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The number of women my brother Matthew killed, so far as I can reckon it, is one hundred and six . . .

1645. When Alice Hopkins' husband dies in a tragic accident, she returns to the small Essex town of Manningtree, where her brother Matthew still lives.

But home is no longer a place of safety.

Matthew has changed, and there are rumours spreading through the town: whispers of witchcraft, and of a great book, in which he is gathering women's names.

To what lengths will Matthew's obsession drive him?
And what choice will Alice make, when she finds herself at the very heart of his plan?

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Vivid and terrifying

Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train

Gripping

Susan Barker

Compelling

Kate Riordan

Assured

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Haunting

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Powerful

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780241978054

    March 19, 2018

    Viking

    384 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Hardback

    9780241978030

    March 15, 2017

    Viking

    368 pages

    RRP $32.99

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  • The Witchfinder's Sister
    Beth Underdown

    EBook

    9780241978061

    March 20, 2017

    Penguin eBooks

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