Published July 1999
by Oxmoor House .
Written in English
Witchfinder General is a historical novel that stays very close to the depraved facts revolving around the activities of a trinity of witch hunters led by one Matthew Hopkins/5(28). Williams is an accomplished thriller writer and this may be his best book yet. London in the s, its smoky pubs, damp streets and crackle of sexual liberation is so well portrayed that reading Witchfinder is almost like time travel. Williams blends fact and fiction to make a captivating read.’ Financial Times. This collects the first three volumes of Witchfinder, a Hellboy spin-off focused on the adventures of sir Edward Grey, the agent of her majesty Queen Victoria tasked with handling various supernatural occurrences. Each volume collected in this omnibus tells a separate standalone story, and they all vary from good to great/5. Book Summary Jennet Stearne's father hangs witches for a living in Restoration England. But when this precocious child witnesses the horrifying death of her beloved Aunt Isobel, unjustly executed as a sorceress, she makes it her life's mission to bring down the Parliamentary Witchcraft Act.
Sir Edward Grey: Witchfinder is a line of comic books about the character Sir Edward Grey. It is a spinoff of the Hellboy series. The series is more commonly referred to as simply Witchfinder. The Last Witchfinder tells of one woman's heroic quest to overturn the Parliamentary Witchcraft Act of Set in Restoration England and the American provinces, James Morrow's historical epic is a meticulously researched and richly detailed narrative of sorcery, science, and the sea change from the witch-hunting era to the Age of Reason. James certainly had a strange fascination with all things associated with the occult: shortly after assuming the throne, he released his best-selling book, ‘Daemonologie’ which explored the areas of witchcraft and demonic magic. Matthew Hopkins (c. – 12 August ) was an English witch-hunter whose career flourished during the English Civil claimed to hold the office of Witchfinder General, although that title was never bestowed by activities mainly took place in East Anglia.. Hopkins' witch-finding career began in March and lasted until his retirement in
Witchfinder is the first novel in a groundbreaking portal fantasy series from Dragon Award wining author Sarah A. Avalon, where the world runs on magic, the king of Britannia appoints a witchfinder to rescue unfortunates with magical power from lands where magic is a capital : Goldport Press. The first book in the Witchfinder trilogy Dawn of the Demontide is a dark and frightening tale that will appeal to fantasy and horror fans of all ages. Jake is a likable and realistic character and one I'm sure most of us can relate to on some s: Edward Grey is sent to Hallam to investigate a mysterious death. Once there, he hears rumors about the mysterious Unland, the wetlands around the town, and the creatures that inhabit it. Grey's skepticism vanishes when he encounters the monsters of Unland, and he realizes that Hallam is a place of secrets. 28 pages, full color. Cover price $ 'Witchfinder' is no exception. The novel is set in the s and brings the events and controversies of the decade back to life. Secondly the author weaves together fact and fiction seamlessly throughout 'Witchfinder', recapturing the aftermath of the Philby affair and Reviews: