"A well-constructed novel and a gripping, well-told story of faith and truth."
—Khaled Hosseini, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Kite Runner
“Evocative and engrossing…a frightening tale of both the weakness and strength of the human soul. I was gripped immediately by the story; it reminded me of Year of Wonders and I read it in nearly one sitting.”
—Robert Alexander, national bestselling author of The Kitchen Boy and Rasputin’s Daughter
“Powerful and thought-provoking, The Witch’s Trinity questions the nature of truth while bringing to vivid life the power men’s fear has over women’s lives. Haunting and unforgettable.”
—India Edghill, author of Wisdom’s Daughter
“Surprising and engrossing, The Witch’s Trinity draws you in and then keeps you gripped till the very last page.
—Martin Davies, The Conjurer’s Bird
“A linguistic enchantress has arrived among us, gifted in transmogrifying the mundanities of historical fiction into tableaux of indelible terror and abiding beauty.”
—James Morrow, author of The Last Witchfinder
“The Witch’s Trinity is one of those mind-bending histories that make you wonder how many women in the 16th century hid in fear of being condemned for their healing powers. Erika Mailman superbly re-creates the terror of the women who lost, and the hope of those who managed to survive, the most egregious war of the sexes.”
—Holly Payne, author of The Virgin’s Knot
“A Gothic horror story–starvation, superstition and persecution, if you believe in witches–this is a disturbing and compelling read.”
—Tobsha Learner, author of The Witch of Cologne
“Beautifully written, nary a word out of place…deeply satisfying.”
—San Francisco Chronicle
“Plunges readers into the storm of ignorance, superstition, and religious frenzy that incited mass hysteria…a disturbing story told with clarity and precision, an old story that has resonance today.”
From the Hardcover edition.