The Witches Of Dark Root: Daughters Of Dark Root Book 1

"There are some secrets darker than witchcraft." - Dora Maddock
Deep within an Oregon forest is a town called Dark Root, a town steeped in magick, mystery, and witchcraft.
But for Maggie Maddock, Dark Root is also a prison. Forced to work in her mother's magick shop, she watches the world world move forward without her. When a mysterious stranger offers to take Maggie away from it all, she leaves without looking back.
Seven years later, Maggie is called home by her older sister. There, she is confronted with a renewed sibling rivalry, her ill mother, and a town that has lost its literal magick. Now Maggie must decide if she will use her newfound abilities to save her family and town, or run away once again.

In the tradition of 'Practical Magic' and 'Charmed', The Witches of Dark Root is a story of sisterhood, seamlessly weaving the past with the present, the magickal with the mundane. It is a tale of family, forgiveness, and the healing power of love that will leave readers believing in magick long after the story ends.

Welcome to Dark Root. We've been expecting you.

The Magick of Dark Root: Daughters of Dark Root Book 2

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“There are rules that must be followed, Maggie.”
“Even in witchcraft?”
“Especially in witchcraft. What someone puts into the world comes back to them.”
“You mean karma?”
“Like karma, yes. But for a witch it comes back threefold. Never forget that.”
“That doesn’t seem fair.”
“Who said life was fair?”

In the second installment of The Daughters of Dark Root series, Maggie Maddock and her sisters are back, training under their coven-leading mother Miss Sasha Shantay to take over as the new leaders of The Council. But life isn’t as smooth as Maggie had hoped it would be. Harvest Home’s taxes have come due, and her mother’s illness has returned, stronger than ever.

Desperate, Maggie and Eve devise a scheme to make money through witchcraft.

And that’s when things go terribly wrong.

*Author's Note* This is the second book in a series, but can be read as a stand alone novel. If you are interested in reading the entire Daughters of Dark Root Series I suggest you begin with The Witches of Dark Root as the second book contains spoilers for the first book.

The Curse of Dark Root: Part One Daughters of Dark Root Book 3

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I inspected the small glass orb in my hand and read the words engraved upon its mantle: Dark Root, Oregon, 1968.
"Jillian, there's nothing inside," I said, shaking the globe.
“You must view it before you go to sleep. The memory it contains will come to you in your dreams.”
“What will I see?” I asked, staring deep into the crystal ball.
“Secrets, Maggie. Secrets that should have come out long ago.”

In the third installment of The Daughters of Dark Root series, Maggie's life is endangered by a malicious curse. Her only chance at saving herself and the life of her unborn child is to reveal the memories kept within a set of crystal globes. They alone hold the key to Dark Root’s secret past, and who she really is.

Welcome to Dark Root--Magick. Mystery. Witchcraft.

The Curse of Dark Root: Part Two Daughters of Dark Root Book 4

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***Welcome to Dark Root: The Most Haunted Town in The Pacific Northwest.***
Things are tough in Dark Root. Shane is missing and presumed dead. Julianna Benbridge is haunting the town. And the mysterious curse has tightened its grip on Maggie.
The clock is ticking down and its not looking good. Can Maggie save herself and her family from the deal made with Larinda? Or will she be too late this time?
Return to Dark Root. More Magick. More Mystery. More Mischief. More Sisterly Fun.
Old friends and new surprises make this the best one to date.

The Shadows of Dark Root Daughters of Dark Root Book 5

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From The Wandering Witch (circa 1892)

In the beginning there was only darkness.
And then the Goddess, in her infinite wisdom, gave us light.
But in those moments when she separated the light from the darkness, she created shadow.
Formed by her divine hands, the shadow grew.
And grew.
Larger than our own world and without the limitations.
Though mortal eyes cannot see the shadow realm, it coexists alongside our own.
It is the realm of dreams and fantasy, of faerie and imp, demon and angel, nightmares and madness.
It is the bridge between the past, the present, and the future.
It is the divide between the living and the dead.
It is The Netherworld.
One gate opens to the next.
Beware!
Beware of the false lure of this shadow world.
For most who wander in, even witches, are never heard from again.

In book five of this epic fantasy series, Maggie and her companions journey to the Netherworld, to take back which has been stolen. But there is more than just their personal quest at stake. Will Maggie save her friends, and the world? Or will her warlock father's quest to bring about the end of humanity win out instead?

Daughters of Dark Root: The Complete Series

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From USA Today Bestselling Author April Aasheim comes a multi-generational witchy saga of magick, mystery and family secrets. The complete Daughters of Dark Root series. Magick. Mystery. Maggie.
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Book One: The Witches of Dark Root:
"There are some secrets darker than witchcraft." - Dora Maddock
Deep within an Oregon forest is a town called Dark Root, a town steeped in magick, mystery, and witchcraft. But for Maggie Maddock, Dark Root is also a prison. Forced to work in her mother's magick shop, she watches the world world move forward without her. When a mysterious stranger offers to take Maggie away from it all, she leaves without looking back.
Seven years later, Maggie is called home by her older sister. There, she is confronted with a renewed sibling rivalry, her ill mother, and a town that has lost its literal magick.
Now Maggie must decide if she will use her newfound abilities to save her family and town, or run away once again.
In the tradition of 'Practical Magic' and 'Charmed', The Witches of Dark Root is a story of sisterhood, seamlessly weaving the past with the present, the magickal with the mundane. It is a tale of family, forgiveness, and the healing power of love that will leave readers believing in magick long after the story ends.
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Book Two: The Magick of Dark Root:
There are rules that must be followed, Maggie."
"Even in witchcraft?"
"Especially in witchcraft. What someone puts into the world comes back to them."
"You mean karma?"
"Like karma, yes. But for a witch it comes back threefold. Never forget that."
"That doesn't seem fair."
"Who said life was fair?"
In the second installment of The Daughters of Dark Root series, Maggie Maddock and her sisters are back, training under their coven-leading mother Miss Sasha Shantay to take over as the new leaders of The Council.
But life isn't as smooth as Maggie had hoped it would be. Harvest Home's taxes have come due, and her mother's illness has returned, stronger than ever.
Desperate, Maggie and Eve devise a scheme to make money through witchcraft.
And that's when things go terribly wrong.
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Book Three: The Curse of Dark Root--Part One:
I inspected the small glass orb in my hand and read the words engraved upon its mantle: Dark Root, Oregon, 1968.
"Jillian, there's nothing inside," I said, shaking the globe.
"You must view it before you go to sleep. The memory it contains will come to you in your dreams."
"What will I see?" I asked, staring deep into the crystal ball.
"Secrets, Maggie. Secrets that should have come out long ago."

In the third installment of The Daughters of Dark Root series, Maggie's life is endangered by a malicious curse. Her only chance at saving herself and the life of her unborn child is to reveal the memories kept within a set of crystal globes.
They alone hold the key to Dark Root's secret past, and who she really is.
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Book Four: The Curse of Dark Root--Part Two:
Things are tough in Dark Root.
Shane is missing and presumed dead. Julianna Benbridge is haunting the town. And the mysterious curse has tightened its grip on Maggie.
The clock is ticking down and its not looking good. Can Maggie save herself and her family from the deal made with Larinda? Or will she be too late this time?
Return to Dark Root. More Magick. More Mystery. More Mischief. More Sisterly Fun.
Old friends and new surprises make this the best one to date.
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Book Five: The Shadows of Dark Root:
In book five of this epic fantasy series, Maggie and her companions journey to the Netherworld, to take back which has been stolen. But there is more than just their personal quest at stake.
Will Maggie save her friends, and the world? Or will her warlock father's quest to bring about the end of humanity win out instead?
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Welcome to Dark Root--We've Been Expecting You.

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