The Witch Hunter
The magic and suspense of Graceling meet the political intrigue and unrest of Game of Thrones in this riveting fantasy debut.Your greatest enemy isn't what you fight, but what you fear.Elizabeth Grey is one of the king's best witch hunters, devoted to rooting out witchcraft and doling out... show more
The magic and suspense of Graceling meet the political intrigue and unrest of Game of Thrones in this riveting fantasy debut.Your greatest enemy isn't what you fight, but what you fear.Elizabeth Grey is one of the king's best witch hunters, devoted to rooting out witchcraft and doling out justice. But when she's accused of being a witch herself, Elizabeth is arrested and sentenced to burn at the stake.Salvation comes from a man she thought was her enemy. Nicholas Perevil, the most powerful and dangerous wizard in the kingdom, offers her a deal: he will save her from execution if she can break the deadly curse that's been laid upon him.But Nicholas and his followers know nothing of Elizabeth's witch hunting past--if they find out, the stake will be the least of her worries. And as she's thrust into the magical world of witches, ghosts, pirates, and one all-too-handsome healer, Elizabeth is forced to redefine her ideas of right and wrong, of friends and enemies, and of love and hate.Virginia Boecker weaves a riveting tale of magic, betrayal, and sacrifice in this unforgettable fantasy debut.
Publish date: 2015-06-02
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Wer ist Freund? Wer ist Feind? Als die 16-jährige Elizabeth mit einem Bündel Kräuter gefunden wird, das ihr zum Schutz dienen soll, wird sie in den Kerker geworfen und der Hexerei angeklagt. Doch wider Erwarten retten weder Caleb, ihr engster Freund und heimlicher Schwarm, noch ihr Lehrmeister Black...
The age old question. Is magic good? Or evil? What if you're raised knowing it's one thing, then have to go against everything you've ever known for the good of the human race? I loved this book. An excellent series for the lover of all things magic!
I’ve lost all enthusiasm for this book at 14% through. I don’t like how Elizabeth is painted to be with wonderful witch hunter because she just keeps screwing up. And I understand it’s not her fault, it’s the plot conspiring against her so we feel sympathy, but I really can’t suspend my disbelief ...
“In order to succeed as a witch hunter, you must learn to face your greatest fear and control it. Then — and only then — will you realize that your greatest enemy isn’t what you fight, but what you fear.” This is one of those novels that has an interesting storyline and likable supporting characters...
I received an ecopy of this book via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. Superb…well-written unique debut! I loved reading Virginia Boecker’s The Witch Hunter. I’ve read my share of books about witches. This was far from the usual fare of witches trying to stay away from executioners. I ...