My Enemys Tears

My Enemys Tears She Was Real She Was Rich And Beautiful She Was Tried As A Witch In 1675 And Survived.Based On The Lives Of Mary Bliss Parsons And Sarah Lyman Bridgeman, My Enemy S Tears The Witch Of Northampton, Takes Us Back To Life In The Puritan Settlements Along The Connectict River, A Terrifying Wilderness Full Of Warring Natives, Natural Wonders And Disasters Portents Of God S Anger Or A Witch S Meddling Curse.Mary And Sarah Grow Up Amid Puritan Superstition And Piety, Busy With Their Household Chores, One Imagining A Life Different From Her Mother S And The Other Eager To Marry And Bear Sons They Spend Their Married Lives In The Villages Of Springfield And Northampton, Where A Youthful Disagreement Festers Into A Reason To Hate And Then To Fear As The Years Pass, One Accuses The Other Of Murder By Witchcraft, Prompting A Trial Before The Court Of Assistants In Boston 17 Years Before The Infamous Salem Witch Trials.This Fictional Account Of A True Story Describes Two Lives In Conflict One Cursed And One Blessed And The Transcendent Power Of Forgiveness. Karen Vorbeck Williams will be an author to remember Her premier novel, My Enemy s Tears, The Witch of Northampton is spellbinding Her years of research provide a rich background to this page turning novel about the life of Mary Bliss Parsons, a young woman taken from her England roots, and transported to New England in the 1600 s.The character development in this novel is clear Each one comes alive in a way that makes t
This is a very detailed piece of historical fiction It was quite extraordinary I loved learning about a time and place that I previously knew very little about European settlers to the NE USA in the 1600 s.Many issues, including differences with the new sovereign, led families of substance to gamble what they had and go to America with a better, new life in mind common story But these folks found a life that was much harder than they had experienced before many had only ever experienced This is a very detailed piece of historical fiction It was quite extraordinary I loved learning about a time and place that I previously knew very little about European settlers to the NE USA in the 1600 s.Many issues, including differenc
An All Too Familiar Story This is the story of Mary Bliss Parsons, a young girl who moved from England to Massachusetts with her family in the early part of the 17th century The book is based on true events in the author s family history and follows an all too familiar pattern of life as an outsider in a puritan society Mary Bliss starts life as a servant girl but marries an ambitious man who works hard to become rich He enjoys spending his wealth on his wife and family The couple are fortu An All Too Familiar Story This is the story of Mary Bliss Parsons, a young girl who moved from England to Massachusetts with her family in the early part of the 17th century The book is based on true events in the author s family history and follows an all too familiar pattern of life as an outsider in a puritan society Mary Bliss starts life as a servant girl but marries an ambitious man who works hard to become
I picked up this book from the library because my friend s mother wrote it It is historical fiction about a few families who moved to New England in the 1600 s It is really well written, and I loved the story line The characters are interesting and she really set a base for the story so that you could understand the greater picture of what it was like to live during that time period and in those conditions I loved that it was historical fiction, it makes seem very realistic and you can appre I picked up this book from the library because my friend s mother wrote it It is historical fiction about a few families who moved to New England in the 1600 s It is really well
This is the story of my 11th great grandmother s life Mary Bliss Parsons was accused of witchcraft in 1675 at Northampton, MA She was indicted in Boston and thrown into jail where she remained until her trial about 3 months later It is also a story about a deadly case of jealousy and the struggle to survive the New World wilderness I worked on this book on and off for many years while raising children and working It wasn t until I was in my seventies that I had time to finish it It was fi This is the story of my 11th great grandmother s life Mary Bliss Parsons was accused of witchcraft in 1675 at Northampton, MA She was indicted in Boston and thrown into jail where she remained until her trial about 3 months later It is also a story about a deadly case of jealousy and the struggle to survive the New World wilderness I worked on this book on and off for many years while raising children and working It wasn t until I was in my seventies that I had time to finis
I met the author at The New England Book Festival This is a captivating story that transports the reader to another place and time, as all well written fiction should I was completely engaged with the characters and the story line I was reading this book in noisy busy airports and on a trans Atlantic flight I was reading when I should have been sleeping It s a page turner I wanted to know how these grave injustices would be rectified, and still I was sorry to have the story end All the si I met the author at The New England Book Festival This is a captivating story that transports the reader to another place and time, as all well written fiction should I was completely engaged with the characters and the story line I was reading this book in noisy busy airports and on a trans Atlantic flight I was reading when I should have been sleeping It s a page turner I wanted to know how these grave inj
This sounded like such an interesting story, and it was, at times I gave up reading it at one point before deciding to give it another chance.It starts with Mary s early years in England Her father moves the family to America, but never achieved the success he dreamed of Her parents put Mary into service in hopes of mending her wicked ways She was a free spirit who didn t want a life like her mother s, but that s what she got.So many people came to America in search of religious freedom, but This sounded like such an interesting story, and it was, at times I gave up reading it at one point before deciding to give it another chance.It starts with Mary s early years in England Her father moves the family to America, but never achieved the success he dreamed
This is a great book if you like historical fiction I especially like it because it is based on the life of my 8Xs great grandmother, Mary Bliss Parsons, and 8Xs great grandfather, Joseph Parsons who immigrated to New England in the
My Enemy s Tears Karen Vorbeck Wiliams Mary Bliss was an inquisitive young child who loved to explore the land, learn about her environment and wanted to view the nine maidens dancing in a circle Mary spent much of her time working on the farm, helping her mother and hoping that her father would rebuild their lives after moving Finding that they could no longer live in England and having to pay huge tariffs to the King, her father decided to uproot his family moving them to America But, not My Enemy s Tears Karen Vorbeck Wiliams Mary Bliss was an inquisitive young child who loved to explore the land, learn about her environment and wanted to view the nine maidens dancing in a circle Mary spent much of her time working on the farm, helping her mother and hoping that her father would rebuild their lives after moving Finding that they could no longer live in England and having to pay huge tariffs to the King, her father decided to uproot his family moving them to America But, not everything turns out the right way and when first moving to Boston his wealth and savings diminished and once again he needed to move but this time to Connecticut Filled with much imagination and wanting to believe
Well written and well researched, this book is equal parts history lesson and family drama Based on a true story and set in Puritan New England circa mid 1600 s, we re introduced to Mary Bliss as she and her family flee religious prosecution in England Growing up in the New World is a harsh reality for Mary This was a harsh time period all around If I co

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  • Paperback
  • 450 pages
  • My Enemys Tears
  • Karen Vorbeck Williams
  • English
  • 18 May 2018
  • 1604946288