Looking for the Hester book release date? If you’re a fan of Laurie Lico Albanese or just discovered Laurie Lico Albanese books, you’ve come to the right place.

This page is dedicated to giving you the latest Hester release information, along with Hester book cover art, synopsis and more.

We not only cover the release of Hester but also other Laurie Lico Albanese 2022/2023 releases and Laurie Lico Albanese 2022 new books. With bookreleases.com you’ll never miss Laurie Lico Albanese new releases.

Find out the Hester release date below, and do not forget to check out the upcoming 2022 book releases (along with the ultimate list of new 2021 books) to discover other new books coming out in 2022, 2023 New Book Releases and beyond.


When Will Hester Release? Laurie Lico Albanese 2022 New Releases

Hester

A novel by: Laurie Lico Albanese
Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Hester RELEASE DATE

Hester release date4th October 2022

As an Amazon Associate we earn a small amount from qualifying purchases. This helps us to keep the lights on so we can read and share more upcoming books!



Hester Description

Isobel Gamble is a young seamstress carrying generations of secrets when she sets sail from Scotland in the early 1800s with her husband, Edward. An apothecary who has fallen under the spell of opium, his pile of debts have forced them to flee Edinburgh for a fresh start in the New World. But only days after they've arrived in Salem, Edward abruptly joins a departing ship as a medic––leaving Isobel penniless and alone in a strange country, forced to make her way by any means possible.

When she meets a young Nathaniel Hawthorne, the two are instantly drawn to each other: he is a man haunted by his ancestors, who sent innocent women to the gallows––while she is an unusually gifted needleworker, troubled by her own strange talents. As the weeks pass and Edward's safe return grows increasingly unlikely, Nathaniel and Isobel grow closer and closer. Together, they are a muse and a dark storyteller; the enchanter and the enchanted. But which is which?

In this sensuous and hypnotizing tale, a young immigrant woman grapples with our country's complicated past, and learns that America's ideas of freedom and liberty often fall short of their promise. Interwoven with Isobel and Nathaniel's story is a vivid interrogation of who gets to be a "real" American in the first half of the 19th century, a depiction of the early days of the Underground Railroad in New England, and atmospheric interstitials that capture the long history of "unusual" women being accused of witchcraft. Meticulously researched yet evocatively imagined, Hester is a timeless tale of art, ambition, and desire that examines the roots of female creative power and the men who try to shut it down.

A vivid reimagining of the woman who inspired Hester Prynne, the tragic heroine of Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, and a journey into the enduring legacy of New England's witchcraft trials.

Can’t wait for Laurie Lico Albanese Hester release? Planning to get hold of Hester? Already have your hands on Hester? Looking forward to other Hester upcoming books?

Let us know what you think of Hester by Laurie Lico Albanese in the comments below!

Find the latest 2022 books and upcoming 2022/2023 releases with our monthly release guides: August 2022 | September 2022 | October 2022 | November 2022 | December 2022 | January 2023