Tag: Stacy Schiff

Seven weeks and counting…

Death of an Eye, the first Eye of Isis novel, publishes in paperback on September 5. Click here to pre-order your copy now. They inherited equally and held property independently. Married women did not submit to their husbands’ control. They enjoyed the right to divorce and to be supported after a divorce. Until the time…

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…Salem begins to look like something out of a Monty Python skit.

  “In 1692,” Schiff begins, the Massachussets Bay Colony executed fourteen women, five men, and two dogs for witchcraft. The sorcery materialized in January. The first hanging took place in June, the last in September; a stark, stunned silence followed. What discomfited those who survived the ordeal was not the cunning practice of witchcraft but…

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