By Tiffany Baker

While really Plaice's mom used to be pregnant, the city of Aberdeen joined jointly in having a bet how recordbreakingly large the child boy may eventually be. the woman who proved to be actually paid the cost of her enormity; her father blamed her for her mother's loss of life in childbirth, and used to be absolutely in poor health outfitted to elevate both this titanic baby or her polar contrary sister Serena Jane, the epitome of femine perfection. while he, too, relinquished his more and more tenuous grip on lifestyles, really and Serena Jane are separated--Serena Jane to dwell a lifetime of privilege because the destiny may well Queen and actually to survive the outskirts of city at the farm of the city sadsack, the topic of continuous abuse and humiliation by the hands of her peers.

Serena Jane's attractiveness proves to be her maximum blessing and her largest curse, for it makes her the obsession of classmate Bob Bob Morgan, the youngest in a line of Robert Morgans who've been medical professionals in Aberdeen for generations. notwithstanding they've got lengthy been the pillars of the neighborhood, the earliest Robert Morgan married town witch, Tabitha Dyerson, and the positioning of her fabled shadow book--containing mysterious secrets and techniques for therapeutic and darker powers--has been the topic of city gossip ever when you consider that. Bob Bob Morgan, one among Truly's greatest tormentors, does the unthinkable to assert the prize of Serena Jane, and adjustments the future of all Aberdeen from there on.

When Serena Jane flees city and a loveless marriage to Bob Bob, it's actually who needs to turn into the girl of a home that she didn't decide on and mom to her eight-year-old nephew Bobbie. Truly's brother-in-law is relentless and brutal; he criticizes her body and the restrictions of her wellbeing and fitness accordingly, and degrades her greater than anyone human may possibly undergo. it is just while actually unearths her calling--the skill to heal disease with herbs and naturopathic techniques--hidden in the folds of Robert Morgan's family members duvet, that she starts to regain regulate over her lifestyles and herself. Unearthed family members secrets and techniques, despite the fact that, will bring about the type of betrayal that finally holiday the Morgan relations aside ceaselessly, yet Truly's reckoning along with her personal demons allows either an uprooting of Aberdeen County, and the potential for love in unforeseen locations.

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