By Familiar Means: A Witch's Cat Mystery
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By Familiar Means: A Witch's Cat Mystery

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In the latest from the author of A Familiar Tail, a witch and her familiar find trouble brewing at a coffee house.

After discovering her mystical heritage--and being adopted by furry feline familiar Alistair--artist Annabelle Britton has decided to make picturesque Portsmouth, New Hampshire, her new home. Now, she can take the time to figure out her new abilities and welcome her grandmother, who is visiting Portsmouth, and her old coven, for the first time in thirty years. But being a witch doesn't magically put money in the bank. When she's hired to paint the murals for a new coffee house, it seems like a wish come true. But then a series of spooky sounds and strange happenings convince the owners that their new shop is haunted. They want Anna and her coven to evict the restless spirit before the grand opening. Annabelle is certain the haunted happenings at the shop are just hocus pocus. But when her search reveals hidden smugglers' tunnels beneath the shop--and a dead body--Annabelle, Alastair, and the coven suddenly find themselves in a cat and mouse game with a killer...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 108 x 172 x 23mm | 166g
  • Berkley Publishing Corporation,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0451476581
  • 9780451476586
  • 25,548

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Praise for A Familiar Tail "A special brew of magic, murder, mayhem...and one extraordinary cat."--National Bestselling Author Laurie Cass "Much like Bewitched, the feline in this one is a blast, and Annabelle is perfect when it comes to magical thinking and doing in New Hampshire. It will be more than fun to follow her journey for a good, long time to come."--Suspense Magazine "Anna is so genuinely likable, the dialogue so cleverly written, and the plot so compelling, that readers will enthusiastically follow her adventures and eagerly await their next chance to enter her world. Continual twists guarantee that readers will be as surprised by the truth as Anna, and the wit and confident writing by the author will cement her place on the list of must-read paranormal mystery series."--Kings River Life Magazine
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About Delia James

Born in California and raised in Michigan, Delia James writes her tales of magic, cats, and mystery from her hundred-year-old bungalow home. She is the author of the Witch's Cat mysteries, which began with A Familiar Tail. When not writing, she hikes, swims, gardens, cooks, reads, and raises her rapidly growing son.
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718 ratings
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4 44% (317)
3 19% (139)
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