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The Goodbye Witch (A Wishcraft Mystery #4)

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As Enchanted Village’s resident Wishcrafter, Darcy Merriweather has the power to make other people’s wishes come true, but what she really wishes is that she had the power to uncloak the invisible man who’s stalking her best friend....
Darcy’s closest friend and fellow witch, Starla Sullivan, hoped she’d never see her ex-husband, Kyle, again. Two years ago he tried to ki
ebook, Nook Format, 290 pages
Published May 6th 2014
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Debbie Lester
May 05, 2014 rated it really liked it
The fourth book in Heather Blake's Wishcraft Mystery series, The Goodbye Witch, combines a well written cozy mystery with the paranormal. The charming town called the Enchanted Village isn't at all what it seems sometimes and Blake makes readers believe that wishes can come true there. Great character development and pacing make this book a perfect read for the lounger or the porch swing. A great addition to the series!

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It's official... I want to live in the Enchanted Village. Heathe
May 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-2014
As Enchanted Village’s resident Wishcrafter, Darcy Merriweather has the power to make other people’s wishes come true, but what she really wishes is that she had the power to uncloak the invisible man who’s stalking her best friend….

Darcy’s closest friend and fellow witch, Starla Sullivan, hoped she’d never see her ex-husband, Kyle, again. Two years ago he tried to kill her, and he has been a fugitive ever since. Now Starla claims to have seen him back in Enchanted Village, but it seems she’s th
Denise Swanson
Feb 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love this series! Heather Blake is the only ligth paranormal author that I read. I've been hooked on her writing since her first Nina Quinn series.
Jessica Robbins
Jun 05, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Lily (Night Owl Book Cafe)
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Enchanting and magical!

Darcy Merriweather is a resident Wishcrafter in an Enchanted Village. What does that mean? She has the power to grant people their wishes, as long as it's approved by the elders. But right now, the only thing Darcy wishes is that she had the power to help her best friend a fellow witch uncover her invisible husband.

Starla never really thought she would see her ex-husband again. Not since the night he tried to kill her.
❂ Jennifer
Outstanding. I thought this book was excellently and thoughtfully written; addressing deeper themes without dragging the reader down. A very entertaining read I'd recommend to anyone who prefers their medicine to be sweet, a la Mary Poppins.
Nov 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cozy-mysteries
Okay, so I started this book. And then I finished it.
By far, the best installment in the series.

Cozy-mysteries aren't supposed to make us CRY!..... sheesh!
But tears were in the eyes. Yep, that.
Jul 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
I really liked this series!
Dec 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I know I have a plethora of books on Mt Git'r'Read, but sometimes a book and/or an author calls out to me from my Wanton Wantin' Book List (WWBL) or just seeing it on a shelf at the bookstore. And. I. Have. To. Have. It.
Just so with THE GOODBYE WITCH. It's been too long since visiting with Darcy and her friends and family, magical and otherwise, in Enchanted Village. Leaped off the shelf and into my hand and to the checkout and immediately became my purse book. And I read it in a short amount of
I breezed through this book, I just fly through cozies! I loved the way things are developing in the village! I was again bored with the gratuitous recapping. Every book draws you more into the Enchanted Village and entrenches the denizens more into your heart.

This book gives more backstory for Starla and her love life. We have the mystery with her Ex and complications with her new relationship. There are so many things at play here. It wasn't was intriguing as the last book but it was an entert
Linda Langford at Chatting About Cozies
A story that will dazzle you page after page!! Darcy Merriweather is a Wishcrafter--she can make other people's wishes come true! Darcy lives in the Enchanted Village, surrounded by family and her Police Chief boyfriend, Nick Sawyer, and his sweet daughter, Mimi. Darcy's best friend, Starla Sullivan, has endured a lot of past heartache, and is finally dating Vince Paxton. Without warning, Starla sees her ex-husband, Kyle Chadwick, who tried to kill her 2 years before! If that's not worry enough, ...more
Nov 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2014
I've said before that I didn't think Ms. Blake/Webber knows how to write a bad book. With this one, I'm certain of it. I have enjoyed all of the books in this series but this one was just excellent. The theme of goodbye runs through the whole story and there were MANY moments that truly tugged at the hearstrings. Starla is sure she's being stalked by her ex-husband who escaped from jail 2 years prior after being arrested for attempted murder against Starla. Darcy believes her, but the big proble ...more
Angela Holland
Mar 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cozy-mysteries
As Enchanted Village’s resident Wishcrafter, Darcy Merriweather has the power to make other people’s wishes come true, but what she really wishes is that she had the power to uncloak the invisible man who’s stalking her best friend....

Darcy’s closest friend and fellow witch, Starla Sullivan, hoped she’d never see her ex-husband, Kyle, again. Two years ago he tried to kill her, and he has been a fugitive ever since. Now Starla claims to have seen him back in Enchanted Village, but it seems she’s
Mar 01, 2015 rated it liked it
This book felt very melancholy to me. Part of me is surprised that I feel like that after how things started with Starla. I felt for Starla and how she was terrorized. I really wanted Kyle to be found and punished, but in the end I think Kyle was punished enough.

Through out the series I have disliked Glinda, so very much. So I'm glad that everyone had their eyes opened to the kind of person she is.

I loved the trick that Ve pulled on Darcy. It was the one thing that ensured that Darcy would avoid
May 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book I have read of the series. Normally I hate starting in the middle of the series. But this one works as a standalone but I bet it would be better if I had read the first three. Anyway here is my review on my blog. This is the first time I've tried writing a review there so be gentle if you decide to comment. :)
Dec 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Awesome as always. Some people say they figured out who the ELder is and i still don't know. Drat!
Caitlin Copp
Mar 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: march-2017
Darcy's friend Starla was hoping to never see her ex-husband, Kyle again after he tried to kill her. He has been on the run for the last two years after escaping from jail. Starla comes to Darcy in a panic claiming that Kyle is back and is following her. She is terrified and Darcy vows to do everything she can to find him and bring him to justice. The problem is he seems to be invisible. Starla is the only one who can see him, that is until he turns up dead and Starla becomes the primary suspect ...more
Linda Smatzny
This story is about Darcy Merriweather and her desire to help her friends in need. Starla Sullivan is upset because she has seen her ex-husband but no one else can see him which leads to problems when his dead body is found in Starla's house. Lots of magic in this book as spells are used for good and bad. The book was a quick easy read.
Laura Agnella
Jun 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
There are a lot of things I really like about this series. First off, they are light and fun. When I pick up a Heather Blake book, I know exactly what I am going to get and that I will most likely not be able to put the book down until I finish it. I know that it will have an intriguing mystery for me to solve and that a few twists and turns will be thrown in with the real clues so that the story isn't too predictable. I know that I will smile, possibly get a bit emotional, and laugh often. All ...more
May 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I won an ARC from Heather in a Facebook contest and was over the moon as I love all her books but...I have to say this...I think Heather Blake is a WordCrafter! I honestly don't know how she does it -- she gets better with each outing and this book is no exception.

Darcy's best friend Starla's husband Kyle has been "on the lam" since escaping from jail after his arrest for attempting to strangle her. No one has seen him for two years. Then Starla comes running to Darcy, hysterical, because she sa
Jeannie and Louis Rigod
Everyone who has experienced the gift of a true friendship knows that you are invested in the other person's happiness, moments of joy, love, and misfortune, and even pain. A true relationship takes you from the birth of meeting to sadly the passing this mortal world. This novel is based on deep relationships and friendships.

Wishcrafter, Darcy has a deep friendship with fellow witch Starla Sullivan. Although the friendship is short on years, it is a link which surpasses time. Starla has an ex-hu
May 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Another great entry in the Wishcraft series. Darcy is in a funk, dreading her upcoming birthday, every year at this time missing her mother, who passed away when she was seven. Her friend Starla also is in a depressed state because it's the anniversary of the date her ex-husband, Kyle, tried to strangle her. Since Kyle's escape from prison six months after his arrest, no one has heard from him. And then Starla sees him across the ice skating pond. But since no one else saw him, they think she is ...more
Debbie Erickson
May 27, 2014 rated it really liked it
I really enjoy Cozy mysteries and Heather Blake's Wishcrafter series is one of my favorite. The setting of the Enchanted Village is so magical that I find myself wishing I could actually visit there. The Goodbye Witch is the fourth book in this series and once again finds Darcy in the middle of a murder investigation, this time involving her best friend Starla, whose ex husband is found dead in her house. The situation is complicated because Darcy's hunky boyfriend is also the Police Chief. This ...more
May 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Wow, I loved this book, I was totally engrossed in it from the moment I picked it up. Many of the usual characters are back plus new ones. Darcy is a strong, funny woman who stands by her friends. There is a stalking of Darcy's best friend that only Starla can see, a murder, a whole mystery of past story and new story that comes together. The romance of Darcy and Nick continues to blossom. The heartbreak of an ill friend and more twists to this story that makes you see people in many different l ...more
Aug 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I read book 3 and 4 one after another. I liked the format of the stories and how they developed. I guessed what was behind the murder and who was the culprit 2/3 through the story, and was thrilled that it was somehow different (and I was right).

I hope I will find more books like those, I definitely enjoyed them. Something one can dive in after a stressful or rainy day and it will make one smile.
Jul 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
A favorite series and another fresh installment. Less witchcraft, with more investigation and plenty of interaction with favorite village characters and heart tugging situations. Ready for the next one!
Divinda Pinkerton
Jan 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
4th in the Wichcraft series by Heather Blake, another book I was unable to put down until completed. I fell in love with the Enchanted Village and it's many colorful residents. I wish it was a real place I could visit. (Waiting on Darcy to grant my wish...)
May 19, 2016 rated it liked it
This series continues to be solid and fairly entertaining. Mostly I enjoy the lack of romantic drama.
Easily one of my favorite series ever! And I absolutely adored the ending to this book! These books are a breath of fresh air!
Valerie ~Varuca~
Mar 12, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: books-read-2015
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Heather Blake grew up in a suburb of Boston, and enjoys going “home” in her novels. As a young mother, she tried her hand at writing novels and hasn’t looked back. Currently, Heather lives in the Cincinnati area, and is currently hard at work on her next novel.

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