After grand-mère ursule gives her life to save her family, their magic seems to die with her. A beautiful generational tale, reminiscent of Practical Magic. Grounded and real, painful and hopeful at the same time. Laure eve, author of The Graces. Brittany, 1821. But when world war ii looms on the horizon, magic is needed more urgently than ever - not for simple potions or visions, but to change the entire course of history.
A Secret History of Witches: A Novel - Even so, the orchires fight to keep the old ways alive, practicing half-remembered spells and arcane rites in hopes of a revival.
The Witch's Kind: A NovelRedhook - The second is the sudden reappearance of Barrie Anne's long-lost husband -- who is not quite the man she thought she married. But two events threaten to upend their lives forever. An absorbing tale of love, sacrifice, set in the pacific northwest in the aftermath of World War II, and magic, family ties, by the author of A Secret History of Witches Barrie Anne Blythe and her aunt Charlotte have always known that the other residents of their small coastal community find them peculiar -- two women living alone on the outskirts of town.
It is the price of concealing their strange and dangerous family secret. The first is the arrival of a mysterious abandoned baby with a hint of power like their own. Together, barrie anne and charlotte must decide how far they are willing to go to protect themselves -- and the child they think of as their own -- from suspicious neighbors, the government, and even their own family.
The Witch's Kind: A Novel - . For more from louisa Morgan, check out A Secret History of Witches.
Practical MagicBerkley - One will do so by marrying, the other by running away. Gillian and sally have endured that fate as well: as children, talked about, taunted, the sisters were forever outsiders, pointed at. Their elderly aunts almost seemed to encourage the whispers of witchery, with their musty house and their exotic concoctions and their crowd of black cats.
But all gillian and Sally wanted was to escape. But the bonds they share will bring them back—almost as if by magic. Splendid. Practical magic is one of hoffman's best novels, showing on every page her gift for touching ordinary life as if with a wand, to reveal how extraordinary life really is. Newsweek “a delicious fantasy of witchcraft and love in a world where gardens smell of lemon verbena and happy endings are possible.
Practical Magic - Cosmopolitan Berkley Publishing Group. The owens sisters confront the challenges of life and love in this bewitching novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Rules of Magic and The World That We Knew. For more than two hundred years, the Owens women have been blamed for everything that has gone wrong in their Massachusetts town.
The Rules of Magic: A Novel The Practical Magic SeriesSimon & Schuster - Yet, the children cannot escape love even if they try, just as they cannot escape the pains of the human heart. Alice hoffman delivers “fairy-tale promise with real-life struggle” The New York Times Book Review in a story how the only remedy for being human is to be true to yourself. An instant new york times bestseller and Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick from beloved author Alice Hoffman—the spellbinding prequel to Practical Magic.
Find your magic. From the start susanna sets down rules for her children: No walking in the moonlight, no candles, no cats, no wearing black, no crows, no red shoes, no books about magic. Thrilling and exquisite, savoring your final moments with the characters” USA TODAY, real and fantastical, then pause at the last forty pages, The Rules of Magic is “irresistible…the kind of book you race through, 4/4 stars.
The Rules of Magic: A Novel The Practical Magic Series - And most importantly, never, ever, fall in love. Berkley Publishing Group. For the owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man. The two beautiful sisters will grow up to be the memorable aunts in Practical Magic, their beloved brother, while Vincent, will leave an unexpected legacy.
But when her children visit their aunt isabelle, in the small Massachusetts town where the Owens family has been blamed for everything that has ever gone wrong, they uncover family secrets and begin to understand the truth of who they are. Hundreds of years later, when the whole world is about to change, in New York City at the cusp of the sixties, Susanna Owens knows that her three children are dangerously unique.
The Fortune Teller: A NovelPicador - Both a memoir and a prophecy, it appears to be the work of a powerful seer, describing devastating wars and natural disasters in detail thousands of years before they occurred. The more she reads, the more the manuscript begins to affect Semele’s life. Its author tells the story of a priceless tarot deck, but as Semele delves further, now lost to history, she realizes the manuscript is more than it seems.
. Only one person can help her make sense of it all: her client, Theo Bossard. Semele cavnow appraises antiquities for an exclusive Manhattan auction house, deciphering ancient texts―and when she discovers a manuscript written in the time of Cleopatra, she knows it will be the find of her career. Yet theo is arrogant and elusive, concealing secrets of his own, and there’s more to Semele’s desire to speak with him than she would like to admit.
Picador. Now a usa today and los angeles times bestsellerfrom the award-winning author of The Memory Painter comes a sweeping and suspenseful tale of romance, fate, and fortune. Berkley Publishing Group. Can semele even trust him?the auction date is swiftly approaching, and someone wants to interfere―someone who knows the cards exist, and that the Bossard manuscript is tied to her.
The Fortune Teller: A Novel - But what happened to the tarot deck? As the mystery of her connection to its story deepens, Semele can’t shake the feeling that she’s being followed. Semele realizes it’s up to her to stop them: the manuscript holds the key to a two-thousand-year-old secret, a secret someone will do anything to possess.
The Witch's Daughter: A NovelSt. Martin's Griffin - Her loneliness comes to an abrupt end when she is befriended by a teenage girl called Tegan. Bess's adventures are fascinating. Publishers Weekly Berkley Publishing Group. She has spent the centuries in solitude, wars, surviving plagues, moving from place to place, and the heartbreak that comes with immortality.
Let me tell you what it means to be a witch. A tale of magic and love and loss. Picador. If you will listen, I will tell you a tale of witches. Secluded at his cottage, Gideon instructs Bess, awakening formidable powers she didn't know she had. The new york times bestselleran enthralling tale of modern witch bess hawksmith, a fiercely independent woman desperate to escape her cursed history who must confront the evil which has haunted her for centuries My name is Elizabeth Anne Hawksmith, and my age is three hundred and eighty-four years.
The Witch's Daughter: A Novel - In the spring of 1628, the Witchfinder of Wessex finds himself a true Witch. As bess hawksmith watches her mother swing from the Hanging Tree she knows that only one man can save her from the same fate: the Warlock Gideon Masters. A story of how simple ignorance breeds fear, and how deadly that fear can be.
. But will she be able to stand against gideon―who will stop at nothing to reclaim her soul―in order to protect the girl who has become the daughter she never had?Praise for The Witch's Daughter"Brackston's first novel offers well-crafted characters in an absorbing plot and an altogether delicious blend of historical fiction and fantasy.
Booklist"this pleasantly romantic historical fantasy debut flips lightly between the past experiences of ageless witch Elizabeth Anne Hawksmith and her present-day life in Matravers, England.
The Witches of New York: A NovelHarper Perennial - Determined to learn the truth about the world, its residents enthusiastically engage in both scientific experimentation and spiritualist pursuits. Those averse to magic need not apply, " she has little inclination of what the job will demand of her. Those averse to magic need not apply. Picador. St martin s Griffin.
Clair. Beatrice doesn't know it yet, but she is no ordinary small-town girl; she has great spiritual gifts—ones that will serve as her greatest asset and also place her in grave danger. New york in the spring of 1880 is a place alive with wonder and curiosity. But the profile of tea and Sympathy is about to change with the fortuitous arrival of Beatrice Dunn.
The Witches of New York: A Novel - When seventeen-year-old beatrice leaves the safety of her village to answer an ad that reads "Respectable Lady Seeks Dependable Shop Girl. Séances are the entertainment of choice in exclusive social circles, and many enterprising women—some possessed of true intuitive powers, and some gifted with the art of performance—find work as mediums.
Enter adelaide Thom and Eleanor St. A buzzfeed best gift book of the year“a dark, atmospheric, and feminist story of three women in New York City's Gilded Age, each determined to thrive in a society hell-bent on keeping them down, and using their coven to do so. Buzzfeedinternational bestsellerrespectable Lady Seeks Dependable Shop Girl.
The Silver Witch: A NovelSt. Martin's Griffin - When she explores the lake's ancient magic and her own she discovers Seren, the woman in her vision of the boat. Paula brackston does it once again with The Silver Witch crafting an enchanting tale as timeless as it is engrossing. As tilda comes under threat from a dark power, one reminiscent of Seren's prophecy, she must rely on Seren and ancient magic if death and disaster are not to shatter her life once more.
Their two lives strangely mirror each other's, suggesting a strong connection between the women. Instead, the lake in the valley below her cottage seems to spark something dormant in her – a sensitivity, and a power of some sort. Prince brynach both loved and revered her, but could not believe someone close to him wished him harm, even as the danger grew.
The Silver Witch: A Novel - When a vision came to her of the Prince amid a nest of vipers she warned of betrayal from one of his own. She was respected but feared, kept separate from the community for her strange looks. In her own time, tilda's grief begins to fade beside her newfound powers and a fresh love. On this same lake in Celtic times lived Seren, a witch and shaman.
St martin s Griffin. Animals are drawn to her, electricity shorts out when she's near, and strangest of all, she sees a new vision; a boatful of ancient people approaching her across the water.
The Return of the Witch: A Novel The Witch's DaughterSt. Martin's Griffin - Elizabeth knows he will go straight for Tegan, and that she must protect the girl she had come to regard as her own daughter. Berkley Publishing Group. Paula brackston's debut novel, remarkable heroine, was the little book that could--with a captivating story, The Witch's Daughter, and eye-catching package, it has now netted over 200, 000 copies in all formats.
Picador. Now paula returns with its sequel the return of the Witch, featuring her signature blend of gorgeous writing, another bewitching tale of love and magic, a fabulous and intriguing historical backdrop, and a headstrong and relatable heroine readers will cheer for. After five years in the Summerlands, Gideon has gained his freedom.
The Return of the Witch: A Novel The Witch's Daughter - In the time since she the dramatic night in Batchcombe woods, Tegan has traveled the world learning from all manner of witches, and she is no longer the awkward teenager and novice spellcaster she once was. Will elizabeth be able to find her? will they be able to defeat their nemesis once and for all?In a breathless journey that takes them through history to the 17th and 19th centuries, witch pursues warlock.
St martin s Griffin. However, vengeful power, her skills are no match for Gideon's dark, and he succeeds in capturing her. Three people steeped in magic weave a new story, but not all will survive until the end. St martin s Griffin.
The Witch's Kind: A NovelRedhook - St martin s Griffin. Picador. St martin s Griffin. An absorbing tale of love, set in the pacific northwest in the aftermath of World War II, family ties, and magic, sacrifice, by the author of A Secret History of Witches. It is the price of concealing their strange and dangerous family secret. The first is the arrival of a mysterious abandoned baby with a hint of power like their own.
But two events threaten to upend their lives forever. The second is the sudden reappearance of Barrie Anne's long-lost husband -- who is not quite the man she thought she married. Berkley Publishing Group. Barrie anne blythe and her aunt charlotte have always known that the other residents of their small coastal community find them peculiar -- two women living alone on the outskirts of town.
The Witch's Kind: A Novel - . Together, the government, barrie anne and charlotte must decide how far they are willing to go to protect themselves -- and the child they think of as their own -- from suspicious neighbors, and even their own family. For more from louisa Morgan, check out A Secret History of Witches.
The Winter Witch: A NovelSt. Martin's Griffin - Cai works to understand the beautiful, and slowly, half-tamed creature he has chosen for a bride, he begins to win Morgana's affections. Picador. New york times bestselling author paula Brackston transports readers to the windswept mountains of Wales in The Winter Witch--a spellbinding tale of love and magic.
There's a whiff of Harry Potter in the witchy conflict…. St martin s Griffin. Her silence is a mystery, as well as her magic. Forced to defend her home, her man, and herself, Morgana must learn to harness her power, or she will lose everything. A dark force is at work there―a person who will stop at nothing to turn the townspeople against Morgana.
The Winter Witch: A Novel - Berkley Publishing Group. St martin s Griffin. After her wedding, morgana is heartbroken at leaving her mother, and wary of this man, whom she does not know, and who will take her away to begin a new life. Concerned for her safety, a widower from the far hills, her mother is anxious to see her married, and Cai Jenkins, seems the best choice.
But she soon falls in love with Cai's farm and the wild mountains that surround it. Love of landscape and lyrical writing lend charm, but it's Brackston's full-blooded storytelling that will hook the reader.