Now She is Witch

Now She is Witch

‘Myth-making at its best‘ Val McDermid


This is a witch story unlike any other.

Lux has lost everything when Else finds her in the woods. Her family, her lover, her home - all burned. The world is suspicious of women like her. But Lux is cunning; she knows how to blend into the background. And she knows a lot about poisons.

Else needs Lux's help to destroy the man who wronged her. But on their hunt they will uncover dark secrets that entangle them with dangerous adversaries.

From the snowy winter woods to the bright midnight sun; from lost and powerless to finding your path, Now She is Witch conjures a world where women grasp at power through witchcraft, sexuality and performance, and sometimes by throwing each other to the wolves.

'A story that will hold you tight and not let go' Stylist

'Mesmerising and evocative...There are echoes of everything from the Brothers Grimm to Angela Carter' Observer

'Powerful, imaginative, compelling - myth-making at its best' Val McDermid

'An impassioned reclaiming of female desire...absorbingly atmospheric' Daily Mail

'Spooky, timeless, feminist, inventive, unsettling' Viv Groksop


  • Kirsty Logan's mesmerising and evocative novel represents an imaginative triumph in this new subgenre [of "witch lit"]... There are echoes of everything from the Brothers Grimm to Angela Carter in Logan's deceptively simple storytelling

About the author

Kirsty Logan

Kirsty Logan is the author of three novels, three story collections, a memoir, two chapbooks, a 10-hour audio play for Audible, and several collaborative projects with musicians and visual artists. Her books have won the Lambda, Polari, Saboteur, Scott and Gavin Wallace awards. Her work has been optioned for TV, adapted for stage, recorded for radio and podcasts, exhibited in galleries and distributed from a vintage Wurlitzer cigarette machine. She lives in Glasgow with her wife, baby and rescue dog.

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