Witchborn by Nicholas Bowling

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Read Witchborn Online Free - It's 1577. Queen Elizabeth I has imprisoned scheming Mary Queen of Scots, and Alyce's mother is burned at the stake for witchcraft. Alyce kills the witchfinder and flees to London - but the chase isn't over yet. As she discovers her own dark magic, powerful political forces are on her trail. She can't help but wonder: why is she so important? Soon she finds herself deep in a secret battle between rival queens, the fate of England resting on her shoulders...



Title : Witchborn
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ISBN : 1911077252
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 368 pages


Reviews


Gabry rated it ★★★★☆

January 11, 2018

Questo libro è stata una piccola sorpresa, mi ha regalato una storia nuova ed ambientata in uno dei miei periodi storici preferiti! Si parla di Streghe nella seconda metà del 1500 in Inghilterra, quando la Regina Elisabetta deve ancora sconfiggere del tutto la cugina rivale, Maria Stuarta, Regina...


Dannii rated it ★★★★☆

October 02, 2017

I like my books to match my mood and my surroundings. And my autumnal aesthetic is darker-themed fiction, with hints of the fantastical, and full of atmospheric settings. So, it felt like the gods were answering my prayers when 'Witchborn' by Nicholas Bowling arrived on my doorstep. This historica...


Sarah rated it ★★★★☆

December 14, 2017

Witchborn was a really fun historical fantasy with a realistic setting and plenty of added mystery and magic. Set in 1577 with Queen Elizabeth I on the throne and Mary Queen of Scots locked in the Tower of London for treason this is a story about an ongoing, bitter rivalry between the two queens...


Kate rated it ★★★★☆

November 01, 2017

Set in 1577 London, Alyce’s mother is accused of being a witch and killed. Alyce escapes but she’s important in a war between queens and the witch finders are closing in on her. This dark and dangerous story is perfect for autumn. I read it for Halloween this year and it was the best choice! I fl...


Sonja rated it ★☆☆☆☆

January 13, 2018

An alternative history YA, the only thing Witchborn gets right is its cover. The collection of words that lies behind artist Erica Williams' work is written by a man with seemingly no real understanding of women - much less teenage girls - nor any affinity with plot structure and tension building...


Alisha rated it ★★★★☆

December 10, 2017

I do love a bit of history, and I do love witches and magic, so of course I had to read this! I still wasn't entirely sure what to expect going in to the book, the back of the proof had a certain amount of information but not too much and I found myself being pleasantly surprised as I was reading...


Bee rated it ★★★★★

December 10, 2017

This was such a great book!!! Let me hit you with some more of those !!!! Honestly, I wasn't even a third of the way through this when I just knew it would be a five star read for me - it had everything quintessentially witchy, like spells and ravens and necromancy (!) all set in Elizabethan Engla...


Megan rated it ★★★☆☆

January 02, 2018

I have to admit, I picked this up purely based on the cover... Bowling’s writing style completely draws you in which keeps the story fast-paced and creates a real page turner. Unfortunately though, there were a few downfalls for me personally. The main character, Alyce, is impulsive, lackadaisical...


Nicole rated it ★★★★☆

December 01, 2017

Very beautiful cover. Witch hunters that do not die and a young girl being hunted. After capture and a harrowing escape from Bedlam she finds friends in unlikely places. With Mary queen of Scots after her too why is she so important? Can she outrun all the witchhunters to find out what her mother w...


Meggan rated it ★★★☆☆

November 26, 2017

I really liked this book! It was so exciting, and I loved how authentic it felt to the time period. It was filled with such great magic, and a really good story. I was a little confused at parts but I really liked it overall! I loved the mystery and the historical elements, so many brilliant hist...





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