By Dana Cameron
The past's blood stains the current the potential for an entire life awaits archaeologist Emma Fielding within the Berkshire foothills of Western Massachusetts: the opportunity to check the eighteenth-century diary of Margaret Chandler, the accused witch and murderess whose domestic Emma excavated merely months sooner than. notwithstanding, the 3 different Shrewsbury beginning fellows she needs to proportion the premises with are a disturbingly ordinary bunch, and earlier than too lengthy certainly one of them is lifeless. yet Emma can locate no solace within the bleak fantastic thing about the encompassing barren region, for there are darkish secrets and techniques encoded in Madam Chandler's writings, and stunning parallels among an historical slaying and the unusual, brutal dying of her colleague. whilst the killer moves back, Emma realizes her personal lifestyles is at stake. And without warning there is not any selection left: she is pushed to enquire bloody crimes previous and current -- sooner than her personal dying turns into a footnote in a chilling, three-centuries-old tale.
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In other words, the mother lode. I needed to formulate a plan. Do I read the whole thing first, get a feel for what’s in store? Or take each entry apart as I get to it, analyze it without being influenced by what I knew was to come? This was like finding Tut’s tomb as far as I was concerned, a window on another world, and I wanted to make sure that I would get every bit out of it that I could. Perhaps it would be wiser to transcribe it as I went…I set the book down carefully to consider. My decision took less than a heartbeat.
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