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Murder by Magic: Twenty Tales of Crime and the Supernatural

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 20, 2013

    Great !! Wonderful collection of stories.

    ALL of the stories were tremendous reads. Highly recommended for anyone - teen though adult.

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  • Posted February 6, 2009

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    Surprisingly Addictive

    I picked up this book only because Mercedes Lackey had a short story in it and I try to read everything she's published. As a general rule I'm not a big fan of mysteries, but these short stories were almost all so good that I wished they were full blown novels. There were only two or three exceptions, but all the writers were wonderful and I have a list of new ones to read now. My favorite thing about the book, though, was that each of the stories is only a handful of pages long. So I could read one in bed and not have to worry about staying up all night because I didn't want to stop reading like normal. Funny, sweet, scary, surprising, these stories cover anything you can have a desire for.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 14, 2004

    Simply Fun

    A fun, fast, enjoyable book consisting of crime stories with an otherworld theme.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2004

    A Fun, Enjoyable Read

    I picked this up as a lark after seeing the cover, and have to say it was a thoroughly enjoyable read. PIECE OF MIND offers a nice twist on a sensational murder case, DOUBLE JEOPARDY is a well crafted story of a Wiccan Troubleshooter who would give Uma Thurman in the 'Kill Bill's a run for her money (what a concept!) but my personal favorite is MIXED MARRIAGES CAN BE MURDER. The author of MMCBM has obviously seen too many episodes of 'Hart to Hart' and 'Remington Steele', but he adds a VERY nice twist to the concept, and does so in a clever way without being silly. I laughed out loud at the very last line in the story, but won't give it away. Buy this's the perfect solution to a rainy afternoon. When is MURDER BY MAGIC II coming out?????

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