By A. Lee Martinez
A story of vengeance, real love, and cannibalism
Being born undead could have its dangers, similar to everlasting adolescence and faultless good looks —-things such a lot fallacious for a witch. Hiding in the back of the guise of a filthy outdated crone, the witch is content material dwelling open air citadel Stalwart together with her not going band of allies: a troll named Gwurm, an enchanted broom, and a demonic duck named Newt. She leads an easy lifestyles jam-packed with spells, potions, and the occasional curse.
So whilst a White Knight arrives at castle Stalwart, the witch is familiar with her days of peace are at an finish. The Knight is simply days in entrance of a horde of starving goblings, and citadel Stalwart lies correct within the horde's course. however the goblings are only the 1st wave of threat, and shortly the witch and the Knight needs to mix forces on a deadly quest to forestall a mad sorcerer from destroying the world.
Filled with risk, monsters, and magic, A anonymous Witch is a adequately witchly learn via the award-winning writer of Gil's All Fright Diner and within the corporation of Ogres.
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