by Annette Marie
Series: The Guild Codex: Spellbound #3
Narrator: Cris Dukehart
Length: 8 hours and 9 minutes
Genres: Urban Fantasy
Purchase: Amazon | Audible
Narration: 5 cups Speed: 1.3x
Three months ago, I landed a job as a bartender. But not at a bar—at a guild. Yeah, the magic kind.
I'm not a badass mage like my three smokin' hot best friends. I'm not a sorcerer or an alchemist, or even a wussy witch. I'm just a human, slinging drinks like a pro and keeping my non-magical nose out of mythic business. Seriously, I know my limits.
So why am I currently standing in a black-magic ritual circle across from a fae lord?
Somewhere behind me, my three mage friends are battling for their lives. Somewhere near my feet is the rogue witch I just knocked out with a stolen spell. And I have about five seconds to convince this very angry sea god not to shmoosh me like a bug.
I'm pretty sure this wasn't part of the job description
Two Witches and a Whiskey by Annette Marie is a fun urban fantasy series about a human who finds herself working in a Guild bar and solving cases with three smoking hot Mages. A spell thwarted has Tori in trouble and MagiPol is sniffing around the Claw & Hammer.
I am having such a blast with this series. I love the world Annette Marie has created. While each book revolves around a mythical case, the series is best listened to in order of release.
So far the guild has done a good job of keeping Tori’s employment at the Claw & Hammer a secret, but MagiPol shows up with questions about recent cases/bounties and is looking for a guild member with red hair. A woman who was involved in a kidnapping case and may know the notorious Ghost. Eep! The guys get Tori out of there and Darius puts her on leave until things cool down. Our poor girl is depressed, but two witches show up at her apartment and things are about to get interesting!
We gain some insight into our handsome mages, particularly Kia. Ezra helps Tori sort through some of her own issues and we learn more about Zak, Aka the Ghost as Tori gets herself caught up with powerful fae, and a dark lord.
The plot was fast paced, action packed and entertaining. I enjoy how the author can share more about the characters and world as she seamlessly weaves them into the current storyline. We see overall series arc advancement including the MagiPol problem.
What really makes this series are the characters and bonds that form. We have magical creatures, complicated dudes, tarot readers and more. Darius the guild leader impresses me, and I love how Kia, Ezra and Aaron. I hope we see a lot more of Zak, the mysterious druid. The banter and snark between him and Tori are hilarious.
Cris Dukehart has become the voice of these characters. Her narration is fun. From the fae to Tori she has given each a unique voice that suits their personalities. I will grab other titles she narrates.
Two Witches and a Whiskey ended on a high note. Fans of UF looking for friends, exciting magic cases and humor should grab the series.
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