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Witchfall

(The Tudor Witch Trilogy #2)

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3.82  ·  Rating details ·  423 ratings  ·  77 reviews
Her darkest dreams are coming true.

In Tudor England, 1555, Meg Lytton has learned how powerful her magick gift can be. But danger surrounds her and her mistress, the outcast Princess Elizabeth. Nowhere is safe in the court of Elizabeth's fanatical sister, Queen Mary. And as the Spanish Inquisition's merciless priests slowly tighten their grip on the court, Meg's very dream
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Paperback, 336 pages
Published March 25th 2014 by Harlequin Teen (first published July 4th 2013)
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Cora Tea Party Princess
I'm kinda reading these in the wrong order... Random House approved this one before Witchstruck. And it doesn't even matter. In fact, it probably made me rate this better, because my god, is it well written.

Witchfall is very well written and if I hadn't already known it was the second in a series then I probably wouldn't have guessed, this book is SO well written. There are always hints to the past (the previous book) but it never overshadows the present, what's happening in this book.

There was
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Rebecca
Jan 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorite, owned
This book was as incredible as the first one. The History in this story is beyond fascinating and the magic and witchcraft brings this series to another level. It's amazing. The writing was beautiful. And it brought the world to life. Witch trials and witches in general have always fascinated me. Mag as a lead character is great. I love her personality. There was one seen though that really stuck out above the others. It was so well done it had me in tears. Lol. I couldn't put this book done. If ...more
Nara
It's not often that I put books aside in the middle of reading them, but unfortunately, that's what happened with Witchfall. No, it wasn't a DNF. But I definitely did lose interest within the first 30% and put it aside for a few days. After I picked it back up, again, it took a while for me to really be able to get into the book- I just felt that, overall, nothing really seemed to engage me. I think the main problem with the book was that the pacing was completely off. The first half of the book ...more
Luna
Jul 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: uk-authors
I honestly can’t remember the last time I picked up book 2 in a trilogy/series straight after reading the first but 10 minutes after finishing Witchstruck I was already halfway through chapter 1.

Now at the court Meg has to be even more careful. Princess Elizabeth is being watched at every turn and Spanish Inquisition is just one of many things Meg has to contend with. The danger Meg is in comes across more in Witchfall, I was worried about her in the previous story but this time I was in an emot
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Fabulous Book Fiend
Review: wow what a fabulous sequel to a magical novel. I was lucky enough to receive book one and book two from Random House for review and I am so pleased because I couldn't wait to start this sequel after having read the first book. I really don't normally like a lot of magic in books and mystical creatures such as witches but in this case, i can definitely make an exception. The first in this series introduces us to determined young witch meg and this book lets us get to know meg even further ...more
Ben Alderson
Jun 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
freaking AMAZING!! W[ADIFPA[SUF[PVA
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Laurel
Jul 31, 2017 rated it liked it
Elizabeth is finally back at Court, but she is still not free. The Queen watches her every move and waits for Elizabeth to slip up so she can be burned for heresy. Meg is adjusting to the stifling life at Court while still shaking off her trauma she experienced at the hands of the witch hunter, Marcus Dent. She sent him into oblivion, but dark creatures lurk at Court. Is this new danger an old one or some fresh trial for Meg and her Lady?

This was a lovely follow up to the first book of the Tudor
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Maddie
Jan 05, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
More magic and more annoying lady Elizabeth. Meg goes deeper into her powers and summons a darkness that is out to destroy. But through love she is able to conquer anything
Shelley
**I received this book for free via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.**

*Genre* Historical Paranormal
*Rating* 3.0

*My Thoughts*

Witchfall, the sequel to Witchstruck, takes place in 1555 England. Meg Lytton, our supposed heroine, has some very powerful magical abilities but makes some really, really awful mistakes. Meg is still working for the outcast Princess Elizabeth Tudor as her servant. This time out instead of h
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Crys
Lamb does not disappoint in this sequel. I was even more invested in Meg than ever—and my heart pumped harder in this novel than in the first.

We are thrust back into Tudor England when Mary is still on the throne and Princess Elizabeth is still her prisoner. Throughout the novel, I waited for the death of Mary. And waited. And waited. Because I knew that the solving of all of Meg’s troubles would happen with the crowning of Elizabeth.

But, there couldn’t be a third book if Lamb gave it to Elizab
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Aparajitabasu
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A brilliant and an exotic sequel, Witchfall is a charmingly breathless read. Tudor England with all its royalties and the politics motifs, some thrilling, unpredictable with drama and you get this beauty of book..... And it gets even better than and after Witchstruck ended. If you loved the first book....... the I urge you..... do not give this book a miss..... you will regret it if you do that.

Meg and Alejandro...... Oh how I l
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Farrah
Feb 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
An absolutely brilliant sequel, Witchfall was an amazing read. I loved this book. It was thrilling, unpredictable, romantic, and left me wanting more. I adored book 1 in this series, and book 2 definitely didn't disappoint.

Meg grew into her powers more in this book. She was already a strong character in book 1 and, in this book, she proved it again several times over. She was tough, fiercely loyal, and determined to keep her mistress safe, no matter what cost to her. I liked her in book 1 and I
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Emily
Apr 19, 2014 rated it really liked it
This review and more can be found on my blog, More Than One Page.

In this fast-paced sequel to Witchstruck, Meg Lytton is once again threatened from all sides: court remains dangerous with the Spanish Inquisition sniffing out would-be witches and torturing them, Queen Mary will do anything to sully Lady Elizabeth’s name, and Meg’s relationship with Alejandro has been condemned by the Spanish priests. Not to mention the mysterious dark spirits haunting Hampton Court and Meg’s visions of her old en
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Stephanie
Apr 09, 2014 rated it really liked it

"Well, you may not have noticed this, but I'm not very good at being good."

This is the second book in the Tudor Witch Trilogy, we pick up right where we left off from Witchstuck. Lady Elizabeth along with Meg Lytton and their spiritual advisor, Alejandro are installed in the treacherous court of Queen Mary and King Philip while the Queen awaits the birth of her child. The Spanish Inquisition is going strong and not even those at Court are safe. Meg and Alejandro must also keep their betrothal hi
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Charlotte Ogilvie
Jan 19, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: reviewed
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Casey Ann Books
Nov 10, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I devoured Witchstruck last May thanks to the lovely guys at Random House, I was truly sucked into this story and begging for more. It feels like I have been waiting a lifetime for the next instalment in Meg's tale as I read Witchstruck about two months before it's general release. Sometimes reading them early is NOT the best idea.
It's sooo good to have Meg and Alejandro back in my life, I feel like their friends of mine.
Witchfall is so much more intense and dark. Blanche Parry is not one of m
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Beth Kemp
Dec 15, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
More Tudor Witch romance, intrigue and danger

If you enjoyed Witchstruck at all (as I definitely did), even the slightest bit, you must read Witchfall. Victoria Lamb has ramped things up for the second instalment of her YA Tudor Witch trilogy: more complexity to the romance, more shadowy danger to our beloved protagonist as well as more historical reference.

The settings in this novel are great and beautifully done. The politicised atmosphere at court and the more rustic country setting are both
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Sarah
Feb 24, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: witches
This novel follows Megan as she accompanies Princess Elizabeth to court in London. Summoned by Queen Mary who is reportedly due to give birth at any time, Elizabeth finds herself even more of a prisoner than she was at Woodstock. But it isn't just events at court that are dangerous for them. The Inquisition suspects everyone and it's only a matter of time before they investigate Elizabeth's household.

I started this almost as soon as I had finished Witchstruck which I had loved! Meg is a great ch
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Sarah
(Source: I received a digital copy of this book for free on a read-to-review basis. Thanks to Harlequin TEEN and Netgalley.)
Meg has survived to practice witch-craft another day, but unfortunately her scrying reveals that Witch-hunter Marcus Dent still has it in for her.
Meanwhile the Queen remains in bed with child, and a dark shadow is seen floating near the ceiling in the dining hall.
What is wrong with the Queen? Who or what is this dark shadow? And will Marcus Dent succeed in removing Meg’s h
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Martha Dunlop
Mar 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book and read it in a day and a half. It was spooky and atmospheric, with a great storyline that didn’t falter and wonderful characters, continued from the first book, Witchstruck.

The main focus is on Meg, a born witch, working for a young Elizabeth I before she became Queen. Encouraged by Elizabeth, Meg works a spell with far reaching results and has to put her abilities to the test to bring order back to the world around her. This wonderful storyline is spooky and gripping, provi
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Stephanie
Witchfall is the sequel to Witchstruck, a re-imagining of life in the Tudor Court. In Witchstruck, Meg Lytton is a witch sent to impersonate one of Princess Elizabeth's ladies of waiting, as part of some mysterious scheme.

Now, in Witchfall, Elizabeth is under constant suspicion while her sister, Queen Mary, rules. Elizabeth continues to press Meg to use her witchcraft for her own benefit, despite the fact that exposure will lead to execution for them both. Meg misses her old life, when she was a
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Emma Streets
May 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this book so much it's even better than the first.
The characters are so fantastic i even enjoy the villain in the series.
The writing is sensational vitoria lamb has done such a good job at making this story believable and the use of real life historian royals was brilliant i love how its been incorporated to her book. I think its one of the reasons i love this book i love history and i love the time era and the tudor family and i have genuinley never read a book like this. Im just hooked
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Monique
Jan 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
I am enjoying this series because it combines two things I love - witchcraft and Tudor England - in an interesting blend of fantasy and historical fiction. Although it's published by Harlequin teen, the romance portion of the series has been fairly minimal. In fact, I really don't think the romance adds much to the story. What keeps my interest is the accurate portrayal of the barbarism that occurred during the Inquisition, and the strength exemplified by those practitioners of magick who were f ...more
Emmalee
Jul 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
This series is really interesting. I have a slight interest in historical fiction books so the fact that this is a historical/paranormal was really intriguing for me. I also don't remember a ton about this book, but I know I liked it and I have the last book Witchrise sitting on my kindle waiting for me to read and review it. So be ready for that. 4 Stars
Lynndell
Oct 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: supernatural
Witchfall by Victoria Lamb was more suspenseful and heart wrenching than Witchstruck, the first in the Tudor Witch trilogy. I, once again, enjoyed the historical fiction aspect of this series. Anne Boleyn is brought into this series addition as well as King Henry. Very interesting book and now I am off to read Witchrise!
Madison
May 05, 2014 rated it really liked it
Definitely better than the first one. Was never once bored and I can't wait for the next one
Kirsty
Not enjoying it. Not sure if it's because I can't remember book one enough so may have to go back and reread at some point.
Georgia (The Bibliomaniac Book Blog)
4.5 rounded up :D full review soon!
Sarah-Jayne Briggs
(This review may contain spoilers).

I wavered a bit at how many stars to give this book. In the end, I think 3.5 stars is about accurate, as I did enjoy the book and found it really easy to read, but I didn't like it quite as much as the first book.

One of the strongest parts of this book, I felt, was the intrigue and tension felt in the English Court. If I'm honest, I was actually a little bit disappointed not to see more of Queen Mary in this book. I couldn't help but feel a small amount of symp
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Jennifer C
Dec 26, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2017-read
I definitely liked this book better than the first. There is a little more confidence in the characters. Meg has become more of a true witch.

In this book we find out what happens when the entourage attends court. Like every story, there is a beginning (in this case, book one) a middle - this book, and an end (the third book in the trilogy). The middle part of the story sets up the big finale and this one does accomplish that.

There is still a feel of Harry Potter to the book but not as much as
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Victoria Lamb lives in a farmhouse on the wild fringes of Bodmin Moor with her husband, five kids, two cats and a crazed Irish Red Setter. She is addicted to social media, and on dark nights has been known to sneak out and howl at the moon.

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Other books in the series

The Tudor Witch Trilogy (3 books)
  • Witchstruck (The Tudor Witch Trilogy, #1)
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