It's the weekend once more. That means it's time for my book blogger hopping...
Do you remember the first book you read by yourself?
Honestly, no. It's too long ago. I remember some series I read as a child--Puddle Lane, the Mr. Men books, The Famous Five, The Secret Seven, The Babysister's Club.... Of those, Puddle Lane and Mr. Men are probably the ones I read earliest, but I couldn't give you a definite title or year.
Cary Westfield wasn't a terribly catchy name for a magician, so the playbill read The Incredible Mr. Mars.
From page 56:
Sharing a bed with a guy who had mugged him only a few hours ago would certainly be a fitting way to cap this bizarre day, wouldn't it?
A Touch of Magic (Fae-Touched #1)
After returning to the
straight and narrow, Cary Westfield hopes to rebuild his life as a stage
magician. Only thing is, the success of his new show is entirely
dependent on a strange medallion inherited from his late grandfather—an
amulet that holds a rare and inexplicable power to captivate the
Ty prides himself on his ability to obtain any
item of magical significance—for the right price. When a mysterious
client hires him to steal a magical amulet from a neophyte illusionist,
he’s sure it will be a quick and easy job, earning him a nice chunk of
As it turns out, nothing is sure when greed and powerful
magic are at play. When a mob boss with far-reaching aspirations beats
Ty to the snatch, Cary and Ty form an unlikely partnership to get the
amulet back. The unexpected spark of attraction between them is a
welcome perk, but each man has his own plan for the prize.
All bets are off, however, when it is revealed the magical amulet holds a darker secret than either of them had bargained for.