The Appearance of Annie van Sinderen

G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers #ad - Lost in the chaos of the busy city streets, she’s been searching for something—a missing ring. While shooting a séance at a psychic’s in the East Village, he meets a mysterious, intoxicatingly beautiful girl named Annie. As they start spending time together, Wes finds himself falling for her, drawn to her rose-petal lips and her entrancing glow.

There’s just something about her that he can’t put his finger on, something faraway and otherworldly that compels him to fall even deeper. And now annie is running out of time and needs Wes’s help. Annie’s from the city, and yet she seems just as out of place as Wes feels. As they search together, annie and Wes uncover secrets lurking around every corner, secrets that will reveal the truth of Annie’s dark past.

The Appearance of Annie van Sinderen #ad - A haunting, contemporary love story from the new york Times bestselling author of ConversionIt’s July in New York City, and aspiring filmmaker Wes Auckerman has just arrived to start his summer term at NYU.


The House of Velvet and Glass

Hachette Books #ad - Katherine howe, torn between loss and love, author of the phenomenal new york Times bestseller The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane, where a young woman stands on the cusp of a new century, returns with an entrancing historical novel set in Boston in 1915, 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, Sybil flees for solace to the parlor of a table-turning medium.

The House of Velvet and Glass #ad - 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 Jones, 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 in a breathtaking novel that will thrill readers.

Bonus features in the ebook: katherine howe's essay on scrying; Boston Daily Globe article on the Titanic from April 15, 1912; and a Reading Group Guide and Q&A with the author, Katherine Howe.



G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers #ad - 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.

Joan’s? Her mystery illness quickly spreads to her closest clique of friends, hair loss, then more students and symptoms follow: seizures, violent coughing fits. It’s senior year at St. With her signature wit and passion, a chilling mystery that raises the question, New York Times bestselling author Katherine Howe delivers an exciting and suspenseful novel, what’s really happening to the girls at St.

Conversion #ad - 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.

From the new york times bestselling author of The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane comes a chilling mystery—Prep meets The Crucible. Joan’s buzzes with rumor; rumor blossoms into full-blown panic.


The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs: A Novel

Henry Holt and Co. #ad - A young, tenure-track professor in boston, she’s earned career success by studying the history of magic in colonial America—especially women’s home recipes and medicines—and by exposing society's threats against women fluent in those skills. But beyond her studies, connie harbors a secret: She is the direct descendant of a woman tried as a witch in Salem, an ancestor whose abilities were far more magical than the historical record shows.

When a hint from her mother and clues from her research lead Connie to the shocking realization that her partner’s life is in danger, she must race to solve the mystery behind a hundreds’-years-long deadly curse. Flashing back through american history to the lives of certain supernaturally gifted women, The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs affectingly reveals not only the special bond that unites one particular matriarchal line, but also explores the many challenges to women’s survival across the decades—and the risks some women are forced to take to protect what they love most.

The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs: A Novel #ad - A magical bloodline. Can connie break the spell before it shatters her future?a bewitching novel of a New England history professor who must race against time to free her family from a curse, by Katherine Howe, New York Times bestselling author of The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane. Connie goodwin is an expert on America’s fractured past with witchcraft.

A family curse.


The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane

Hachette Books #ad - The key contains a yellowing fragment of parchment with a name written upon it: Deliverance Dane. As she is drawn deeper into the mysteries of the family house, Connie discovers an ancient key within a seventeenth-century Bible. Harvard graduate student Connie Goodwin needs to spend her summer doing research for her doctoral dissertation.

But when her mother asks her to handle the sale of Connie's grandmother's abandoned home near Salem, she can't refuse. Written with astonishing conviction and grace, intrigue, The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane travels seamlessly between the witch trials of the 1690s and a modern woman's story of mystery, and revelation.

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane #ad - . This discovery launches connie on a quest--to find out who this woman was and to unearth a rare artifact of singular power: a physick book, its pages a secret repository for lost knowledge. As the pieces of deliverance's harrowing story begin to fall into place, Connie is haunted by visions of the long-ago witch trials, and she begins to fear that she is more tied to Salem's dark past then she could have ever imagined.

A spellbinding, beautifully written novel that moves between contemporary times and one of the most fascinating and disturbing periods in American history--the Salem witch trials.


Secrets of the Chocolate House Found Things Book 2

St. Martin's Press #ad - This time her ability to travel to the past will be tested. Now, brackston returns to the Found Things series with its sequel, Secrets of the Chocolate House. After her adventures in the seventeenth century, Xanthe does her best to settle back into the rhythm of life in Marlborough. The second novel in a bewitching series "brimming with charm and charisma" that will make "fans of Outlander rejoice!" Woman's World MagazineNew York Times bestselling author Paula Brackston’s The Little Shop of Found Things was called “a page-turner that will no doubt leave readers eager for future series installments” Publishers Weekly.

Soon after, she has an upsetting vision of Samuel in great danger, compelling her to make another journey to the past. This time she'll meet her most dangerous adversary. Will that destiny allow her to return home? And will she be able to save Samuel when his own fate seems to be sealed? She tells herself she must forget about Samuel and leave him in the past where he belongs.

Secrets of the Chocolate House Found Things Book 2 #ad - This time she will discover her true destiny. With the help of her new friends, she does her best to move on, focusing instead on the success of her and Flora’s antique shop. But there are still things waiting to be found, still injustices needing to be put right, still voices whispering to Xanthe from long ago about secrets wanting to be shared.

While looking for new stock for the shop, Xanthe hears the song of a copper chocolate pot.


The Penguin Book of Witches

Penguin Classics #ad - Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Bringing to life stories like that of eunice cole, a bostonian so often accused of witchcraft that she took her tormentors to court on charges of slander; and Increase Mather, tried for attacking a teenage girl with a rock and buried with a stake through her heart; Jane Jacobs, an exorcism-performing minister famed for his knowledge of witches, this volume provides a unique tour through the darkest history of English and North American witchcraft.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. Chilling real-life accounts of witches, from medieval europe through colonial america, to newspaper coverage of a woman stoned to death on the streets of Philadelphia while the Continental Congress met, to court documents from the Salem witch trials of 1692, compiled by the New York Times bestselling author of The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane and The Daughters of Temperance HobbsFrom a manual for witch hunters written by King James himself in 1597, The Penguin Book of Witches is a treasury of historical accounts of accused witches that sheds light on the reality behind the legends.

The Penguin Book of Witches #ad - With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines.


The Witch's Kind: A Novel

Redhook #ad - The first is the arrival of a mysterious abandoned baby with a hint of power like their own. In the aftermath of world war ii, two women with unusual gifts must protect a mysterious baby in a poignant tale of family, sacrifice and magic. Barrie anne blythe and her aunt charlotte have always known that the other residents of their small coastal community find them peculiar -- two women living alone on the outskirts of town.

But two events threaten to upend their lives forever. It is the price of concealing their strange and dangerous family secret. The second is the sudden reappearance of Barrie Anne's long-lost husband -- who is not quite the man she thought she married. Together, barrie anne and charlotte must decide how far they are willing to go to protect themselves -- and the child they think of as their own -- from suspicious neighbors, the government, and even their own family.

The Witch's Kind: A Novel #ad - . For more from louisa morgan, check out: A Secret History of WitchesThe Age of Witches.


The Age of Witches: A Novel

Redhook #ad - In gilded age new york, power and ambition, a centuries-long clash between two magical families ignites when a young witch must choose between love and loyalty, in this magical novel by Louisa Morgan. In 1692, bridget Bishop was hanged as a witch. She'll need to claim her own power to save herself-and resist succumbing to the darkness that threatens to overcome them all.

From more from louisa morgan, check out:A Secret History of WitchesThe Witch's Kind. Two hundred years later, her legacy lives on in the scions of two very different lines: one dedicated to using their powers to heal and help women in need; the other, determined to grasp power for themselves by whatever means necessary.

The Age of Witches: A Novel #ad - This clash will play out in the fate of Annis, a young woman in Gilded Age New York who finds herself a pawn in the family struggle for supremacy.


The Little Shop of Found Things: A Novel

St. Martin's Press #ad - When she touches them, she can sense something of the past they come from and the stories they hold. While xanthe fights to save the girl amid the turbulent days of 1605, she meets architect Samuel Appleby. An antique shop haunted by a ghost. A silver treasure with an injustice in its story. An adventure to the past she’ll never forget.

It is while she’s examining the chatelaine that she’s transported back to the seventeenth century where it has its origins. Xanthe and her mother flora leave London behind for a fresh start, taking over an antique shop in the historic town of Marlborough. The spirit that inhabits her new home confronts her and charges her with saving her daughter’s life, threatening to take Flora’s if she fails.

The Little Shop of Found Things: A Novel #ad - Xanthe has always had an affinity with some of the antiques she finds. He may also be the reason she can’t bring herself to leave. The story continues in october 2019 with book two in the Found Things series, Secrets of the Chocolate House. She discovers there is an injustice in its history. He may be the person who can help her succeed.

New york times bestselling author of the witch's daughter Paula Brackston returns to her trademark blend of magic and romance guaranteed to enchant in The Little Shop of Found Things, the first book in a new continuing series.


Lamp Black, Wolf Grey: A Novel

St. Martin's Griffin #ad - Here she hopes that the wild beauty will inspire her to produce her best art and will give her the baby they have longed for. She and her husband dan have given up their city life and moved to Blaencwm, an ancient longhouse high in the hills. For once he too walked these hills, with his faithful grey wolf at his heel.

And then there is Merlin. Artist laura matthews finds her new home in the Welsh mountains to be a place so charged with tales and legends that she is able to reach through the gossamer-fine veil that separates her own world from that of myth and fable. It was here he fell in love with Megan, nurse-maid to the children of the hated local noble, Lord Geraint.

And anwen, the wise old woman from the neighboring farm who seems to know so much but talks in riddles. But this high valley is also home to others, such as Rhys the charismatic loner who pursues Laura with fervor. Merlin was young, at the start of his renowned career as a magician, but when he refuses to help Lord Geraint it is Megan who may pay the price.

Lamp Black, Wolf Grey: A Novel #ad - From new york times bestselling author paula brackston, wolf Grey is an enchanting tale of love and magic featuring her signature blend of gorgeous writing, an intriguing historical backdrop, Lamp Black, and a relatable heroine that readers are sure to fall in love with. Lamp black, wolf grey tells both Laura's story and Merlin's.