More than three hundred years after the most terrifying witch hunts the world has ever known, it's happening again. When an attack by ruthless witch hunters forces twenty-four-year-old Stella from her home in London into the protection of the powerful Witch Council in New York, she has to put her... show more
More than three hundred years after the most terrifying witch hunts the world has ever known, it's happening again. When an attack by ruthless witch hunters forces twenty-four-year-old Stella from her home in London into the protection of the powerful Witch Council in New York, she has to put her faith in strangers just to stay alive, yet she might not be any safer in their midst than the danger she escaped.Hidden from the Brotherhood in an extraordinary safe house by the sea where she is sent to learn her craft, Stella finds there is more than one dark secret in her new family: Étoile’s sister is spoken of in fear and sadness; Marc is supposed to be a powerful warlock but is missing his magic; where does the owner of their safe house vanish to every day and why does Evan have the eyes of someone not quite human?One secret is important enough to kill for and it's a secret so powerful it could destroy the fragile threads of Stella's new world.Praise for 'Illicit Magic'"Anyone who likes Charlaine Harris would most definitely enjoy this book. It's well written, rich in description and the characters are instantly likeable." Amazon UK review."...an enticing read with engaging characters and action-packed adventure that will have you biting your nails as you delve deeper into the mystery, madness and mayhem of Stella Mayweather’s life. Things aren’t always as they seem as secrets are revealed, the plot thickens, allies become enemies, friendships are tested, and love begins to blossom." The Readers Roundtable Infinity & Beyond.Other books in the series:Unruly MagicDevious MagicStella Mayweather Collection, Books 1-3[Revised edition uploaded October 14th 2011.]
Publish date: May 1st 2011
Pages no: 341
Edition language: English
Series: Stella Mayweather (#1)
3.5 stars, maybe 4. I enjoyed this book and may read more of the series. Suspenseful and dark at times, but a quick read.
True story, folks:She has always been a very open minded person and although she did admit that sometimes she was a little too harsh on people, she tried to work on it. So when Illicit Magic asked her if she wanted to pick it up, she had to think about it. "How old are you, exactly?" she asked and I...
I am beside myself after reading this book. The story line is amazing and with some exceptional direction and editing it could be a hidden treasure. It was very daunting for me to read. I had to force myself to slow down my reading speed so I wouldn’t get lost in plot line. The grammar mistakes were...
Illicit Magic began with a narration that continues on throughout the book. It isn't one of those annoying kind of narration but the kind thats actually very captivating and really makes you listen to what the protagonist has to say as she tells you her story. Our protagonist here is called Stella, ...
Romancing the Dark Side Review:A wonderful debut filled with magic, mystery and romance!In Illicit Magic we're introduced to Stella Mayweather, a twenty four year old who lives a solitary life in England due to her special abilities that she brushes off as her simply being accident prone. Her boring...