How Do You Voodoo by Janice Horton

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    The mystery has just the right sprinkling of romance and humour.

    How Do You Voodoo is a novella of approximately 20,000 words and is the first book in a Voodoo Romance Trilogy.   Loveless fashion model Nola Nichols thinks being beautiful is a curse; that is until she is cursed and her looks begin to fade just a week before the most important photo shoot of her career.

    Along the way, she finds herself taking part in a rather unconventional funeral, involved in a voodoo ritual, reveals one or two unrests in her own past and falls madly in love with a doctor. Erm, that would be a witch doctor, right…?

    Review by

    Anna Lee Huber
    Janice Horton

    I really like the morality that runs through the heart of this story. It’s a short, sharp, snappy read that takes a light-hearted look at the importance we place upon appearances and the detrimental behavior this encourages. The treatment Nola dishes out to the old woman is fairly typical and probably not too far-fetched, if we’re all honest.

    Having a voodoo curse placed on the book’s main character is a unique and fun direction to take with this bite sized romance, and makes for an entertaining read – plus it is always satisfying to join a character on a his or her’s journey of self-discovery. The second book in the series is sure to be a hoot.

    Review by jontybabe: This is a short novella and was perfect rainy day reading for me. Just the sort of lovely story to relax with. Nola is a top model. She has everything going for her and is thought to be one a very beautiful woman. However, on a flight back from Barbados, Nola’s life is about to take on a staggering transformation thanks to a Mambo or a voodoo priestess.

    Can Nola really break the curse and get her life back on track? There’s everything at stake here, including a top modelling job. But, as Nola soon begins to realise, she has forgotten about what the really important things in life are and what her humble beginnings were. Meeting Louis soon changes her thinking, but is it enough to fix her life in time?

    This was such a fun read but with a serious message throughout. Nola’s lessons throughout the book are lessons for the reader too. The story has just the right sprinkling of romance and humour that doesn’t detract from the underlying message. Well done to Janice Horton for a lovely story.