By Shirley Damsgaard
Bewitched meets Murder She Wrote during this pleasant new comfortable secret sequence that includes Ophelia Jensen, small city librarian and reluctant psychic, and her grandmother Abby, a benevolent witch.
Thirty whatever Ophelia Jensen desires to reside a quiet lifestyles as a small city librarian. She's created a snug lifestyles along with her kooky, colourful grandmother Abby, and if it have been as much as her, they can stay out their days—along with Ophelia's puppy girl and cat Queenie—in peace and quiet. yet, to Ophelia's dismay, she and Abby are usually not a customary grandmother/granddaughter duo. She possesses psychic powers, and Abby is a kindly witch. And whereas Ophelia might do something to brush aside her gift—harboring bad guilt after her ally used to be killed and she or he was once not able to forestall it—threatening occasions preserve doping up, forcing her to faucet into her powers of instinct. To make issues worse, a strange—yet devastatingly attractive—man is putting round Ophelia's library, and irrespective of what percentage occasions she tells him she's sworn off males endlessly, he persists. quickly this good-looking newcomer finds he is following a lead on an area drug ring, after which a useless physique indicates up correct in Abby's yard. and masses as Ophelia wish to placed away her spells endlessly, she and Abby needs to use their particular powers to maintain themselves, and others, out of harm's method.
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