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Delving into The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs

Several years ago I read The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane and was completely enthralled by it so when I heard that the author had written a sequel I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. The Daughters of … Continue reading

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A Closer Look At The Devil To Pay

Today I’m continuing my interview with Hugh Fitzgerald Ryan, author of The Devil To Pay. As I said yesterday, I was intrigued by the historic events the novel is based on and wanted to know more about them but it was the novel itself  that first captivated … Continue reading


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The Devil To Pay Reveals A Frightening, Fascinating World

I recently read The Devil To Pay by Hugh Fitzgerald Ryan. The novel is based on the life of 13th century Kilkenny woman, Alice Kyteler who was the first person accused and condemned for witchcraft in Ireland. She owned a banking business and also ran an inn at her dwelling. … Continue reading

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