By Juliet Dark
Perfect for fanatics of Deborah Harkness and Elizabeth Kostova, The Water Watch is a breathtakingly attractive and atmospheric new novel of old folklore, passionate love, and exciting magic.
After casting out a depressing spirit, Callie McFay, a professor of gothic literature, has eventually restored a semblance of calm to her rambling Victorian apartment. yet within the within sight thicket of the honeysuckle wooded area, and within the currents of the speeding Undine circulate, extra difficulty is stirring. . . .
The enchanted city of Fairwick’s staggering mixture of legendary creatures has come less than siege from the Grove: a sinister crew of witches made up our minds to banish the fey again to their ancestral land. With factions turning on each other, all are cruelly pressured to take facets. Callie’s grandmother, a well-known Grove member, calls for her granddaughter’s compliance, yet half-witch/half-fey Callie can not often betray her pals and associates on the collage. To stave off catastrophe, Callie enlists Duncan Laird, an attractive seductive educational who cultivates her big magical capability, yet to what finish? Deeply conflicted, Callie struggles to avoid wasting her liked Fairwick, dangerously pushing her striking powers to the limit—risking all, even the wishes of her personal passionate heart.
Includes a preview of e-book 3 of The Fairwick Trilogy: The Angel Stone
Praise for The Water Witch
“A lighthearted, fast paced fable . . . The Water Witch should still attract readers of Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse novels.”—New York magazine of Books
“Dark has a good looking and transparent voice. . . . One knows being within the fingers of a mistress of the fantastic arts of storytelling and characterization. . . . It’s all simply nice fun.”—Albany Chronogram
“An interesting tale that would maintain readers guessing.”—Romance experiences Today
“Readers are bound to get pleasure from being again within the atmospheric Fairwick. The cliffhanger finishing will simply go away readers clamoring for the final installment during this fascinating trilogy.”—SheKnows
Praise for publication one of many Fairwick Trilogy: The Demon Lover
“Dark’s letter-perfect gothic variety is a delightful tribute to prior gothic novels, and the magical components, together with incubi, fae, vampires, and witches, make this a stellar romance.”—Booklist, incorporated in its record of the year’s “Top 10 SF/Fantasy Titles”
“Steamy and nuanced.”—Kirkus Reviews