Potions, Poisons, and Peril: A Free Paranormal Cozy Mystery

· Deepwood Witches Mysteries Book 1 · Sunwalker Press
160 reviews

About this ebook

Welcome to Deepwood, Oregon, a town of witches, magic, and murder…

Emory Chastain loves her herbs and spices. So much so that when she’s not baking self-confidence into chocolate chip cookies, she’s in her shop selling everything from love potions to herbal tea blends. She’s also one of the most powerful witches of the modern era.

When a strange madness afflicts seemingly unrelated people in her funky little town, turning ordinary citizens into raving beasts, Emory and her friends are convinced there’s more to the mystery than a simple virus. Turns out they’re right. Somebody is using a magic spell to poison people, and if they don’t stop the killer, there will be more death in the town of Deepwood.

Potions, Poisons, and Peril is the first book in the paranormal cozy mystery series, Deepwood Witches Mysteries.


Read what others are saying about USA Today Best-Selling author Shéa MacLeod's Deepwood Witches mystery series:

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "A cadre of witchy goodness that made me eager to open the book and eavesdrop." – author AE Drury

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Exquisitely witchy." – DM


Read the entire Deepwood Witches paranormal cozy mystery series:

Potions, Poisons, and Peril

Wisteria, Witchery, and Woe

Magic, Moonlight, and Murder

Dreams, Divination, and Danger

Alchemy, Arsenic, and Alibis

Crystals, Cauldrons, and Crimes



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Ratings and reviews

160 reviews
Linda Howard
November 13, 2021
I really enjoyed a cold, rainy afternoon with an upbeat and fast paced story. Well told. The ladies are lovely and actually eat and live life. looking forward to reading other works.
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Mathine Rallia
April 6, 2023
Nice and cozy, likable characters and the romance was nice, I was actually rooting for them. Will definitely read the rest of the series.
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Cat Martindale-Vale
April 6, 2023
an engaging story with characters that grow on you page after page. a well written world and story with enough romance and adventure to keep a cozy mystery lover happy.
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About the author

Shéa MacLeod is the USA Today best-selling author of cozy mysteries and paranormal women’s fiction. She has dreamed of writing novels since before she could hold a crayon. She totally blames her mother.

She resides in the leafy green hills outside Portland, Oregon where she indulges in her fondness for strong coffee, vintage cocktails, afternoon tea, and dragons.

Because everything's better with dragons.

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