The Wicked Deep

The Wicked Deep

For Ages: 14 - 99
Hocus Pocus and Practical Magic meets the Salem Witch trials in this haunting story about three sisters on a quest for revenge—and how love may be the only thing powerful enough to stop them.

Welcome to the cursed town of Sparrow…

Where, two centuries ago, three sisters were sentenced to death for witchery. Stones were tied to their ankles and they were drowned in the deep waters surrounding the town.

Now, for a brief time each summer, the sisters return, stealing the bodies of three weak-hearted girls so that they may seek their revenge, luring boys into the harbor and pulling them under.

Like many locals, seventeen-year-old Penny Talbot has accepted the fate of the town. But this year, on the eve of the sisters’ return, a boy named Bo Carter arrives; unaware of the danger he has just stumbled into.

Mistrust and lies spread quickly through the salty, rain-soaked streets. The townspeople turn against one another. Penny and Bo suspect each other of hiding secrets. And death comes swiftly to those who cannot resist the call of the sisters.

But only Penny sees what others cannot. And she will be forced to choose: save Bo, or save herself.
  • Simon Pulse | 
  • 320 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781481497343 | 
  • March 2018 | 
  • Grades 9 and up
List Price $23.99 (price may vary by retailer)

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Shea Ernshaw

Shea Ernshaw lived and writes in a small mountain town in Oregon, where she shares her home with her husband, a tiny dog named Diesel and two furry felines. She is happiest when lost in a good book, lost in the woods or writing her next novel. You can connect with her online at www.sheaernshaw.com or find her on Twitter @SheaErnshaw

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