It had long been rumored that there was a witches' coven active in Little Gidding, but that was all it was, a rumor. That is until the body of the old woman known locally as "the Black Widow" was discovered burned to death, staked to a scarecrow. It falls to the clairvoyant, Edwina Charles, and the tarot cards to prove not only the Black Widow's connection with witchcraft and the spate of anonymous letters circulating the village of Little Gidding that warned "I am the Devil's Hand: I know your guilty secret . . . ", but also who murdered her and why. A second ritual black magic slaying and more anonymous letters further complicate matters, not least of which is the threat to the clairvoyant's own life. "I am the Devil's Hand . . . " confessed Rosemary Linthorpe. But was she?