That Old Black Magic

That Old Black Magic

by Caroline Fardig

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That Old Black Magic by Caroline Fardig

Lizzie Hart is back--snooping, lying, and chick-fighting to uncover the truth in this sequel to bestselling author Caroline Fardig's It's Just a Little Crush.

That Old Black Magic...will it put Lizzie under its spell?

Lizzie Hart hoped her first day back at work after nearly being killed would be uneventful. No such luck. Before she can finish her morning coffee, Lizzie and her co-workers find a dead body on the rooftop of their office. Media vultures that they are, the Liberty Chronicle employees are psyched to have first-hand news to report. Lizzie, however, is devastated when she realizes that the victim is her ex-boyfriend's brother.

When evidence begins piling up against one of Lizzie's friends, she reluctantly dons her detective hat once again, determined to find the real killer. She's not thrilled about chasing another psychopath around, but she'll do anything for a friend. Lizzie's love life is rapidly becoming a hot mess, too. Her latest attempt at sleuthing isn't leaving much time for her budding romance with town hunk Blake Morgan. Add that to the fact she's hiding a secret so big it could rock the very core of their relationship, it's no wonder that Lizzie's in a tizzy.

Poor Lizzie ends up juggling a murder investigation, a wacky Wiccan coven, and two men vying for her attention--all while nursing injuries left over from the last time she decided to play Nancy Drew. It's a good thing she always has a few tricks up her sleeve.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940158426087
Publisher: Caroline Fardig
Publication date: 02/03/2015
Series: The Lizzie Hart Mysteries , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 252
Sales rank: 38,220
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Caroline Fardig is the USA Today bestselling author of the Java Jive mystery series and the Lizzie Hart mystery series. Fardig’s Bad Medicine was named one of the best books of 2015 by Suspense Magazine. She worked as a schoolteacher, church organist, insurance agent, funeral parlor associate, and stay-at-home mom before she realized that she wanted to be a writer when she grew up. Born and raised in a small town in Indiana, Fardig still lives in that same town with an understanding husband, two sweet kids, two energetic dogs, and one malevolent cat.

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That Old Black Magic 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent. Already ordered the rest. Her "Java" series is great, too.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Highly recommended. CB
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this series and this book is well worth the read. You will keep guessing until the very end ! I couldn't put it down
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I got so into this I actually was afraid for them. I bought this after readin her 'crush' at the end is another book.so i had had to buy it too. Im hooked on Lizzie Hart and her blunters, how many murders will it take... I dont like some choice words or sarcasm I skimm over. All in all highly recomend
ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Chris Fischer for Readers' Favorite I’ve always enjoyed a good mystery. I think it’s a genre where some of the most creative work is possible, where an author’s mind can be twisted and turned in all sorts of interesting directions, and has the capability of going down all sorts of avenues, sometimes humorous and sometimes dark. But I have to be honest, I’ve been feeling a bit burned out on mysteries lately. It’s almost like all authors are following a cookie-cutter template, with the same basic characters, plots and endings. So it was with some trepidation that I picked up That Old Black Magic: Book Two in the Lizzie Hart Mystery Series by author Caroline Fardig. This book was simply a delightful read. Funny, inventive and interesting from the first page, I could not put it down from the start. Follow our intrepid protagonist, Lizzie Hart, as she gets involved in yet another unsolved murder, this time a highly personal one. Her ex-boyfriend’s brother has been killed, and Lizzie is devastated. Devastated and determined to help solve the case. All the while, she’s working on her own almost-relationship with the hunky Blake Morgan, and realizing that she better keep careful watch, or she might become the killer’s next victim. That Old Black Magic was truly a magical read. It hooked me from the beginning, was laugh out loud funny throughout, and had me guessing until nearly the end, which is unusual for this frequent mystery reader. Any reader who loves mysteries, suspense, humor, or just a great read would be delighted with author Caroline Fardig’s book, and I am pleased to highly recommend it. This was the first book that I’ve read in this series, and I was certainly easily able to catch on to the backstory. I am very much looking forward to going back and reading the first installment just for my own enjoyment. Ms. Fardig, I hope you are hard at work on more books in this series, because I, for one, will certainly be lined up to read them!
AuthorsWebTVHost More than 1 year ago
There’s no way you can resist Lizzy Hart, she’s addictive. After finishing It’s Just a Little Crush, I immediately went on to That Old Black Magic and I’m so glad I did. That little town of Liberty certainly has a lot of intriguing residents and reminds me a lot of the little town of my childhood (sans the murders). Caroline Fardig has a way of writing a mystery/romance that won’t let anyone walk away disappointed. I laughed at Lizzy’s antics, cried at her heartbreak, and experienced a whole range of emotions in between. If you tend to get caught up in a series of books with the same main character, the Lizzy Hart series is for you. Now on to the book 3!