The Water Witch by Carol Goodman audiobook

The Water Witch: A Novel

By Juliet Dark
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Blackstone Publishing 9780345524249

The Fairwick Chronicles: Book 2

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Perfect for fans ofDeborah Harkness and Elizabeth Kostova, The Water Witch is abreathtakingly sexy and atmospheric novel of ancient folklore, passionate love,and thrilling magic. After casting out a dark spirit, Callie McFay, aprofessor of Gothic literature, has at last restored a semblance of calm to herrambling Victorian house. But in the nearby thicket of the honeysuckle forest,and in the currents of the rushing Undine stream, more trouble is stirring. Theenchanted town of Fairwick’s dazzling mix of mythical creatures has come undersiege from the Grove: a sinister group of witches determined to banish the feyback to their ancestral land. With factions turning on one another, all arecruelly forced to take sides. Callie’s grandmother, a prominent Grove member,demands her granddaughter’s compliance, but half-witch/half-fey Callie canhardly betray her friends and colleagues at the college. To stave off disaster,Callie enlists Duncan Laird, a seductive academic who cultivates hervast magical potential, but to what end? Deeply conflicted, Callie struggles tosave her beloved Fairwick, dangerously pushing her extraordinary powers to thelimit—risking all, even the needs of her own passionate heart.

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Perfect for fans ofDeborah Harkness and Elizabeth Kostova, The Water Witch is abreathtakingly sexy and atmospheric novel of ancient folklore, passionate love,and thrilling magic.

After casting out a dark spirit, Callie McFay, aprofessor of Gothic literature, has at last restored a semblance of calm to herrambling Victorian house. But in the nearby thicket of the honeysuckle forest,and in the currents of the rushing Undine stream, more trouble is stirring.

Theenchanted town of Fairwick’s dazzling mix of mythical creatures has come undersiege from the Grove: a sinister group of witches determined to banish the feyback to their ancestral land. With factions turning on one another, all arecruelly forced to take sides. Callie’s grandmother, a prominent Grove member,demands her granddaughter’s compliance, but half-witch/half-fey Callie canhardly betray her friends and colleagues at the college. To stave off disaster,Callie enlists Duncan Laird, a seductive academic who cultivates hervast magical potential, but to what end? Deeply conflicted, Callie struggles tosave her beloved Fairwick, dangerously pushing her extraordinary powers to thelimit—risking all, even the needs of her own passionate heart.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A lighthearted, fast moving fantasy…The Water Witch should appeal to readers of Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse novels.” New York Journal of Books
“An intriguing story that will keep readers guessing.” Romance Reviews Today
“Dark has an exquisite and clear voice…One is aware of being in the hands of a mistress of the fine arts of storytelling and characterization…It’s all just great fun.” Albany Chronogram
“Full of intricate twists and turns, Dark’s contemporary erotic gothic is a satisfying read.” Booklist

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Author Bio: Carol Goodman

Author Bio: Carol Goodman

Carol Goodman (a.k.a. Juliet Dark) is a critically acclaimed literary suspense writer. Her novels have won the Hammett Prize and the Mary Higgins Clark Award and have been nominated for the Dublin/IMPAC Award and the Nero Wolfe Award. After graduating from Vassar College, where she majored in Latin, she taught Latin for several years in Austin, Texas. She then received an MFA degree in fiction from the New School University, where she teaches writing.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 9.72
Audience: Adult
Language: English