The Witch of the Wood

The Witch of the Wood

TheWitchOfTheWood_coverProfessor Rudy Barnes attends a faculty in-service meeting and falls in love with one of the office staff members named April Orr.  They have an explicit affair, and she turns out to be someone different than the person he thought she was.

Together they have a son, and Rudy finds out all too late that April is a shape-shifting witch. Their child Wolfie, is a warlock bent on destroying every male of the human species.

Rudy is faced with a mind-boggling personal dilemma. Does he join his son in this bloody quest, or will he sacrifice the boy in order to fulfill a basic human moral?

When he makes his devastating decision, it sets off a chain reaction that breaks an ancient spell, causing the world’s first true apocalypse. The magic unleashed comes from the most unexpected of sources – it comes from the trees.

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Also available for purchase on Hippocampus Press


Michael Aronovitz is the author of the acclaimed short story collections Seven Deadly Pleasures (Hippocampus Press, 2009) and The Voices in Our Heads (2013), Alice Walks (2013), as well as the novel, The Witch of the Woods (Hippocampus Press, 2014).

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Michael Aronovitz is a college Professor of English. He is also a horror writer and rock music critic. -Seven Deadly Pleasures, (Collection), Hippocampus Press, 2009 -Alice Walks, (Novel-Hard Cover), Centipede Press, 2013 (Paperback), Dark Renaissance Books, 2014, (Electronic Version) Cemetery Dance Publications, 2016 -The Voices in Our Heads, (Collection), Horrified Press, 2014 -The Witch of the Wood, (Novel), Hippocampus Press, 2015 -Phantom Effect, (Novel), Night Shade / Skyhorse Publications, 2016 -Dancing With Tombstones, (Omnibus Lifetime Collection), Cemetery Dance Publications, fall 2021. -The Sculptor, (Novel), Night Shade / Skyhorse Publications, fall 2021. -More than fifty short stories published in magazines and anthologies. More than one hundred published music reviews.
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