I’m letter ‘W’ in the A to Z Challenge on Luccia Gray’s blog Rereading Jane Eyre 🙂
April Author Spotlight 2015
Letter ‘W’ is for Alison Williams author of The Black Hours.
Why do I recommend The Black Hours?
The Black Hours is not an easy novel to read because it’s based on the true story of a cruel witch-finder during the English Civil War, in the 17th century.
Alison Williams thrust good and evil upon me disturbingly, because at the beginning, evil is shown to have the upper hand. I was outraged as I was taken inside the vicious witchfinder’s sick and manipulative mind, which enabled him to enlist the help of the landowners, magistrates, other members of the clergy, as well as some spiteful townspeople. I was shocked by the plight of the hopeless good people like poor Alice, who was constantly in the throes of a dreadful situation, because she was almost alone, poor, and helpless.
I was appalled and angered by the rampant…
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