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The Witch of Leper Cove: A Tale of the 13th Century

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It's the 13th century and the Holy Mother Church is under attack. Pope Honorius creates the Inquisition and sends Dominican Friars into Christendom to root out and punish heretics. In the quiet English village of Aldinoch sixteen-year-old Lily and her twin brothers are recovering from the mysterious disappearance of their parents. Lily has been apprenticed to the village ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published March 4th 2014 by Createspace
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Mirella
May 28, 2015 Mirella rated it it was amazing
Lyllie, Edric, and Wyllym suddenly find themselves orphaned and alone in the town of Aldinoch, England in the 13th century. The siblings are separated and given to local residents to raise. Lily finds herself under the guidance of Alice, the town's healer, while Wyll is sent to work hard and Edric enters the Church. Alice is kind and wise, and she tends to a group of lepers who are isolated from the community. The lives of the three siblings continue to intertwine as they each struggle to adjust ...more
Heathery
I received a copy of this in exchange for review.

I'll preface my comments by saying that this book has 20 positive reviews on Amazon. So my disinterest is likely a fault of my own (or those reviews are by friends of the author). That being said, I couldn't get into this at all.

The writing style is definitely aimed at middle school age. It's very basic, choppy, and uncomplicated; this is not a complaint, but rather just commentary since it's not entirely clear who is the target audience based on
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Rhonda
Sep 28, 2015 Rhonda rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book and found myself caring about Lily, Alice and the other characters within this well told story. I'm about to start on the second book in this trilogy, my only regret is that the third one hasn't been published yet.
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