A Secret History of Witches
Fantasy , Historical Fiction , Romance / October 18, 2017

Title: A Secret History of Witches Author: Louisa Morgan Published: 2017 Genre: Fantasy Length: 496 pages (Although I read an eBook version.)   Every once in a while a book’s cover instantly hooks your attention and refuses to let you go. The eldritch font paired with the elegant potions and enticing coloring put me right in the mood for an occult-themed tale.  I immediately requested a review copy and was approved, so I want to start this review with a big thanks to Louisa Morgan and her publisher for giving me the chance to review A Secret History of Witches. The initial setup of the book is excellent, especially for fans of historical fiction and generational storytelling. A Secret History of Witches follows the women of the Orchiére family through hundreds of years and jumps between point-of-view narrators with each new chapter. The idea of following the line of witches through the years is clever and creates opportunities to see how the perception of witchcraft might change over time. A Secret History of Witches is a bit uneven when it comes to making the most of each character’s potential. Morwen’s story, set in 1910, stands out as one of the more memorable tales…