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1citronella49
Jan 15, 2011, 3:05pm Top

This is a book about a modern day witch with a cat... all of the witches have familiars of some type... and I think they could communicate with their familiars, but not sure. I think the witch, or one of the main witches was named Amanda.

The cover of the book has a close up of a black cat's face, you can pretty much only see it's eyes.

There is also a mean witch in the past... maybe 1800s who is doing some evil magic and the local authorities are on to her... she does some magic that makes her switch places with the modern day witch.

The modern day witch then has to deal with all the terrible things that the mean witch from the past did.. I think there is some romance at the point as well.

I read this book in the mid 90s and loved it... I think the name was "Witches" but I've tried to find a book by that name that matches what I remember and have failed. I am pretty sure the author was a woman... maybe Catherine or Elizabeth... no clue really... I could be completely wrong with the names, it's been a long time.

Thanks A LOT!
citronella49 AT gmail DOT com
Amanda

2bmlg
Jan 19, 2011, 4:08pm Top

A couple of possibles:

Witches, by Kathryn Meyer Griffith, Pinnacle 2000 "A tale of a white witch or more commonly known as a "good witch" that must come out of hiding to help stop impending doom! White Witch Amanda Givens must stop a coven of evil witches set on bringing the witch Rachel Coxe back to life to wreak her revenge."

Cat Magic, by Whitley Streiber, Tor 1987 "Some of the people in Maywell, NJ are witches. Amanda is not a witch, yet! But she might become one if she is allowed to live long enough. Poetic, moving and terrifying, a tale of modern witchcraft."

3staffordcastle
Jan 19, 2011, 4:20pm Top

Touchstone fairy:

Witches by Kathryn Meyer Griffith

Catmagic by Whitley Streiber

4citronella49
Jan 23, 2011, 8:18am Top

The first one is it!!! How do you people do this!? You're magical!!! hahaha... thank you SOOOOO much! I'm gonna check it out of the library today! :)

THANK YOU!!

5citronella49
Jan 23, 2011, 8:23am Top

hmmm... well... nm that... my library doesn't seem to carry this book... boo... well At least I can get it on Amazon! :) Thanks again!

6staffordcastle
Jan 23, 2011, 1:28pm Top

Try interlibrary loan!

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