The Secret Healer (The Secret Healer #1)

The Secret Healer (The Secret Healer #1) In The Fourteenth Century, Opportunities For Women Are Limited To The Home But Spirited Young Madlen Finds Her Calling As Assistant To The City S Trusted Midwife, Clara Working Alongside Clara, Madlen Develops A Surprisingly Soothing Technique And Quickly Becomes A Talented Healer.After Clara S Tragic Death, Madlen Alone Rushes To Assist The Birth Of A Local Nobleman S Child But Rather Than The Joy Of Birth, Madlen Walks Into An Accusation Of Murder And Witchcraft Because Of Her Extraordinary Gifts Forced To Flee Her Own Town, She Establishes A New Identity In The Home Of Her Aunt Yet Even Though It Endangers Her Life, She Cannot Resist The Urge To Help The Sick Patients Who Seek Out Her Miraculous Treatment When She Meets Handsome Johannes An Investigator Hired By The Church To Bring Her To Justice For Sacrilegious Acts She Becomes Drawn To The Very Man Who Could Destroy Her.Will Madlen S Gifts Bring About Her Downfall Or Can Love And Reason Prevail In A Time Of Fearful Superstition A Kindle first read I don t know if it was the translation or the actual writing style of the author, but the writing was too simplistic and it seemed very anachronistic Actually, a lot of the situations and characterization seemed anachronistic to me Many characters were flat and borin
The first thing I will say about this book is that the description is misleading When she meets handsome Johannes an investigator hired by the Church to bring her to justice for sacrilegious acts she becomes drawn to the very man who could destroy her.I was imagining, as I began to read, that an Inq
Terrible Terrible terrible terrible It should not have taken me this long to read this book but I just couldn t bring myself to keep reading it The writing is elementary at best no descriptors, interesting dialogue, or beautiful language The translation is clunky, but even that can t account for the fact that this is just written poorly The characters ar
The Secret Healer talks about Madlen, a woman who works as a healer in northern Germanic Europe during the witch hunt times Though the story was interesting enough to keep me intrigued, the writing style was odd and often times simplistic Perhaps some of that was lost in translation I don t kno
I usually push through even mediocre books, but I couldn t take this one past half way Apparently the historical fiction I m used to is fairly well researched, but this one was far from that It was a light,
Spannender Roman mit einer tollen Protagonistin. Find this and other reviews at interest in Ellin Carsta s The Secret Healer began with its sequel The Master of Medicine intrigued me, but I have trouble reading books out of order, so I chose to backtrack and pick up the initial volume of the Die heimliche Heilerin series.First and foremost, I want to note The Secret Healer is not immersive historic fiction Carsta s worldbuilding is thin and there is virtually no meat to the story I hate turning an Find this and other reviews at interest in Ellin Carsta s The Secret Healer began with its sequel The Master of Medicine intrigued me, but I have trouble reading books out of order, so I chose to backtrack and pick up the initial volume of the Die heimliche Heilerin series.First and foremost, I want t
Heidelberg 1388 Madlen hilft der Hebamme Clara bei ihrer Arbeit und lernt vieles von ihr Als Clara stirbt und man Madlen bittet, einer angesehenen B rgerin bei der Geburt ihres Kindes zu helfen, ger t Madlens Leben aus der Spur Das Baby kommt tot zur Welt, der Frau jedoch kann Madlen das Leben retten Dennoch wird sie angeklagt, am Tod des Babys Schuld zu sein Doch es kommt noch viel schlimmer, und bald muss Madlen aus Heidelberg fliehenMein Leseeindruck Dieses Buch hat mich von Anfang an Heidelberg 1388 Madlen hilft der Hebamme Clara bei ihrer Arbeit und lernt vieles von ihr Als Clara stirbt und man Madlen bittet, einer angesehenen B rgerin bei der Geburt ihres Kindes zu helfen, ger t Madlens Leben aus der Spur Das Baby kommt tot zur Welt, der Frau jedoch kann Madlen das Leben retten Dennoch wird sie angeklagt, am Tod des Babys Schuld zu sein Doch es kommt noch viel schlimmer, und bald muss Madlen aus Heidelberg fliehenMein Leseeindruck Dieses Buch hat mich von Anfang an gefesselt Die Geschichte von Madlen ist unglaublich spannend und ich habe sehr mit ihr mitgef hlt und gehofft, dass sich endlich alles zum Guten wendet Madlen erlebt unglaublich viel und muss immer wieder um ihr Gl ck k mpfen Dabei wirkte die Geschichte aber nie unglaubhaft auf mich Ich konnte mir alles gut vorstellen die Geschichte liefert ein gutes Kopfkino Der Schreib bzw Erz hlstil ist dabei seh
So many people didn t care for this book but with the translation and everything I read it knowing full well that it might be askew and with that in mind I really enjoyed it I m on to the other book in the 2 book series With everything in mind take a chance I thought it was good right out
The Secret Healer The Secret Healer Series The story of Madlen This is a story of a time where women could do many things and healing other could get you kill of you were a woman Madlen help her friend who was a midwife and whe