by Serafina Conti
Published: July 20, 2016.
It’s bad enough when the police arrest Cordelia Redman without telling her the charges against her. But when they haul her to the town green, put her in an iron collar suspended by a chain from a stout beam, and leave her on display there, she can’t suppress her panic. It doesn’t calm her nerves that everyone who speaks to her seems under a strange compulsion to blurt whatever’s on their mind.