The Lost Book of Salem

Author(s): Katherine Howe


"Lost Book of Salem" is published in the US under the title "The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane". While clearing out her grandmother's cottage for sale, Connie Goodwin finds a parchment inscribed with the name Deliverance Dane. And so begins the hunt to uncover the woman behind the name, a hunt that takes her back to Salem in 1692 ...and the infamous witchcraft trials. But nothing is entirely as it seems and when Connie unearths the existence of Deliverance's spell book, the Physick Book, the situation takes on a menacing edge as interested parties reveal their desperation to find this precious artefact at any cost. What secrets does the Physick Book contain? What magic is scrawled across its parchment pages? Connie must race to answer these questions - and reveal the truth about Salem's women - before an ancient family curse once more fulfils its dark and devastating prophecy.


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'Flows with charm and eloquence while concocting a gripping supernatural puzzler. Katherine Howe's talent is spellbinding' - Matthew Pearl, of the number one bestseller THE DANTE CLUB

Katherine Howe's family has lived in the area around Salem Massachusetts for generations dating back to the 1620s. She is a descendant of two accused Salem witches - Elizabeth Proctor and Elizabeth Howe. Katherine is a PhD candidate at Boston University.

General Fields

  • : 9780141038117
  • : 53783
  • : 44793
  • : 0.318
  • : June 2009
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 29mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Katherine Howe
  • : Paperback
  • : 813.6
  • : 480