Review: Pretty Witches All in a Row by Lisa Olsen

Pretty Witches All In a Row Cover

eBook $3.99, Paperback $12.99

For anyone who has doubts about the quality of self-published books, I have a suggestion for you that can be summed up in two words: Lisa Olsen.
Lisa is one of the finest new authors to come along in recent years. I’ll be doing reviews for her other books in the weeks to come, but let’s start with Pretty Witches All in a Row. In this spectacular novel, she blends the police procedural novel with elements of the supernatural that makes me think of Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files series.
Someone is killing the members of a coven. Enter Detective Nick Gibson, a practical, down-to-earth cop/single father of a teenage daughter, a man who’s having a hard time buying into the idea of witches and covens and prophetic dreams. Will he fall under the spell of the beautiful Annaliese, a self-professed witch who’s a member of the targeted coven? Has she really had premonitions of the murders in herdreams, or could there be another reason for her knowledge of the murders? Is Nick a fool to trust her?
Ms. Olsen is a skilled writer whose expert pacing keeps the story moving.She weaves the elements of fantasy into her real-world setting with confidence and populates her fictional world with well-developed, believable characters. This is a book you’ll have a hard time putting down. And even though the ending is quite satisfying, you’ll undoubtedly be begging for more!
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7 thoughts on “Review: Pretty Witches All in a Row by Lisa Olsen

  1. I haven’t finished reading this one yet. Like Mike, I really liked “The Touch”. I have her other novels on my Kindle as well. Something to look forward to.

    Great review.

  2. Norma, great review! I look forward to reading this book and others from Lisa. You really caught my interest!

    Lisa,

    Good luck with future books, and hope you do write a sequel to this one, too!

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