Review: Bound (The Witches of Doyle #1) by Kirsten Weiss

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The Witches of Doyle #1
Kirsten Weiss
Cozy Mystery - Paranormal
Misterio Press
November 21st 2016


Bound by magic, bound by love, bound by murder…

The Bonheim triplets live seemingly ordinary lives, hiding their magic from the neighbors in the small, mountain town of Doyle, California. But when a body is found in big sister Jayce’s coffee shop, Karin, the practical one, is determined to prove Jayce innocent.

A murder isn’t the only bizarre event in Doyle. Why are hikers vanishing in the nearby woods? Why are some people cursed with bad luck and others with good? And why is Karin’s magic the weakest of the three sisters'?

As Karin digs deep to uncover the truth and regain her magic, her family is thrown into peril. Will her power return too late to save the people she loves the most, or will it be the cause of disaster?

Bound is Book One in the Witches of Doyle Trilogy.

Spells included at the back of the book!


A heart should be big enough to mourn and love at the same time.Bound, 82%

I started this seres with book 5 and ended up wanting to go back and read from the beginning.

Bound was fun and enjoyable. It has a few different mysteries to keep us entertained and intrigued. I enjoyed the magical elements and meeting the three sisters; Lenore the youngest, Jayce the oldest, and Karin the middle.

Doyle is an interesting town with some interesting people. Karin takes us on our mysteries as she try’s to prove that her sister Jayce didn’t have anything to do with the murder in her coffee shop. Along the way she learns of a curse on their family and meets Nick a man who has secrets of his own, but she is still drawn too.

I had fun learning about the sisters powers, the curse on them, and going on the murder mystery. Their is a little romance blooming, but that’s in the back ground our main focus is the mysteries.

Bound was a great start to the series and a good introduction to the Bonheim sisters. I can’t wait to read on and find out what happens next.

Rated: 4 Stars

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I was born and raised in Northern Indiana. I’m an outdoor sun loving reader living near San Fransisco. I’m a mother, wife, dog owner, animal, and book lover. I’m the owner, reviewer, and mind behind Angel’s Guilty Pleasures. My favorite animals are horses & dogs. As for reading I love all things paranormal & urban fantasy. My favorite shifters are dragons!

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This one has a gorgeous cover and sounds great. Thanks for the review! Anne – Books of My Heart

Kimberly @ Caffeinated Reviewer

I added this to my wishlist Angela. Fantastic review!

Kathy Valentine
Kathy Valentine

Awesome review angela!!! Love the cover and it sounds good too! Shared on all my socials!💖😉

Sophia Rose

I’m glad you enjoyed this one, Angela. I got the first book as a freebie, but was busy reading another of her series first. The magic, the sisters, and the mystery sounds great.

Laura Thomas

I have this on my shelf and need to get started on the series. Thanks for the wonderful review. It does sound like another fun read from this author.