Book Review: The Copper Witch by Jessica Dall

3-12-2014 9-50-24 PMTitle: The Copper Witch

Author: Jessica Dall

Genre: Historical Romance

Publication Date: Today!

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Adela Tilden has always been more ambitious than her station in life might allow. A minor nobleman’s daughter on a failing barony, Adela’s prospects seem dire outside of marrying well-off. When Adela catches the eye of the crown prince, Edward, however, well-off doesn’t seem to be a problem. Thrown into a world of politics and intrigue, Adela might have found all the excitement she ever wanted—if she can manage to leave her past behind.


I received a free ecopy of this book for an honest review.

The Copper Witch is about Adela, a beautiful young lady who easily gets what she wants because of her beauty and charm. At 16 years old, she’s already a sly seductress even though she grew up in a secluded area of the country.

The story takes you from Adele’s original home with her grandmother to the city of her fiance to the court where she meets the prince. It seems that all men are enamored with the beautiful young woman.

By the end of the novel, Adela is only 17 years old but has had a lot of loss in her life as well as her share of lovers. There were times I wanted to shake some sense into her (as did her closest servant) but she does have some endearing qualities. The other characters in the story are more sensible than Adele but those poor men just seemed to fall under her spell. 

I liked how the book ended and I’m looking forward to seeing what is in store for Adela and Antony. If you like historical romance, I definitely recommend The Copper Witch.

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