Jacket for 'Malefice'


UK - Picador (Macmillan)
US - Random House
France - Payot & Rivages


By Leslie Wilson

Published Jan 2010

The night before old Alice Slade was hanged for black witchcraft in 1655, she was shut up with the parson so that he could persuade her of her sins and teach her the proper confession for her last moments on the scaffold. The house he spent with her shook him to the core as Alice confronted him with everything he feared about himself and the other villagers, and had tried to suppress.