Mar 28 2018
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Can’t Wait Wednesday #34: The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox

Posted by Jenea @ Jenea's Book Obsession in Can't-Wait Wednesday / 24 Comments


 
Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted here, at Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they’re books that have yet to be released. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine. If you’re continuing with WOW, feel free to link those up as well!

 

 

The cover on this really caught my attention, but it was the synopsis that drew me to it even more. With the mention of the Salem Withc Trials,and I am really curious about what secrets Willow Hall have to with the Lydia and her sister Catherine. So, I knew this would have to be one I add to to my wishlist.

What are you waiting on this week?

 

 

The Witch of Willow Hall
By: Hester Fox
Expected Publication: October 2tnd 2018
Published: Graydon House
Pages: 368
Format: Kindle
Genre: Adult Historical Fiction
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“It was the Bishop boy who started it all…”
 
Boston, 1811: The Salem Witch Trials are over one hundred years in the past, and America is a changed place. Lydia Montrose is a young girl, enraged by the cruel boy who torments her. When she confronts him in the street, she draws a disbelieving crowd, and she cannot quite remember what she’s done.
 
Ten years later, Lydia finds herself in a carriage bound for the rural New Oldbury, Massachusetts, her family fleeing Boston in the wake of a scandal connected to her older sister, Catherine, her own engagement to a promising young man abruptly broken. The stately Willow Hall, which Mr. Montrose built as a summer retreat for his family, is now the only home the Montroses can have.
 
Lydia resents that she’s lost everything. But her resentment turns to disquiet when it becomes apparent that Willow Hall hides dark secrets that no one in the Montrose family could have predicted, like the ominous messages Lydia keeps receiving: “You attract them. Prepare.” And Mr. Montrose’s handsome business partner, John Barrett, seems to begrudge that Mr. Montrose has brought his family with him to Willow Hall.
 
When whatever lurks in the house and its surrounding woods does the unthinkable, Lydia knows she is the only one who can stop it. Summoning powers she barely understands, Lydia must engage the forces around her to keep her family safe, while protecting the blossoming love she has with John–who has secrets of his own.

 

 

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24 Responses to “Can’t Wait Wednesday #34: The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox”

  1. Barb (boxermommyreads)

    I’ve not seen this one before so thanks for sharing it. I love witchy things so the mention of the Salem Witch Trials was pretty much all I needed to add it to my wishlist. Thanks for sharing.

  2. sjhigbee

    I really like the sound of this one – I enjoy historic mysteries and the paranormal twist sounds right up my street:). Thank you for sharing, Jenea and I hope you enjoy it.

  3. Heidi

    Very stunning cover, and I am intrigued by the topic. It sounds spooky. I will watch for this one in the fall.

  4. Katiria Rodriguez

    Great pick ahh yes I absolutely love books set in the Salem witch trials era this one looks and sounds absolutely fantastic and right up my alley. Thank you so much for sharing your awesome post and putting this book on my radar.

  5. Genni @ Ready, Set, Read!

    Hi Jenea! Thanks for stopping by my WoW post earlier this week. 🙂 I love the layout and the graphics of your blog!

    I haven’t heard of this one until now, but it sounds great! I don’t read too much historical fiction, but whenever I do, I tend to really enjoy it. I hope you love this one!

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