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What is a witch?

I’ve been exploring what it means to label someone a “witch”, not in the sense of name-calling, but when claiming that someone practices “witchcraft”. That depends on when and where it occurs, and who is doing the labeling. So what was going on with the idea of a witch in Magda’s time?

Summertime and the living is [un]easy…yet we’re reading crime novels

In anxious times, crime novels engage us and reassure us. Seems crazy, doesn’t it? A murderer is loose on the streets. We watch the sleuth(s), the more familiar the better, sort out the clues as they race against time to prevent more deaths. Although… Continue Reading “Summertime and the living is [un]easy…yet we’re reading crime novels”

A Pause To Reflect

I’ll return to chat about my book and all things Owen Archer in my next post, but at the moment I want to bear witness to what is happening in the US and around the world in this month of June 2020. No preaching… Continue Reading “A Pause To Reflect”

A Choir of Crows, Editor’s Pick!

I am thrilled to announce that A Choir of Crows is the Severn House Editor’s Pick for May UK/July US! As you know, the hardcover is released in the UK this weekend, and worldwide (in English) 2 July–the e-book as well. Here’s the link!… Continue Reading “A Choir of Crows, Editor’s Pick!”

A Choir of Crows Coming Soon(er)!

First and foremost, may you be safe and healthy. As spring deepens and the lengthening days are raucous with birdsong and bright with blossoms and tender leaves, I am at home tending the garden, moving shrubs, transplanting saplings nurtured over the past few years,… Continue Reading “A Choir of Crows Coming Soon(er)!”