The five novels depict a family feud between a coven of witches called the Cahors and a coven of warlocks called the Deveraux. In Witch, Holly Cathers, the main character is the lone survivor of the rafting trip her family took with her best friend, small cat who is deaf. Strange incidents occur, such as strange visions and dreams. Eventually, Holly realizes she is a witch and that she carries the soul of Isabeau of the Cahor house. Holly belongs to the Cahor house and reveals this to Amanda. It appears, Nicole already knows about witchcraft. When Holly's aunt dies, they are left in the custody of her uncle, Richard.