Sunday, October 29, 2017

Halloween Treat

With Halloween just around the corner I thought I'd throw up a nice treat for everyone.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thoughts on Cold and Flu Season

Today I would love it if a friend or family member would show up with a box of tissues, a gallon of orange juice and 2k words written and edited. That would be awesome...

I woke up this morning feeling like someone had taken a hammer to my head and sat a cinder block on my chest. I think it's a cold and I'll be okay in a few days. Colds happen, but it does bring up a topic I don't talk about often.You see, I'm a work at home mom. I don't work outside the house because child care costs are damn high (even though it's barely enough pay for care providers) and finding a first shift job that would let me see to all my daughter's needs is really hard.

Like many authors, fiction writing isn't my only job. I've been known to pick up freelance writing work, graphic design jobs and even the rare editing job. I also have a long list of easy lil earners that I do when I have down time and can't be at my desk. So I'm almost always doing something to pad my income. There is no sick pay, vacation time or health insurance. All of that is on me and I knew what I signed up for.

There are lots of low paying jobs that don't offer those things either, so I know those who work outside the house can understand too. Even when we're sick we have to find a way to work. Which brings to mind all the very real problems of working while you're sick. My brain is muddled and I often have to reread pages and pages of writing over and over, because sometimes the words get muddled too.

Before my daughter came along I worked in retail. Going in to work with money while dealing with being sick was not fun. Those were the days I double and triple counted the money to make sure the drawer wouldn't end up short. It was a nightmare.

So to the point. If you have a friend or family member who isn't sick enough to have to stay in bed (or have the luxury of staying in bed), that doesn't mean they aren't suffering. They're probably trying their best to work. With cold and flu season fast approaching remember them my lovely readers. Hand them an orange juice or pick up that pair of socks that was left on the floor.

Well, those are my thoughts for the day.

Peace and Love

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Full Moon New Release (Oct 2017)

The spooks are out and disrupting my whole schedule. Better late than never though. So find a safe space,sit back with a great new book and enjoy the Scary Season!

Heart of Crystal by Lauren D.M. Smith

Heart of CrystalEver since her family was kidnapped, Azara, a woman of fire mage stock, has survived with a warrior's will and the hope of one day finding them. Whispers of their fate have finally led her to the Empire, where her brother and sister are now prized possessions of His Celestial Majesty's court. Unable to immediately negotiate their freedom, Azara reluctantly agrees to the Emperor's suggestion: accompany his devoted magus Jin across their rival's border in search of other fire mages while her siblings remain in the Emperor's hands.

Posing as married tea merchants, Azara and Jin's masquerade begins. For a fierce young woman devoted to a heartening cause, and a man beholden to his duties, it's an uneasy alliance—but one that quickly turns passionate.

It's also a dangerous proposition, for although the attraction between Jin and Azara is real, both the Emperor and Azara have ulterior motives. It's only when Azara explores her unique powers and puts her faith in Jin that their fight for family—and for their very destiny—can succeed. 
 Released Oct 9th by Carina Press

Revelation by Lauren Dane

The very magick that brought them together now makes them targets… 

Kendra Kellog may have found her sister, but she's still miles away from bringing down the evil mages targeting her family. Max de La Vega is exactly what she doesn't need at this moment in time—strong, smart and the very definition of alpha.

The next in line to run his jaguar jamboree, Max is used to getting what he wants. Right now, he wants Kendra. More than that, he realizes she needs him—and he'll do whatever it takes to guarantee her safety.

With evil forces out to siphon her magick, Kendra can't afford to keep pushing Max away. And for once, Max's cat and his man are in total agreement: Kendra is his to protect. 

Coming Oct 16th from Carina Press

Tangled in Time by Barbara Longley

Tangled in TimeTo set him free from an ancient curse, she must travel to a time of myth and legend…

Regan MacCarthy’s ability to see ghosts is a gift inherited from her Irish ancestors, but it’s one she’d dearly like to give back. In an attempt to return her powers to their source, she travels to Ireland to harness the ancient magic that still permeates the mystical site of Newgrange. Instead, something far more unexpected awaits her: a strapping, gorgeous stranger who insists he’s a centuries-old Celtic warrior.

Fáelán was one of Fionn MacCumhaill’s elite soldiers before being cursed by a resentful fae princess. The only way to free himself is to fall so deeply in love that he’d sacrifice his life. Not an easy matter when he’s invisible to most. Yet Regan sees him—not just the proud, handsome warrior on the surface, but the complex man beneath. Only when it’s too late does Fáelán realize that drawing this beautiful mortal into his world has endangered them both, and may destroy the happiness he’s waited an eternity to claim…

Coming Oct 24th 

Nightbound by Winter Pennington

Night BoundDreams can be dangerous.

Avaliah, Queen of the Leanan Sidhe, is only tentatively shackled to the otherworld by Zaphara’s faerie magic. Kassandra knows Avaliah’s innermost desire: the freedom to avenge her people. And she knows it’s only a matter of time until Avaliah tests her again. But how far is the Fey Queen willing to go to avenge her people? And is she really so wrong in her quest?

Kass ends up in the midst of metaphysical chaos and struggles to keep her head, her heart, and her relationships in order. Nykela, Countess of Tulsa Oklahoma, asks Kassandra to take one of the wolves from her territory into her pack. But Kass is struggling to accept the responsibilities that come with being an Alpha. Kassandra’s wolf feels differently. Her wolf is certain of what she wants and who she’s meant to be. And she’s intent on securing her power, no matter what Kassandra’s dealing with.

The Fourth Book in the Kassandra Lyall Preternatural Investigator Series

Coming Halloween from Bold Strokes Books

That's the round up for October! Happy Halloween!

Peace and Love!