A stranger has come to Middleburg‚ Maryland — a visitor from abroad with a mysterious purpose. But this quaint‚ affluent community has dark secrets of its own. And when the interloper‚ Peter Stewart‚ becomes involved with the bewitching‚ seductive ward of noted local author Kate More‚ the townsfolk fear the chilling past they are hiding will no longer be safe — for Middleburg has a colonial history of malevolent sorceries and obscene sacrifice. And when the terrible pot is stirred‚ murder may be the least of the evils to emerge from the unholy brew.
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Elizabeth Peters (writing as Barbara Michaels) was born and brought up in Illinois and earned her Ph.D. in Egyptology from the University of Chicago's famed Oriental Institute. Peters was named Grandmaster at the inaugural Anthony Awards in 1986, Grandmaster by the Mystery Writers of America at the Edgar® Awards in 1998, and given The Lifetime Achievement Award at Malice Domestic in 2003. She lives in an historic farmhouse in western Maryland.
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