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The Demon Plague
by Joreid McFate (Goodreads Author)
The past . . . the future -- and no place to hide. When Crystal Donovan inherits a mysterious amulet dating back to the Salem witch trials her life becomes an exercise in terror. A brutal murder and an encounter with an inhuman creature are catalysts for the journey of her life--a roller coaster ride through time. Crystal is thrust into a past ruled by superstition, then c...more
Published March 1st 2005 by Zumaya Otherworlds
(first published October 2002)
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Aug 19, 2012 The78ms.j rated it 1 of 5 stars Recommends it for: No one
Recommended to The78ms.j by: good reads horror reading group
I really didn't know what to expect when I started reading this book and I wanted to like it but it was just so all over the place. First you're in the 1600's then you're in 1990's then your in 2165's what? Then no matter the time you have a companion/helper from the Caribbean who is supposed to be a blood sister because you share a common ancestor and then there is a crystal that gets stolen. I so wanted to like this book I really did but it was just no cohesiveness throughout that never mind b...more
Demon Plague is the story of a special connection between two families. Though the bonding of these two families had been foretold many generations before, the action of this story begins in Salem during the witch trials of 1692. Patience Gladstone, an indentured servant to Reverend Parris, and Tituba, a slave to Reverend Parris, realize that they have a strange mystical connection. This connection between the two women and their respective families becomes solidified when Tituba gives Patience...more