Beatrice Scarlet, the apothecary's daughter, returns to 18th-century London to solve a murder case steeped in witchcraft.
Graham Masterton's credits as a writer include the bestselling horror novel The Manitou, and the top-ten bestselling Katie Maguire crime series. Scarlet Widow, published in 2016, was his first book to feature 18th-century apothecary Beatrice Scarlet.
'Fans of Masterton's unflinching Katie Maguire det-fic [...] may
wish to venture into the past with the author, where his craft as a
bestselling horror writer is given freer rein' The Sunday
Times Crime Club.
'[Scarlet Widow and The Coven] are amazing mystery thrillers that will have you hooked from page 1' Love Books Group.
'Highlights the conflict between superstition and science which underpinned just about everything three hundred years ago - and also tells a graphic, fast-moving tale with a large element of horror threaded through the battle between good and evil. Beatrice Scarlet is a heroine of her own time who could teach a lesson or two to women of ours' Promoting Crime.