This is a fantasy novel “presenting an alternative history for North America where Appalachian folk magic has shaped the landscape and society.” The protagonist is a fifteen-year-old girl with an eye that can hex. She struggles with a multitude of characters who are not-quite human in a variety of ways. “A great ride that also manages to cover some serious cultural terrain.” – Charles E. Gannon. “Excellent book. Impressive creativity and depth of world building. Dave Butler is a great storyteller.” – Larry Correia. “Witchy Eye is a brilliant blend of historical acumen and imagination, a tour-de-force that is at once full of surprises and ultimately heart-warming. This is your chance to discover one of the finest new stars writing today.” - David Farland. The author, Dave Butler, is a corporate lawyer, consultant, and trainer who now lives in the Rocky Mountain West.
New York: Baen/Simon & Schuster, 2017. 561 pages. Hardback in dust jacket,