THEY TRIED TO CAGE US.
BUT A WEYWARD WOMAN BELONGS TO THE WILD.
WE CANNOT BE TAMED.
Kate flees London – and her abusive partner – for Cumbria and Weyward Cottage, inherited from her great-aunt. There, a secret lurks in the bones of the house, hidden ever since the witch-hunts of the 17th century.
Violet is more interested in collecting insects and climbing trees than in becoming a proper young lady. Until a chain of shocking events changes her life forever.
Altha is on trial for witchcraft, accused of killing a local man. Known for her uncanny connection with nature and animals, she is a threat that must be eliminated …
‘Relevant, empowering and brilliantly written… I just love it!’ JOANNA CANNON, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Trouble With Goats and Sheep and Three Things About Elsie
‘An absolute beauty… a riveting page turner for wild women everywhere’ JULIE OWEN MOYLAN, author of That Green Eyed Girl
‘Beautifully written and intricate as a spider’s web’ SUNYI DEAN, author of The Book Eaters
‘A brave and original debut – spellbinding’ SARAH PENNER, author of The Lost Apothecary
‘Beguiling, absorbing and exquisitely-rendered’ LIZZIE POOK, author of Moonlight and the Pearler’s Daughter