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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Hardcoverspelo. But breaking her leg and being forced to stay with someone, even if it is her new guy Marcus, is frustrating for the normally independent young woman. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Two mysteries have involved sexually explicit photos and even transgender.

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They are easy to read and have a good plot line. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. While the nefarious activities of the victim are more obvious to the reader than the characters, the solution to the mystery isn’t.

As the police with the help of Marcus and Maggie try to find the murderer, the dead manager is found not to be as he seems. How is she questioning what that cloud be at this point in the book? So in order to complete her collection, I purchased this book, which is 8. It is always good when the victim is a creep, then you don’t feel bad that they are dead.


East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. But the home she has shared with her best friend is about to change, as Steff is getting married and moving to another town. This is a different kind of mystery and I like it.

Impulsive as she is, Maggie nome decided to start looking for a new apartment. One person found this helpful. She loves chocolate, Siamese cats, a shivering-good ghost story, the magic in the world around us, and, sometimes, more chocolate.

At the same time, her best friend is getting married and preparing to move out of the upstairs apartment where they both live.

It was downright painful to read Maggie AND Marcus AND Tom all fumbling around like idiots when I and probably everyone with two brain cells to rub together figured out the significance of a certain broken item fairly early on.

Neither does the fact that her best friend and upstairs neighbor is getting ready to tie the kadelyn with her own boyfriend and move away.

Home for a Spell: A Bewitching Mystery

Witty and spooky, all at once! In that respect, this book fills an obvious niche — it solidifies the relationship between Maggie and Marcus, it strengthens the bond between Maggie and her mother, and it relegates Mel to a background scene, a supporting role and not even an important one. The murder did not happen until Chapter 6 and the solving of the murder was not very thrilling.


Mrs Alts books are becomming more and more chick lit than anything. It was nice though to see the author acknowledging the big problem with any series of cozy mysteries – too many murders for a small town. But overall, this story did not make me want to read any more books written by this author.

And Maggie finds herself not only searching for a new home-but for a frightfully clever killer I don’t think so. Apr 09, Darkand rated it it was amazing Shelves: In other words, they are: May 30, Erin rated it did not like it.

Of course not, this is Maggie I am writing about after all. Looking forward to reading the next book. I thought this was boring and not very interesting. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.