What do you really know about witches? Not the ones roaming the streets on Halloween, but the ones who cast spells, heal ailments, conjure up brews and curse enemies. Probably very little more than the citizens of Salem, Massachusetts, knew back in the panic of 1692.
Deliverance Dane lived back then, during the so-called witch trials. And Connie Goodwin, 1991 Harvard graduate student, is studying that time in American history. After getting through her oral exams, she needs to find a subject for her doctoral thesis. But summer intervenes, as does her mother, Grace, and she ends up in the sm