Twice the Witch by Danielle Garrett

April 11th, 2018 Kimberly Review 46 Comments

11th Apr
Twice the Witch by Danielle Garrett
Twice the Witch
by Danielle Garrett
Series: Beechwood Harbor Magic Mystery #2
Narrator: Amanda Ronconi
Length: 6 hours and 48 minutes
Genres: Cozy Mystery
Source: Publisher
Purchase: Amazon | Audible
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Narration: 4 cups
Rating: One StarOne StarOne StarOne Star

There's a new witch in town...
Jealousy is rearing its ugly head in Beechwood Harbor as Holly contends with her new roommate, and popular paranormal soap star, Evangeline Loren. Especially when the new witch in town turns her flirtatious smile towards Adam St. James, Holly's newly minted boyfriend.

But before she can wrench Adam from Evangeline's clutches, she has an amnesiac ghost begging for her help and finds herself smack dab in the middle of another murder investigation in the small town.

Holly has to track down the murderer and save her relationship ... all without landing herself in a witch’s duel.

Fave Narrator MURDERMYSTERY paranormal Small-town

Are you looking for a cozy mystery series with real paranormal elements like witches, ghosts, shifters, magic, and more? Then you need to snuggle up with the Beechwood Harbor Magic Mystery series.

Twice the Witch by Danielle Garrett is the second novel in the Beechwood Harbor Magic Mystery series. Guys, this cozy mystery has so many elements I love.

  • An old manor owned by a ghost and home to supernatural boarders.
  • A small seaside town.
  • Protagonist and witch, Holly, works full-time in a coffee shop. Bonus they serve pastries!
  • A local private investigator named Nick, works the cases, alongside the police. And of course, Holly meddles. Thanks to things she knows that a human PI can’t.
  • Amanda Ronconi has fast become a favorite narrator. I enjoy the voices she creates and her pacing. She takes the story to the next level while keeping me engaged.  Her voices are animated giving depth to these characters.
  • Snark, friendship, and MURDER!

In Twice the Witch, one of the barista girl’s cousin goes missing. Thanks to Holly, Nick the PI is hired to investigate. A simple walk on the beach soon has Holly involved. We get to know Holly more, and finally get her backstory as to why she was banished from her coven. A new boarder, Evangeline, a lovely actress, and witch. She causes some tension with Holly’s budding relationship with a certain, laid back and sexy shifter. Not to mention the tension caused by her spending time with Nick, the local investigator.

Garrett offered up an interesting murder mystery that threw our heroine some unexpected twists. I enjoyed time spent in Beechwood Manor, hearing about spells and enjoyed the local happens. While each book has its own case, I recommend reading these in order of release because of the characters and their relationships.

At just under six hours, Twice the Witch is perfect on audio and as I said, Ronconi really brings the story to life. I cannot wait to dive into, Witch Slapped, the next audio in this series.

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About Danielle Garrett

Danielle Garrett

From a young age, Danielle Garrett was obsessed with fantastic places and the stories set in them. As a lifelong bookworm, she’s gone on hundreds of adventures through the eyes of wizards, princesses, elves, and some rather wonderful everyday people as well. Danielle now lives in Oregon and while she travels as often as possible, she wouldn’t call anywhere else home. She shares her life with her husband and their house full of animals, and when not writing, spends her time being a house servant for three extremely spoiled cats.

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46 Responses to “Twice the Witch by Danielle Garrett”

  1. Angela @ Angel's Guilty Pleasures

    Wonderful review. I really enjoyed book one and picked up book 2 when it was on sale. I need to read it. The audio sounds lovely. The prequel to the series tells us about Holly and why she ended up banished. It’s the event. It was offered up in her newsletter a while back, don’t think it’s published…

  2. Laura Thomas

    It has all the ingredients I look for in a fun cozy series, Kim! I’m going to add this to my list. I think I’ll go with audible too. I like it now and then when they aren’t 12 or more hours long.

  3. Lindsi

    Looking at this cover, my mind immediately thinks, “Oh, Halloween…” I’m not usually a fan of Halloween-esque books, but I do love a good paranormal mystery. This actually sounds like something I would enjoy, and I love a good audiobook! Thank you for reviewing this! I wouldn’t have known about it otherwise. (I also love that the next book is called “Witch Slapped,” hahaha.

    • Kimberly

      The cover is cute, but the story takes place in a seaside setting. This book was set in early summer.

      • Lindsi

        I think the cover is adorable, but it makes me think of Halloween. I love that it’s a seaside setting in summer!

  4. Lexi

    I’m going to have to add this one to by list to check out, it sounds awesome. Thank you for introducing me to this title!

  5. Heidi

    It’s been awhile since I read a cozy with a paranormal twist. I love a good cozy and this one seems like one I would enjoy I am going to see if I can get it at my library. Thanks for the recommendation.

  6. Ethan

    You know I love a mix of mystery and supernatural! I’ve got a copy of The Broken Girls by Simone St. James that I’m eager to read soon.

  7. Mary @StackingMyBookShelves!

    First off, I love the name Twice the Witch – Love it and I haven’t read a good cozy mystery in a long time. Since I have audible I should pick this one up. Sounds like a good book. Great review!

    Mary

  8. Cyn

    This sounds like a fun read! I do love Snark, friendship, and MURDER! Glad this was a lovely listen, great review, Kim!

  9. Melanie Simmons

    I haven’t listened to this one yet, but I’m excited to get to it. Maybe, I’ll start this when I finish my current listen.