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Wes Rockville, a disgraced law enforcement agent, is given one last chance to prove himself and save his career when he's reassigned to a 232 year old secret government organization. The Witches Protection Program.

His first assignment: uncover a billion-dollar Cosmetics company’s diabolical plan of using witchcraft for global domination, while protecting its heiress
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Paperback, 238 pages
Published May 14th 2015 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Dianne
May 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Some authors just know how to tell a tale, give them an idea, tie a few knots in it, dip it in rainbow dye and they can run with it. Michael Phillip Cash is one such writer and Witches Protection Program is his latest idea gone wild. In a family full of over-achievers, Wes is not another cookie-cutter piece of perfection to hang on the tree. He is human, knowingly has a few flaws and has adapted, but of course, Dad, who happens to be his law enforcement boss, takes his displeasure to new levels ...more
Sarah
Aug 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
What a fun read! I had no idea what I was getting into with this book. I was excited to meet a new author's writing style and in this case I was in for a treat. I love how Cash writes. It's simple, yet filled with imagery which brings scenes and characters alive. You don't have to guess with writing like this. You know that a character has a certain shaped chin and a voice like a saw, or whatever the case might be.
I instantly was sucked into the story and endeared to the main character, Wes.
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"Avonna
Nov 16, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: net-galley
Witches Protection Program by Michael Phillip Cash is a quick Paranormal Urban Fantasy read that takes place in New York City. I would also classify it as a book geared more towards young adults than hard core adult paranormal fans. The world building is based around two types of witches, good Divinas and bad Willas and a secret government agency, the Witches Protection Program that protects the Divinas from the Willas. Shapeshifting, spells and wands abound, but most normal people don’t even ...more
❀Aimee❀ Just one more page...
This book is a light read - sort of like a cozy mystery with a paranormal feel. A special law enforcement is involved in keeping the good and bad witches apart and their fights under wraps. Memorable and snarky characters, witchy hissy fits, magical potions, and crazy weaponry abounds. This hits the spot when you want something quirky and humorous between heavy reads.

Thank you Netgalley for a free digital copy in exchange for an honest review.
Patricia
Jun 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing




Meet Wes Rockville a disgraced police officer and the son of the head of the department, After an debacle that had him charmed by a witch. When he is transferred he is thrown into the lions den so to speak as he is to save Morgan Pendragon. A cute witch that needs help to survive her aunt and expose the world to some shady going on. With his new partner Alastaire Verne will they save Morgan , and the world and will Wes start to believe in witches and in case himself.



I fell in love with this
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Danielle
Jun 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I received this book in exchange for an honest review.

I have to say that I loved loved loved this book. I was so taken with it that I missed sleeping to finish reading it. It drew me in very quickly. And it was very much like reading the Dresden Files books for me. ((That is a high compliment))

I have to say I have a crush on Wes. He is a human shoved into the world of witches, fairies and whatever else is out there in the paranormal world. He was flawed as well, so it just made him feel more
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Fay Roberts
Oct 26, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: books-for-review
The synopsis for the book on Goodreads and Amazon really captures the essence of the story-line without giving anything away so I won't bore you with plot details.

So what's the book actually like? It's short, quick, easy, accessible and fun. It doesn't take itself too seriously and this means that you can enjoy the story for what it is - an action-packed adventure story. The writing style is clear and vivid so you can clearly envisage the action going on and who is positioned where in a scene
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Mandi smith
May 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
You can't go wrong with a Michael Phillip Cash book, he has a way of drawing you into the world of the books he write! I can't complain about Witches Protection Program its a great read. I received the Book today, and finished the book today. I just could not put it down. I really hope this book becomes a series and more witches get protected.

Witches Protection program is about protecting good witches against the bad witches. Morgan is my favorite witch in this book.. The book is about Wes a
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 Reading Divergence
Review: WITCHES PROTECTION PROGRAM by Michael Phillip Cash

A delightfully riveting alternate history/contemporary paranormal which posits witches as real, and as divided into two divergent categories--Davina and Willa.
Davina witches are the "good guys"--teachers, nurses, in healing professions--random act of kindness type. Willas are the Narcissists and sociopaths among witches, the "Me" individuals-and their magic is dark, ugly, selfish, and hateful. The Federal Witches Protection Program aids
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Cyndi
Jun 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: kindle
Meet Wes, a dyslexic police officer that doesn't live up to his siblings or family in the department. After he messes up an assignment, his father/boss sends him to an underground department called the Witches Protection Program. He then finds out that not only do witches exist, there are good witches and bad witches and his new job is to protect the good witches.

This was a fun and quick read. Once I started reading, I didn't want to put the book down! I enjoyed the characters so much, I hope
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N.N. Light
May 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: those who love witches, magic, mystical and Harry Potter
This book’s tagline should be: Harry Potter meets Men in Black.

An action-packed, hilarious fast read that reads more like a movie than a book. I was addicted from start to finish and am crossing my fingers they make this into a blockbuster movie.

Wes comes from a police family and the expectations are higher for him than anyone else on the force. His father is the Police Commissioner and his siblings can do no wrong. Wes disobeys one order and his father is tempted to throw him off the force.
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Barbara Desmond
Jul 03, 2015 rated it really liked it
Got an ARC from Net Galley.

I couldn't resist when I saw the title of this book. How could I pass it up? Nothing gets this girl's attention like the W word. I am glad I was able to get it because this is a really good book. This is a perfect summer read. It isn't too long. I'm not sure if my thinking is weird but I would imagine people would want to read shorter books during the summer and read longer ones when the weather cools down.

The Witches Protection Program is a secret branch of the
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Darcia Helle
This is one of those fun reads that is the perfect distraction from our often too serious lives. We have witches, both good and bad, a secret organization that protects the good ones, a clueless detective, magic, action, humor, and a sprinkle of romance. Boredom should not be an issue with this story.

The cast of characters is entertaining, though not as developed as I'd have liked. I didn't feel I knew the main characters well enough. I loved Junie, who is a minor character with a
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Beth
Jun 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: own, kindle
I received this copy of Witches Protection Program from Michael Phillip Cash in exchange for a honest review.
So, I Read This Book Today
A fun, "witchy" romp “If cats looked like frogs we’d realize what nasty, cruel little bastards they are. Style. That’s what people remember.” – ― Terry Pratchett, Lords and Ladies

“You are what you believe yourself to be.” – ― Paulo Coelho, The Witch of Portobello

Wes Rockville comes from a long line of distinguished family members. Besides the string of famous men and women in his bloodline, his sister is an eminent prosecutor in New York, his brother is the head of counterterrorism, and his dad?
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~JustMel~
May 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: paranormal, r2r
) An excellent way to start a great book. He seems even more realistic when we learn that he is also dyslexic, but doesn't let it stop him from achieving his dream.

Although this is a story about witches, it wasn't at all what I expected. Growing up in New York myself it was really cool to be able to imagine witches wreaking havoc across the city. Who would have thought they would have a hand in so much! Its also pretty cool how Mr Cash kept the story firmly planted in the present (despite the
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Jalynn Patterson
Jul 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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Wes Rockville, a disgraced law enforcement agent, is given one last chance to prove himself and save his career when he's reassigned to a 232 year old secret government organization. The Witches Protection Program. His first assignment: uncover a billion-dollar Cosmetics company’s diabolical plan of using witchcraft for global domination, while protecting its heiress Morgan Pendragon from her aunt’s evil deeds. Reluctantly paired with veteran witch protector, Alastair Verne, Wes
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Jennifer Lara
Jul 01, 2015 rated it really liked it
Witches Protection Program by Michael Philip Case is about a secret government agency whose mission is to protect good witches and rid the world of the bad witches. Partners, Alastair Verne and Wes Rockville, must protect an heiress from her aunt’s evil plans.
The story opens with Wes Rockville in trouble for a botched case. He is being transferred to the Witches Protection Program as his last chance to remain in law enforcement. There he meets, Alastair Verne, a veteran witch protector. The
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Laura Thomas
Aug 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
Poor Wes. He’s failed again and now he’s been given one last chance to prove himself qualified to be in law enforcement. He’s sure it’s a prank when he’s assigned to the Witches Protection Program.

It’s no hoax. But it takes some convincing for Wes to believe in witches. He gets it in spades.

His first assignment, protect a witch, heiress Morgan Pendragon, from her evil aunt. Her aunt is cooking up a diabolical scheme to rule the world.

Wes will have to catch on quick if he’s to save Morgan and
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Giedre
Oct 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: netgalley
Now this is what I call a good book! Such an interesting action filled little book! It felt like a crossover between Devil Wears Prada and Neverwhere. It grabs you from page one and doesn’t let go until the very end. Writing is just so beautiful and delicious I kept finding myself looking for reasons to take a break from reading so the book would last longer haha. I didn’t expect the book to be so good. To tell you the truth it took me awhile to pick it up just because I found the cover so ...more
Nancy Reynolds
Jun 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Loved this book from the very first page to the very last. And I certainly hope this was just one of a series with the cast of characters introduced in this book - because it definitely has all the elements of an entire series to it. Witches alive and living among us mere humans - every day in every way? Yep, it's true - and there's a special branch of police to protect the good witches from the bad. At least, that's what we are told - and shown - in the book. Lots of fun twists and turns, lots ...more
Laura Berlin
Aug 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
An enjoyable action packed surprise! I felt like I was watching a movie. Wonderful imagery. I look forward to a Book 2.
So, I Read This Book Today
Jul 19, 2015 rated it really liked it
“If cats looked like frogs we'd realize what nasty, cruel little bastards they are. Style. That's what people remember.” - ― Terry Pratchett, Lords and Ladies

“You are what you believe yourself to be.” - ― Paulo Coelho, The Witch of Portobello

Wes Rockville comes from a long line of distinguished family members. Besides the string of famous men and women in his bloodline, his sister is an eminent prosecutor in New York, his brother is the head of counterterrorism, and his dad? Well, his dad is his
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David Savage
May 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Witches Protection Program is the exciting new novel from Michael Phillip Cash about a secret government agency that protects good witches while stopping the bad witches who live amongst us.

This story is about two different sects of witches; the Davinas who only use their witchcraft for good and selfless reasons and the Willas who use their craft for bad and selfish reasons and these witches have lived in secret among everyday humans for hundreds of years. The Witches Protection Program is a 232
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Wanda Maynard
Jun 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Throw in a pinch of romance, add just a touch of heroism, and a dash of intrigue, and what do you have? A spell of a good story. Yes, another expert work of artistry by a very gifted and wonderful author. Michael Phillip Cash, has weaved together an intensely picturesque tale. WITCHES PROTECTION PROGRAM was very skillfully written and so fast-paced I didn’t want to put the book down. The scenes kept bursting forth , like a whirlwind, as each chapter opened up with new excitement. The characters ...more
Philip Bailey
Jun 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A bewitching and whimsical lighthearted look at a world with witches all around us. Who knew? In a story showing imaginative creativity Mr. Cash spins a tale to rival any ghostbuster story. This is a refreshing read when one considers the actuality of the witch craze that swept Europe and invaded America. Hanging and burning at the stakes were the order of the day during these times as tales told with fervent imagination by witnesses against the accused. These victims were often the very persons ...more
Maria
Jun 15, 2015 rated it really liked it
Wes screwed up and he has one chance to fix it, but it involves beliving in the unbelivable. He must come into this crazy new world and begin to understand his way around it pretty quick if he hopes to protect his charge and yes save the world.

Poor Wes. It's a thought I had throughout the book as he is stuck in one bad or crazy situation after another. But he uses his smarts to prove himself time and again and he is such a sweetie even when he is trying to be tough.

Morgan is spunky and won't let
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Denise Bloomfield
Jun 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Well...Michael Phillip Cash has done it again! Another fantastic book!! Just when I thought he couldn't possibly come up with new characters different and unique and a totally new theme and story line full of twists...he proves me wrong! The characters are interesting, intriguing, and even captivating. They really make this book a intriguing read. Wes Rockville (is my favorite) is an agent who needs to prove himself..to his Dad, or so it seems..but also more importantly, to himself. Although he ...more
Charissa Wilkinson
Jun 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
I received this book for a fair review.

Overview: Wes Rockville is having the worst day. First, he loses his dream job due to the prisoner’s escape. Then, he joins a team that asks him to believe the unbelievable. Witches are real? Please, how’s he supposed to believe that? Oh well, he just has to solve one case, then he can go back to his dream job. So what’s so important about Pendragon Cosmetics? And how does Morgan Pendragon fit in?

Likes: This is a pretty light-hearted read. Wes is a guy
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Shealea
Dec 16, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: netgalley
Before anything else, I received a free digital copy of this book (via Netgalley) from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Thank you, Michael Phillip Cash and Chelshire Inc., Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA)!

In this paranormal, urban fantasy novel, its main character, Wes Rockville, struggles to meet the expectations that come with being a part of an overachieving family and proves to be an incompetent law enforcement agent, especially in the eyes of his father. Because
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Born and raised on Long Island, Michael has always had a fascination with horror writing and found footage films. He wanted to incorporate both with his debut novel, Brood X. Earning a degree in English and an MBA, he has worked various jobs before settling into being a full-time author. He currently resides on Long Island with his wife and children.
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