“Through evocative prose, Stinchcomb establishes a mounting sense of claustrophobia as the tension ratchets up.” —Publishers Weekly

Someone is stalking Devon Woodward. They’ve been there all along, since before she was born, going back to her grandmother’s time. Waiting for her. Watching. And the people who should be able to help, her own parents, are making everything worse.

Devon is right to be afraid. Verushka, both victim and villain, is a half-human witch from the other side of the world. She will do anything to get what she needs from the Woodward family, but she may have finally met her match in young Devon.

Will family conflict sabotage Devon’s efforts to escape and put her in even greater danger? In this multi-perspective novel that is part fairy tale and part horror story, a young girl fights to uncover the truth and save her own life.

“Author Jan Stinchcomb has crafted something truly special with her novel, Verushka. This is a devastating tale of the bonds between mother and child as well as the all-too-real terrors of growing up. An astounding book and one that you’ll want to read immediately.” —Gwendolyn Kiste, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of The Rust Maidens and Reluctant Immortals

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Product Details:

Author: Jan Stinchcomb

Publication Date: July 7, 2023


Paperback: $15.95 plus $3.00 shipping, handling and sales tax. Total price: $18.95

Electronic: $5.95

Print Length: 176 pages

Publisher: JournalStone