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Juliet Blackwell Books In Order

Publication Order of Art Lover's Mysteries Books

Feint of Art (2006) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shooting Gallery (2006) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Brush with Death (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Arsenic and Old Paint (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Witchcraft Mysteries Books

Secondhand Spirits (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Cast-Off Coven (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hexes and Hemlines (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
In a Witch's Wardrobe (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tarnished and Torn (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Vision in Velvet (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Haunting is Brewing (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spellcasting in Silk (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Haunted Home Renovation Mysteries Books

If Walls Could Talk (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dead Bolt (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Murder on the House (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Home for the Haunting (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Keeper of the Castle (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Haunting is Brewing (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Give Up the Ghost (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Paris Key (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Love on Main Street: A Snow Creek Christmas (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle


Juliet Blackwell (aka Hailey Lind, aka Julie Goodson Lawes) is an American female writer. She is a child of a Yankee father and a Texan mother. Blackwell started her childhood life in Palo Alto, California. Her family later opted for a move to San Francisco which is an hour south from where they were initially. She indulge in her earliest larcenous activity like stealing apricots and walnuts from the orchards surrounding, as a result of walking daily to and from the kindergarten

The valley at the San Francisco Bay southern tip had become silicon semi-conductor cradle and the orchards were disappearing by the time she was graduating the middle school. She went on to major in Latin American studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. While in this school, they had the best parties from each department. She chose to read, learned Spanish, little French, little Vietnamese and painted rather than making money in computers. Apart from living in the United States, Blackwell has also lived in Spain and has managed to travel through Europe, Mexico, and Central America. This has really made her to have a very excellent time.

At the University of New York at Albany, she pursued and graduated with Degrees in Social Works and Anthropology. Here, she managed to publish several immigration non-fiction articles as well as one translation of book-length. She studied the folklore, the religions and the medical beliefs of the people all over the world especially those from the Latin America, just because she was fascinated with other cultural systems.

In the Upstate New York, she has worked as an elementary school social worker and also she has taught anthropology of healthcare and health at SUNY, Albany. She studied in Italy, France, and Spain and managed to do her fields projects in Cuba and Mexico. In Philippines, Blackwell has worked on a BBC production and has taught English as a second language in San Jose. She also managed to learn how to faux finish walls in Princeton, New Jersey.

Juliet started painting portraits and murals for a living after her son moved to California abandoning her half-written dissertation in cultural anthropology. Across the bay from San Francisco, she has managed to run her own faux or mural finish design studio in Oakland, for more than a decade. She has a specialty in the historic homes aesthetic renovation.

During the late stages of her lucrative careers, Juliet turned to writing as her job. Under the Hailey Lind’s pseudonym, she and her sister Carolyn penned the Art Lover’s Mystery series,
which was talking about an ex-art forger trying to go straight by working as a faux finisher and a muralist in San Francisco. This Feint of Art was nominated for an Agatha Award.

She spent most of her time gardening with Oscar the cat who are owned by the neighbors but would not leave her alone and doing her happily haunted house restoration, when not painting, writing, or haranguing her funny but cynical teenaged son. She says it is a funny coincidence that the cat starting hanging around with her when she started writing about the witches.

1. Witchcraft Mystery series by Juliet Blackwell

Lily Ivory, as the owner of one the popular vintage stores for clothing, can enjoy a day of antique shopping of the jewelry and still call it a day. But one of the resident witches found in San Francisco, have dedicated her life for searching for the hidden treasures. Due to the persistent searching, sometimes it can lead to the discoveries that are dangerous.

The time Lily Ivory is arriving at the antique jewelry fair, her sensors of bargain begin to go left and right. But she picks up a faint magic vibration. A sudden fire sends panic through the crowd and Lily finally discovers that Griselda did not die a natural death. She figures out the Griselda was murdered in a way that reflects to a form of witch hunt that is old-fashioned.

The moment the police bring Lily’s estranged father as their lead suspect, the crime of Griselda hits close to home into unwelcome flash from the earlier days. Even though Lily’s father may not deserve Lily’s help, she is very determined to see that her father’s name is cleared from the murder suspects and the case is clearly solved.

Lily is practicing magic and at the same time living her dream of being a vintage store owner. But she comes face to face with a nightmarish evil when she encounters a sinister sleeping spell. Taking a night off from running her store, she attends a local art deco ball where the show is stole by the vintage fashions.

Lily sense that the curse was on the corsage of the woman when the young woman falls under a mysterious sleeping sickness. Before Lily could help the woman ailment, she asks to assist in the Bay’s poisoning of strings investigation. Through her store she gains the trust of the local covens by supporting women’s charity.

2. A Haunted Home Renovation Mystery series by Juliet Blackwell

In San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood, historic Queen Anne Victorian is the latest restoration of the general contractor Melanie Turner. The owners, the Daley’s family refuses to leave during the construction and this is a big trouble. But when something awkward starts happening, the family due to fear that the ghost is disrupting those living on the property threatens to call off the renovation.

The neighbors of the Daley’s family are also not thrilled by the fuss and muss project construction. Mel must add task to her list whenever her father finds a dead body near the site of the job. She has to make sure that the job is finished, bring the house from the brink back, and complete her greatest project renovation thus making sure that her reputation is restored.

The word has spread rapidly that Turner can communicate with the dead spirits and that she is having a hard time in low profile maintenance. But she decides to give her reputation an embrace for the chance to restore a house that calls her. The new owners want Mel to encourage the ghosts that are roaming the halls to enhance paranormal charm in the house.

To win the project, Mel has to spend at least one night bin the house. The estate gains another supernatural occupant when a person does not survive that night, during the spine-chilling sleepover. Melanie risks her life as she tries to reveal the killer identity by coaxing the spirits of the resident.

Juliet Blackwell brings mysteries in these two books in a way that you will enjoy the flow when you start reading.

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