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By Familiar Means

(2016)
(The second book in the Witch's Cat Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
In the latest from the author of A Familiar Tail,a witch and her familiar find trouble brewing at a coffee house.
 
After discovering her mystical heritage—and being adopted by furry feline familiar Alistair—artist Annabelle Britton has decided to make picturesque Portsmouth, New Hampshire, her new home. Now, she can take the time to figure out her new abilities and welcome her grandmother, who is visiting Portsmouth, and her old coven, for the first time in thirty years.
 
But being a witch doesn’t magically put money in the bank. When she’s hired to paint the murals for a new coffee house, it seems like a wish come true. But then a series of spooky sounds and strange happenings convince the owners that their new shop is haunted. They want Anna and her coven to evict the restless spirit before the grand opening.
 
Annabelle is certain the haunted happenings at the shop are just hocus pocus. But when her search reveals hidden smugglers’ tunnels beneath the shop—and a dead body—Annabelle, Alastair, and the coven suddenly find themselves in a cat and mouse game with a killer...

Genre: Cozy Mystery

Praise for this book

"A special brew of magic, murder, mayhem...and one extraordinary cat." - Laurie Cass


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Paperback Editions

September 2016 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: By Familiar Means (A Witch's Cat Mystery)
Author(s): Delia James
ISBN: 0-451-47658-1 / 978-0-451-47658-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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Audio Editions

March 2021 : USA Audio CD
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Title: By Familiar Means (The Witchs Cat Mysteries)
Author(s): Delia James
ISBN: 1-66526-332-6 / 978-1-66526-332-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor and Blackstone Publishing
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July 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: By Familiar Means (Witch's Cat Mystery, 2)
Author(s): Delia James
ISBN: 1-5414-0580-3 / 978-1-5414-0580-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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July 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: By Familiar Means (Witch's Cat Mystery, 2)
Author(s): Delia James
ISBN: 1-5414-5580-0 / 978-1-5414-5580-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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July 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: By Familiar Means: A Witch's Cat Mystery, Book 2
Author(s): Delia James
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   


July 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: By Familiar Means: A Witch's Cat Mystery, Book 2
Author(s): Delia James
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

September 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: By Familiar Means (A Witch's Cat Mystery Book 2)
Author(s): Delia James
Publisher: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU