Welcome to my stop on the Great Escapes Virtual Book Tour for Bait and Witch – A Witch Way Librarian Mystery by Angela M. Sanders. Stop by each blog on the tour for interviews, guest posts, spotlights, reviews and more!
Librarian Josie Way moved to small-town Oregon to lay low. Instead, thanks to newfound magic abilities—and a killer on the loose—she’s leapt out of the frying pan and into a cauldron of trouble . . .
Bait and Witch – A Witch Way Librarian Mystery
by Angela M. Sanders
I received an ARC of this book free from NetGalley; however, all opinions are my own, and I was not required to give a review. This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive compensation at no cost to you.
Bait and Witch – A Witch Way Librarian Mystery
1st in Series
Publisher: Kensington (December 29, 2020)
Mass Market Paperback: 336 pages
Josie Way loved working among the Library of Congress’s leather-scented stacks—until she uncovered corruption and made herself a target. As Wilfred, Oregon’s new librarian, Josie can stay undercover until the case goes to court. But life in this little town isn’t as subdued as she expected. The library, housed in a a Victorian mansion, is slated to be bulldozed. Still digesting the news that her safe haven is about to become scrap lumber, Josie discovers a body in the woods . . .
Almost as shocking, Josie learns that she’s descended from a long line of witches—and her powers have suddenly sprung to life. With help from a spoiled alley cat who just may be her familiar, Josie’s thumbing through a catalog of suspects, hoping she can conjure a way to save her library—and her life . . .
My review of Bait and Witch
Bait and Witch is an exciting start to what is sure to be an entertaining cozy mystery series. Josie Way is on the run! When she and a colleague overhear a corrupt deal going down at their government job in Washington D.C., they find themselves in serious trouble. And when Josie’s friend disappears, she assumes the worst and makes a run for it…all the way across the country to Oregon!
I loved Bait and Witch. The small town setting along with quirky characters, books, and a cat, give it all of the elements I love about the cozy mystery genre. The magic just gives it that extra, well, magic! Josie’s unique skill set (no spoilers!) is enviable, and one I’d choose if I had gotten my letter to Hogwarts…still waiting…
Though there are a lot of things to love about Bait and Witch, I’d have to say that the eclectic mix of characters gave the book that special something for me. Josie certainly didn’t know what she was signing up for by heading to this small town, but she finds some special friendships among this quirky bunch.
I am looking forward to reading the following books in this series. If you like your cozies with a bit of magic, you’ll enjoy Bait and Witch too!
About Angela M. Sanders
Angela M. Sanders writes the Amazon bestselling Joanna Hayworth Vintage Clothing Mysteries and The Booster Club Capers. Under the pen name Clover Tate, she’s the author of the Kite Shop Mysteries (Berkley), which Romantic Times praised for their “well written wit and intrigue.” Angela’s articles on food, personalities, and perfume have appeared in a variety of magazines, and her monthly newsletters have nearly 2,000 subscribers. She interacts with readers on Facebook and Instagram and is a prominent blogger for Now Smell This, which garners 1.5 million monthly page views. Angela has two cats—one of whom is black of course—a witch’s freckle in her left eye and learned to read tarot cards from a pagan priestess.
Website – https://angelamsanders.com/
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/angela.m.sanders/
Twitter – https://twitter.com/AngelaMSanders
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