Came the time when the two travellers knew night would catch them, and shelter must be found. God and Satan are at war in the colonial Carolina town of Fount Royal, and even the citizens suspect that a witch is behind the tragedies that have plagued the town. The chief suspect is the beautiful and haunted widow Rachel. Traveling judge Isaac Woodward and his bright young clerk Matthew Corbett arrive to conduct a trial—and uncover the true evil at work in Fount Royal.
FICTION / Fantasy / Historical
North Carolina -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Fiction.
Trials (Witchcraft) -- Fiction.