The Witches of Cambridge

The Witches of Cambridge

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For fans of Alice Hoffman, Sarah Addison Allen, and Adriana Trigiani, "The Witches of Cambridge" reveals an astonishing world where the heart s deepest secrets give way to the magic of life-changing love.
"Be careful what you wish for. If you re a witch, you might just get it."
Amandine Bisset has always had the power to feel the emotions of those around her. It s a secret she can share only with her friends all professors, all witches when they gather for the Cambridge University Society of Literature and Witchcraft. Amandine treasures these meetings but lately senses the ties among her colleagues beginning to unravel. If only she had her student Noa s power to hear the innermost thoughts of others, she might know how to patch things up. Unfortunately, Noa regards her gift as a curse. So when a seductive artist claims he can cure her, Noa jumps at the chance, no matter the cost.
Noa s not the only witch who sin over her head. Mathematics professor Kat has a serious case of unrequited love but refuses to cast spells to win anyone s heart. Kat ssister, Cosima, is not above using magic to get what she wants, sprinkling pastries in her bakery with equal parts sugar and enchantment. But when Cosima sets her sights on Kat s crush, she conjures up a dangerous love triangle.
As romance and longing swirl through every picturesque side street, the witches of Cambridge find their lives unexpectedly upended and changed in ways sometimes extraordinary, sometimes heartbreaking, but always enchanting.
Praise for Menna van Praag s "The Dress Shop of Dreams"
Reminiscent of "Love Actually" and "P.S. I Love You . . ." recommended to readers who want to be charmed by the possibilities of love. "LibraryReads "(Top Ten Pick)"
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Product details

  • Hardback | 420 pages
  • 145 x 218 x 25mm | 499g
  • United States
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large type / large print edition
  • 1410490009
  • 9781410490001

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Praise for Menna van Praag
Reminiscent of "Love Actually" and "P.S. I Love You" . . . recommended to readers who want to be charmed by the possibilities of love. "LibraryReads "(Top Ten Pick), on "The Dress Shop of Dreams""
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About Menna van Praag

Menna van Praag was born in Cambridge, England, and studied modern history at Oxford University. Her first work of fiction, "Men, Money, and Chocolate" an autobiographical tale about a waitress who aspires to be a writer has been translated into twenty-six languages. Her first novel, "The House at the End of Hope Street, " was inspired by an idea van Praag had to set up a house for female artists to give them a year to fulfill their artistic ambitions. She is also the author of "The Dress Shop of Dreams.""
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