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Author's new book receives a warm literary welcome

For immediate release: Author's new book receives a warm literary welcome. Readers' Favorite announces the review of the Fiction - Supernatural book "The Scribe of Salem" by Kathie Costos, currently available at . Readers' Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites on the Internet. They have earned the respect of renowned publishers like Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins, and have received the "Best Websites for Authors" and "Honoring Excellence" awards from the Association of Independent Authors. They are also fully accredited by the BBB (A+ rating), which is a rarity among Book Review and Book Award Contest companies. "Reviewed By Anne-Marie Reynolds for Readers' Favorite The Scribe of Salem by Kathie Costos is book one in the Ministers of the Mystery supernatural series. Chris considered himself an expert on the Witchcraft Trials in  Salem, but
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