Every town has its secrets, but no one has a secret like hers.
Amber Blackwood, lifelong resident of Edgehill, Oregon, has earned a reputation for being a semi-reclusive odd duck. Her store, The Quirky Whisker, is full of curiosities, from extremely potent sleepy teas and ever-burning candles to kids' toys that seem to run endlessly without the aid of batteries. The people of Edgehill think of the Quirky Whisker as an integral part of their feline-obsessed town, but most give Amber herself a wide berth. Amber prefers it that way; it keeps her secret safe. But that secret is thrown into jeopardy when Amber's friend Melanie is found dead, a vial of headache tonic from Amber's store clutched in her hand.
Edgehill's newest police chief has had it out for Amber since he arrived three years before. He can't possibly know she's a witch, but his suspicions about her odd store and even odder behavior have shot her to the top of his suspect list. When the Edgehill rumor mill finds out Melanie was poisoned, it's not only the police chief who looks at Amber differently. Determined to both find justice for her friend and to clear her own name, Amber must use her unique gifts to help track down Melanie's real killer. A quest that threatens much more than her secret …
I really enjoyed this book. I am a dog person but this book made me want a cat. I loved the fact that the whole town revolves around cats and the names of the businesses are quirky but cute. Also, the rivalry between the two towns is awesome! I can’t wait to see how this series comes along. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.55
I love this cozy series and I am thrilled about it being #1. I am hoping that means there will at least be a 2 because this is really good. Great characters, even the "bad" ones who can make you angry at them but still they are wonderful and the whole story is fun. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.55