Witches of Lychford
Traveler, Cleric, Witch. The villagers in the sleepy hamlet of Lychford are divided. A supermarket wants to build a major branch on their border. Some welcome the employment opportunities, while some object to the modernization of the local environment. Judith Mawson (local crank) knows the... show more
Traveler, Cleric, Witch.
The villagers in the sleepy hamlet of Lychford are divided. A supermarket wants to build a major branch on their border. Some welcome the employment opportunities, while some object to the modernization of the local environment.
Judith Mawson (local crank) knows the truth -- that Lychford lies on the boundary between two worlds, and that the destruction of the border will open wide the gateways to malevolent beings beyond imagination.
But if she is to have her voice heard, she's going to need the assistance of some unlikely allies...
Publish date: 2015-09-07
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 118
Edition language: English
Series: Witches of Lychford (#1)
What a pleasant surprise! I've had this book in my TBR for a long while and kept avoiding it, probably because it was a novella and I'm not big on novellas. It's too bad, because I started it late last night and finished it this evening. It was really good! The story is set in a small town in con...
This is a fun novella that claims to be 144 pages long but feels much shorter due to the story ending at the 86% mark on my Kindle edition. And the fact that I devoured it between breakfast and lunch. I wasn’t sure what to expect from a story about a crotchety village witch taking on a supermarket c...
Series: Lychford #1 A supermarket chain is trying to build a new store in Lychford that promises to reroute traffic in the area in such a way as to break down the barriers between the worlds and bring about the end of the world. Of course, they're not selling it that way. They're going for the muc...
I'm not sure what to make of this novella. I ought to be singing its praises and reaching for the next in the series. The three main female characters are intriguing. The themes in the story fold over one another in intricate patterns through which malice spreads like wine staining linen. Magic tr...
Great little novella set in small-town England, with Foul Deeds Afoot. I really liked the relationship between the three heroines, and each of their relationships to the town and to supernatural each was very well drawn. The plot itself was moderately well done, if a little bit obvious, but mostly e...