They say the girls were witches. But Beatrice Scarlet, the apothecary's daughter, is sure they were innocent victims...
London, 1758: Beatrice Scarlet, the apothecary's daughter, has found a position at St Mary Magdalene's Refuge for fallen women.
The charity is supported by a wealthy merchant who offers the most promising girls steady work in his factory.
But when seven girls go missing, Beatrice is uneasy.
Their would-be benefactor claims they were a coven of witches, beholden only to Satan and his demonic misdeeds.
But Beatrice is convinced something much darker than witchcraft is at play...
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 416 pages
- Publisher: Head of Zeus
- Publication Date: 05/10/2017
- Category: Historical mysteries
- ISBN: 9781784976354
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