Witch Hunt – A Review

I have a habit of reading “munchable” books in the evening (baseball on in the background, naturally). I read a lot of serious stuff during the day and prefer to be entertained rather than educated at night.

Our purchase of Kindles earlier this year turned book-buying into instant gratification. I read a glowing review last week (and I do wish I could find it to give the author credit) of Witch Hunt by Devin O’ Branagan. I was out of new, light reading so thought I’d give it a try. The edition I read was updated from her first one, to make it more modern. I fell in love.

Without giving away too many details, she creates a modern-day Salem atmosphere in a small town in Colorado. Flashbacks to earlier times (including Salem Village) are vividly portrayed and give you a sense of why the modern family is the way they are.

I live in the Bible Belt and although we don’t have any televangelists nearby, the characters she portrayed made me just a little nervous about being out of the broom closet.

Admittedly, a lot of the magic described is fantasy or at least highly-exaggerated but then again, what we witches do on a regular basis wouldn’t make for much page-turning.

I read fast and got through it in an evening. I’d highly recommend this.


  • Selena Wolff Posted August 23, 2011 1:32 pm

    Sounds like a good book! Thanks for sharing.

  • Devin O’Branagan Posted August 26, 2011 6:54 pm

    Thank you so much for reviewing my novel! I am glad you enjoyed it so much.

    I have wonderful Pagan characters in my novels GLORY and RED HOT LIBERTY as well. Both are available for Kindle at very inexpensive prices. I hope you take a chance on those, too. Please visit my website: http://www.DevinWrites.com for more information.

    Bright blessings to you!

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