Spell My Name

A Modern Witch's Tale

Fiction - Magic/Wizardry
75 Pages
Reviewed on 02/15/2019
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Author Biography

Amy Lynn Raines. Self Published Author, wife, mom and homeschooling mother.
Amy has been writing since she was a small child, traveling from state to state during her youngest years.
Reading and writing were her favorite hiding place, to delve into a world that belonged solely to her, driving into her own imagination. This has never changed, her writing is the way she introduces new ideas in fiction as well as sharing the truth of life in non fiction and self help books.
As an adult, she has settled just below Atlanta, Ga with her husband and 3 children who support her in full as she embarks on this career full of wild imagination in horror, romance and erotica, playing with the things that go bump in the night, various cooking techniques, children’s tales and even some insight and in depth self help for those who deal with the day to day in a not so day to day condition.
Taking a look into Amy Lynn Raines’ self written and published library is sure to intrigue anyone over many subjects, join her on this roller coaster of a journey as she shares her ideals on life’s pursuits, cooking tips and coping tips then take a walk on the wilder side of this author’s imagination as she treads through the bowels of hell, spins romantic tales full of love or lust and sometimes both as she takes readers to honest, bold, daring and dark and exciting new depths.

    Book Review

Reviewed by A. L. Peevey for Readers' Favorite

In Spell My Name: A Modern Witch’s Tale by Amy Raines, a young witch awakens in a field. She remembers absolutely nothing about the circumstances that brought her to the field and neither her name nor the fact that she has any particular powers. She soon receives directions from an invisible person, identifying himself as the warlock Solomon. He helps her to help herself and warns her of the certain danger around her while also filling her in on the history of the witches and the rules governing their actions and use of magic. As she struggles to discover her true identify, she encounters a mixed cast, some friends and some foes, particularly a witch named Darlene who seems determined to kill her. Can she learn how to defend herself before it is too late?

In Spell My Name: A Modern Witch’s Tale, Amy Raines has written a fast-paced story. It is told in first person from the point of view of the nameless young witch, whose name we do not discover until later in the story. The conversational style of the author’s prose engages us readers. We are in the main character’s mind and feel her pain and confusion as she determinedly fights to find her way out of her predicament and regain her memory and her history. There is an interesting connection between the young witch and the historic Salem Witch Trials, adding to the adventure and depth of this story. Raines has an imaginative and engaging style of storytelling. For a quick and fun read about magic and witches, this book is a good bet!