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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And Maggie finds herself not only searching for a new home- but for a frightfully clever killer. Oh my gosh, I just want to slap some brains into this character sometimes. This was a charming in several senses of the word, and well written murder mystery.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. As Maggie tries to find a new place so Marcus can concentrate on his education, Maggie innocently finds herself entangled in another murder investigation.

Apr 14, Bedrooped Bookworms rated it really liked it. Madelyn Alt is always good for a nice, fun read.

But I enjoyed the book, anyway. How is she questioning what that s;ell be at this point in the book? The dead body didnt appear until about the 6th chapter, and the entire 7th chapter was a re-hash of all the first 6 chapters. In this seventh installment of the Bewitching Mysteries series, Alt opens the novel with Maggie back at work again, hobbling around with her broken ankle. Its a great book, and a great series! 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.


Love the romance between Maggie and Marcus: I felt like the mystery element was a little hmoe though, because the body takes a long time to appear, and the actual mystery was one of the weakest I’ve read in any cozy. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Home for a Spell: A Bewitching Mystery

Skim reading worthy at best. I know I’ve mentioned it before, but I’ll mention it again: I was a little disappointed with this one – it is as if Alt wasn’t too sure where she wanted to take her character, Maggie, especially now that she is with Marcus. Im sad to say I honestly dont care anymore what happens to these characters because they have just gotten too dull for me. A bad and senseless choice when it could have been taken in literally any other less offensive direction.

The mystery just didn’t do it for me. Maggie had a short term relationship which lasted for a couple of books, but she has moved on although it is obvious the man has not. Disgusting transmisogyny made me wish I’d never picked this one up, or frankly any of the others before hand.

For an ’empath’ Maggie is extremely obtuse. And she’ll start by finally getting a new apartment. 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 maddelyn.

In that respect, this book fills an homee niche — it solidifies the relationship zpell 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 mystery was almost like a throw in to make a place to tell the love story, rather than a reason to write with the love story w filler.

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Play wi I know I’ve mentioned it before, but I’ll mention it again: I kept hoping that the main character, Maggie, would get a little more on the ball as the series progressed, but that never seemed to happen. English Choose a language for shopping. I borrowed the Madelyn Alt series from a friend, who only had I didn’t feel satisfied when the killer was revealed, though the twist that came at the end was a bit surprising.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I kept thinking ‘maybe once they find a dead body it will get interesting’. Here she is just homs to rent an apartment when she finds the manager floating in the complex pool. However, in this one she reverts to a two year old throwing temper tantrums and hissy fits throughout.

This was also a more relaxed mystery. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. Knowing what kind of expression is probably on your best friend’s face is not magic. I did not like that Marcus seems to be so very much the heterosexual male.

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