Adark and riveting story of the legaciesof magic and madness, faith and secrets, passion and lossthat haunt one family across the generations.
Myra Lamb is a wild girl with mysterious, haint blue eyes who grows up on remote Bloodroot Mountain. Her grandmother, Byrdie, protects her fiercely and passes down the touch that bewitches people and animals alike. But when John Odom tries to tame Myra, it sparks a shocking disaster, ripping lives apart.
A fascinating look at a rural world full of love and life, and dreams and disappointment. --The Boston Globe
If Wuthering Heights had been set in southern Appalachia, it might have taken place on Bloodroot Mountain.... Brooding, dark and beautifully imagined. --The Atlanta Journal-Constitution