April 2, 2019

To Catch a Witch by Heather Blake - Review

To Catch a Witch by Heather Blake

Book details
Series: A Wishcraft Mystery (Book 8)
Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Crooked Lane Books; Reprint edition (March 12, 2019)
ISBN-13: 978-1683319641

Book description
Wishcrafter Darcy Merriweather might be a witch with the ability to grant wishes for others, but wishing isn’t going to help her catch a killer…

When wishcrafter Darcy Merriweather’s personal concierge company is hired by elite runner Abby Stillwell to organize the Wicked Mad Dash, a competition that takes place in the Enchanted Village, Darcy is more than willing to help her friend. As blizzard conditions rage on the morning of the race, Darcy’s main concern is the terrible weather―until Abby goes missing…and is later found dead, buried in the snow.

As Darcy investigates her friend’s untimely death, she learns that she didn’t really know Abby well at all. And those closest to the woman―her secret fiancĂ©, her roommate, her ex-boyfriend, and her co-workers at Balefire Sports―seem to have plenty to hide too. As Darcy digs deeper, she uncovers complicated relationships, a possible embezzlement scheme, and allegations of cheating against a top athlete.

Just when Darcy is convinced she’s hit a dead end in the case, a startling burglary and the hunt for Abby’s elusive ex send Darcy down a dark, dangerous trail. It will take the help from friends, family, and a little bit of magic for Darcy to stop a stone-cold killer from striking again.

Meet the author - Heather Blake
Heather Blake is the national bestselling author of the Wishcraft mysteries as well as the Magic Potion mysteries. She’s a total homebody who loves to be close to her family, read, watch cooking-competition TV shows, drink too much coffee, crochet, and bake cookies. Heather grew up in a suburb of Boston but currently lives in the Cincinnati area with her family.

My thoughts
I loved this book. There was so much that happened from the murder to the eldership.  I was happy and a little surprised by Harper's situation. Of course I love following Darcy and Nick and watching their relationship progress.  Pepe and Mrs P. continue to be two of my favorite characters.  I will be sad when the next book comes out since it will be the last.  I am anxious to see how it all ends. 

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