An expat American living in Lancashire, England, near Pendle Hill, Mary is the author of the 17th century novels THE VANISHING POINT, set in England and Colonial America, and the   forthcoming A LIGHT FAR-SHINING: A NOVEL OF THE PENDLE WITCHES, which reveals the life   of Elizabeth Southerns, aka Old Demdike: cunning woman, healer, and the most notorious of   the Lancashire Witches of 1612.