The Reluctant Witch Author:Susan Grace Meredith Albright Rand simply wants to live like any mortalto make her Magic Emporium & Costume Shop a success, to enjoy her friends, and maybe to fall in love. But for Merry, who was born a witch, that takes a special kind of disciplineespecially after Dr. Bryan Aldwyn visits her shop one day. The handsome but klutzy pediatric onco... more »logist needs help putting together a magic show at the hospital. With love in the wings and a crowd of sick kids waiting for a magical show, Merrys resolve to live like a mortal falters. Should she save the show with her magic and risk losing the man she loves? As Merry and Bryans love intensifies, so does her guilty conscience. When she turns to her family for help, she runs into more trouble. Smart and powerful Aunt Nora thinks Merry should sharpen her witch skills and have some fun. Her father wants her to succeed him as Grand Wizard of the Domain. Their antics throw Merry for a loop trying to keep her little secret. And then theres the question of Harry, the cat who mysteriously enters Merrys life andinterestinglydisappears whenever Bryan comes to call. Merry and Bryan must overcome many many obstacles before discovering that the greatest magic of all is love.« less
THE RELUCTANT WITCH is a light and frothy, fun paranormal romance that though the plot never takes itself too seriously, the tale gracefully leads the audience into believing magic is real. Merry is a great protagonist as she deals with no men in her life ever since her stepfather died along side her mother to suddenly being a hunk magnet. Everyone wants to manipulate her to do his or her (mostly his) bidding. Fans of offbeat whimsical tales will want to be magically transported by THE RELUCTANT WITCH into her amusing world of Bell, Book, and Candle. THE RELUCTANT WITCH is a perfect lazy-day book.