The Devil Knows by Janet Holt-Johnstone PDF

By Janet Holt-Johnstone

Silhouetted opposed to a full of life backdrop of conflict, uprising, politics and slavery, The satan understands travels to the barren region of northern Canada, Austen-mannered London, and the uncertainties of swap in a surreal Jamaica. A witches’ cauldron of saints and sinners populate this fast-moving old novel.

In September 1837, lightly reared Susan and her father, the Reverend Thomas Anderson, arrive at a distant Ontario lumber camp on his pastoral circuit. faced with intrigue, thievery, homicide, and romance, Susan is captivated by way of her new setting and the camp’s idealistic superintendent, John McIver. yet camp principles dictate, “No weapons, no whisky, no Indians, no women!” Then Susan’s ill-fated father falls sufferer to the dangers of backwoods life.

The quiet presence of the 1st international locations’ humans – their legends, folklore, and knowledge – is explored within the difficult transitional upheavals of the era.

Historically exact, The satan is aware bargains an unique and mischievous get away to the area that used to be … as soon as upon a time.

About the Author:
Born in London, England, Janet Holt-Johnstone labored as a journalist, marketer and low fiction author in lots of international locations. The satan is familiar with is her first released novel. A moment story, now underway and set in 1537, tells the tale of Janet Douglas, an ancestor, “burned on the stake as a witch, even if she was once innocent.”

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