The legends that surrounded Witch House were black as the malevolent forces at work within its walls. From the moment Miss Sarai's heirs arrived to fulfill the bizarre requirements of her will, they were chilled by a strange sense of foreboding.
But for Betty-Ann, the youngest, Witch House had reserved a special terror. Somehow, some way, she had been selected as handmaiden to the Devil... and in the midnight of her madness she knew she was meant to destroy them all...
Evangeline Walton (1907–1996) was the pen name of Evangeline Wilna Ensley, an American author of fantasy fiction. She was granted the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement by the World Fantasy Convention in 1989.
Evangeline Walton. Wikipedia.