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Darynda Jones presents Book 1 in the Betwixt & Between series.

Full Synopsis
Divorced, desperate, and destitute, former restaurateur Defiance Dayne finds out she has been bequeathed a house by a complete stranger. She is surprised, to say the least, and her curiosity gets the better of her. She leaves her beloved Phoenix and heads to one of the most infamous towns in America: Salem, Massachusetts.

She's only there to find out why a woman she's never met would leave her a house, a veritable castle that has seen better days. The lawyer assigned to the case practically begs her to take it off her hands, mostly because she's scared of it. The inanimate structure that, as far as Dephne can tell, has never hurt a fly.

Though it does come with some baggage. A pesky neighbor who wants her gone. A scruffy cat who's a bit of a jerk. And a handyman bathed in ink who could moonlight as a supermodel for GQ.

She decides to give it three days, and not because of the model. She feels at home in Salem. Safe. But even that comes to a screeching halt when people begin knocking on her door day and night, begging for her help to locate their lost objects.

Come to find out, they think she's a witch. And after a few mysterious mishaps, Dephne is beginning to wonder if they're right.

"I liked the way she [Odom] played up to the humor and the style of the writing. She has an understated way until the emotions really roil over and then she takes it up a notch or two so that the listener is captivated." ---Delighted Reader

"Traci Odom fits how I would expect Defiance to sound. She is a good pick for the series and performed the cast well." ---Books of My Heart

"Traci Odom narrated, and I enjoyed every moment. I believed she did a great job in voicing the characters and bringing each of them to life." ---Totally Addicted

"Ms. Odom gives the perfect performance for the first person POV, 40-something Defiance." ---That's What I'm Talking About


Author Darynda Jones

Narrated by Traci Odom

Publication date Mar 2, 2021

Running time 7 hrs

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