Samantha Mather has just moved to Salem, Massachusetts, the site of the infamous witch trials. Sam is the descendant of Cotton Mather, the man responsible for the trials. So she almost immediately becomes the target of a group of girls called the descendants, a new generation of the witches persecuted during the trials. She soon discovers she is at the center of an ancient curse affecting anyone with ties to the trials. She must find a way to work with the descendants and an angry ghost to stop a deadly cycle and history from repeating itself.
This book is absolute thrilling, spooky fun.You'll find yourself, as I did, unable to put it down because of the fast paced plot line. The characters in this book leap from the page-vibrant, flawed, vulnerable, achingly real and honest. You'll have no trouble rooting for them.
This book contains the perfect amount of everything: humor, romance, wit, the paranormal, chills, mystery. There's a twist in this book that will have you picking up your jaw.
People who love history entwined into the stories of YA books will like this title.