Joy Lansing is at a crossroads. Her kids have all flown the nest and just when she thought she was going to spend her golden years with her husband of thirty years, she finds herself single again and looking to rebuild a life she no longer recognizes.
Lucky for Joy she has her three besties and her coven by her side. Because she’s going to need them when she lands a movie role and finds herself hexed by a jealous costar. Finding yourself a minor film star at the age of forty-eight is more than a little overwhelming. But when it comes with bad press and a hot celebrity determined to date her, Joy is in way over her head. She’s going to need all her magic to navigate this one, or her new career might be over before it starts.
*although book six ends this series, look for a spin-off set in Premonition Pointe in Spring of 2022 – Miss Matched Midlife Dating Agency which begins with Star-Crossed Witch*
This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.
Title: Witching for Joy
Series: Premonition Pointe #3
Author: Deanna Chase
Genre: Paranormal Women’s Fiction
Publication Date: September 24, 2020
My Rating: 4.5 stars
I’m loving the Premonition Pointe series, and Witching for Joy continues that enjoyment with one woman’s discovery of who she really is when she is left behind by her now ex-husband… and did Joy ever shine in her story. We’ve heard of Joy’s marital troubles in the earlier books, often with hilarious suggestions from the other ladies in her coven. But the reality is far from humorous when the man she thought she’d be with for a lifetime simply walked away, engineered a divorce, and went on with his life alone. Joy showed strengths that any woman would envy. Yes, it sucked that her husband didn’t want her. Yes, it also sucked in the manner that he decided to end the marriage. Yet. Joy is discovering freedom she hadn’t allowed herself to feel. She’s taking a chance and going for the career she wants – and the troubles that also come with that new acting job. Joy’s life is about to take another turn and she’ll need all her friends and her coven behind her when the nasty, evil parts come to the forefront.
I adored Joy. That’s probably obvious. She’s going to be facing not only a new career but a vindictive younger actress’s actions to constantly put Joy down, get her in trouble, or ruin her life in general. But there’s more going on aside from an ego-filled brat, there is also a new friendship with another actress, one where Joy and her coven will be vital in saving Carly’s niece, Harlow from extreme danger. And… a new man in Joy’s life – although I had my doubts about Troy at the start he turned into a man who stands by his woman forever. I loved Joy’s children and the parts that they play in this story are full of humor, obvious family love, and wisdom beyond their years. There is definitely danger here. Yet watching Joy (and her friends, her love) deal with everything thrown at her was an exciting journey. The woman’s got strengths she doesn’t even know about yet – and powers as well.
I had such fun with Witching for Joy – and if you haven’t started this series yet, then you should definitely give it a try. Humor, romance, magic, a tight-knit community, and danger. What more could you ask for?
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