GtPGKogPYT4p61R1biicqBXsUzo" /> Google+ Book Review: Betwixt (Betwixt & Between Book 1) by Darynda Jones | I Smell Sheep

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Book Review: Betwixt (Betwixt & Between Book 1) by Darynda Jones

Betwixt (Betwixt & Between Book 1) 
by Darynda Jones
February 16, 2020
Pages: 233
A Paranormal Women's Fiction with a bit of class, and a lot of sass, for anyone who feels like age is just a number!

Divorced, desperate, and destitute, former restaurateur Defiance Dayne finds out she has been bequeathed a house by a complete stranger. She is surprised, to say the least, and her curiosity gets the better of her. She leaves her beloved Phoenix and heads to one of the most infamous towns in America: Salem, Massachusetts.

She’s only there to find out why a woman she’s never met would leave her a house. A veritable castle that has seen better days. She couldn’t possibly accept it, but the lawyer assigned to the case practically begs her to take it off her hands, mostly because she’s scared of it. The house. The inanimate structure that, as far as Dephne can tell, has never hurt a fly.

Though it does come with some baggage. A pesky neighbor who wants her gone. A scruffy cat who’s a bit of a jerk. And a handyman bathed in ink who could moonlight as a supermodel for GQ.

She decides to give it three days, and not because of the model. She feels at home in Salem. Safe. But even that comes to a screeching halt when people begin knocking on her door day and night, begging for her help to locate their lost objects.

Come to find out, they think she’s a witch. And after a few mysterious mishaps, Dephne is beginning to wonder if they’re right.

In a new series by Darynda Jones we are introduced to Defiance Dayne a fiery, sassy woman who has had better days. After her ex-husband and mother-in-law take everything from her in the divorce, she has nothing to lose when she is contacted about inheriting a house in Salem, Massachusetts. When she arrives in Salem to meet the realtor, she is surprised by how many people know her and how many people fear the house as well.

Defiance, better known as Dephne is an incredible woman filled with an unknown strength. She has no faith in herself and doesn’t see what others see in herself which is something I think that many women today feel. The characters are relatable and the kind you’d love to have in your inner circle. I look forward to seeing what comes in the books to come in this trilogy.

Getting 5 sheep

Denise B

About the Author:

NYTimes and USA Today Bestselling Author Darynda Jones has won numerous awards for her work, including a prestigious Golden Heart®, a Rebecca, two Hold Medallions, a RITA ®, and a Daphne du Maurier, and she has received stellar reviews from dozens of publications including starred reviews from Publisher’s Weekly, Booklist, and the Library Journal. As a born storyteller, Darynda grew up spinning tales of dashing damsels and heroes in distress for any unfortunate soul who happened by, annoying man and beast alike, and she is ever so grateful for the opportunity to carry on that tradition. She currently has two series with St. Martin’s Press: The Charley Davidson Series and the Darklight Trilogy. She lives in the Land of Enchantment, also known as New Mexico, with her husband of almost 30 years and two beautiful sons, the Mighty, Mighty Jones Boys.

No comments:

Post a Comment