BOOK REVIEW: Hattie’s Spirit by MK Mancos

For Kara St. Ives, seeing and hearing the dead is all part of the daily grind. A deathbed promise to her Aunt Hattie has Kara traveling to the town of Cooper’s Mill, North Carolina to right a wrong sixty years and hundreds of miles away. Add to that the fact even as a vocal ghost, Hattie isn’t divulging the reasons for her exile from her hometown, and it’s one big mystery that will take a whole lot of patience and a little dash of magic to solve. Now, if the sexy local preacher, Roth Andrews, would stop interfering, Kara might be able to put Hattie’s spirit to rest for good. This is not my first book from Mancos. She has impressed upon me with her ability to pull me into the story without me even realizing it. Fantasy and Paranormal are my thing, so how can I go wrong. Her character development is on point – I mean you can

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BOOK REVIEW: Autumn Lady bpy AnneMarie Dapp

Mara McClain is a young Irish immigrant looking to begin anew in Victorian-era San Francisco, after the California Gold Rush. She struggles for both love and independence, as a budding businesswoman in a male-dominated society.  Set amid the fascinating backdrop of San Francisco’s Golden Age, Autumn Lady draws from an eclectic cast of characters, both historical and original. It’s an idiosyncratic journey through the highs and lows, ballrooms and back rooms, alleys and the promenades, and the enchantment and viciousness, of an American city on the brink of a new era.  Autumn Lady is not just the story of Mara McClain, it is the story of both a woman and a city coming of age in one of America’s most exciting historical periods. In all honesty, historical romance is usually not my thing. This book was gifted to at an event and was quite surprised. Dapp created a world you’d gladly jump into. Emotions range the spectrum and you feel what the

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A short to share

I don’t remember exactly when I wrote this piece but thought I’d share it here… I hope you enjoy it. The Darkness Rain fell against the tin roof as the heavens battled above. Lightning flashed and thunder roared as the night fell away and the morning drew near.  The witching hour was almost upon her as her dreams twisted into terrors.  Running through the woods, chased by a darkness with no body, no shape or indication of life. Dread filled her as the presence grew near. The forest thick, making progress slow as her body scraped against the brush trying to hold on to her, to keep her from running.  A large oak tree stood only yards away, but her dress had snagged on some briars and did all it could to maintain its hold on her there. The cotton gown twisted into the thorns and tore as she pulled herself free to find safety behind the giant oak. Her breath struggled to come to her

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Is this the end?

The Chronicles of Elizabeth Fairbairn began five years ago today with A Witch’s Dream World. The world met a feisty young woman who was thrown into a world of magic she knew nothing about and was in love. Since then five books have come out and Elizabeth has endured everything from love to betrayal to murder! What is next for her in Saving Stephon? Elizabeth must go into the realm of the dead to save her uncle whom everyone thought had been dead since he was two. But of course, like everything else in the witches life, there’s a catch or two! She must die to enter the realm and trust her brother to help her come back!  Will Elizabeth be able to put her life in Jeremy’s hands to save their uncle and reunite him with his family? Will this be the final piece of the prophecy to fulfill, or will Elizabeth find herself needing to do more? In mere

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New Release: Atlantic Island Universe Anthology

Atlantic Island Universe Anthology These short stories build on Fredric Shernoff’s Atlantic Island Trilogy (re-releasing now) but introduce new characters and elements. Each story sets the stage for full-length novels releasing in 2020. The Atlantic Island Universe includes time travel, friendships, secrets, romance, betrayals, and even a rescued puppy named Maya. Now is the TIME to join this sci-fi fantasy adventure! Mosaics: Shattered by Dawn Dagger A high school student in the near future has his difficult life turned upside down when a young woman appears out of nowhere and asks him to help save the world. Odyssey: The Fated Ones by AJ Kurtz A woman recovering from a breakup with her girlfriend begins to travel in her dreams. She attracts the attention of the MMEA, and learns there might be more to the breakup than she realized. Manifest Destiny by LaLa Leo A secret research base below Atlantic Island holds survivors of the Event. Trapped for months in their

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Unexpected Allies

In case you missed the new release, Unexpected Allies came out not too long ago. For nineteen-year-old Elizabeth, magic was something that never existed until about a year ago. One dream had changed her life forever. A dream that revealed a world she was meant to live in but had been hidden from her since a toddler. Now her life is flooded with magic, family drama, and inner circle politics of how the Witch’s Council and her coven should run and who should run it she must look to the past to guide the future. Elizabeth has been through it all with her recently found powers and the end of the struggle draws near, she hopes. A strange man invades her dreams declaring himself an ally but is unable to reveal himself fully. He knows things about Elizabeth that she can’t explain and is determined to discover his identity and bring him out of the dreams into reality. Then a

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