Cupcakes, Trinkets, and Other Deadly Magic
If you’d asked me a week ago, I would have told you that the best cupcakes were dark chocolate with chocolate cream cheese icing, that dancing in a crowd of magic wielders — the Adept — was better than sex, and that my life was peaceful and uneventful. Just the way I liked it.That’s what... show more
If you’d asked me a week ago, I would have told you that the best cupcakes were dark chocolate with chocolate cream cheese icing, that dancing in a crowd of magic wielders — the Adept — was better than sex, and that my life was peaceful and uneventful. Just the way I liked it.That’s what twenty-three years in the magical backwater of Vancouver will get you — a completely skewed sense of reality. Because when the dead werewolves started showing up, it all unraveled … except for the cupcake part. That’s a universal truth.Note: This 68,000 word urban fantasy is the first book of the Dowser Series by author Meghan Ciana Doidge.
Publish date: 2014-05-07
Pages no: 232
Edition language: English
Series: The Dowser (#1)
The female lead is a bit of TSTL. And also a Mary Sue. Everyone wants her, bla bla... The world-building was not so bad, but the strange (and for PNR or UF strangely poly) lust/crush/infatuation stuff going on didn't help.
Feeling really meh about this paranormal cozy. I figured out the killer early in the story, and wasn't all that interested in the dynamics of the relationships between the different characters. I felt that the ending didn't resolve the murder mystery and left too many loose ends. Not going to read a...
Vampires, Werewolves, shifters, necromancers and witches oh my. It was a cute cozy type para-mystery read with a few grizzly bits, a good introduction into this world of baked goodies and supernaturals.
Amateur writing badly in need of an editor. Jade was one of the most stupidly oblivious narrators I've read in a while. Somehow the last half of the book redeemed itself from the one star, so it's closer to 1.5 stars but this is not a great book. I am side-eyeing all those 5 star reviews. However, a...
about the author:Meghan Ciana Doidge is an award-winning writer based out of Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada. She has a penchant for bloody love stories, superheroes, and the supernatural. She also has a thing for chocolate, potatoes, and sock yarn.Novels: (in order of release) After Th...