Time of the Witches

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Time of the Witches

By Anna Myers

Walker & Company, Hardcover, 9780802798206, 197pp.

Publication Date: September 15, 2009

Description

An orphan named Drucilla has finally has a place to call home with the Putnam family in Salem. Although her adopted mother is strange haunted by a troubled past Dru feels drawn to her as the mother she never had. When a new reverend and his family move into town with their servant Tituba, life takes a strange turn as young girls begin to fall ill and accusations of witchcraft begin to swirl. Reluctant to turn her back on the Putnams or her peers and overwhelmed by the power of groupthink among the other girls in town, Dru becomes one of the accusers herself. But when her best friend Gabe is accused, she must find a way to end the hysteria, or risk losing him forever.