Manchester, Connecticut

Witches in our Midst


A woman claiming to or popularly believed to possess magical powers and practice sorcery is commonly known as a witch.  Popular fiction has embraced witches and we now find them in all segments of literature.  The following are a selection of fiction which centers on witches and their craft.

Brunonia Barry…The Lace Reader
Barbara Bretton…Casting Spells
Megan Chance…Susannah Morrow
Shirley Damsgaard…Witch Hunt
Denise Dietz…Eye of Newt
Rose Earhart…Dorcas Good: the diary of a Salem witch
P. N. Elrod…Strange Brew
Christine Feehan…Dangerous Tides
Safe Harbor
Lori Foster…Out of the Light Into the Shadows
Yasmine Galenorn…Darkling
Kim Harrison…Fistful of Charms
Dead Witch Walking
For a Few Demons More
Outlaw Demon Wails
White Witch, Black Curse
Candace Havens…Charmed and Dangerous
Mo Hayder…Ritual
Cecelia Holland…The Witches’ Kitchen
Katherine Howe…The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
Jeanne Kalogridis…The Burning Times
Mindy Klasky…Magic and the Modern Girl
Sorcery and the Single Girl
Sergei Lukyanenko…Day Watch
Gregory Maguire…Wicked
Son of a Witch
Dinah McCall…Mimosa Grove
Patricia McKillip…Harrowing the Dragon
Lauren Myracle…Rhymes with Witches
Sharan Newman…Witch in the Well
Jodi Picoult…Salem Falls
Lisa Plumley…My Favorite Witch
Mary Jo Putney…Distant Magic
Anne Rice…The Witching Hour
Lasher
Taltos: lives of the Mayfair Witches
Blood Canticle
James Reese…The Book of Shadows
Rebecca Reisert…The Third Witch
John Saul…Black Creek Crossing
Jean Stubbs…Witching Time
John Updike…The Witches of Eastwick
The Widows of Eastwick


10/2009