This artwork accompanies the book review “The Kept” by James Schott, article title: Mother’s sins by Regan Eberhart for Middlebury Magazine.
About the story: In the winter of 1897, a trio of killers descends upon an isolated farm in upstate New York. Elspeth Howell returns home to find her family brutally murdered. The only survivor is her twelve-year-old son who witnessed it all. Wounded, frightened and with retribution in their hearts, mother and son set out into the frozen wilderness to track down the red-scarfed men who killed their loved ones in cold blood…..