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Water Witch

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  • Posted October 3, 2011

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    Creepy and Haunting Bayou Thriller!

    This was a great little book to start off my October reading and listening month. Since I have visited the bayou before and I know what a creepy, spooky, and eerie place it can be . this book gave me shivers! Anyone who has ever been there can tell you that there are things that go on in the bayou that just don't happen anyplace else. Strange lights, strange sounds and people disappearing are just some of the strangeness that happens around the bayou. So this was the perfect setting for this book. This story follows Dunny Pollock who was gifted with an extra finger. Her extra finger helps her find things, but she tries to hide it by wearing gloves all the time. Although her sister Angelle knows about her extra abilities, she has promised to keep quiet about it and never bring it up. When two children go missing and other bizarre things start happening to Angelle, she feels compelled to call Dunny and ask for help. So Dunny travels to the small Lousiana town and quickly becomes involved with the strange happenings going on. Dunny arrives in Louisiana and meets Poochie, Angelle's grandmother-in-law. Poochie is an outspoken, spiritual southern lady who occasionally yells out bingo numbers. But there is much more to this strange lady who throws shoes up in her prayer tree. I could have used a little more back story on some of the characters in this book and what was up with the ghosts and the shoes? I absolutely loved the Poochie character. Overall this is a great little read.

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  • Posted December 16, 2013

    I really enjoy a book that moves right along. The characters and

    I really enjoy a book that moves right along. The characters and believable. The story line is believable and the suspense builds with every turn of the page. Especially the last few pages. If her other books are like this one, I'll be reading all of them.

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  • Posted August 30, 2013

    Quite Surprising! I was underwhelmed with Leblanc's 'A House Di

    Quite Surprising!

    I was underwhelmed with Leblanc's 'A House Divided' and didn't have very high hopes going into 'Water Witch.' I was surprised and actually glad to have underestimated the experience I would have with this book. I picked it up yesterday and just a few short hours later, I was closing the back cover and recommending it to my husband. It had an interesting premise with unique elements that aren't overdone and haven't been seen a dozen times before. There are certain core concepts and elements of alchemy, dowsing, magic, and energy that are repeated from one story to another, but the author found a way to incorporate a few small details that changed the story enough to hold my interest and wonder how the ending would unfold. The characters were developed to an above average level, and I could picture the characters easily. This is a good, quick read for anyone looking for a short escape, lovers of magic, suspense, and those with an appreciation for character development.

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