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The Witches' Covenant

(Twin Magic #2)

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Erich, Ariel and Astrid have begun their life together, but all is not well.

Ariel and Astrid have discovered that sharing a husband is a greater challenge than they anticipated, a challenge that is exacerbated by a difficult winter trip to Wittenberg, where Erich hopes to enter the service of Frederick III, Elector of Sachsen. But their trip is soon interrupted by unexpe
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Kindle Edition, 220 pages
Published March 20th 2015
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Dianne
Get your dance cards ready, there are a lot of absolutely necessary characters to keep track of in Michael Dalton’s The Witches’ Covenant. Part fairytale, part magical fantasy and part steampunk, get ready to follow Erich and his twin mage wives as they undertake a journey across lands that are less than welcoming and find themselves embroiled in an ancient agreement that could easily be broken when the self-absorbed landgrave, Philip decides to try to trick a band of witches by not holding to t ...more
Steve Naylor
Rating 3.0 stars

This story was okay, but wasn't really what I was hoping for. I wanted to learn more about Erich, Astrid and Ariel. While the story started off with them, toward the end it seemed like they were only supporting characters. There were some issues with the marriage between the three (view spoiler)
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Steve
Feb 05, 2021 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy
3.5. Not as good as the first one, and the jumping around of viewpoints/time wasn't really what I signed up for. This one ended with a big hanging chad, but since it's been over 5 years I have to assume this series has been abandoned. Honestly, read the first one and stop there as the characters don't advance significantly here. That's forgivable in a middle book, but the plan didn't come together so it goes nowhere. ...more
Ben
Jan 17, 2020 rated it it was ok
Author fell into a classic trap

This happens a lot, the author has some success with their first book and then decides to show everyone how clever they are by adding perspectives. It almost always fails, like this one did. After the 5th new character perspective showed up I stopped caring anymore. It makes no sense to write an entire chapter of backstory for a character that interrupts the flow of the main character story line.
Mukkaar
Jul 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
Liked the whole series, though it was kind of odd that Ariel didn't say anything about mystic/purple magic stuff. It kind of contradicted with what we knew about the sisters, not to mention they even asked about it. ...more
Ronald McCully
Apr 08, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Damn it

Such a good story, nice twisting and involved plot, excellent back stories on the primary and most of the secondary characters. I'm 6 years to late to harass the author for the next book
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Avery Groves
Jan 19, 2021 rated it it was amazing
A good read

I enjoyed this second installment pretty well. I could see how the transitions between perspectives had people confused but still thought the book covered the idea and story well. I wish the next one was ready
Donald L
May 02, 2021 rated it really liked it
Good book

Good book, but now with even more drama. No action this time. All drama then more drama. Then relationship iseues.
John D
Jan 30, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Good book

This is a good book. You shouldy read it. I like the story. The characters are fun. The book is a good read. i enjoyed it alot.. Download or buy it today. why not?
Justin Ortowski
Feb 14, 2021 rated it it was amazing
A good time!

This book continues the adventure with interesting plot twists and intrigue! More of the characters various abilities are revealed to enjoyment of readers.
Catina Lewis
Mar 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy, romance
Erich, Ariel, and Astrid has begun their life together as husband and wives. Erich is one lucky man to have such beautiful women and skilled mages as his wives. A few problems came up between Ariel and Astrid, Astrid not wanting to always make love to her husband sometimes she just wants to cuddle and be happy. But Ariel loves making love to her husband and tries to do it as often as she can. They all decided to go on a trip and seek employment in a village far away from their own and they want ...more
Debbie
Mar 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
Independent Reviewer for Paranormal Romance and Authors That Rock.

Erich,Astrid and Ariel begin their new life together with a trip to a new city for Erich to find work. Life as a thresome is not easy, with the only way for them to join, is as three. There is no two-time. An overnight stay in a stop over on the way turns into something more sinister, something more deadly, something that could possibly tear them apart, and cause the deadth of yet another baby.

I found this as good as, but not bett
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John
Apr 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
***Disclaimer: I received a free copy in exchange for a review.***


What's Good: it's a fast-moving, multi-layered, complex story that I read in one sitting. Plot has a lot of meat to it. Politics, intrigue, (not-so) chance encounters- there's a lot of the stuff I like to read about going on here. The magic system is intriguing and is the setting- which draws from real world events and figures. There's some pretty interesting characters- I liked Sabine and Giancarlo a lot- and aside from the main
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Claire
Apr 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
The Witches Covenant is set in an alternate version of the 16th century. It's disparate plots revolve around witchcraft, magic and steampunk in a fictionalised version of Germany.

I rather enjoyed this book. It was an intriguing mix of history and magic, involving genuine historical figures in an alternative view of the time. There were some really great ideas within the text and the plot tied together really well. It managed to incorporate the back plot of several protagonists with verve and ski
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Rajesh
Apr 13, 2015 rated it it was ok
Readable tale but the protagonists are passive for much of the story. The story happens around them rather than to them. Some threads are not resolved, so the book is somewhat of a setup for the next book (we hope.)
Drew Doll
Mar 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy
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Michael Dalton is a professional journalist and editor.

Michael wrote his first piece of fiction in third grade, for which he was immediately accused of plagiarism by his teacher. Since then, he has been writing more or less steadily, interrupted only by occasional demands of work and family.

Michael lives with his family and multiple pets in Southern California.

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