For my daughter, Alaynah—my little miss Snoookums Fancy Pants who has a stubborn strength unmatched by no one. I’m so unbelievably proud of her and I can’t wait to watch her grow into an amazing and extraordinary woman. I’m so blessed that she is my daughter.
In 1692 the fear of witchcraft is spreading around Salem village. While those who are accused and sentenced face death, everyone else faces the risk of accusations placed upon them.
As Emmalynn Hawthorne, the daughter of a woman hung for witchcraft, places a bouquet of flowers upon her mother’s grave, a circle of black roses sprouts out of thin air. Dark magic, the roses strike fear through her heart when Mary Pruett and the handsome new-comer, James DeKane, spy upon her as they pass along the traveling road. Emmalynn flees and her panic soon turns into terror as another vine of black roses sprouts and grows throughout the inside of her home. Is she a witch? Will she be the next accused?
James DeKane has secrets of his own—ones that could prove deadly for him and anyone he holds dear. At fault for the untimely death of his parents, he must protect his hidden brother and dying sister, all while fearing that the haunting prophecy bestowed upon him at birth will come to pass. Desperate and fighting the monster deep inside of him, he’s searching for the one love who can alter his destiny.
A historical paranormal romance, WHEN THE BLACK ROSES GROW, spins the story of fearing witchcraft and living through persecution in 1692 Salem Village, Massachusetts.