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Jalinda is taken to her grandmother's isolated cottage after her parents died of the Plague. Her granny doesn't want her but there is no one else to take the child. Driven to using her powers to make cures for the villagers to feed the child, Granny brings on the hatred of superstitious people. When she is seized as a witch it looks as if they will turn on Jalinda next but ...more
Kindle Edition, 160 pages
Published October 22nd 2012 (first published September 1980)
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Dec 17, 2013 Shawnee rated it it was amazing
Jalinda is a young girl who has had a rough childhood. Her parents have died of the pox and she is sent to live with her grandmother, who doesn’t want her and can’t afford her. The old woman tells Jalinda that she is a witch. When the villagers set upon Jalinda and her Granny, Jalinda is rescued and brought to the Hollows to live with the lords family.

First off, I love imperfect characters and Jalinda is a good example. As a teenager she is selfish and impetuous. The mistakes she makes cost thos
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LINDA SOLE also writes under the names of Anne Herries, Emma Quincey, Lynn Granville and one as Juliana Linden.

Linda was born in Swindon. Her family moved to Ely in Cambridgeshire when she was nine, and Linda attended the local school but left at fifteen to work as a hairdresser in her father's business. She was married at eighteen and ran her own hairdressing business for some years before moving
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