Why I choose the genre of historical fiction and witchcraft

Witchcraft Historical Fiction

Elizabeth was the first in the Evening Wolves series. I set this story in the early 1950s, because at that time, parts of rural England were still quite isolated and its inhabitants somewhat backward in their attitudes. Given that there had been a prosecution of witchcraft as late as 1944, there were still pockets around … Read more Why I choose the genre of historical fiction and witchcraft

Signing the Devil’s Book

Signing the Devil’s Book

During the English Civil War of the 1640s, a man named Matthew Hopkins proclaimed himself the ‘Witchfinder General’, although that title was never bestowed upon him officially by Parliament. His witch-hunting activities mainly took place in the eastern counties of Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk and occasionally in the more central counties of Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire … Read more Signing the Devil’s Book