xanthe has always had an affinity with some of the antiques she finds. Xanthe and her mother flora leave London behind for a fresh start, taking over an antique shop in the historic town of Marlborough. An antique shop haunted by a ghost. A silver treasure with an injustice in its story. An adventure to the past she’ll never forget.

When she has an intense connection to a beautiful silver chatelaine she has to know more.


The Age of Witches: A Novel

Redhook #ad - In gilded age new york, a centuries-long clash between two magical families ignites when a young witch must choose between love and loyalty, power and ambition, in this magical novel by Louisa Morgan. In 1692, bridget Bishop was hanged as a witch. She'll need to claim her own power to save herself-and resist succumbing to the darkness that threatens to overcome them all.

The Age of Witches: A Novel #ad - From more from louisa morgan, check out:A Secret History of WitchesThe Witch's Kind. Two hundred years later, her legacy lives on in the scions of two very different lines: one dedicated to using their powers to heal and help women in need; the other, determined to grasp power for themselves by whatever means necessary.

This clash will play out in the fate of Annis, a young woman in Gilded Age New York who finds herself a pawn in the family struggle for supremacy.


The Fortune Teller: A Novel

Picador #ad - Both a memoir and a prophecy, it appears to be the work of a powerful seer, describing devastating wars and natural disasters in detail thousands of years before they occurred. The more she reads, the more the manuscript begins to affect Semele’s life. Semele cavnow appraises antiquities for an exclusive Manhattan auction house, deciphering ancient texts—and when she discovers a manuscript written in the time of Cleopatra, she knows it will be the find of her career.

Can semele even trust him?the auction date is swiftly approaching, and someone wants to interfere—someone who knows the cards exist, and that the Bossard manuscript is tied to her. Semele realizes it’s up to her to stop them: the manuscript holds the key to a two-thousand-year-old secret, a secret someone will do anything to possess.

The Fortune Teller: A Novel #ad - Yet theo is arrogant and elusive, concealing secrets of his own, and there’s more to Semele’s desire to speak with him than she would like to admit. But what happened to the tarot deck? As the mystery of her connection to its story deepens, Semele can’t shake the feeling that she’s being followed.

Now a usa today and los angeles times bestsellerfrom the award-winning author of The Memory Painter comes a sweeping and suspenseful tale of romance, fate, and fortune. Only one person can help her make sense of it all: her client, Theo Bossard. Its author tells the story of a priceless tarot deck, but as Semele delves further, now lost to history, she realizes the manuscript is more than it seems.


Lamp Black, Wolf Grey: A Novel

St. Martin's Griffin #ad - Artist laura matthews finds her new home in the Welsh mountains to be a place so charged with tales and legends that she is able to reach through the gossamer-fine veil that separates her own world from that of myth and fable. For once he too walked these hills, with his faithful grey wolf at his heel. Merlin was young, at the start of his renowned career as a magician, but when he refuses to help Lord Geraint it is Megan who may pay the price.

From new york times bestselling author paula brackston, an intriguing historical backdrop, Lamp Black, Wolf Grey is an enchanting tale of love and magic featuring her signature blend of gorgeous writing, and a relatable heroine that readers are sure to fall in love with. And then there is Merlin. But this high valley is also home to others, such as Rhys the charismatic loner who pursues Laura with fervor.

Lamp Black, Wolf Grey: A Novel #ad - Here she hopes that the wild beauty will inspire her to produce her best art and will give her the baby they have longed for. Lamp black, wolf grey tells both Laura's story and Merlin's. She and her husband dan have given up their city life and moved to Blaencwm, an ancient longhouse high in the hills. And anwen, the wise old woman from the neighboring farm who seems to know so much but talks in riddles.

It was here he fell in love with Megan, nurse-maid to the children of the hated local noble, Lord Geraint.