Book Review: Witchstruck

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TEENAGERS will devour this bewitching book. It’s the first in a five-part series and features witch Meg and priest Alejandro.

Its 1554 and the sentence for any woman branded a witch is hanging or burning at the stake. So Meg is playing with fire when she starts trying out her powers as she works at the isolated palace of Woodstock.

She is there to serve the disgraced Elizabeth, daughter of Henry VIII and half-sister of Queen Mary. Bu t her secret is sure to be exposed as she falls for a young Spanish priest called Alejandro de Castillo.

Witchstruck by Victoria Lamb, £6.99, www.totallyrandombooks.co.uk