A Jar of Fingers (The Complicated Life of Deegie Tibbs Book 1)

The Complicated Life of Deegie Tibbs

Book 1
Winlock Press
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Deegie Tibbs is an independent young witch with a funky little shop that sells magical items, a crazy collection of magical friends, and a brand new (haunted) house, complete with ghosts in the walls and a basement with a gallon jar of human fingers and its very own demon. It’s a complicated life…and things are about to get really weird.
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About the author

C.L. Hernandez is an author of fiction, horror, and dark fantasy. She has been writing since she was very young, but never gave a thought to being published until 2012. In 2014, she self-published two short story collections, Cobwebs and A Half-Dozen Horrors, and a short, true-life ghost story called A Woman’s Touch. She is currently working on the second book in her series, The Complicated Life of Deegie Tibbs. In addition to writing, she enjoys crocheting and a variety of crafts. She lives in California’s Central Valley with her daughter, Olivia, two cats, and a turtle named George.
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Publisher
Winlock Press
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Published on
May 26, 2015
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Pages
135
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ISBN
9781618687128
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Fantasy / Paranormal
Fiction / Fantasy / Urban
Fiction / Horror
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