Once A Witch
Once a Witch
Once A Witch
Carolyn MacCullough
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Tamsin Greene comes from a long line of witches, and she was supposed to be one of the most Talented among them. But Tamsin's magic never showed up. Now seventeen, Tamsin attends boarding school in Manhattan, far from her family. But when a handsome young professor mistakes her for her very Talented sister, Tamsin agrees to find a lost family heirloom for him. The search—and the stranger—will prove to be more sinister than they first appeared, ultimately sending Tamsin on a treasure hunt through time that will unlock the secret of her true identity, unearth the sins of her family, and unleash a power so vengeful that it could destroy them all. This is a spellbinding display of storytelling that will exhilarate, enthrall, and thoroughly enchant.

Book Details


  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Tamsin Greene comes from a long line of witches and when she was born her grandmother said she was going to be the most talented among them. Now 17, Tamsin's magic never showed up. Feeling like an outsider she goes to boarding school to at least act normal. During the summer she is forced to work at the family magic/book shop. One day a professor from NYU comes in and mistakes Tamsin for her very talented sister. Finally being looked at with awe she couldn't help but agree to help him find a missing family heirloom.

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Tamsin Greene is a seventeen-year-old witch in a family of witches who is supposed to have a special talent. Her talent, some sort of witchcraft, is supposed to be more powerful than anyone else's. It has been nine years since her talent was supposed to show, and nothing has happened, making Tamsin's life difficult at best. One day, a handsome professor comes into her grandmother's shop asking for help finding an important clock. Tamsin, although she knows she can't find it without any Talents, agrees, in hopes of proving herself to her family.

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