Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Johnston, Mary

(1870-1936) US writer, best-known for historical fiction like To Have and to Hold (1900). Most of her works of interest are Supernatural Fiction, starting with The Witch (1914), set in 17th-century England and dealing with Witchcraft. The estate in Sweet Rocket (1920) has the capacity to focus psychic messages from various places and times. [JC]

other works: The Wanderers (1917); The Exile (1927).

Mary Johnston


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