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3.8368 out of 53.8368 out of 53.8368 out of 53.8368 out of 53.8368 out of 5 3.84 (25 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Juliet Blackwell Narrator: Xe Sands Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2012 ISBN: 9781452676357
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Lily Ivory hopes for a normal life when she opens Aunt Cora's Closet. With her magical knack for vintage fashion-she can sense vibrations of the past from clothing and jewelry-her store becomes a big hit. But when a client is murdered and children start disappearing from the Bay Area, Lily may be the only one who can unravel the crime. She tries to keep her identity a secret while investigating, but it's not easy-especially under the spells of sexy "mythbuster" Max Carmichael and powerful witch Aidan Rhodes. Will Lily's witchy ways be forced out of the closet? Download and start listening now!

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  • “It’s a fun story, with romance possibilities with a couple hunky men, terrific vintage clothing, and the enchanting Oscar. But there is so much more to this book. It has serious depth.”

    Herald News (MA)

  • Lily Ivory is a twenty-first-century Samantha Stevens, minus the nose wriggling. The story combines fun and seriousness for an entertaining [listen]. Romantic Times
  • “Lily Ivory is a twenty-first-century Samantha Stevens, minus the nose wriggling. The story combines fun and seriousness for an entertaining [listen].”

    RT Book Reviews

  • “Xe Sands provides engaging narration…The novel’s pacing translates well to audio.”

    Publishers Weekly Audio Review

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Val | 2/7/2014

    " I really loved this little story. It pulled me in from page 1 and I didn't put it down until the end. Juliet Blackwell has a way of bring the characters to life while managing to weave them in an excellent journey. I'm looking forward to reading more! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Viccy | 1/23/2014

    " Liily Ivory is tired of roaming the world trying to find her place. She settles down in San Francisco to open a vintage clothing store. As a witch, she likes the gentle aura of well-loved clothing. Her friend, Maya, takes her to met Frances Potts who lives in a once grand house, now in the middle of a run-down neighborhood. Frances has agreed to sell Lily an assortment of her old clothes. The next day, Frances dies and the homicide detectives visit Lily. She begins to investigate and uncovers many magikal mysteries. Who was Frances Potts and why is there a powerful voodou altar in her attic? Why do children keep disappearing in the neighborhood? Can Lily find her own place, make friends and settle down in Haight-Asbury? A very enjoyable start to a new series, I will be reading the next one. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Bonny Bard | 1/15/2014

    " Good story, more interesting than I thought it would be. Ready to read the next book! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lynne | 12/31/2013

    " Fun little read. A nice little escape. I like the characters and the plotis not complicated. I do admit, I didn't figure out the "bad guy" unitl it was revealed. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Laurie | 12/29/2013

    " Just your average witchcraft books, but I need the escape. Enjoyed it a lot. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Anne-Kathrine | 12/20/2013

    " Loved this book. Nice mix of witchiness, with intrege, murder, ghosts, 2 hots guys. Lily is starting to find herself after a very long search :) Def will read the next book in the series!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Deena | 12/11/2013

    " A bit darker, and a bit longer, than most genre lit I read, but definitely a good enough book for me to read the second one. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Brianne Hagen | 12/1/2013

    " Didn't even finish it. Don't know if it was my mood or what, but I just could not relate to the characters at all. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Narielle Living | 11/26/2013

    " I loved this book! It's a well-written blend of mystery, witchiness and paranormal. I also love the fact that it's the first in a series, as I'm looking forward to reading the others. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 KateCarlisle | 11/22/2013

    " I adore the Witchcraft Mysteries. The magic in these books is so much fun! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Linda Ash | 11/14/2013

    " This is a delightful little witchy mystery. I'm very much looking forward to reading Juliet Blackwell's other books. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sherry | 11/9/2013

    " Such a fun book. Lily Ivory is a witch who owns a vintage clothing store in San Francisco. She need to find a missing girl who is being held by a demon. A delight. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Francy | 11/6/2013

    " Im hooked and scared....really great quick read. Definitely going back for her others. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 JoJo | 9/19/2013

    " I just picked up the book at a local library and didn't expect it to be a series, let alone enjoying it! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ashley Ream | 8/15/2013

    " This series is just So Much Fun. I've reach each book more than once. I never do that, and it's the biggest compliment I've got. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Angel | 3/12/2013

    " A quick and easy read. I enjoyed it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Gigi | 2/17/2013

    " I admit I was skeptical that this new series would be as good as the Art Lover's mystery series (written as Hailey Lind), but I was happy to find it was great! I stayed up to finish this. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Shirl | 1/26/2013

    " I live witch stories, especially ones that don't have a lot of blood and guts violence. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mem | 12/10/2012

    " A Witchcraft Mystery. Lily Ivory has opened a vintage women clothing shop. Her purchase of vintage, from an elderly woman, gets her involved in a murder and the search for a missing child. There's a possibility for romance in future books. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Chris | 9/21/2012

    " I couldn't finish it. It could be interesting to others--witchcraft, murder, etc--and I thought it was interesting before I started reading it, but when I got into it, it wasn't. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Stephanee Mills elling | 6/16/2012

    " I liked it, will read the 2nd "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Shannon | 5/24/2012

    " I'm always looking for a perfect cozy mystery. Sometimes life brings bs and you just want to sit down with a glass of pinot by yourself and get lost in a fun read. That is what this book was for me... I really liked it and will definetely look for the next in the series. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Eero | 4/30/2012

    " Nice detective story, where our heroine witch tries to find why childerns disappear and why her spell don't seem to work. But narration don't aspirate reader with it, but at end book is nice light read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Vicki | 4/9/2012

    " This book was a little slow to start just because I felt like the ideas were really scattered. Half way through though it totally captured my attention and I ended up really enjoying it. Must start the next one! "

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About the Author
Author Juliet Blackwell

Juliet Blackwell is the pseudonym for a mystery author who, together with her sister, wrote the Art Lover’s mystery series as Hailey Lind, which includes Shooting Gallery, Brush with Death, and the Agatha Award–nominated Feint of Art. A former anthropologist and social worker, Blackwell has worked in Mexico, Spain, Cuba, Italy, the Philippines, and France. She currently resides in Oakland, California.

About the Narrator

Xe Sands has more than a decade of experience bringing stories to life through narration, performance, and visual art, including recordings of the Nightwalkers series from Jaquelyn Frank. She has received several honors, including several AudioFile Earphones Awards, a coveted Audie Award, and was named Favorite Debut Romance Narrator of 2011 in the Romance Audiobooks poll.