The Heretic's Daughter: A Novel Characters

Kathleen Kent
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Sarah Carrier

Sarah Carrier is the 10-year-old daughter of Thomas and Martha Carrier and the narrator of the story. She is a girl of high ideals, intelligence, and a sense of justice. She hates stuffed shirts and fears religious crazies. She is the perfect vessel to absorb and pass on her mother's example of integrity, courage, and love once she overcomes some resentments against her.

Martha Carrier

Martha Carrier, wife to Thomas and mother of five children, is the high-spirited and highly-intelligent woman who sacrifices her life to prove her witch-hunting tormentors cowards and manipulators. Martha comes from an old family in Massachusetts (Carrier) and displays the independence from social norms that often accompanies that elevated status. By her intelligence, wit and facile conversation she is not only the heroine of the book but the real strength of her family.

Thomas Carrier

Thomas Carrier is the nearly seven-foot-tall giant...

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