Double, Double, Toil and Trouble: Witches in Fiction

 

 

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble: Witches in Fiction

 

Science Fiction

Mystery

Romance

Main Fiction

 


 

 Science Fiction

 

Strange Brew edited by P.N. Elrod (Sci Fi AAA STR)

Several of the most popular urban fantasy authors come together in this delicious brew that crackles and boils over with tales of powerful witches and dark magic!

Strange Brew


The Witch's Daughter by Paula Brackston

Witnessing the death of her witch mother in the spring of 1628, Bess Hawksmith turns to secluded warlock Gideon Masters for protection and learns formidable powers, including immortality, skills she begins teaching to a new apprentice centuries later.

The Witch's Daughter

 

The Doppelganger series by Marie Brennan (Sci Fi BRE)

When a witch is born, a doppelganger is created. For the witch to master her powers, the twin must be killed. But what happens when the doppelganger survives?

Doppelganger   Warrior and Witch

Doppelganger (#1)

Warrior and Witch (#2)

 

Otherworld: Sisters of the Moon series by Yasmine Galenorn (Sci Fi GAL)

This fantasy series follows the adventures of the half-human, half-fae D'Artigo sisters: Delilah, a shapeshifter; Menolly, a vampire; and Camille, a witch.

Witchling   Changling   Darkling   Dragon Wytch   Night Huntress   Demon Mistress   Bone Magic   Harvest Hunting

Blood Wyne   Courting Darkness   Shaded Vision   Shadow Rising   Haunted Moon   

                 Witchling (#1)                                                                                                 Blood Wyne (#9)

                 Changling (#2)                                                                                                Courting Darkness (#10)

                 Darkling (#3)                                                                                                   Shaded Vision (#11)

                 Dragon Wytch (#4)                                                                                          Shadow Rising (#12)

                 Night Huntress (#5)                                                                                         Haunted Moon (#13)

                 Demon Mistress (#6)

                 Bone Magic (#7)

 

All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness (Sci Fi HAR)

Witch and Yale historian Diana Bishop discovers an enchanted manuscript, attracting the attention of 1,500-year-old vampire Matthew Clairmont. The orphaned daughter of two powerful witches, Bishop prefers intellect, but relies on magic when her discovery of a palimpsest documenting the origin of supernatural species releases an assortment of undead who threaten, stalk, and harass her.

A Discovery of Witches   Shadow of Night

A Discovery of Witches (#1)

Shadow of Night (#2)

 

The Hallows series by Kim Harrison (Sci Fi HAR)

Set after a disease wiped out a large portion of the human population and revealed the existence of witches, vampires, demons and other supernatural creatures, a witch named Rachel Morgan takes on the evildoers in her supernatural community. 

Dead Witch Walking   The Good, the Bad and the Undead   Every Which Way But Dead   A Fistful of Charms   For a Few Demons More   The Outlaw Demon Wails   White Witch, Black Curse   Black Magic Sanction   Pale Demon

A Perfect Blood   Ever After

Dead Witch walking (#1)

The Good, the Bad and the Undead (#2)

Every Which Way But Dead (#3)

A Fistful of Charms (#4)

For a Few Demons More (#5)

The Outlaw Demon Wails (#6)

White Witch, Black Curse (#7)

Black Magic Sanction (#8)

Pale Demon (#9)

A Perfect Blood (#10)

Ever After (#11)

 

Bronwyn the Witch series by Candace Havens (Sci Fi HAV)

With her globetrotting career of protecting the British Prime Minister, Bronwyn isn't your ordinary witch. But her powers can't help her decide between a sexy Sheik and the town doctor, who happens to be a warlock-and more than worthy of a liplock.

Charmed and Dangerous   Charmed and Ready   Charmed and Deadly

Charmed and Dangerous (#1)

Charmed and Ready (#2)

Charmed and Deadly (#3)

 

Downside Ghosts series by Stacia Kane (Sci Fi KAN)

Chess Putnam, a freewheeling witch and ghost hunter, has a talent for banishing the wicked dead - a talent that is in demand after the dead rose and began attacking the living.

Unholy Ghosts   Unholy Magic   City of Ghosts   Sacrificial Magic   Chasing Magic

Unholy Ghosts (#1)

Unholy Magic (#2)

City of Ghosts (#3)

Sacrificial Magic (#4)

Chasing Magic (#5)

 

Elemental Masters series by Mercedes Lackey (Sci Fi LAC)

This series of  recreated fairy tales feature witches, wizards and sorcery.

The Fire Rose   The Serpent's Shadow   The Gates of Sleep   Phoenix and Ashes   The Wizard of London   Reserved For the Cat   Unnatural Issue   Home from the Sea   Steadfast

The Fire Rose (#1)

The Serpent's Shadow (#2)

The Gates of Sleep (#3)

Phoenix and Ashes (#4)

The Wizard of London (#5)

Reserved for the Cat (#6)

Unnatural Issue (#7)

Home from the Sea (#8)

Steadfast (#9)

 

The Elemental Logic series by Laurie J. Marks (Sci Fi MAR)

The world of Shaftal, ruled for centuries by an earth witch, falls into chaos after her death. a new earth witch and her companions, each with talents with the elements, must pull Shaftal out of chaos.

Fire Logic   Earth Logic   Water Logic

Fire Logic (#1)

Earth Logic (#2)

Water Logic (#3)

 

A Nameless Witch by A. Lee Martinez (Sci Fi MAR)

Hiding her inherent beauty while hunting for men to consume, an immortal witch enters a reluctant partnership with the pure-hearted White Knight in order to counter the efforts of an insane sorcerer who is threatening their world.

A Nameless Witch

 

The Wicked Years series by Gregory Maguire (Sci Fi MAG)

This retelling of the Wizard of Oz questions the notions of good and evil, portraying the Wicked Witch of the West as a good but misunderstood woman.

Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West   Son of a Witch   A Lion Among Men   Out of Oz: The Final Volume in the Wicked Years

Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (#1)

Son of a Witch: A Novel (#2)

A Lion Among Men (#3)

Out of Oz: The Final Volume in the Wicked Years (#4)

 

The Horngate Witches series by Diana Pharoah Francis (Sci Fi FRA)

 The ancient Guardians of the earth are preparing to unleash widespread destruction on the mortal world, and they want the witches to help them. If the witches refuse, their covens will be destroyed, including Horngate, the place Max has grudgingly come to think of as home.

Bitter Night   Crimson Wind   Shadow City   Blood Winter

Bitter Night (#1)

Crimson Wind (#2)

Shadow City (#3)

Blood Winter (#4)

 

Alex Craft series by Kalayna Price (Sci Fi PRI)

Alex Craft, a witch with the ability to see and communicate with ghosts, finds love and other surprises among the beautifully dangerous fae.

Grave Witch   Grave Dance   Grave Memory   

Grave Witch (#1)

Grave Dance (#2)

Grave Memory (#3)

 

Lives of the Mayfair Witches series by Anne Rice (Sci Fi RIC)

Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding storytelling and the creation of legend, Anne Rice makes real for us a great dynasty of witches - a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philosophy, a family that over the ages is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous, and seductive being.

 The Witching Hour   Lasher   Taltos

The Witching Hour (#1)

Lasher (#2)

Taltos (#3)

 

The Circle Trilogy by Nora Roberts (Sci Fi ROB)

This epic tale that breaks down the boundaries between reality and the otherworldly, while forging together the passions of the men and women caught in a battle for the fate of humanity.

Morrigan's Cross   Dance of the Gods   Valley of Silence

Morrigan's Cross (#1)

Dance of the Gods (#2)

Valley of Silence (#3)

 

The Watcher series by Lilith Saintcrow (Sci Fi SAI)

Theodora Morgan knows she's a little strange. Her talent for healing has set her apart, marked her as different all her life. But will her tall, dark and handsome protector help her or hurt her?

Dark Watcher   Storm Watcher   Fire Watcher   Cloud Watcher   Mindhealer

Dark Watcher (#1)

Storm Watcher (#2)

Fire Watcher (#3)

Cloud Watcher (#4)

Mindhealer (#5)

 

The Chronicles of Ynis Aielle series by R.A. Salvatore (Sci Fi SAL)

Jeff "Del" DelGuidice was proud of his assignment to the research submarine The Unicorn. But his mission had barely begun when the vessel was sucked into a mysterious underseas void where time stood still, before propelling it forward, through the centuries. 

Echoes of the Fourth Magic   The Witch's Daughter   Bastion of Darkness

Echoes of the Fourth Magic (#1)

The Witch's Daughter (#2)

Bastion of Darkness (#3)

 

Rowan Gant Investigations series by M.R. Sellars (Sci Fi SEL)

When a young woman is ritualistically murdered in her Saint Louis apartment with the primary clue being a pentacle scrawled in her own blood, police are quick to dismiss it as a cult killing. Not one for taking things at face value, city homicide detective Ben Storm calls on his long time friend, Rowan Gant - a modern day practicing witch - for help. 

Harm None: A Rowan Gant Investigation   Never Burn a Witch: A Rowan Gant Investigation   Perfect Trust: A Rowan Gant Investigation   The Law of Three: A Rowan Gant Investigation   Crone's Moon: A Rowan Gant Investigation   Love is the Bond: A Rowan Gant Investigation   All Acts of Pleasure   The End of Desire: A Rowan Gant Investigation 

Harm None: A Rowan Gant Investigation (#1)

Never Burn a Witch: A Rowan Gant Investigation (#2)

Perfect Trust: A Rowan Gant Investigation (#3)

The Law of Three: A Rowan Gant investigation (#4)

Crone's Moon: A Rowan Gant Investigation (#5)

Love is the Bond: A Rowan Gant Investigation(#6)

All Acts of Pleasure: A Rowan Gant Investigation (#7)

The End of Desire: A Rowan Gant Investigation (#8)

 


 

Mystery

 

Bewtiching Mystery Series by Madelyn Alt (Mystery ALT)

Antiques-shop clerk Maggie O'Neill was a little weirded out when she discovered her new boss Felicity was a witch. But when Felicity becomes the suspect in a local murder, Maggie must enlist Felicity's wiccan friends for help--and discover her own spellbinding talent.

The Trouble With Magic   A Charmed Death   Hex Marks the Spot   No Rest For the Wiccan   Where There's a Witch   A Witch In Time   Home for a Spell   

The Trouble With Magic (#1)

A Charmed Death (#2)

Hex Marks the Spot (#3)

No Rest for the Wiccan (#4)

Where There's a Witch (#5)

A Witch In Time (#6)

Home for a Spell (#7)

 

Witchcraft Mystery series by Juliet Blackwell

Secondhand Spirits   A Cast-Off Coven   Hexes and Hemlines   In a Witch's Wardrobe   

Secondhand Spirits (#1)

A Cast-Off Coven (#2)

Hexes and Hemlines (#3)

In a Witch's Wardrobe (#4)

 

Fever Devilin series by Phillip DePoy (Mystery DEP)

Leaving his job as an academic to return home to the Georgia Appalachians, folklorist Fever Devilin finds his homecoming taking an unexpected turn when he stumbles upon a corpse on his front porch, leading him to discover a world of mystery and witchcraft.

The Devil's Hearth   The Witch's Grave   A Widow's Curse   The Drifter's Wheel   A Corpse's Nightmare   December's Thorn

The Devil's Hearth (#1)

The Witch's Grave (#2)

A Minister's Ghost (#3)

A Widow's Curse (#4)

The Drifter's Wheel (#5)

A Corpse's Nightmare (#6)

December's Thorn (#7)

 


 

Romance

 

Triplet Witch Trilogy (Romance BLA)

Follow the adventures of the Cartwright sisters - Harmony, Destiny and Storm - triplets, witches and unstoppable seductresses.

Sex and the Psychic Witch   Gone With the Witch   Never Been Witched

Sex and the Psychic Witch (#1)

Gone With the Witch (#2)

Never Been Witched (#3)

 

Southern Witch series by Kimberly Frost (Romance FRO)

The family magic seems to have skipped over Tammy Jo Trask. All she gets are a few untimely visits from long-dead, smart-mouthed family ghost Edie. But when her locket-an heirloom that happens to hold Edie's soul-is stolen in the midst of a town-wide crime spree, it's time for Tammy to find her inner witch.

Would-Be Witch    Barely Bewitched   Halfway Hexed

Would-Be Witch (#1)

Barely Bewitched (#2)

Halfway Hexed (#3)

 

Arcane Shot series by Joey W. Hill (Romance HIL)

Gun-shop owner and witch Ruby Night Divine, who considers her Smith & Wesson more reliable than her powers, agrees to help a powerful sorcerer train a coven of witches to fight a demon and his minions, in a mission that jeopardizes both her heart and soul.

Something About Witches   In the Company of Witches

Something About Witches (#1)

In the Company of Witches (#2)

 

The Donovan Legacy by Nora Roberts (Romance ROB)

Morgana Donovan, a beautiful woman gifted with extraordinary abilities, proves to Nash Kirkland, a hardheaded skeptic who is using her to research his latest screenplay, that magic really does exist

Captivated   Entranced   Charmed and Enchanted   

Captivated (#1)

Entranced (#2)

Charmed and Enchanted (#3 & #4)

 

Babes-on-Brooms series by Vicki Lewis Thompson (Romance THO)

These charming tales of love and witchcraft feature the sexy and magical Revere sisters.

Blonde With a Wand   Chick With a Charm

Blonde With a Wand (#1)

Chick With a Charm (#2)

 


 

Main Fiction

 

Corrag by Susan Fletcher (Main Fiction FLE)

Set in the year 1692, Corrag is imprisoned and awaits execution for witchcraft after the massacre of 38 members of the Macdonald Clan.

Corrag

 

Deliverance from Evil by Francis Hill (Main Fiction HIL)

A novel exploring the emotion and the reality of the Salem Witch Trials.

Deliverance from Evil

 

Three Sisters Island series by Norah Roberts (Main Fiction ROB)

Fleeing her abusive husband, Nell Channing takes a job in a bookstore cafe on Three Sisters Island and then learns that the island suffers from a terrible curse - one that can only be broken by the descendants of the Three Sisters, the witches who settled the island in 1692.

Dance Upon the Air   Heaven and Earth   Face the Fire   

Dance Upon the Air (#1)

Heaven and Earth (#2)

Face the Fire (#3)

 

Salem Falls by Jodi Picoult (Main Fiction PIC)

Robbed of his teaching career and reputation by a student's false accusations, Jack St. Bride is struggling to rebuild his life in the wake of an eight-month jail sentence by taking a job washing dishes at Addie Peabody's diner, but fresh accusations of rape by teenage girls from his former school threaten to destroy him once again.

Salem Falls

 

The Hangman's Daughter series by Oliver Pötzsch, translated by Lee Chadeayne (Main Fiction POT)

In this historical thriller set in 17th century Germany, hangman Jakob Kuisl is called upon to investigate whether witchcraft is at play in his small Bavarian town after a dying boy is pulled from the river with a mark crudely tattooed on his shoulder

The Hangman's Daughter   The Dark Monk   The Beggar King

The Hangman's Daughter (#1)

The Dark Month (#2)

The Beggar King (#3)

 

The Blair Witch Project by D.A. Stern (Main Fiction STE)

In October of 1994, three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary about a series of disappearances. A year later their footage was found.

The Blair Witch Project 

 

The Eastwick series by John Updike (Main Fiction UPD)

The Witches of Eastwick   The Widows of Eastwick

The Witches of Eastwick (#1)

The Widows of Eastwick (#2)