Haunt Me Still (Kate Stanley, Book 2) by Jennifer Lee Carrell
By Jennifer Lee Carrell
Unique booklet: 2010
Caught in an online of evil, Kate Stanley tangles with a mythical curse, a witch-haunted blade, and all-too-modern murder.
What fee genius? Macbeth is so famously cursed that many actors refuse to call the play aloud. Kate Stanley, Shakespearean student and theater director, dismisses the curse as superstition, but--as the forged starts off rehearsals on the foot of Scotland's Dunsinnan Hill--evil starts off to stir. Actors pass lacking, and a trench is located jam-packed with blood. Then Kate discovers an area girl useless in conditions that recommend historical pagan sacrifice. Marked as both suspect or destiny sufferer, Kate races to discover a deadly, trade model of Macbeth acknowledged to include genuine rituals of witchcraft--and Shakespeare's darkest mystery.
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