Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Author and journalist Camilla Chafer writes for newspapers, magazines and websites throughout the world. She is also the. Illicit Magic: Book 1, Stella Mayweather Series (Volume 1) [Camilla Chafer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. More than three hundred. Illicit Magic (Stella Mayweather, book 1) by Camilla Chafer – book cover, description, publication history.

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The ladies at work warned each other to walk in pairs, and to be safe, since there have been many recent burnings of women. Stella is reluctant t This was a great start to a new series. View all 8 comments. What would the witches of the world do? Nel on July 24, Chafer gives plenty of depth to her characters and slowly divulges tidbits of their lives that flawlessly tie everything together.

We enter the story as she’s walking home from yet another temp job she never stays too long, just in case someone notices she’s different.

The ending – though unfair I know she needed to feel connecter but snif – really made me wish I had the second book in my hands right NOW!

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I read this book in one sitting! A fun read with lots of interaction between the various characters. Aside from our protagonist, we meet the supporting secondary characters who help Stella cope with her new found abilities.

I would like to start with saying that the bad guy totally threw me at the end. Apart from witches and wizards there seem to be other creatures existing. Accepting Etoile’s helping hand, she’s catapulted into a world she never really knew existed.

Illicit Magic (Stella Mayweather, #1) by Camilla Chafer

The story line is amazing and with some exceptional direction and editing it could be a hidden treasure. Just makes you want to read the next one! One secret is important enough to kill for and it’s a secret so powerful it could destroy the fragile threads of Stella’s new world. Trigger Snappy Lexi Graves Mysteries, 8.


I have to admit–free books are one of the great perks of owning an e-reader. Throughout Stella’s story as we work our way through all the mysteries that surround her past and all the day to day drama that encompass her present circumstances one thing becomes clear, she is a special young woman who despite her harsh beginnings has strength and admirable amounts of courage.

His character was very nice though and he had a lot of drama in his life.

She ends up in a sad love triangle and then in a battle for her life in which she can suddenly do magic she was never taught. Trivia About Illicit Magic St Pbut the mere thought of that has her mgic into herself, her world. I liked how the relationships developed, not too fast, and bit by bit you got to know the different characters better and better.

There’s a reason they are burning women alive.

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She is a loner and no one pays her any attention. Having lost her parents when she was only five years old, Stella is shuffled from one foster home to another until chafef reaches the age of majority and she is kicked loose from the system. A group calling themselves The Brotherhood and that Etoile is there to spirit her to safety.

The Hitwoman and the 7 Cops. More, the Brotherhood then sends a video to the media detailing the witches they’ve burnt at the stake, and telling the world that illicir are coming for mxgic. No Room for Error: The heroine is a character that we can be easily attached to. The unraveling of the answers as to who, what, why, when and where take place at a good pace and by the end of the book when the final showdown occurs the reader has learned quite a bit about each of the young witches and the instructors that Stella is placed among to learn how to utilize her craft On television, she learns that several women were burnt camklla at a stake.


People are wary of Stella, keep their distance – why befriend someone who has strange and weird things always happening to them or around them? The world building was decent enough Cxmilla liked the general storyline of the novel one reason I picked this up. She seems totally shocked about who the bad guy was but from the beginning the suspect list was short and there were several hints.

Stella, our protagonist, is It is just to full of holes! I was guessing in those lines but wow! xamilla

There was no subtlety of insanity, which made the character a bit laughable. She was horribly alone, and she came across as drab, dejected, and well. Quotes from Illicit Magic. Fantasy, magic, modern day mystery. With her parents taken from her at a very early age, Stella Mayweather has spent most of her young life bounced around from foster home to foster home. Stella Mayweather is a year-old woman who has grown up in foster care and is searching for her place in the world.

She plays 2 guys then wonders why one hates her, she constantly wonders what the hell is going on but never asks the right questions – instead she asks about other peoples pasts, customs, etc. A quiet little town where everything is far from normal. Ready to start the next one.

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You expect Stella to grow emotionally in this book. Stella soon discovers that all is not as it appears and that she is the center of an intrigue that predates her own birth