by Carolyn MacCullough
"A fantastic urban fantasy with an enchanting romance at its heart." -- Cassandra Clare, New York Times best-selling author of CITY OF BONES
"Family secrets and sibling rivalry, time-travel and magical "Talents" all brew together to create a superlative -- and supernatural -- coming-of-age story. Add an epic battle of good versus evil and an enchanting first kiss and this bewitching novel commands a sequel." -- Megan McCafferty, New York Times-best-selling author of the Jessica Darling series.
Family misfit Tamsin Greene is glad to be far away at a Manhattan boarding school. But when a handsome young professor mistakes her for her very Talented sister, she goes for it—and promises to find his lost family heirloom. Unfortunately, the task (and the stranger) prove far more sinister than she expected, and she’s forced on a treasure hunt through time that will unlock the secret of her true identity, unearth the sins of her family, and unleash a power so vengeful it could destroy them all.
Here's what author Carolyn MacCullough has to say about how ONCE A WITCH came to be, the writing, the setting, teen talent, and her favorite authors:
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