Black Magic Woman
Supernatural investigator Quincey Morris and his partner, white witch Libby Chastain, are called in to help free a desperate family from a deadly curse that appears to date back to the Salem Witch Trials. To release the family from danger they must find the root of the curse, a black witch with a... show more
Supernatural investigator Quincey Morris and his partner, white witch Libby Chastain, are called in to help free a desperate family from a deadly curse that appears to date back to the Salem Witch Trials. To release the family from danger they must find the root of the curse, a black witch with a terrible grudge that holds the family in her power.The pursuit takes them to the mysterious underworlds of Boston, San Francisco, New Orleans and New York, stalking a prey that is determined to stay hidden. After surviving a series of terrifying attempts on their lives, the two find themselves drawn inexorably towards Salem itself and the very heart of darkness.
Publish date: January 29th 2008
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: Quincey Morris (#1)
Nothing spectacular that can be seen in Gustainis's Black Magic Woman. The writing is mediocre, the plot is pretty simple and the biggest drawback is the dull, lacklustre ending, so anti-climatic that it takes most of the fun away.
Because I seem to love reading things out of order, I have already done a review of Justin's second book in this series, Evil Ways. In this book, we are introduced to Quincy Morris a sort of psychic investigator/problem solver, Libby Chastain his white witch friend and partner, as well as Dale Fen...
This was a great urban fantasy. The world Gustainis creates is very near our own but witches and curses are real. So are vampires and werewolves and zombies. The world was well-drawn and very realistic. Quincy Morris is a descendant of one of the people who killed Dracula. His family has been huntin...
*Rating* Still debating between 3, 3 1/2 and 4 stars.*Genre* Dark Fantasy*Review*Black Magic Woman is the first book in the Quincey Morris series by Justin Gustainis. Even though the story is clearly supposed to be about Morris and his white witch friend and partner Elizabeth “Libby” Chastian, Gusta...
On hold at a little over halfway through the book - it's just really boring and I hate it when authors refer to characters by their first and last name.