by Laurie Lico Albanese
This story takes place first in Scotland, then in Salem, Massachusetts. It covers the witch trials in the 1660s and the after-effects that still lingered in the 1820s. A story that sheds light on the real inspiration behind Hester Prynne of THE SCARLET LETTER. Hester by Laurie Lico Albanese #historical fiction, #reading, #books to read, #books

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This book explores the fascinating stories of the Salem witch trials, adding a unique twist to the classic character Hester Prynne from THE SCARLET LETTER. The author also explores issues such as adultery, witch hunts, and slavery, as well as the emotional complexities of passion.

Through all of the ups and downs, the story ultimately conveys themes of hope, love, and strength. Overall, this book is an engaging and thought-provoking read that will resonate with many.

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