The Scot, the Witch and the Wardrobe

by Annette Blair | Romance |
ISBN: 0425213463 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Antheras of Kitchener, Ontario Canada on 10/2/2006
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Journal Entry 1 by Antheras from Kitchener, Ontario Canada on Monday, October 02, 2006
From the back cover:

He sought his birthright
Long ago, Rory MacKenzie's Scottish ancestor lost the bewitching woman he loved and regretted it forever. Before he died, he sent her his greatest work of art, a beautifully carved unicorn, as a token of his eternal devotion. Now, Rory is determined to reclaim the unicorn and restore his clan to glory.

She fought her birthright
Like all the women in her family, Victoria Cartwright has inherited the key to the mysterious wardrobe in the family attic. Legend says that only the girl who possesses the magic of her ancestor can reveal the treasure within. But Vickie refuses to believe she is any sort of enchantress.

They both got more than they bargained for...
When Vickie unexpectedly opens the wardrobe, the unicorn makes her dreams come true - until the handsome Rory shows up with his own plans for the unicorn, and for Vickie...

Journal Entry 2 by Antheras from Kitchener, Ontario Canada on Tuesday, November 14, 2006
My Review:
Victoria Cartwright, unlike her friends Melody Seabright (The Kitchen Witch) and Kira Fitzgerald (My Favorite Witch), is convinced she doesn’t have a magical bone in her body despite her supposed magical heritage. Upon the death of her beloved grandmother, Vickie receives a key with a cryptic tag “Unlock the wardrobe with the magic inside you and meet your destiny.” According to family legend, her ancestor Lili Lockhart left the key to her female descendants a century previously and only the daughter who inherited her magical gifts will be able to open the wardrobe and complete her spell. When she opens the wardrobe and finds a carousel unicorn, Vickie is flabbergasted.

Rory MacKenzie, hermit and carousel expert, immediately recognizes the carousel unicorn when it appears on an antiques television show. The unicorn was carved by his ancestor Drummond, for the Immortal Classic Zodiac Carousel, and its recovery is key to ending his family curse and the curse on the town of Caperglen, Scotland. Rory heads for Salem, Massachusetts intent on recovering his unicorn but is unprepared for the sparks that fly when he meets Vickie. Will Rory be able to end his family’s curse before succumbing to Vickie’s spell?

The third volume in Annette Blair’s ‘Accidental’ Witch trilogy picks up where My Favorite Witch left off. The Scot, the Witch and the Wardrobe focuses on Victoria Cartwright and her quest for a knight on a charger. Vickie and Rory make a wonderful pair and the witty dialogue the two fling at each other will have readers laughing out loud. The double entendres fly thick and fast throughout: “Some wooden chargers are specimens of piercing beauty and should be taken for at least one good…gallop…before a decision is made.”

Despite the disparaging view each holds of the other - Vickie is convinced that Rory is a “lack-wit shoddy-mannered Scot” and Rory believes Vickie to be “lady stubborn spitfire” – the heat between the two shimmers off the page. The Scot, the Witch and the Wardrobe is full of sexual tension but first and foremost it shows the power of love as these scarred individuals find healing.

Blair will continue to write about witches with her upcoming Triplet Witch Trilogy, focusing on Victoria Cartwright’s triplet half-sisters who provided a great deal of comedic appeal in The Scot, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The first book, Sex and the Psychic Witch is scheduled for release in August 2007.

Journal Entry 3 by noumena12 from Dayton, Ohio USA on Thursday, January 04, 2007
This arrived today...thanks Anth!

I was expecting an ARC....but this was different. It will be interesting to read but I don't think it will really fit in my purse very easily. :)

Journal Entry 4 by noumena12 from Dayton, Ohio USA on Sunday, September 02, 2007
On the way to KathyB who picked this up in the ARC Swap! Happy Reading!

Journal Entry 5 by KathyB25 from Arlington, Texas USA on Monday, September 10, 2007
Received today from Noumena12 from the ARC Swap on BookObsessed. Thanks!

Journal Entry 6 by KathyB25 at Arlington Public Library in Arlington, Texas USA on Sunday, September 11, 2011

Released 8 yrs ago (8/11/2011 UTC) at Arlington Public Library in Arlington, Texas USA


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