Home for a Spell: A Bewitching Mystery. Madelyn Alt, Berkley Prime Crime, $ (p) ISBN As the newest witch in Indiana, Maggie O’Neill already has plenty to deal with. So being hobbled by a broken leg doesn’t help. Neither does the fact that her best. Madelyn Alt S Series Opener The Trouble With Magic Casts A Cozy And Often Wickedly Witty Spell Nero Blanc Author Of The Crossword Mystery Series.

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Overall a decent read, and a good lead to the next, hopefully better, book in the series. They are easy to read and have a good plot line. This is a different kind of mystery and I like it.

I read and enjoyed the first book in this series and, since I was sick and stuck at home for a while, ended up reading all the rest one right after another. It took forever for the murder to happen. May 28, Juliewheatcox.

Home for a Spell (A Bewitching Mystery, #7) by Madelyn Alt

And Maggie finds herself not only searching for a new home- but for a frightfully clever killer. Jan 08, LaRaine P rated it liked it Shelves: I know I’ve mentioned it before, but I’ll mention it again: I read these books primarily because they are mystery novels; if I had wanted to read a formulaic romance, I could have picked up a book in that genre. Expecting that this will be difficult in the small town of Stony Mill, she is extremely surprised when she find what seems to be the perfect place on her first day of searching.

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But when she goes to sign the rental agreement the following day and finds the manager floating face-down in the swimming pool, she has second thoughts. There was almost nothing of a supernatural flavor in this one, but it was a good summer read. Jan 30, Myhotstylist rated it did not like it. And Maggie finds herself not only searching for a new home-but for a frightfully clever killer And the “twist” at the very end felt sensationalist and gratuitous, and was handled with such a lack of sensitivity that I doubt I’ll bother reading any more of this series.


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We see little of Maggie’s actual family here, though, and even Steff makes a token appearance. He pampers Maggie, drives her around, and tor over. The plot plods along with little to no comic relief and, perhaps the most irritating, for a book that is often shelved with paranormal fiction or modern fantasy – There madelyyn no elements of the supernatural whatsoever!

She talked like a teenager rather than a grown adult. This is a delightful series I became hooked on about a year ago. I will keep this author in my mind for the future though and try to catch up with the series.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I hardly ever stop reading, but this one was a chore to even reach the spot that I did. A born aficionado of all things paranormal, she currently spends her days toiling away in the mundane world of business and her nights writing tales of the mysterious.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Does that stop Maggie from trying to help Marcus discover what is truly behind the death of the manager of an apartment complex? Net rated it liked it. When Maggie enters the apartment she is considering leasing, the manager searches under the sofa. A touch of murder who done it?

The story seems to focus on the relationship of Maggie and Marcus. It is as if Alt read somewhere ‘romances must have tension to keep it interesting’ so she threw in a bunch of gratuitous non-issues for Maggie to agonize and whine about. I borrowed the Madelyn Alt series from a friend, who only had And what does the high school girl hiding in a closet have to do with anything and everything?


Home for a Spell

Ships from and sold by Amazon. Open Preview See a Problem? This quick, enjoyable installment in the series really whets the readers appetite for what comes next for Maggie. Neither does the fact that her best friend and upstairs neighbor is getting ready to tie the knot with her own boyfriend and move away. Of course not, this is Maggie I am writing about after all. Home for a Spell. I think maggie’s sister needs to be shot in the foot.

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I just can’t get over what an idiot this main character is. Never a good idea to start a series with book 7, although with Mystery it generally doesn’t matter. Once again, Maggie O’Neill was in the wrong place at aly wrong ho,e Here she is just trying to rent an apartment when she finds the manager floating in the complex pool. She is therefore eager to lighten his load of responsibilities by going home. Play with herbs and stones.

English Choose a language for shopping. After a long and busy day at the office there is nothing like settling down with a Bewitching mystery.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Appropriate use of language meaning no saltiness got me hooked. Each one of the people in her stories is fully developed. On the flip side, he likes to pamper her — but she needs to be close to him.

Refresh and try again. Maggie believes that her presence at his house is a great inconvenience for and bother to Marcus.