The Return of the Witch: A Novel

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Paula Brackston

Narrated By: Marisa Calin

Publisher: Macmillan Audio

Date: March 2016

Duration: 13 hours 35 minutes

Summary:

Paula Brackston's debut novel, The Witch's Daughter, was the little book that could--with a captivating story, remarkable heroine, and eye-catching package, it has now netted over 200,000 copies in all formats. Now Paula returns with its sequel The Return of the Witch, another bewitching tale of love and magic, featuring her signature blend of gorgeous writing, a fabulous and intriguing historical backdrop, and a headstrong and relatable heroine readers will cheer for.

After five years in the Summerlands, Gideon has gained his freedom. Elizabeth knows he will go straight for Tegan, and that she must protect the girl she had come to regard as her own daughter. In the time since she the dramatic night in Batchcombe woods, Tegan has traveled the world learning from all manner of witches, and she is no longer the awkward teenager and novice spellcaster she once was. However, her skills are no match for Gideon's dark, vengeful power, and he succeeds in capturing her. Will Elizabeth be able to find her? Will they be able to defeat their nemesis once and for all?

In a breathless journey that takes them through history to the 17th and 19th centuries, witch pursues warlock. Three people steeped in magic weave a new story, but not all will survive until the end.

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  • Tracy J.

    Enjoyed story and narration

  • Jennifer S

    I was so excited for this sequel, and the 1st few hours were okay. But around hour 5 it seemed as though I was listening to an entirely different book. It was so muddled in the middle. It only got worse from there. So wordy. So very very wordy. Puts me in mind of a college essay bc it seemed she was going for word count but sacrificing content. Overly detailed and unnecessarily complex. It was difficult to know who was narrating in certain parts. The last hour was a nice wrap up, and I was truly glad I endured the book. Mostly I was happy it was over.