Friday, March 26, 2010

Barbara Bretton

Barbara Bretton

Tongue-in-cheek humor lifts this weird but fun hybrid, part knitting cozy, part paranormal romance, from romance veteran Bretton (Just Desserts). After a classy female tourist drowns mysteriously in an icy lake in remote Sugar Maple, Vt., the Montpelier authorities ask Boston homicide cop Luke MacKenzie to investigate. As Sugar Maple's temporary police chief, Luke soon notices the village's odd ambience. Originally a haven for witches who fled the Salem witchcraft trials three centuries earlier, Sugar Maple is now home to witches, vampires, fairies and trolls. Luke is also attracted to Chloe Hobbs, the half-human owner of the knitting shop Sticks & Strings, who must find Mr. Right if she's to preserve the spell that sustains the town's unusual residents. As sparks literally fly between the two, Chloe's "magickal" side stirs into life. Bretton charmingly depicts how love empowers Chloe and awakens Luke to some major surprises.

I LOVED the first book... Casting Spells and have been waiting for the 2nd book to come out, and yesterday I came across it at Chapters Book Store so of course I bought it :) I plan to read this book next!

1 comment:

roseygirl said...

I read ..."Laced with Magic" it was great But the ending was a little weird I'm not sure if there is going to be more in this series or not? And I really really liked the 1st 2 books so I hope there is more??