By Susan Fletcher
A breathtaking novel of ardour and betrayal in seventeenth-century Scotland, and the portrait of an unforgettable heroine accused of witchcraft.
February thirteen, 1692. Thirty-eight individuals of the MacDonald extended family are killed by means of squaddies who had formerly loved the clan's hospitality. Many extra die from publicity. 40 miles south, the desirable Corrag is imprisoned for her involvement within the bloodbath. Accused of witchcraft and homicide, she awaits her demise. Lonesome, she tells her tale to Charles Leslie, an Irish propagandist who seeks details to sentence the Protestant King William, rumored to be curious about the bloodbath. Hers is a narrative of ardour, braveness, love, and the magic of the flora and fauna. by way of telling it, she transforms either their lives.
As in her award-winning debut novel, Eve Green, Susan Fletcher exhibits that she is "a novelist with the soul of a poet" (Booklist). This deeply philosophical and dramatic publication is set an epic historical occasion and the adaptation a unmarried middle can make―how deep and lasting relationships can come from the main not likely places.
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