Author: Ann Turner

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Father of Lies

Father of Lies
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  • Number: 9780061370854
  • Release: 2011-02-08
  • Author: Ann Turner
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Supernatural, Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: HarperTeen
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Truth or Lies?

Lidda knew, with a clarity that was like a candle in a dark room, that all had changed; something was loosed in the village—Devil or not—and they would pay for it, every last man, woman, and child.

Fourteen-year-old Lidda has always known she was different. She longs to escape Salem Village and its stifling rules—to be free to dance, to sing, to live as she chooses. But when a plague of accusations descends on the village and witch fever erupts, L idda begins to realize that she feels and sees things that others can't, or won't. But how will she expose the truth without being hung as a witch herself?

Gripping and emotional, Ann Turner's retelling of the Salem witch trials captures one girl's brave soul-searching amidst a backdrop of fear and blame.