A Secret History of Witches

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Redhook #ad - Brittany, 1821. Even so, the orchires fight to keep the old ways alive, practicing half-remembered spells and arcane rites in hopes of a revival. 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.

At once sprawling and intimate, A Secret History of Witches deftly captures the greatest magic of all: the love between mothers and daughters. Jordanna max brodsky, author of The Immortals. After grand-mere ursule gives her life to save her family, their magic seems to die with her. And when their youngest daughter comes of age, magic flows anew.

A Secret History of Witches #ad - A sweeping historical saga that traces five generations of fiercely powerful mothers and daughters - witches whose magical inheritance is both a dangerous threat and an extraordinary gift. The lineage continues, though new generations struggle not only to master their power, but also to keep it hidden.

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The White Raven

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FiveFold Press #ad - William landsborough  "the chapters where the White Raven had an inner monologue was a very unique writing style and quite frankly a brilliant way to tie up the relationship between Aven and the White Raven. The book box  treat yourself to an "unputdownable" escape. It is always fun to find a new magic to read about.

And even then, will she truly be free? this exquisite tale takes you on an emotional roller coaster journey filled with vividly intense imagery, characters you'll want to hang out with, and some seriously cool magick. This sentence was comprised from quotes by a variety of reviewers. It reminded me of the Deborah Harkness trilogy" - P.

The White Raven #ad - When she dies, her spirit is forced from the Veil to live again in the body of a stranger. Does the elusive white raven, who has shadowed Aven through each of her lives, hold the secret to her release--or is it the cause? To make matters worse, an unrelenting, twisted evil lurks closely behind her. Sustained by his hatred of the witch, he won't give up until she's paid for what she did to him.

When the truth of aven's connection to the white raven is revealed, it is more horrifying than she could ever have imagined. Her freedom will come at a terrible price. You think the genre is overdone until you find something bright and fresh like this.

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The Fortune Teller: A Novel

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Picador #ad - Only one person can help her make sense of it all: her client, Theo Bossard. Its author tells the story of a priceless tarot deck, now lost to history, but as Semele delves further, she realizes the manuscript is more than it seems. 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.

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. 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.

The Fortune Teller: A Novel #ad - 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. 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.

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. 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.

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The Rules of Magic: A Novel The Practical Magic Series Book 1

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Simon & Schuster #ad - For the owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man. Difficult franny, shy and beautiful jet, who can read other people’s thoughts, and charismatic Vincent, with skin as pale as milk and blood red hair, who began looking for trouble on the day he could walk.

Instant new york times bestseller** **reese witherspoon book club pick** from beloved author Alice Hoffman comes the spellbinding prequel to her bestseller, Practical Magic. Find your magic. And most importantly, ever, never, fall in love. The two beautiful sisters will grow up to be the revered, aunts in Practical Magic, while Vincent, and sometimes feared, their beloved brother, will leave an unexpected legacy.

The Rules of Magic: A Novel The Practical Magic Series Book 1 #ad - The owens children cannot escape love even if they try, just as they cannot escape the pains of the human heart. Hundreds of years later, in new york city at the cusp of the sixties, when the whole world is about to change, Susanna Owens knows that her three children are dangerously unique. Thrilling and exquisite, real and fantastical, The Rules of Magic is a story about the power of love reminding us that the only remedy for being human is to be true to yourself.

Back in new york city each begins a risky journey as they try to escape the family curse. From the start susanna sets down rules for her children: No walking in the moonlight, no wearing black, no crows, no candles, no cats, no red shoes, no books about magic.

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The Witches Walk: Haven Harbor Book 1 The Witches of Haven Harbor

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#ad - Even if he didn’t suspect his meddlesome mother of weaving a matchmaking spell, he still would have voted against hiring the petite whirlwind with a spine of steel. She doesn’t buy into the story line about the witches founding the town, but it’s great publicity. As trouble brews and the event stalls, the attraction between Mari and Pere bubbles like a cauldron.

Bottom line? if she can make the annual Witches Walk a top destination event, she’ll save her career and, maybe, find some balance. Welcome to haven harbor, massachusetts!in 1691, a group of renegade witches fled Salem in the dark of night, escaping the desperate evil that spawned the Witch Trials.

The Witches Walk: Haven Harbor Book 1 The Witches of Haven Harbor #ad - When a woman is attacked, and another disappears, Pere knows his unreliable foresight has hit the mark this time. She’ll do it, too, if “first Son of Haven Harbor” Peregrine Hestworth will stop interfering. An old evil is rising, with a new vendetta, and if they can’t work together, the devastation Pere foresees will take his town, along with the woman he’s coming to love.

Burned out, event management dynamo mari beecham bypasses the contract of a lifetime to take a job in a community known for its strange, beaten down, and on the brink of a career implosion, spooky happenings. Three hundred years later, their descendants celebrate by retracing those steps, but this year, a new evil stalks the Witches Walk…It’s Time for The Witches Walk!She’s got a plan.

The witches walka haven Harbor Romance, Book 1. They struck out to form their own town, with their own rules.

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Practical Magic

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Berkley #ad - 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.

Cosmopolitan  . 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. Gillian and sally have endured that fate as well: as children, taunted, talked about, the sisters were forever outsiders, pointed at.

Practical Magic #ad - But all gillian and Sally wanted was to escape. One will do so by marrying, the other by running away. 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. For more than two hundred years, the Owens women have been blamed for everything that has gone wrong in their Massachusetts town.

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The Library of Light and Shadow: A Novel

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Atria Books #ad - Most nights delphine doesn’t mind that her gift has become mere entertainment—a party trick—for the fashionable crowd. There, delphine is thrust into recapturing the past. At a time in her career when she could easily be unknown and penniless, like so many of her classmates from L’École des Beaux Arts, in America she has gained notoriety for her stunning “shadow portraits” that frequently expose her subjects’ most scandalous secrets.

Trapped in an ancient chateau where hidden knowledge lurks in the shadows, her family, her magick, Delphine questions everything and everyone she loves the most—her art, and Mathieu—in an effort to accept them as the gifts they are. Only there can she shed her fear of loving and living with her eyes wide open.

In this riveting and richly drawn novel from “one of the master storytellers of historical fiction” New York Times bestselling author Beatriz Williams, a talented young artist flees New York for the South of France after one of her scandalous drawings reveals a dark secret—and triggers a terrible tragedy.

The Library of Light and Shadow: A Novel #ad - In the wake of a dark and brutal world war, the glitz and glamour of 1925 Manhattan shine like a beacon for the high society set, desperate to keep their gaze firmly fixed to the future. Then, in a penthouse high above fifth Avenue, on a snowy night in February, Delphine’s mystical talent leads to a tragedy between two brothers.

And finally by her ex-lover mathieu, who is determined to lure her back into his arms, unaware of the danger that led Delphine to flee Paris for New York five years before. Devastated and disconsolate, delphine renounces her gift and returns to her old life in the south of France where Picasso, Matisse, and the Fitzgeralds are summering.

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The Witches of BlackBrook

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Amber Leaf Publishing #ad - Lost then found, souls remain bound. After centuries separated, fate has finally reunited them in the present day. One the healer, one the teacher, and one the deceiver. Will their reunion return their full powers, or end their souls journey forever?A Witches of BlackBrook novel. Through space and time, sisters entwined.

. Three sisters escape the Salem witch trials when the eldest casts a spell that hurtles their souls forward through time.

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Time's Convert

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Viking #ad - The shadows that marcus believed he'd escaped centuries ago may return to haunt them both--forever. A passionate love story and a fascinating exploration of the power of tradition and the possibilities for change, Time's Convert will delight fans of the All Souls trilogy and all readers of magic, the supernatural, and romance.

She decides to become a vampire, too, and though the process at first seems uncomplicated, the couple discovers that the challenges facing a human who wishes to be a vampire are no less formidable in the modern world than they were in the 18th century. But his transformation is not an easy one and the ancient traditions and responsibilities of the de Clermont family clash with Marcus's deeply-held beliefs in liberty, equality, and brotherhood.

Time's Convert #ad - Fast forward to contemporary London, where Marcus has fallen for Phoebe Taylor, a young employee at Sotheby's. From the #1 new york times bestselling author of A Discovery of Witches, a novel about what it takes to become a vampire. Set in contemporary paris and london, and the American colonies during the upheaval and unrest that exploded into the Revolutionary War, a sweeping story that braids together the past and present.

On the battlefields of the american revolution, matthew de Clermont meets Marcus MacNeil, a young surgeon from Massachusetts, during a moment of political awakening when it seems that the world is on the brink of a brighter future. When matthew offers him a chance at immortality and a new life, free from the restraints of his puritanical upbringing, Marcus seizes the opportunity to become a vampire.

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The Memory Painter: A Novel of Love and Reincarnation

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Picador #ad - But a deadly enemy watches their every move, and he will stop at nothing to ensure that the past stays buried. But there's a secret to Bryan's success: Every canvas is inspired by an unusually vivid dream. As his visions intensify, Bryan and Linz start to discern a pattern. Bryan believes these dreams are really recollections—possibly even flashback from another life—and he has always hoped that his art will lead him to an answer.

Winner of the rwa prism award for best time travel/steampunk and a finalist for best first book a thriller, a romance, a 10, 000-year adventure…The Memory Painter is “the guy-meets-girl story as you've never heard it before" Refinery29. Bryan pierce is an internationally famous artist, whose paintings have dazzled the world.

The Memory Painter: A Novel of Love and Reincarnation #ad - And when he meets linz jacobs, a neurogenticist who recognizes a recurring childhood nightmare in one Bryan's paintings, he is convinced she holds the key. Their meeting triggers bryan's most powerful dream yet—visions of a team of scientists who, on the verge of discovering a cure for Alzheimer's, died in a lab explosion decades ago.

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The Last Days of Magic: A Novel

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Penguin Books #ad - Jordan, the vatican commander tasked with vanquishing the remnants of otherworldly creatures from a disenchanted Europe, has built a career on such plots. But increasingly he finds himself torn between duty and his desire to understand the magic that has been forbidden. As kings prepare, aisling and jordan must come to terms with powers given and withheld, exorcists gather, and divisions widen between the warring clans of Ireland, while a world that can still foster magic hangs in the balance.

A novel rich and strange. Geraldine brooks what became of magic in the world? who needed to do away with it, the last Days of Magic brilliantly imagines answers to these questions, legend, and for what reasons? Drawing on myth, and Biblical mysteries, fairy tales, sweeping us back to a world where humans and magical beings co-exist as they had for centuries.

Aisling, was born to rule both domains and—with her twin, a goddess in human form, Anya—unite the Celts with the powerful faeries of the Middle Kingdom. The last days of magic introduces us to unforgettable characters who grapple with quests for power, human frailty, and the longing for knowledge that has been made taboo.

The Last Days of Magic: A Novel #ad - Filled with papal machination and royal intrigue, faeries, magic and mayhem, Vikings, angels and goddesses, kings and queens, legates, this is one wild and breathless ride. Karen joy fowler“plundering the treasure chest of human myths, from mysterious biblical giants to ferocious Celtic faeries, Tompkins has created a fantasy adventure with the shifting perspectives of dreamscape.

But within medieval Ireland interests are divided, and far from its shores greater forces are mustering.

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