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Strange Magic

(2017)
(The first book in the Essex Witch Museum Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
Rosie Strange doesn't believe in ghosts or witches or magic. No, not at all. It’s no surprise therefore when she inherits the ramshackle Essex Witch Museum, her first thought is to take the money and run.

Still, the museum exerts a curious pull over Rosie. There’s the eccentric academic who bustles in to demand she help in a hunt for old bones, those of the notorious Ursula Cadence, a witch long since put to death. And there’s curator Sam Stone, a man about whom Rosie can’t decide if he’s tiresomely annoying or extremely captivating. It all adds up to looking like her plans to sell the museum might need to be delayed, just for a while.

Finding herself and Sam embroiled in a most peculiar centuries-old mystery, Rosie is quickly expelled from her comfort zone, where to her horror, the secrets of the past come with their own real, and all too present, danger as a strange magic threatens to envelope them all.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"I gleefully submitted to this tale of witchcraft, feminism, mysterious strangers, historical atrocities, plucky heroines and ghastly apparitions - and came away more proud than ever to be an Essex girl. STRANGE MAGIC is the rarest of things: a book which sets out unashamedly to entertain, and does so with wit, style and erudition." - Sarah Perry


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Used availability for Syd Moore's Strange Magic

Paperback Editions

May 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Strange Magic: An Essex Witch Museum Mystery
Author(s): Syd Moore
ISBN: 1-78607-098-7 / 978-1-78607-098-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Point Blank
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

September 2017 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Strange Magic
Author(s): Syd Moore
ISBN: 1-4450-6775-7 / 978-1-4450-6775-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


September 2017 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Strange Magic
Author(s): Syd Moore
ISBN: 1-4450-6776-5 / 978-1-4450-6776-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


September 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Strange Magic
Author(s): Syd Moore
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon   


September 2017 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Strange Magic
Author(s): Syd Moore
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon AU   


September 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Strange Magic
Author(s): Syd Moore
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon CA   


September 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Strange Magic
Author(s): Syd Moore
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Strange Magic: An Essex Witch Museum Mystery
Author(s): Syd Moore
Publisher: Point Blank
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


May 2017 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Strange Magic: An Essex Witch Museum Mystery
Author(s): Syd Moore
Publisher: Point Blank
Availability: Amazon UK