Historical fiction surrounding the Pendle Witch Trials.
Bastard Daughter of Sir Richard Shireburn, great knight of the realm.
Outspoken wife of nobleman John Southworth of Samlesbury Hall.
Friend of Alice Nutter, farmer, humanitarian & alleged witch of Pendle.
At her dying husband’s bedside, Jane’s extraordinary diary is born. Confessional, raw, evocative, her soul-deep writings reveal her world, her forbidden beliefs and desires. Around her, in a time of treachery, suspicion and vicious persecution, begins the frenzied pursuit of innocents accused of Witchcraft, culminating in a terrible trial that is to pull Jane right into its heart.
Christine Middleton is a retired lecturer from Lancashire who has been researching the story of the Pendle witches for over 20 years.
- Author: Christine Middleton
- Binding: paperback
- ISBN: 9781874181903
- Pages: 352
- Size: 198 x 128