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Summary

The veil between the worlds is shredding. The old goddesses are calling. 

Erin inherits a cottage in a remote village from a grandmother she's never met. Considering how much she longs to get away from the unexciting life stretching out in front of her, this might be a dream come true.

Except that it's a village full of witches and Druids practising an ancient religion passed down through the centuries, and the priestess leading it is the calm, uncanny death worker Morghan Wilde.

Life is different in Wilde Grove, with ownership of the cottage coming with a non-negotiable condition, and it's one Erin's not sure she can meet, or even if she should. She must choose to believe in the unbelievable - and then learn how to do magic too. Only then will she be able to claim her inheritance.

It's an inheritance that is so much more than a cottage in the woods.

Coming from a world that doesn't believe in magic, can she change her mind in time to claim her true identity and begin walking the path of her ancient ancestors?

©2020 Wych Elm Books (P)2021 Wych Elm Books

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Do not bother!

I was really looking forward to listening to the book but I couldn’t bring myself to finish! What a load of self-righteous tosh! The writing/story is lacklustre and boring and the narrator is woeful. 9 hours into it and nothing of anybody significance had happened. I just had to give up!

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Got better with each chapter

l found it to be quite slow to start with and was on the verge of putting it down. Then l started to think about the characters when not reading it and knew l was hooked. l have just ordered book 2 so that says it all.

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Enchanting

Captivating story, beautifully written! Exited to read the whole series.
Listened to the whole book in two days

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Details

I’m enjoying the book so far but am finding some of the details annoying, for example, hares live in forms not burrows and foxes live in dens not burrows.
Really hoping there aren’t any more mistakes like this!

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The research into this story has been 2nd to none. Paganism and witchcraft sensitively represented but it has been let down by repetitive lines in the writing. All the vicar seems to say is '' What does that mean?'' then repeat what's just been said to her.
It's a lovely story just not well told.

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  • 09-11-21

captivating

I loved the story line and the narration. never a dull moment throughout the book.

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  • Judith J. Sanchez
  • 13-03-22

Really Touched My Soul

Loved every moment of this book! Great story and narration! So excited to hear the rest of her books!

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  • Moon
  • 16-02-22

uggh. pandemic in the stories? slow.

I seriously read to escape the insane reality... bringing it into the book was it's demise. it's a slow start...I can't.

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  • Lucas M. Shepherd
  • 15-02-22

Really enjoyed this book

I really liked this entire story and how it unfolded. The characters were well thought out and the narrator did a wonderful job of bringing the author's character's to life. Ending was refreshingly unique and left me wanting to see what she is going to conjure up in the next book!

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  • Tonya Johansson
  • 15-02-22

??????

I absolutely loved the writing. I was so engrossed in the building of the characters and their lives. I could almost picture myself sitting at the kitchen table drinking a cup of tea.
But, I kept expecting it to go somewhere ANYWHERE. It didn't. The story just stopped. Worst cliffhanger ever. For the simple reason that the author never gave you anything to want to buy the second book.

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  • Pam W
  • 12-01-22

A must read

I loved this book. The story of a young finding her path in life. A beautifully and magically woven story.

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  • 10-01-22

Loved it!!

I loved this story from start to finish and found it intriguing and mysterious. The in-depth descriptions of cozy cottages and woods made me think about all the best parts of England (my original home) and eased me in to a comfortable listening. The story took some unusual twists and turns and after each chapter finished, I immediately wanted to listen to more. It is read extremely well and the narrator's voice is warm and gently commanding which made for very easy listening. I felt like I was taken back to my roots and was reminded that all is not as it seems in our modern-day world. I can't wait to listen to book 2!!