The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs: A Novel A Novel, Katherine Howe
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The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs: A Novel

Author: Katherine Howe

Narrator: Barrie Kreinik

Unabridged: 11 hr 39 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Macmillan Audio

Published: 06/25/2019

Genre: Fiction - Occult

Synopsis

New York Times bestselling author Katherine Howe returns to the world of The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane with a bewitching story of a New England history professor who must race against time to free her family from a curse.

Connie Goodwin is an expert on Americaa€™s fractured past with witchcraft. A young, tenure-track professor in Boston, shea€™s earned career success by studying the history of magic in colonial Americaa€”especially womena€™s home recipes and medicinesa€”and by exposing society's threats against women fluent in those skills. But beyond her studies, Connie harbors a secret: She is the direct descendant of a woman tried as a witch in Salem, an ancestor whose abilities were far more magical than the historical record shows.

When a hint from her mother and clues from her research lead Connie to the shocking realization that her partnera€™s life is in danger, she must race to solve the mystery behind a hundredsa€™-years-long deadly curse.

Flashing back through American history to the lives of certain supernaturally gifted women, The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs affectingly reveals not only the special bond that unites one particular matriarchal line, but also explores the many challenges to womena€™s survival across the decadesa€”and the risks some women are forced to take to protect what they love most.

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