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A Charming Potion (Magical Cures Mystery Series Short Story)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

A short stroll through Whispering Falls

I sometimes despise the short stories released in between the books of a series - especially when love is involved - but this one is an exception. Love may be the theme but it's not a sex story (thank you, Ms. Kappes) and it doesn't turn out like you'd expect. All the c...
I sometimes despise the short stories released in between the books of a series - especially when love is involved - but this one is an exception. Love may be the theme but it's not a sex story (thank you, Ms. Kappes) and it doesn't turn out like you'd expect. All the characters from the series make an appearance and none of the whimsy is sacrificed. This book is a short stroll through Whispering Falls on Halloween.

I received a free copy of this book for review.

posted by Angie_Lisle on October 6, 2012

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2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

This is a novella that takes place just after A Charming Cure, t

This is a novella that takes place just after A Charming Cure, the second book in the Magical Cures series by Tonya Kappes. I would not recommend it as a stand alone book. This story is about 82 pages long and reads very quickly, as long as you know the basic story line...
This is a novella that takes place just after A Charming Cure, the second book in the Magical Cures series by Tonya Kappes. I would not recommend it as a stand alone book. This story is about 82 pages long and reads very quickly, as long as you know the basic story line. This story takes place as the village of Whispering Falls is gearing up for Halloween. June and Oscar admitted their attraction to each other at the end of the last book, but have yet to bring their relationship out into the open. They plan on waiting until after Halloween.

When June goes against her instincts and village law and decides to brew up a love potion for a young woman who comes into the shop, a comedy of errors and mis-communication begins.

This is a quick read, and unless you have read the other two books, I strongly discourage you from reading this one. The characters that we have come to know and love are present and accounted for, but the book is simply not long enough to get into their histories. If you are following the series, you will enjoy this little interlude that I am guessing will help bring the relationship gap of June and Oscar between books 2 and 3. 

I enjoyed the novella and am giving it 3 stars on Goodreads. This has been a solid, fun and light hearted series. This condensed version hits all the same notes.

posted by Judy-Ree on April 23, 2013

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  • Posted March 4, 2013

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    Cute

    It was a cute little short story about what could go wrong if you don't follow the magical law. I do love that Oscar and June are continuing to move forward as a couple. Mr. Prince Charming comes through for June again, as he is meant to do as her Fairy Godcat :).

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