Trailing the Hunter

Author: Heidi Eljarbo
Series: Clara Dahl Duology
Genre: Historical Fiction, Clean Read with elements of witch trials

About the Book:

A ruthless witch-finder.

One determined woman.

Opposition, courage, and determination.
Not the most pleasing qualities for a young, eligible woman.
But to some, her strength could mean life or death.


1661 in Norway.
Clara Dahl has made a decision. She has seen the dread and sorrow witch-finder Angus Hill has caused in her hometown and sets out to find him. Her goal is to fight the wrongful and wicked misconceptions about witch hunting. But the witch-finder’s influence is strong. How can she warn the villagers of something they don’t understand?

Clara’s heartfelt desire is to protect and rescue the women who are in danger without causing more harm. As Clara develops secret plots to thwart the plans of the notorious witch-finder and works to help the villagers, she finds friendship and the possibility of true love.

From the bestselling author of Catching a Witch comes the continuing story of a brave, unwavering woman who defends the innocent. Set during a tumultuous time in history, Trailing the Hunter will captivate readers.

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Praise for Book:
“A spellbinder from the very beginning.
Eljarbo’s sound historical research is evident and impressive. As a trained historian, Ph. D., I appreciate and admire the author's knowledge and careful adherence to facts."

— Gus A. Mellander, Ph. D., D.H.L.

“Excellent research and stunning writing. A great historical writer.”

— Pauline Isaksen, author of Dying for Justice

"She captures so eloquently the dark side of human nature born from family instability as well as the light that shines so brightly in those who care so deeply about others. This novel has fascinating history, endearing as well as diabolical characters and exciting twists and turns. I couldn’t put it down.”

– Linnea Shaw

"“Ms. Eljarbo’s words come alive on the page. The author's attention to smooth flowing narrative combined with beautiful, detailed imagery is present in Trailing the Hunter, her sequel novel, as it was in her first." - Jana Pawlowski

"Smart and engaging." -Christina Boyd, author 

"I'd recommend this book to any of my friends who enjoy reading." - Goodreads Reviewer

"I enjoyed this story so much I hope there is more to come from this new to me author! I strongly recommend this book!" - Red Headed Book Lady

"Chilling and full of hope." - Sandy Penny Favorite Books

"The author has a way of expressing herself that lets me see through her eyes." - Pat Baldwin