Alvin Maker and his wife Peggy, a seer, are led in different directions by forces beyond their control. Alvin travels north and tangles with the hypocritical powers responsible for the Salem witch trials. Meanwhile, Peggy goes south in an effort to avert a catastrophic war between the free and slave nations of the Americas, which she has seen in her visions.
Series: Tales of Alvin Maker/Orson Scott Card, 5
Length: 301 pages
Height: 9.8 x 6.8 x 1.2
Format: HC/DJ-1998-1st Ed.
Shipment Weight: 2 lbs.
SOG: Very Good, this book appears to be nearly new, but does have 1 slight mar on DJ at top spine.
A new episode in the "Tales of Alvin Maker". Alvin's wife, Peggy, who has the ability to read the heartfire of others and know their futures, makes a perilous journey to the court of the exiled king of England in the southern city of Charleston. There she hopes to somehow influence him to change the dreadful future that she has seen--a war between the free nations and the slave nations of North America.
This best-selling sf writer is back with a sequel to the "Tales of Alvin Maker" series.