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Mass-Market Paperbacks of Note | June 15, 2013

Blackwell, Juliet. Tarnished and Torn: A Witchcraft Mystery. Obsidian Mysteries: NAL. Jul. 2013. 336p. ISBN 9780451240095. pap. $7.99. FANTASY

Vintage clothing store owner and one of San Francisco’s resident witches, Lily Ivory takes on the responsibility of proving her estranged father innocent of murder in the fifth addition to Blackwell’s latest paranormal series (Secondhand Spirits).

Rowen, Michelle. Bled & Breakfast. Obsidian Mysteries: NAL. (Immortality Bites Mystery, Bk. 2). Jun. 2013. 336p. ISBN 9780451239969. pap. $7.99. FANTASY

New vampire Sarah Dearly and her husband, master vampire Thierry de Bennicoeur, take on another assignment as consultants for the Ring, the governing body for the world’s vampire population. A trio of missing vampires in Salem, MA, raise the possibility of a different sort of “witch hunt.” This urban fantasy/paranormal mystery follows series debut Blood Bath & Beyond.