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The Return of the Witch

A Novel
Narrated by: Marisa Calin
Series: Shadow Chronicles, Book 4
Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (854 ratings)

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Paula Brackston's debut novel, The Witch's Daughter, was the little book that could - with a captivating story, remarkable heroine, and eye-catching package, it has now netted over 200,000 copies in all formats. Now Paula returns with its sequel, The Return of the Witch, another bewitching tale of love and magic, featuring her signature blend of gorgeous writing, a fabulous and intriguing historical backdrop, and a headstrong and relatable heroine listeners will cheer for.

After five years in the Summerlands, Gideon has gained his freedom. Elizabeth knows he will go straight for Tegan and that she must protect the girl she has come to regard as her own daughter. In the time since she the dramatic night in Batchcombe woods, Tegan has traveled the world, learning from all manner of witches, and she is no longer the awkward teenager and novice spellcaster she once was. However, her skills are no match for Gideon's dark, vengeful power, and he succeeds in capturing her. Will Elizabeth be able to find her? Will they be able to defeat their nemesis once and for all?

In a breathless journey that takes them through history to the 17th and 19th centuries, witch pursues warlock. Three people steeped in magic weave a new story, but not all will survive until the end.

©2016 Paula Brackston (P)2016 Macmillan Audio

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LOVE this book.

Great story from beginning to end. Lots of twists and turns. left hanging on every word. Worth another read.

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  • Lori
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  • 03-19-17

I loved it!!

This book wraps up the story of Elizabeth and Teagan perfectly but I still hope for another story with these characters.

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loved this book!

such a great second part to this story! I really loved all of the new characters

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Excellent story, average performance

I've listened to four novels by this author, with the same narrator. The writing is beautiful and well crafted, but the story and plot are somewhat formulaic across the four novels.

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Great Book

The Witches Daughter was great so I was Excited to listen to The Return of the Witch. This book was not slow as others have said. It was well written. Loved the characters and the story line itself was well thought out. The narrator was also enjoyable.

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3rd times the charm!!

I have reread all of Ms.Brackton's several times. I am now enjoying them on Audio.I absolutely love this book. I absolutely love the first one. Please give it a try. It is so vividly written and told, you feel like you are there.

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Love these books

This author is so great and the narrator does a great job. These books are really transporting, which is what i love. I feel like i have traveled to the places of the characters and are in that time with them

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Delightful

I thought it was a delightful read. Well.. listen. Marisa’s voices and voices are just perfect. I hope to see Teagan again ❤️

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Another Great Story From Paula Brackston

I love the way Marisa Calin performs Ms. Brackston's stories. I feel I am in the action with the characters.

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delightful. exquisite ending

loved it and read it after bi 1 so I could follow through with Beth...