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Katherine Howe - The ​Lost Book of Salem
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 . . .

Katherine Howe - The ​House of Velvet and Glass
Katherine ​Howe, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane, returns with an entrancing historical novel set in Boston in 1915, where a young woman stands on the cusp of a new century, torn between loss and love, 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. Trapped in a world over which she has no control, Sibyl 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 Derby, despite the unspoken tensions of their shared past. 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. 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 that will leave readers breathless.

Katherine Howe - A ​boszorkányoskönyv
Connie ​Goodwinnak egész nyáron anyagot kellene gyűjtenie a gyarmati történelemről tervezett disszertációjához, de amikor anyja megkéri, hogy adja el nagyanyja házát, amely lakatlanul áll Salem közelében, a lány kénytelen segíteni. Egy napon, amikor a poros könyvespolcon bogarászik, talál egy ódon kulcsot, és a kulcsban egy kiszáradt papírt, amelyre két szót írtak: Deliverance Dane. Connie kutatni kezd Deliverance Dane után, amibe besegít egy Sam nevű, kellemes ipari alpinista. Sorra kerülnek a helyükre a kirakós darabjai, ám Connie-t közben a múlt hazajáró lelkei kísértik, és attól fél, hogy több köze van Salem sötét múltjához, mint képzelte volna. A boszorkányoskönyv, két salemi boszorkány utódjának regénye zökkenő nélkül siklik ide-oda az 1690-es évek pörei és egy modern nő története között, aki titkokon át jut el a tudásig.

Katherine Howe - Das ​Hexenbuch von Salem
Connie ​Goodwin ist eine hervorragende Studentin der Harvard Universität und schreibt gerade an ihrer Doktorarbeit über Sitten und Gebräuche im Amerika des 17. Jahrhunderts. Ihr Spezialgebiet sind die Hexenverfolgungen in Salem. Als Connies Mutter Grace sie eines Tages bittet, das halbverfallene Haus der Großmutter in Marblehead, Massachusetts, in Ordnung zu bringen, ist Connie wenig begeistert. Mit gemischten Gefühlen reist sie in das Küstenstädtchen, das nicht weit von Salem entfernt liegt. Immerhin hofft Connie, in den alten Kirchenregistern von Salem etwas über die Hexenprozesse zu finden, und ist froh, dass ihr der gutaussehende Restaurator Sam, den sie in der Kirche antrifft, bei den Recherchen helfen möchte. Kurz darauf entdeckt Connie im verwunschenen Haus der Großmutter ein vergilbtes Pergament, das sie auf die Spur eines alten Buches mit sonderbaren Formeln und Rezepten bringt. Als sie ihrer Mutter von dem Folianten erzählt, ist diese nicht überrascht: Grace weiß von dem Buch, das lange im Familienbesitz war, und warnt ihre Tochter, sich damit zu beschäftigen. Gemeinsam mit Sam kommt Connie schließlich einem gefährlichen Familiengeheimnis auf die Spur – und entdeckt plötzlich seltsame Fähigkeiten an sich selbst…

Katherine Howe - The ​Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
While ​clearing out her grandmother?s cottage for sale, Connie Goodwin finds a hidden 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 . . . Previously published in the UK as The Lost Book of Salem

Katherine Howe - Conversion
From ​the New York Times bestselling author of The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane comes a chilling mystery—Prep meets The Crucible. It’s senior year at St. Joan’s Academy, and school is a pressure cooker. College applications, the battle for valedictorian, deciphering boys’ texts: Through it all, Colleen Rowley and her friends are expected to keep it together. Until they can’t. First it’s the school’s queen bee, Clara Rutherford, who suddenly falls into uncontrollable tics in the middle of class. Her mystery illness quickly spreads to her closest clique of friends, then more students and symptoms follow: seizures, hair loss, violent coughing fits. St. Joan’s buzzes with rumor; rumor blossoms into full-blown panic. Soon the media descends on Danvers, Massachusetts, as everyone scrambles to find something, or someone, to blame. 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. 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. Joan’s?

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