The Coven's Daughter (Hardcover)

By Lucy Jago

Hyperion Books, 9781423138433, 244pp.

Publication Date: April 19, 2011

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Description

Cecily may have occasional visions, but that doesnt' make her a witch! Fatherless and without friends, Cess knows she's lucky to be employed by a grand estate like Montacute House, even if it is as a poultry girl.

On her thirteenth birthday, Cess finds a precious locket in one of her chicken coops, a strange discovery that's quickly overshadowed by her best friend William's disappearance two days later. The parson has already started planting rumors that the missing boys were bewitched, and the villagers think Cecily may be the culprit.

The only way Cess can prove her innocence is by finding William, but she's soon embroiled in a plot that threatens her world and forces her to draw upon powers she never knew she possessed.

Witchcraft, politics and intrigue combine in this gripping and wonderfully realized novel set in the Somerset of the 1500s.



About the Author

Lucy Jago lives in London with her family. This is her first book for young readers. She has previously published two non-fiction titles for adults.
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