Although this novel is about witchcraft, there is no hocus pocus in its pages. It is full of cold realism which is lighted by dark humour, however it ends up being just as, if not more enthralling than any fanciful fiction. By bringing together such curiosities as grimoires, witch trials and more, this historical thriller come dark comedy will prove an intrigue.
It is May day, but this diary entry concerns its eve, and though the shadow of other events domineered them, I am determined to write of the joyous aspects of the day. Solely to try to keep back, for as long as possible, the melancholy that is all too eager to consume. The Puritans are causing an increasing amount of turmoil in our lands. Even though Charles's reign is interwoven with insanity, it is familiar insanity that is predictable and endurable. However, no matter how gravely bad things...