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In A Witch’s Wardrobe by Juliet Blackwell: Book Review/Giveaway

IN THE July 28 ISSUE

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by Lorie Lewis Ham

This is the latest book in Juliet’s series featuring witch and vintage clothing store owner Lily Ivory. Moving to San Francisco after being exiled from her Texas town for being a witch, Lily is still getting to know people and making new friends. She is very cautious whom she trusts as she has had bad experiences when people find out what she is. Unfortunately, that bad experience continued in San Francisco recently costing her a relationship.

In this book Lily finds herself attending the Art Deco Ball with a very powerful and dangerous witch, Aiden Rhodes. She attends the ball determined to have a great time, though nervous about attending with Aiden, whom she is not certain she can trust. Things start getting strange before the night really begins when she literally runs into a young woman and gets a very strange feeling from her. Later Lily finds the woman in the ladies room on the verge of a death that Lily feels is magic related, and Lily becomes determined to help her.

For some reason Aiden ditches her at the ball and provides very little assistance in this case, warning her to leave it alone. Well of course she can’t and when her friend at the police department asks for her help with a murder case involving another local witch, she’s convinced they are connected and becomes even more determined to find out what’s going on. To complicate her life even further an anti magic group is vandalizing and threatening any store with a suspected magic connection–could they possibly be behind the witch’s death?

There are a lot of twists and turns in this book keeping you guessing all the way through. The vintage clothing store in the Haight-Ashbury District in San Francisco is a fun setting. The characters are great and varied and include a pig/gargoyle as her familiar. Along the way Lily may just find the love she has been looking for in a very unexpected place. If you enjoy a mystery with a touch of magic, a dash of humor, but also a serious side, don’t miss In A Witch’s Wardrobe.

Check out a review of Deadbolt in Juliet’s other series right here at KRL. And check out other mystery author video interviews on our YouTube Channel.

To enter to win a copy of In A Witch’s Wardrobe, simply email KRL at life@kingsriverlife[dot]com by replacing the [dot] with a period, and with the subject line “Witch”, or comment on this article. A winner will be chosen August 4, 2012. U.S. residents only.

Lorie Lewis Ham is our Editor-in-Chief and an enthusiastic contributor to various sections, coupling her journalism experience with her connection to the literary and entertainment worlds. Explore Lorie’s mystery writing at Mysteryrat’s Closet.

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1 bn100No Gravatar July 28, 2012 at 8:20pm

Sounds like a fun book.

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2 Carol MNo Gravatar July 31, 2012 at 2:11pm

I enjoy stories about witches!

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3 Mare FNo Gravatar
Twitter: @marefct
August 1, 2012 at 7:32am

This sounds like a charming book. I’m looking forward to reading it.

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4 JeremyNo Gravatar
Twitter: @GiveMamaSugar
August 1, 2012 at 12:38pm

So much love for this series. I’ve been eating through them since the day that A Witch’s Wardrobe hit stores. Even if I don’t win, I’ll be getting the book, because it’s JUST. THAT. AWESOME.

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5 JONINo Gravatar September 2, 2012 at 6:06am

I LOVE WITCHES!! SO….I’M THINKING I WOULD LOVE THIS BOOK/SERIES. ANYROAD, I AM DEFINATLEY GOING TO CHECK IT OUT. BRIGHT BLESSINGS ON YOUR CONTINUED SUCCESS JULIET AND THANK YOU FOR SHARING YOUR STORIES.
JONI

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