The Witching Hour

Elizabeth Laird

Everyone knows the devil is real.

Everyone knows that witches exist.

Everyone knows that saying the wrong thing can get you hanged . . .

When fourteen-year-old Maggie’s grandmother is accused of witchcraft, Maggie has to run for her life. But Scotland is in the grip of terror and Maggie runs straight into danger, falling into the hands of the English. Defying the king can be deadly, but falling in line is unthinkable. Maggie must learn to stand up for herself if she is to survive . . .

Length: 432 pages
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780330472104
Published: 04/02/2010

Elizabeth Laird

Elizabeth Laird

Elizabeth Laird has been nominted five times for the Carnegie Medal, and has won both the Smarties Prize and the Children's Book Award. Her novels include Secrets of the Fearless, A Little Piece of Groundand Jake's Tower. She and her husband divid...

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