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Bast

Rosemary Edghill’s Bast Novels will delight fans of funny, fast-paced mysteries featuring strong female sleuths. The series follows Karen Hightower (a.k.a “Bast”), a Wiccan amateur detective living in Manhattan, as she interprets Tarot cards and investigates murders. “Edghill has a chatty, witty style that keeps the action fast-paced. Definitely a new twist to the mystery genre.” –USA Today

  • The Bowl of Night
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    • The Bowl of Night

    • Bast (Volume 3)
      Rosemary Edghill
      Tor/Forge

    • Bast is back, in The Bowl of Night! The one-of-a-kind heroine from Edghill's two previous mysteries, Speak Daggers to Her and Book of Moons, returns in a bewitching new mystery...

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      • eBook
  • Book of Moons
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    • Book of Moons

    • Bast (Volume 2)
      Rosemary Edghill
      Tor/Forge

    • Rosemary Edghill's Bast (a.k.a. Karen Hightower) is a modern-day witch and amateur detective whose investigations lead her through the colorful and exotic world of New York's occult underground....

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      • eBook
  • Speak Daggers To Her
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    • Speak Daggers To Her

    • Bast (Volume 1)
      Rosemary Edghill
      Tor/Forge

    • Karen Hightower (aka "Bast") is a single which witch living in Manhattan, working as a freelance graphic designer while reading tarot cards on the side. But when a close friend dies mysteriously,...

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      • eBook
  • Bell, Book, and Murder
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    • Bell, Book, and Murder

    • Bast
      Rosemary Edghill
      Tor/Forge

    • Rosemary Edghill cast a keenly observant, friendly, yet faintly amused eye on an intriguing American micro-culture. The Bast novels offer a very new view of the practitioners of a very old faith....

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      • Physical Book
      • eBook

Rosemary Edghill

Rosemary Edghill is a prolific writer in several genres, under her own name and various pseudonyms. Her Bast books, witty mysteries featuring a Wiccan amateur detective, were collected in Bell, Book, and Murder. She has also written Regency Romances and fantasy novels, including several collaborations with Mercedes Lackey (Spirits White as Lightning and Mad Maudlin) and Andre Norton (Shadow of Albion and Leopard in Exile).

Edghill lives in upstate New York with several cats and several Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, which she shows in obedience competitions.