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On the Way Home by Robert Bausch 0312584598 9780312584597
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On the Way Home by Robert Bausch

An intriguing, passionate, and beautifully wrought tale of the lost years of one of fictions most memorable characters.Hestertakes us on a journey to a dangerous, tumultuous time where Hester Prynne learns her own power and gains insight into her own troubled heart. India Edghill, author ofQueenmakerandDelilahUpon the death of her demonic husband, Hester Prynne is left a widow, and her daughter is left a wealthy heiress. Together they travel to England where Hester seeks a quiet lifeonly to find herself drawn into the circle of the most powerful Puritan of all time, Oliver Cromwell.From the moment Hester donned the famous scarlet letter, it instilled in her the power to see the sins and hypocrisy of others, an ability not lost on the Lord Protector of the Commonwealth. To Cromwell, Hesters sight is either a sign of sorcery or a divine gift that Hester must use to assist the divinely chosen in his scheming to control England. Since sorcery carries a death sentence, Hester is compelled against her will to use her sight to assist Cromwell. She soon finds herself entangled in a web of political intrigue, espionage, and forbidden love.Sweeping, engaging historical fiction,Hesterwill carry readers away to seventeenth century England with a deeply human story of family, love, history, desire, and the human ideal.

Author: Robert Bausch

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 224

Publisher: St Martins Pr

Publication Date: 1982-02-01

Our Price: $5.76

ISBN: 0312584598

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