Paula Brackston

The Winter Witch

Note from the Author

A magical tale in wild, nineteenth century Wales with an equally wild witch.

In her small early nineteenth century Welsh town, there is no one quite like Morgana. She is small and quick and pretty enough to attract a suitor, but there are things that set her apart from other girls. Though her mind is sharp she has not spoken since she was a young girl. Her silence is a mystery, as well as her magic—the household objects that seem to
move at her command, the bad luck that visits those who do her ill.


Concerned for her safety, her mother is anxious to see Morgana married, and Cai Jenkins, the widowed drover from the far hills who knows nothing of the rumors that swirl around her, seems the best choice.


After her wedding, Morgana is heartbroken at leaving her mother, and wary of this man, whom she does not know, and who will take her away to begin a new life. But she soon falls in love with Cai’s farm and the wild mountains that surround it.

“New York Times best-selling author Paula Brackston transports readers to the windswept mountains of early 19th century Wales in The Winter Witch, an enthralling tale of love and magic.”

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