3 thoughts on “Wellspring (Come Hell or High Water, #1)

  1. Wonderful thriller about Prague, both modern-day and medieval. It starts with a vivid prologue that takes place in the 1300’s in Prague. An old woman who is suspected of witchcraft, is dragged from her home and first plunged into the river to see if she actually is a witch, and then dragged to the main square where the mob causes her to be burnt at the stake. As the flames climb she invokes a curse over the city and it’s citizens. As the book unfolds, alternating between the 1300;s and present d

  2. This is the first installment of a trilogy, and tells two parallel stories. The first takes place in 1356 and describes the burning of a woman, Fen’ka, who is accused of witchcraft. As she dies, Fen’ka places a deadly curse on her enemies, and also on the town itself. The consequences of this curse are revealed as the book progresses. The second story, set in 2002, is that of Magdalena, a young Czech woman who is fascinated by the occult. After a startling confrontation under the Charles Bridge,

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