What strange magic lies behind the spark of genius? When director Kate Stanley takes on Shakespeare’s witch-haunted play of Macbeth inJennifer Lee Carrell’s Haunt Me Still, it doesn’t take long for a legendary curse to stir. A murder arranged to look like pagan sacrifice ambiguously marks Kate as either suspect or future victim, and propels her into the search for a lost version of Macbeth, said to contain ancient rituals of witchcraft. However much Kate would like to dismiss such rituals as superstition, someone else is clearly willing to kill for them, and for Shakespeare’s darkest secret.
“Thrill after thrill…This lively and fact-filled novel would do nicely for a rainy day at the beach.” —The Washington Post
Jennifer Lee Carrell was born in Washington, D.C., but grew up in Arizona. After earning a Ph.D. in English from Harvard, along with degrees from Oxford and Stanford, she taught literature and writing at Harvard. Jumping ship from academics, she moved back to Arizona and wrote arts criticism for the Arizona Daily Star and articles on such topics as horses, firefighting, and alchemy for the Smithsonian Magazine. Her first thriller, Interred with Their Bones, was nominated by ITW in 2008 for Best First Novel. Haunt Me Still is her second thriller, and third book. She lives in Tucson.