Wicked Witch Murder

Wicked Witch Murder

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When the bewitching Diana Ravenscroft comes to quiet Tinker's Cove and opens Solstice, a quaint little shop offering everything from jewelry to psychic readings, Lucy Stone writes her off as eccentric but harmless. Even after Diana gives her a disturbingly accurate reading, Lucy can't help but befriend the newcomer. But not everyone in town is so enchanted. And when Lucy stumbles upon a dead body near her home, she can't shake the feeling that something sinister is lurking in the crisp October air. . .

Convinced Diana is an evil witch, prominent businessman Ike Stoughton blames her for a series of recent misfortunes, including Lucy's gruesome discovery and his own wife's death, and rallies the townsfolk against her. But after Lucy learns the murder victim was a magician and close friend of Diana's, she starts to wonder who's really stirring up a cauldron of trouble. By Halloween, her suspicions lead her to a deadly web of secrets--and a spine-chilling brush with the things that go bump in the night. . .

"Clever. . .a neat little cozy." -- Publishers Weekly

"Keeps fans coming back for more." -- RT Book Reviews

"The warm, small-town ambiance and the persevering Lucy Stone make this a winner for cozy fans." -- Library Journal

"I like Lucy Stone a lot, and so will readers." --Carolyn Hart
Publisher: New York : Kensington, 2010
ISBN: 9780758229304
9780758229298
Branch Call Number: MEIER
Characteristics: 298 p

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dancy72 Jun 24, 2012

I loved this book and i've read the newest on chocoloate covered murder but that one was slower and took awhile to get into the book. but this one was very good I'll try one more.

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Palomino
Jan 18, 2011

I like this series, it's the typical small-town mom detective story.

samdog123 Jan 08, 2011

Lucy Stone, reporter for the Pennysaver weekly newspaper in a small town in Maine, has a new mystery to solve. When the burned body of a leader of a witch's coven is found burnt and tied to a tree, Lucy works to unravel what really happened. Always a pleasure to read Leslie Meier's books--I've been reading this series of cozy mysteries for years.

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lucero862004
Oct 21, 2010

I love to read the lucy stone mysteries, I prefer to read urban books or dean koontz, but i have definately become a fan of this series...i've tried getting into others like it, but eventually they got old...

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