Dolores Stewart Riccio

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Circle of Five

Now that her children are grown, her lout of an ex-husband is gone, and her herbal remedy business has taken off, Cass Shipton is free to enjoy the simple comforts of her grown-up life. There's her cozy Cape Cod home overlooking Plymouth Harbor. Her scruffy distainful pooch. And the strong connection she shares with four other ordinary women who get together to sip tea, trade stories, cast the odd spell and work a bit of magic. Just your typical, everyday Wiccans who work at the local library, carpool the kids, and run the vitamin store at the mall.

But Cass's idyllic, small-town life changes after she bumps carts at the local supermarket with a stranger in a green cap. Beneath the man's cheery smile and twinkling eyes, Cass senses something sinister...a foreboding that leads her to the haunting case of a missing boy. Certain that something must be done, Cass turns to her friends to help her find the truth, no matter where it leads. And when another boy disappears, the circle of five bands together in a dangerous undertaking that will call upon all their powers and test the bonds of friendship as never before...

Wickedly funny, harrowingly suspenseful, and as deliciously warm-hearted as a girls' night in, Circle of Five is a joyful celebration of the kind of friendship that makes a magic all of its own.


The 8th Cass Shipton Adventure
As the Harvest Moon rises over the Atlantic, the fantastic five embark on an adventure that spans two continents--coming to the aid of a disturbed ex-model in Plymouth, Massachuetts, then flying off to Rome, Italy, to rescue a dear friend and paint the town their own brand of reckless red.
The 7th Cass Shipton Adventure
THE DIVINE CIRCLE OF LADIES TIPPING THE SCALES The ladies of the Circle are rushing to the rescue again, crusading for the Goddess of Justice in their own preternatural way—even if that means tipping Her scales a bit.
The 6th Cass Shipton Adventure
All aboard for high seas and misdemeanors! A cruise through the Bermuda Triangle--right in time to celebrate Samhain. How can Cass Shipton and her bewitching circle resist such an enchanting prospect?
The 5th Circle Adventure
The bewitching ladies of the Wiccan Circle of Five have returned for more crime-solving escapades on the historic South Shore of Massachusetts.
The 4th Circle Adventure
The most fascinating women in Plymouth MA are back in action solving a case of multiple poisonings with their unorthodox recipe of magic, clairvoyance, and good old common sense. Kensington Books 2005
Kensington Books, November 2003.
Kensington Books, March 2003.