Grandma Must Die

Grandma Must Die

by Maureen L. Bonatch

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Overview

Carman has worn out more towns and last names than impractical shoes protecting the secret of her magic blood. But when a friend goes missing, and another is infected with a deadly spell, Carman must choose. Expose her magic blood by curing the spell--or stop the infection from spreading by killing the source...the grandmother.

Magic bounty hunter Dylan has scoured libraries of banned magic paraphernalia seeking a method to distinguish genuine witches from impersonators. He suspects unorthodox librarian Carman might hold this information tighter than the hair he's dying to unleash from her bun. With a past as hidden as his sleeve of tattoos, Dylan discovers he's been used to gain Carman's trust and their passion risks more than mixing mortals and magic.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940150919525
Publisher: The Wild Rose Press
Publication date: 10/07/2015
Series: A Touch of Magic Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 318
File size: 312 KB

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Grandma Must Die 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
BaseballGirl7 More than 1 year ago
The title of this book caught my attention, and the story didn't disappoint. Dylan is a hunky guy and when he meets Carman there are fantastic sparks. The author weaved a tale that kept my interest. I don't usually read stories with magic in them, but this one was a lot of fun
DaneWeimMama More than 1 year ago
I'll be honest, I almost put this book in the can't finish pile but I stuck with it & it turned out to be a fun read. The premise of the book was unique & exciting and the characters were interesting. I loved Carmen- she was feisty & the way she flirted/teased made me laugh. I look forward to reading more in the series. ARC provided by the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.
ArizonaJo More than 1 year ago
Grandma Must Die by Maureen L. Bonatch was an unusual paranormal mystery because it is set in a time when being a witch is considered a very bad thing and can get you arrested and thrown in jail forever or worse. The characters are complex and quirky; and the setting of a small town in Pennsylvania with the town citizens prejudiced against witches made for a story that had a lot of twists and turns. There was also some humor and a smoking romance that developed between Carman, a witch, and Dylan, a mortal and a magic bounty hunter. The secondary characters, Ellie, Anthony, Julia and John/Michael provided a lot of detail and many of the twists to the story. I had to keep turning the pages to find out what would happen next to Carman and her family and friends. I was given an ARC from the publisher Wild Rose Press/Backlit PR via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You’ll Believe in Magic With a title like Grandma Must Die, I knew I had to read this book. I love the use of humor in writing and this book doesn’t disappoint. Carman is not your ordinary librarian. Sparks fly between Carman and Dylan and I enjoyed the chemistry when they got together. Grandma Must Die is a fun, whimsical read.
InspirationalAngel531 More than 1 year ago
Title: Grandma Must Die - A Touch of Magic 1 Author: Maureen L Bonatch Published: 10-7-15 Publisher: The Wild Rose Press Pages: 318 Genre: Romance Sub Genre: Witches; Magic; Holidays; Fantasy ISBN: 9781509203994 ASIN: B014T4WQ2M Reviewer: DelAnne Reviewed For: NetGalley My Rating: 5 Stars . Carmen and her mother are witches in a world where they are hunted whether human or witch for practicing their craft. If discovered they can be arrested or killed. Carmen's mother moved them often over the years since Carmen's grandmother was killed for being a witch. Adopting new names and staying hidden. Carmen's mother rarely leaves home while she has a job at a library with a hidden vault containing all the special magic books. with the arrival of a witch and a magic hunter who desire to log the books Carmen begins to believe she may find a way to counter the spell on her friend Ellie's grandmother, that seems to be effecting Ellie's health as well. When Carmen finally discovers a solution she is appalled. Grandma must die in order to heal Ellie. Magic Hunter Dylan Wynter is sure there is something special about the lovely librarian, Carmen Frost. Dylan's past has made him determined to hunt down those who use magic. Carmen knows she must protect her secrets to keep her and her mother safe, but can she do nothing to help Ellie. The attraction between Dylan and Carmen is growing by day. Then Dylan discovers that he has been used to draw Carmen out into the open. When her mother is arrested Carmen will do anything to save her and Dylan knows he will do anything to help Carmen and keep her safe. Can Carmen find a way to save Ellie and her grandmother? Will Dylan and Carmen survive those hunting Carmen? Will Carmen's mother be sacrificed for their love? A great story that captures a reader from the opening paragraphs until the very last word. Watching the romance between Carmen and Dylan develop and grow into something special as they both work their way to trusting each other. Well written with a thought out plot and characters that seem to develop and mature before your eyes. The world created by Maureen Bonatch is so exciting and believable. Immerse yourself and escape for a few hours into the magical world of Carmen and Dylan. I look forward to see what happens in The Touch of Magic series next.
crazy4peanutbutter More than 1 year ago
This is the first book I've read from this author and I have to say I really liked it. This story has amazing, fun and engaging characters, phenomenal banter, thrilling and picturesque scene descriptions. The background story is very well set up so that you can easily believe in the world the author has created. I really enjoyed reading this fun and funny book. I highly recommend this book for reading if your looking for a light and fun read. ***Gifted ARC copy**** L.
n7kk7br00ks More than 1 year ago
Holy smokes what a great story!!! This was my first read from this author but I was not disappointed!!!! Carmen is a witch in hiding. She's been on the run with her mother for years but doesn't really understand why. She is bit of a damp squib when it comes to magic. She takes over a librarian job when her friend Abbie goes missing. But the proverbial hits the fan when a sexy magical bounty hunter comes to the library to audit their magical relics! Carmens life lurches from one crisis to another. Her best friend is under pressure and is becoming more aggressive and threatening to kill her own grandmother, who lets face it is not the nicest person. Dylan is a mortal and the stated hottie magic buster. But he's not as clean cut as Carmen thinks he is. He needs her magical ability to try and help his mum get over the death of his brother. He soon becomes embroiled in the plans to help Ellie and her gran. Throw in a magical almost friend being thrown at Carmen as a possible husband and some very deep dark family secrets and this is a fabulous book!!! A great mix of magic,secrets, family rifts and romance!!! Superb fully formed and lovable characters. Some of whom you will love to hate! I truly hope that there are more stories to come in this series!!!