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Reindeer Tails Author- Cassandra Jones- Interview

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Ghosts of the Past

Brianne hasn’t talked to her brother in years, not since the night he walked out of her life. When he shows up out of the blue, she doesn’t trust him.
Mark brings his troubles back to Brianne and her family. He never thought they would be in any danger, but he was wrong.
Now they must work together to survive. Can they overcome the ghosts of the past?

excerpt
“Who are you?” Toby stepped into the room. “What do you want with her?”
“It’s not her we want.” The man snapped. “Mark is your brother, isn’t he?”
“Yes.” Brianne looked at her daughter. “He isn’t here.”
“I know that.” He pulled a gun from the waistband of his jeans. “You need to get him here, now.”
“How can I do that?” She asked. “I don’t know where he is.”
“He was here earlier today. You better figure out where he is before something happens to her.” The man held the gun to Erin’s head. “I won’t play games with any of you.”
“Call him.” Toby crossed his arms over his chest. “The number should be son the phone. “
“What if he doesn’t come?” Brianne started to leave.
“He better.” The man said. “Bring the boy back with you.”
Brianne hurried to the kitchen. Mark had better get here soon. If anything happened to her little girl, she would hurt him.
She listened to the phone ring several times. Why wasn’t he answering? They didn’t have time for this.
“Brianne, what is it?” Mark asked. “I don’t want to argue with you anymore.”
“Mark, you need to get over here, now.” She paused for a minute. “You were right about the danger. There’s a man here and he has Erin.”
“I’m on my way.” He hung up.
Brianne put the phone on the table, going to her son’s bedroom. Asher hadn’t moved at all. The kid could sleep through anything.
She hated to wake him up. Maybe she could carry him to her room? Of course, she hadn’t been able to lift him in a while. Still, she had to try.


Reindeer Tails: Our Christmas Nook II
Now Available
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Companion Journal: www.amazon.com/dp/B08DT7MRNS

Cassandra Jones was born in Fairmont,WV and raised in the small town of Four States,WV. (Yes, that’s a real place!) She has loved to read since she was very young. At the age of thirteen she decided she wanted to try writing her own story. After taking Creative Writing and Journalism in high school, she began to love writing even more. She has won first place in two poetry contests and third place in a writing contest. She attended her first writer’s workshop in 2015 and another one October 21,2017. When not writing, she can usually be found with her nose in a book.
She enjoys working on the family history and learning new things. She also loves to spend time with family and friends. She has the best time at her book group called The Lunchtime Book Discussion Group that meets at her local library once a month.

Please tell us about what you typically write.
I typically write crime fiction, but I also write horror, romance, children’s, and poetry

Q: If we were having a real in-person conversation, where would like to be having this conversation?
A coffee shop or library

Q: What got you into writing?
I have always loved to read. One day I decided I wanted to tell my own stories.

Q: What inspired you to write this particular short story?
I was given the prompt and decided this would make a great crime story.

Q: Do you prefer to write short, or longer?
It depends on the story.

Q: What currently compels you to write?
It’s a way to escape everyday life

Q: Where do your characters come from?
Some just come to me, others are inspired by people I know

Q: Who is your favorite character that you’ve written?
Tammy Perdue from my novel The Hunt For Amanda. She is named after and based on my best friend who passed away suddenly in 2012.

Q: Would you rather have one of your works turned into a movie or a TV series?
Movie

Q: What’s the one question you always like when people ask authors? And please answer.
What is their favorite piece of writing advice they have received? Mine would be always have backup files of your backup files. I learned that lesson the hard way after losing most of my writing in a fire.

Q: What’s coming next for your readers?
I am working on editing and making some changes to my novel The Hunt For Amanda. I am also part of another Anthology for charity.

Links
Facebook Page and or group
Author Page- https://www.facebook.com/cassandraswritingworld
Reader group- https://www.facebook.com/groups/410199652775461/
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bookbaby78
Twitter https://www.twitter.com/writergirl74
Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/17151843.Cassandra_Jones

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Reindeer Tails: Our Christmas Nook II
Now Available
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Companion Journal: www.amazon.com/dp/B08DT7MRNS

Christmas Knockout

This Christmas I really decided to deck the halls. Well, just one, and it was in self-defense. I had no intention of getting caught in the middle of a bar brawl at a male strip show, but that’s what happened. I may have ruined his pretty face, I definitely broke my thumb.

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Reindeer Tails Author- Cloud S. Riser- Interview

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Christmas Countdown

Every year Santa takes a long vacation with his wife, and every year one special elf is chosen to take the mission on. When it’s Tinsel’s turn, he doesn’t expect it to be all too hard. Why would it? But Mr. and Mrs. Claus aren’t everything he thought they were.

excerpt: “Tinsel, I’m sure you’ve got a lot of questions about why you were chosen to be the elf. Unfortunately, we don’t have time for answers. By the end of the night, you should understand perfectly. You’re a smart guy, right?” He grinned at me while I nodded slowly, unsure if that was rhetorical or not. “What you’re going to do is head to the magic port. There, the elves will give you the coordinates for Santa’s vacationing spot. Everything you need to bring him back home will be in this bag.” He handed me a red backpack. “Change into something light and put on sunscreen. You’re going to want it!”
“Uh, sure!” I took the bag and he stood.
“Great, better get going, see you soon!” Sweat was beading down his forehead and he seemed nervous as he pushed me out the door of his office. The last thing I saw was him sitting back down in his desk and putting his head in his hands.
What was I missing?


Reindeer Tails: Our Christmas Nook II
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Companion Journal: www.amazon.com/dp/B08DT7MRNS

Cloud S. Riser is a Minnesota native. She has lived in Minnesota her whole life. She will probably remain there for her whole life too. The mother of The Squid, Skyscraper, and two cats, her life is definitely never dull. An adventure she braves with her husband. In order to stay sane, she creates massive amounts of fiction which she has decided to share with the rest of the world for the simple reason of: she is a storyteller.

Please tell us about what you typically write.
I am a writer of all things paranormal, fantasy, and sci-fi. Sometimes all of them at the same time! There’s always a twist and a touch of romance.

Q: If we were having a real in-person conversation, where would like to be having this conversation?
Any place where we can sit and be left alone for a while. I absolutely love long conversations at parks and coffee shops. I also enjoy walking and talking, so that might be a thing that happens too!

Q: what got you into writing?
It started with a fanfic. I just decided to write up my own version of a TV Show’s events when I was twelveish and it stuck!

Q: What inspired you to write this particular short story?
I started thinking about what Santa did during the off season, and it spun from there!

Q: Do you prefer to write short, or longer?
I’ve been writing a lot shorter lately, but I used to write epic length novels. It really depends on the story, to be honest! 20-30k is the sweet spot!

Q: What currently compels you to write?
I still have a lot of stories in me to tell that I just HAVE to get out!

Q: Where do your characters come from?
They tend to introduce themselves to me.

Q: Who is your favorite character that you’ve written?
I’m not sure! That’s like choosing a favorite child!

Q: Would you rather have one of your works turned into a movie or a TV series?
TV series. More length and room to keep going. Movies are so limited and too much goes missing!

Q: What’s coming next for your readers?
I’ve got Dragon Shifters coming at the end of the year/early next, as well as the next installment of my Point Epoch Series which is a paranormal small town series.

Links

Website: http://cloudsriser.weebly.com/
Facebook Page and or group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/cloudydayclub
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/cloudsriser
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/cloudsriser
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4692735.Cloud_S_Riser
BookBub: https://www.bookbub.com/profile/cloud-s-riser

Hallowed Night by Charlotte Raven Hart ~ A Cursed All Hallows’ Eve Author Spotlight Interview

 

 

 

Blurb:

On the night when it is said that the veil between the living and the dead is the thinnest, two women lost their lives. A year later, in a fake seance gone wrong, one of them is brought back. Teagan doesn’t know how she came back or even what she is now, all she knows is that she is somehow connected to Ronin, a handsome stranger that was there the night of the seance. He is the only one who knows who she is and can help her piece together what happened. Her murder remains unsolved and finding her killer may be the only chance she has at another life, but when her old boyfriend shows up sowing doubt in her mind, she doesn’t know who she can really trust.

 

 

Excerpt:

It wasn’t necessary for us to do this in the cemetery, it was just a ritual to bless the harvest and offer good fortune moving into the darker months, but it was our way of honoring those that came before us, and who falsely lost their lives. Salem always seemed to have special energy, like a spiritual nexus, in my opinion the tragedy that happened hundreds of years ago was no mere coincidence.

Megan and I joined the others and took our places in the circle. We laid out wheat in between us to form a pentagram and put items representing the harvest, fertility and good fortune in the center.

I lost myself in the simple ritual. Something about this time of year, the spirits, the rare full moon, it called to me. Like whispers in the stiff breeze. I relished it.

We finished up and said our goodbyes, but Megan hung back and pulled me aside.

“You all right, Tea?”

“Yeah, why?” I asked, grabbing my cloak and putting it back on.

“I don’t know. I just got this strange feeling while we were doing the ritual. Be careful, OK?”

“Of course,” I said with a smile. She turned and walked out into the narrow street. Something in the shadow of the building across the street caught my eye, but I didn’t think anything about it. It was probably just one of the other girls, right?

I turned to go the opposite way on the street when a heart wrenching scream shattered the silent night. I turned.

Nothing about the scene in front of me made any sense; my mind couldn’t comprehend it. I registered individual details–a darkened figure, a glint of metal, a puddle on the street where there hadn’t been one before, Megan on the ground–but none of them seemed to fit together.

The figure moved closer to me and my natural instincts kicked in. I ran back inside the cemetery, thinking I would escape out the path to the side. A tug on my cloak pulled me back, making me stumble. Fumbling with the clasp, I let it drop lurching forward and hitting the large central crypt. As I pushed myself off of it and turned, a sharp pain slashed through my left arm.

A cry rang out that I only distantly registered was from me. My heart raced, panic rushing through my mind.

Just move! Move move move!

A thump behind me, A force making me stumble and fall to my knees. I was frozen, eyes wide, blood draining from my face. Only when the knife was violently yanked out did the pain begin to flood through me. I collapsed and the figure stood towering above. A dark boot kicked me over onto my back. I couldn’t speak, I couldn’t move. A gloved hand came down. The knife went in again and again. I never could see his face, hidden in the shadows of a dark hood.

When I closed my eyes, all I saw was Megan’s lifeless face.

Wait for me, my friend, I’ll join you soon…

Where can readers find Hallowed Night?

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The veil is thin. Darkness calls. Will you answer?

Halloween curses plague the daring heroes and spunky heroines in this spirited collection of tales. A Cursed All Hallows’ Eve brings you 20+ stories stuffed with everything from dark gods to brooding shifters, delivering hours of decadent, pleasure-filled reading from bestselling and award winning urban fantasy and paranormal romance authors.

If you can’t get enough of those supernatural creatures—vampires, ghosts, witches, demons, and fae—this limited edition collection will alternately thrill you with the spicy and tempt you with the sweet. Delve into these worlds where the living haunt the dead and the undead tempt the breathing.

Answer the call, because this Halloween, not all the costumes are disguises.

AUTHOR INTERVIEW

Hello and welcome, readers! We have CHARLOTTE RAVEN HART here with us today. CHARLOTTE, thanks for visiting us.
How long have you been a writer and how did you come to writing?
For as long as I can remember, really! I would always get these pretty journals and make up stories in them. My third grade teacher told my parents that she knew I would end up as a writer, and she was right!
Tell us about your title featured in: A Cursed All Hallows’ Eve
In my story, two girls are murdered and on their anniversary a group of guys decide to perform a fake sceance. However, it partially worked and one of the girls was brought back. In the story, her family and friends don’t see her, but Ronin, one of the guys who did the seance can. They learn that they are connected somehow, so they try to find some answers along with Teagan’s killer.
How did you come up with the storyline?
I love ghost stories and mysteries! I have had the basic idea for this story a while now and this collection was the excuse I needed to finally put it down on paper! I wanted to incorporate my love for Salem in this story as well as I felt it was the perfect backdrop for this kind of tale.
Tell us about your other books:
My debut novel, co-authored with dark fantasy and horror author Cindar Harrell, will be releasing in December. We are both very excited to finally see Reality Breaker out in the world! This novel deals with a lot of difficult topics such as mental illness, but interwoven in it is a world of fantasy and romance. The theme is when everything around seems to be falling apart and not making much sense, then how can you tell the difference between dreams and reality. Think of it as a modern take on Alice in Wonderland.
Where can readers find you? 
The best place to find me is my Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/charlotteravenhart/ I will post any updates here as well as newsletter sign ups when that is ready. If you would like more information on my upcoming novel, you can check it out on my Amazon author page here: www.amazon.com/author/charlotteravenhart
About the Author: 
Charlotte Raven Hart specializes in paranormal romantic mysteries. She first started writing as a young girl and is thrilled to finally be able to share her love of storytelling with the world.
Charlotte is happily married to the love of her life and lives with him and her cats in a small town in the U.S. One day she hopes to move to Salem, the place she feels the most connected to in the world.
Her debut novel, co-authored with Cindar Harrell, is available for preorder and set to release December 12, 2020.
 

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Go Fang Yourself by Billie Dale ~ A Cursed All Hallows’ Eve Author Spotlight Interview

 

Blurb: 

Together they fight the tide to save the free.

Daughters of Odin Fated to be.

When Fate insisted my sister and I attend Silver Lake College, the brochure failed to mention a life-altering prophecy, a world saving destiny and a sinfully delicious vampire who is not only the harbinger of said prophecy, but also my mate.

Elon Ford is the man you want to devour. Turns out he wants to taste me too.

This foggy, no-sun, no-fun depressing university is filled with so much more than young adults craving education.

Discovering vampires are real sends me tripping into the drink and BAM I’m amped up with super strength, a grocery list of freaky abilities and a can-do attitude.

My twin is next to take a dip. Where I’m bolster and action, she’s reasoning and empathy.

On Halloween Carissa Dumain, self-proclaimed Queen of the Vampires, is leading the charge to the apocalypse and the end of humanity as we know it.

I have a handful of weeks to wrap my head around sharing the spirit of a Norse god, maneuvering a body I no longer recognize, and saving my sister… Nope, none of this was in the brochure.

We are Nicole and Ranissa Noden’s.

We are the Daughters of Odin.

We are The Sisters Who Slay.

Excerpt: 

I’m as confused as a person who looks up Watermelon Sugar in the Urban Dictionary. The pros and cons in my head weeble wobble like a teeter-totter. 

Instant love. 

The sheer notion sets my teeth on edge. Hell, I don’t even want to read a romance novel where the couple jumps ass over elbows upon meeting. Yet, here I am living it in Technicolor. 

What eighteen-year-old woman doesn’t want a sin-personified vampire to go all swoony? I mean Vampire Diaries, Twilight, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, True Blood, Lucifer. I think we all can agree we’d offer vampy Ian Somerhalder our necks on any day ending in Y. Elon Ford makes Ian look like a poop emoji. A cute smiling pile of shit. 

It’s a simple kiss. One meshing of lips, maybe a bit of tongue, and BAM his intensity vanishes, allowing us to unlock the mystery of what happened at the lake without my friends wanting to hump his leg. I can ignore how it hitches my wagon to an undead masterpiece worthy of display in the Louvre. 

Where can readers find Go Fang Yourself?

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The veil is thin. Darkness calls. Will you answer?

Halloween curses plague the daring heroes and spunky heroines in this spirited collection of tales. A Cursed All Hallows’ Eve brings you 20+ stories stuffed with everything from dark gods to brooding shifters, delivering hours of decadent, pleasure-filled reading from bestselling and award winning urban fantasy and paranormal romance authors.

If you can’t get enough of those supernatural creatures—vampires, ghosts, witches, demons, and fae—this limited edition collection will alternately thrill you with the spicy and tempt you with the sweet. Delve into these worlds where the living haunt the dead and the undead tempt the breathing.

Answer the call, because this Halloween, not all the costumes are disguises.

AUTHOR INTERVIEW


Hello and welcome, readers! We have Billie Dale here with us today Billie, thanks for visiting us.

How long have you been a writer and how did you come to writing?
I released my first book in 2017. The story had been in my head for years and I guess I finally decided to listen and put it on paper. I’d already been a blogger for about four years so I knew a few basics about indie publishing and decided to take the leap.
Tell us about your title featured in: A Cursed All Hallows’ Eve
Go Fang Yourself is a quirky look at twin sisters imbued with the essence of the Norse God, Odin and how they must save the world while dealing with life as eighteen year old college freshman. 
How did you come up with the storyline?
Paranormal is by far my favorite genre to write because the only limits are those within your imagination. With enough creativity you can build whatever kind of world you want. Plus, I wanted to do something outside the box thus why I chose Norse mythology instead of Greek or Roman. It’s actually inspired by my nieces, Nicole and Ranissa two kick ass women who I’m very proud of. 
What inspires you to write?
Movies, television, books, life. Everything around me sprouts ideas for new stories. Not all see the light of day but I’m always plotting. 
Tell us about your other books:
My first foray is a series titled The Reigh Witch Chronicles. Four books centered around a mother and her daughters dealing with the discovery that they are witches.
Next, I took on fairytales. My fairytale fantasy series is all the stories we know such as Hercules, Snow White and Maleficent but I promise these are not the bedtime tales we grew up with. They are funny and full of steam with sassy women and smoking hot men. 
Then I completely jumped ship and wrote a suspense thriller that will totally blow your mind. Ravyn is an absolute mind bender with a jaw dropping ending.
Currently I’m in working on the last in a New Adult/Second Chance Romance trilogy of standalone reads set in the small town of Seven Mile Forge. Wannabe More and Say You’ll Be There are filled with secrets, first love and redemption. 
Where can readers find you?
About the Author: 
Billie Dale lives in no-where middle earth. Lost in a small village in the Midwest with three adult kids and one teenage daughter, three animals and an amazing, swoony book boyfriend worthy husband. 
A blogger by nature and a writer because she got tired of arguing with the voices in her head. She lives the words on the page, whether writing them or reading them her life is consumed with thoughts and ideas. 
Her greatest wish is for readers to fall in love with her words as much as she enjoys writing them. 
Paranormal, New Adult, Romantic Comedy, Contemporary — there is not one box she fits in. She’s a rebel with a keyboard, who writes what her head tells her even it jumps from genre to genre.

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Spell of Snow by S.J. Pierce ~ A Cursed All Hallows’ Eve Author Spotlight Interview

 

Blurb: 

Life can be a witch…

Six years ago, I discovered my powers – I can make flowers bloom. But in a world where anything magical is met with judgement and swinging from a rope, I have to be careful… until one day I wasn’t. The Witch Hunters have been alerted, and now no one, including my loved ones, can save me.

My name is Rosanna Frey, Snow Queen of Ipswich, and this is my story.

Excerpt: 

I’ve imagined a million times what it would be like right before you’re hanged—rope taut around your neck. Trembling like a leaf. Tears streaming. Life desperately flashing before your eyes in broken fractals; all the best and worst memories in chronological order. 

But none of those daydreams were anywhere near accurate.

Numbness consumed me. If I was shaking or crying, I couldn’t tell. A self-preservation thing, to be sure. 

Or maybe it was shock.

My brain didn’t register sound, my thoughts stationary.

Mouths opening and closing in front of me. Crying? Shouting. Everyone’s eyes jerked to the man beside the buggy I was standing on. He was reading aloud my crimes. Punishable by death. 

Witchcraft.

I frantically searched the crowd for Jacob, my love. He didn’t come. He couldn’t bear to watch.

Some of them covered their eyes. Some looked away. Some watched on, eyes burning flames of hatred. Die, Rosanna! Satan’s seed.

Eyes screwed shut, my lips parted to release a scream, but the wood beneath my bare feet dragged away and I plummeted to my death with a soundless gasp.

Where can readers find Spell of Snow?

Available exclusively in A Cursed All Hallows’ Eve: Limited Edition Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy, and Reverse Harem Halloween Themed Collection

Grab Your Copy Today!

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The veil is thin. Darkness calls. Will you answer?

Halloween curses plague the daring heroes and spunky heroines in this spirited collection of tales. A Cursed All Hallows’ Eve brings you 20+ stories stuffed with everything from dark gods to brooding shifters, delivering hours of decadent, pleasure-filled reading from bestselling and award winning urban fantasy and paranormal romance authors.

If you can’t get enough of those supernatural creatures—vampires, ghosts, witches, demons, and fae—this limited edition collection will alternately thrill you with the spicy and tempt you with the sweet. Delve into these worlds where the living haunt the dead and the undead tempt the breathing.

Answer the call, because this Halloween, not all the costumes are disguises.

AUTHOR INTERVIEW

Hello and welcome, readers! We have S.J. Pierce here with us today. S.J., thanks for visiting us.

How long have you been a writer and how did you come to writing? 

I’ve been writing ten years! A story idea came to me, and the characters wouldn’t leave me alone until I let them out. 

Tell us about your title featured in: A Cursed All Hallows’ Eve 

A Spell of Snow is a YA paranormal romance set in my bestselling Captivated Series world. It’s a spin-off and a standalone. I hope you adore the characters as much as I do!

How did you come up with the storyline?

I loved the idea of exploring the same beings (angel hybrids and witches) that were in the Captivated Series but ones that lived in an earlier time and in a different place. 

What inspires you to write? 

Everything. Every heartbreak and happy moment. Every interaction with people and animals. Triumphs and failures…you name it. I find inspiration in all things.

 

Tell us about your other books: 

All my series are linked together! My adult PNR, my YA PNR, and even my YA Dystopian series: They’re all in the same universe. I like for my readers to experience different facets of the same world.

Where can readers find you? 

Facebook: https://bit.ly/3bnYVeu

Instagram: https://bit.ly/2vOnYbr

Twitter: https://bit.ly/2UEhAfp

Goodreads: https://bit.ly/2JirZI8

Amazon: https://amzn.to/2CceOp9

About the Author: 

International Bestselling Author Susan James Pierce writes Paranormal, Sci-fi, and Contemporary Romance novels, and they all have the same thing in common – the characters’ love defies all odds. Her “unputdownable” stories will make you laugh, cry, swoon, and keep you on the edge of your seat. Enjoy the ride!


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Midnight Kiss by Silvana G. Sánchez ~ A Cursed All Hallows’ Eve Author Spotlight Interview

 

Blurb:

There are three rules every witch should follow:

Never reveal your wicked nature to a human.

Never cast magic against your own.

And never, absolutely never, fall in love with a vampire.

I ignored them all.

Now hell’s broken loose, and the people I love are in danger.

I will fight, broom and cauldron, to save them.

 

 

Excerpt:

“I don’t believe in luck,” I mumbled, trying to zip up my jacket, but failing thanks to my quivering fingers. And as much as I hated to admit it, my hands did not tremble because of the weather; this guy was hot as hell, and I’d never expected I’d bump into him like this.

He turned and stared at me appraisingly. “Curious,” he said, a slight frown on his face as he drew closer. “I thought all witches trusted in their crystals for good luck,” hinting at my clear quartz pendant, raising his chin a little.

He said witches.

Now that broke any poise I’d gathered so far. Flustered, I said, “How do you…?”

Hot guy joined me by the wall. He leaned next to me, his wondrous cologne slowly penetrating my lungs, clouding my mind. It was a glorious fragrance, like that of the fresh scent of woods after the first spring rain.

“How do I know you’re a witch?” he said with a low sensual voice, so intimate that it shot gooseflesh up my arms. “I guess you could call it a gift.” He turned. In this nearness, as his eyes fixed on mine, I recognized a flash of magic inside them. That and the hint of pointy fangs as he half smiled told me everything I needed to know…

Where can readers find Midnight Kiss?

Available exclusively in A Cursed All Hallows’ Eve: Limited Edition Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy, and Reverse Harem Halloween Themed Collection

Grab Your Copy Today!

Available to read FREE in Kindle Unlimited!

books2read.com/cursedallhallowseve

The veil is thin. Darkness calls. Will you answer?

Halloween curses plague the daring heroes and spunky heroines in this spirited collection of tales. A Cursed All Hallows’ Eve brings you 20+ stories stuffed with everything from dark gods to brooding shifters, delivering hours of decadent, pleasure-filled reading from bestselling and award winning urban fantasy and paranormal romance authors.

If you can’t get enough of those supernatural creatures—vampires, ghosts, witches, demons, and fae—this limited edition collection will alternately thrill you with the spicy and tempt you with the sweet. Delve into these worlds where the living haunt the dead and the undead tempt the breathing.

Answer the call, because this Halloween, not all the costumes are disguises.

AUTHOR INTERVIEW

Hello and welcome, readers! We have Silvana G. Sánchez here with us today. Silvana, thanks for visiting us.

How long have you been a writer and how did you come to writing?

I’ve been attracted to storytelling since infancy. My first short story won a State contest and got published when I was ten years old. I haven’t stopped writing since.

 

Tell us about your title featured in: A Cursed All Hallows’ Eve

Midnight Kiss is the companion to my vampire series, The Unnatural Brethren. In this story, we learn about the lives of the Stone Witches of Kennington.

Kiera Stone and her aunt Prim run the family’s Teahouse in London, but there’s more to that shop than meets the eye… Magic and mayhem will ensue when Kiera breaks the rules that bind all witches.

 

How did you come up with the storyline?

I was inspired by the City, and an underground nightclub I visited once near London Bridge Station. I met some pretty interesting people that night… A few of them were human.

 

What inspires you to write?

My need to speak for all outcasts, because I’ve always been proud to be one.

Tell us about your other books:

My #1 bestselling series, Vesely Academy, is my latest release, and it’s available on Amazon. It’s the first Paranormal Academy miniseries ever to be published, so if you’re looking for quick dark romance stories with a paranormal kick, this is the one for you!

If you’re interested in twisted fairytale retellings, I can’t recommend you enough Once Upon Another World, a Twisted FairyTale Box Set. My story, Ash and Snow: The Curse of The White Throne, is featured in this box set along with twenty other bestselling award-winning authors, and at 99 cents, it’s quite a bargain! 

We’re aiming for the USAT bestselling title, so your support is greatly appreciated!

 

Where can readers find you? 

Want to find out more about me and my upcoming releases? Feel free to stalk me!

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About the Author:

Silvana G. Sánchez writes monsters with a heart of gold, villains who are the heroes of their own stories.

She lives in Mexico City with her husband Eric, twins Iker (†)  and David, and two Shih-Tzu puppies she lovingly calls her dragons, Wookie and Padme.

When not cutting eyes open in her practice as an Ophthalmologist, she’s known to write dark fantasy novels in her writing den.

You can find her lurking on her Facebook page and at the Readers’ Den, her reader’s group.

Stop by to say hello. She doesn’t bite—not always, anyway.

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Reindeer Tails Author- Justina Luther- Interview

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Forever Home

The night Tonya lost her cat, her best friend, Cassy, her heart split in half. A year later, she still hasn’t healed, and she promises herself she won’t be hurt that way again by adopting another pet. Little does she know; Cassy has other plans in mind.

Excerpt: “Gram?” I mumble, my vision blurry in the low light of the dying fire as a thump pulls me from sleep. I lie on the couch, a blanket tucked around me. Sitting up, I rub my eyes and switch on the lamp beside the couch. “Gram?” I say a bit louder.

The couch cushion at my feet shifts and I twist, my jaw dropping. Two massive, lemon colored eyes watch me from a fluffy gray face. “Cassy?” My heart soars before it drops into my shoes. I jiggle my head. “You’re dreaming. Cassy is—”

“Gone? If my being here is weird, let my words sink in.”

I yelp and scramble backward to tumble off the couch. My head hits the carpet and I wince. “Ouch.” I rub the back of my skull. “At least I’m awake now.”

“You have been for a while.”

I jolt to find Cassy perched on the backrest of the couch, her long fluffy tail curled around her paws. When she hops into my lap, I open my mouth to scream.

“Do you want to give Grammy a stroke? Stop yowling and listen!” She slaps a paw onto my lips. A hint of claw tickles me. “If you’re surprised, imagine my position. Imagine the biggest bag of catnip you’ve ever seen. Mine. Then I got a call from the head honcho because you’re messed up.” She licks her paw to clean her ears. “Plopped me here without discussion. Though, being able to speak your language is nice. This way I don’t have to tell you the same thing five hundred times before it registers.” She glowers at me, her same resting hiss face in full force.

“How is this possible?”

She swishes her tail. “Someone, somewhere, likes you. You don’t think I’m a crumb of underdone potato?”

Something lodges in my throat while my lip trembles and I reach to scratch behind her left ear.

Purring, she tilts her head in my palm before headbutting my chin. “I missed you too.”

I pull her to me and burry my face in her fur; it has the same sweet earthy scent I remember. “You’re here?”

She licks the tip of my nose. “You got it. Alright, I’d love to stay here but we have places to be.” She gives me a final headbutt and hops off my lap to saunter to the front door.

“Where are you going?” I scramble after her. “Why do you have to leave now?”


Reindeer Tails: Our Christmas Nook II
Available November 5th
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Companion Journal: www.amazon.com/dp/B08DT7MRNS


Justina Luther has never been one to fit into any one box; as a girl she was a tomboy in high heels.

Raised in a house that didn’t swear, she keeps her books the same way. While she won’t write a scene that would make your grandma blush, her words will push your emotions to the brink with twists you’ll never see coming.

From thrillers to romance, fantasy, and horror, she goes where her imagination leads, writing characters with integrity, transparency, and flaws, who don’t quite fit the box.

A Crazy Ink Exclusive author, she has several titles under her belt including:
The Step Into Darkness Series:
Would You Have Believed Me?
Gut Check
The Future Looks Forward
Echoes of the Past
New Wounds

Solo Titles:
The Heart Recalls
Cherry Sunrises
The Compact
Cherry’s Marshmallow Float

With Short Stories Featured in:
Our Christmas Nook II
Beyond Atlantis: A Crazy Ink Anthology
Beyond The Rose: A Crazy Ink Anthology
Beyond The Beanstalk: A Crazy Ink Anthology
Beyond Fantasia: A Crazy Ink Anthology
Beyond the Mirror: A Crazy Ink Anthology.

For Melissa: An Anthology

 

Please tell us about what you typically write:
I love to write stories that push emotions to the max with a twist. As a multi-genre author, I follow my imagination wherever it might lead, but I keep my writing clean. You won’t find cursing or sex scenes in my books.

Q: If we were having a real in-person conversation, where would you like to be having this conversation?
A: I’d love to be in a cute café. We’d be in the back room where the comfortable, eclectically patterned, armchairs are with the perfect amount of morning sun coming through the windows. I’d be curled up with either an iced coffee or a hot chocolate or tea, depending on my mood.

Q: What got you into writing?
A: School projects. I was homeschooled from the third grade onward, but in the first and second grade we were asked to write small stories about what was happening in a picture, or what our weekend was like. Other kids turned in a paragraph, I turned in a few pages. I remember one project at Thanksgiving asking what the holiday was like at our house. I went to my teacher and asked if I could write it from the turkey’s perspective. I was told no. Ha! I’ve always loved to write.

Q: What inspired you to write this particular short story?
A: My late cat Sassy, as well as my two new rescue cats Figaro and Joy. There are many times I wish I could see Sassy again. This story was my way of getting to do that. Figaro and Joy inspired me to join the project because they came from a rescue very similar to the one this anthology is benefitting.

Q: Do you prefer to write short, or longer?
A: I love both formats for different reasons. Shorts force me to be exact in my word choices in order to get all of what I want to across in the tiny word space. I always walk away from them a better writer than I was when I began. I adore longer projects because I can let my imagination unfold fully. Walk the paths, if you would, with my characters from the beginning to the end, rather than give such a small snippet of their lives.

Q: What currently compels you to write?
A: I believe God gave me the ability to write and so I do my best to honor that gift by using it and following the ideas he gives me.

Q: Where do your characters come from?
A: Oddly enough, they always seem to come with the story ideas. Sometimes I take bits and pieces of people I know, and there will always be a part of me in them, but they’re a part of their stories from the inception of them. They introduce themselves to me fully as I write.

Q: Who is your favorite character that you’ve written?
A: Oliver Wendel, a side character in my novella The Compact. I love him! He’s such a quirky little spot of sunshine in the midst of this dark horror book.

Q: Would you rather have one of your works turned into a movie or a TV series?
A: I think a television series would be fun. With a spread-out option like tv, I feel it might actually be able to hit the whole book or series.

Q: What’s the one question you always like when people ask authors? And please answer.
A: I love the question “What’s the best compliment you’ve ever received about your writing?” For me, aside from people assuming I pulled my stories from my own life (which I haven’t), my favorite compliment was when someone told me that if all great authors are ugly, then I must look like a dog. They had no idea when I look like and it was the most absurd way of saying they liked my work. I fell off my chair I was laughing so hard!

Q: What’s coming next for your readers?
A: I’m currently working on my second horror novel, Occidendum Sirenis. This will be my eighteenth publication.

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An Improper Derailment: Chapter 14

Where Mary discovers just how bad the situation really is…
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Catch up with Chapter 13…

Start the series from the beginning…

With a delighted giggle Mary spread out her cards. Ace, King, Queen, and a pair of nines, all hearts.

Marshall nodded, that irresistible half-grin across his face.

“Looks like you won again,” he said as he slid a penny across the table to Mary’s side. She had a collection of pennies gathered near her elbow, a testament to her winning streak.

“This game is easy. I don’t know why Grandfather objected so strenuously to it.”

“Maybe he didn’t win with the same ease.” He folded his cards, and reached for the stack of cards.

Mary’s hand shot out and grabbed his wrist, stopping his motion.

“What did you have? How badly did I beat you?”

“You thoroughly whipped me.” He continued to pull the cards together.

Mary tugged against his wrist, unrelenting in her desire to see how wide of a spread she won by.

One of Marshall’s cards slipped. She snatched it.

A ten of spades. A decent card to have, but it wouldn’t do him any good if the rest were mix-matched suits and low numbers.

Mary grabbed at his cards again.

He yanked his arm away from her, and held his cards high out of her reach.

With and huff and a determined set to her chin Mary stood up and leaned far over the table, struggling to get to the cards in his outstretched hand.

“Why won’t you let me see the cards?” she asked with a frustrated grunt.

“Why do you need to see them so badly?”

Mary sat with a thump. She crossed her arms and pushed her lower lip out in a curled pout.

“A little bird’s gonna come in here and sit on that lip,” he said with a wink.

His wink flustered her. She sucked her lip back into her mouth and anchored it in place with a bite.

“Damn, if you’re gonna look at me with your eyes all big like that.” Marshall sighed heavily and slid the cards, face down across the table.

Mary squirmed in delight, she had won another battle against the intimidating Marshall Hunt. She grabbed at the cards.

The train rocked with more aggressive force than when it had been buffeted by gale winds of the night before. The passenger compartment went silent. Another hard rock, and several passengers gasped in fear.

“Never mind the cards,” Marshall yelled. “Get your coat.”

“What? But…” Mary looked at the cards in her hands. Spades a royal flush. “You let me win,” she said in a small voice.

Her heavy coat hit her in the face. She looked up at Marshall, his Stetson already rammed down onto his head.

“Put your coat on woman, we’ve got to get out of here before this train comes off its rails!”

Find out how they get off the train… in January

©2020 Lulu M Sylvian

Tricks, Treats, & Trials By Fire by Sapphire Winters ~ A Cursed All Hallows’ Eve Author Spotlight Interview

Blurb:

It’s All Hallow’s Eve, and Andrea Ralowski is ready to get over her ex and live it up and let it go down at her town’s masquerade ball. 

But the sleepy little town of Briarwood Hollow just outside Salem is hiding more behind its masks than Andrea knows. Turns out the werewolf she got her howls on with is literally a werewolf and now alpha Rex Rivers wants to make her one too as his fated mate. But it’s her choice. After all, he says, someone like her could become too powerful once bitten…

As cryptic as that is, it prompts her to dive into her past, sure her life couldn’t get weirder than a predestined wolf man mate… but it does. She learns that she doesn’t just have a little magic in her past, but a lot. The kind that got her ancestors burned and could make things around Briarwood a little hot for her too. 

Excerpt:

“You need to realize that I’m not a shifter and I don’t abide by your shifter rules.”

“You’ll abide by whatever I say,” he says. His voice is grouchy, and the words come out through a growl.

I close my eyes. I’m not supposed to react this way. I’m not supposed to like him talking to me like this.

But I do.

God, I do.

“You aren’t the boss of me, Rex.” I force my eyes open, only to realize he’s closer to me. Too close. Our bodies are inches away from each other, like we’re magnets just waiting to attach to each other. “You don’t get to tell me what to do.”

“I hate to break it to you, sweetheart,” he says, tilting his head down so his lips are so close to mine, “but you belong to me. Every inch of yours is mine. And I’ll prove it.”

With that, he lunges for me.

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The veil is thin. Darkness calls. Will you answer?

Halloween curses plague the daring heroes and spunky heroines in this spirited collection of tales. A Cursed All Hallows’ Eve brings you 20+ stories stuffed with everything from dark gods to brooding shifters, delivering hours of decadent, pleasure-filled reading from bestselling and award winning urban fantasy and paranormal romance authors.

If you can’t get enough of those supernatural creatures—vampires, ghosts, witches, demons, and fae—this limited edition collection will alternately thrill you with the spicy and tempt you with the sweet. Delve into these worlds where the living haunt the dead and the undead tempt the breathing.

Answer the call, because this Halloween, not all the costumes are disguises.

AUTHOR INTERVIEW


Hello and welcome, readers! We have SAPPHIRE WINTERS here with us today. SAPPHIRE, thanks for visiting us.
How long have you been a writer and how did you come to writing?
I haven’t been a writer very long. I started on fan fiction in 2018 and when 2020 took a turn for the worst I decided to create my own worlds through writing. 
Tell us about your title featured in: A Cursed All Hallows’ Eve
It’s HOT and I mean scorching hot. Andrea and Rex steam up the pages as they learn all about each other and their powers.
How did you come up with the storyline? 
As cliché as it sounds, it came to me in a dream… just bits and pieces of course but it was enough to create a mini outline and go from there.
Tell us about your other books: 
I’m currently have a phoenix shifter book out now and she meets a shifter hunter, its amazing, if I do say so myself 😉 I am working on a gentlemans club/ BDSM shifter series that I’m super excited about.
Where can readers find you? 
About the Author: 
Sapphire Winters is a new paranormal romance author with a love for shifters! Her heroines are strong and sassy fighters who don’t give up, and her stories provide an escape where readers can leave their world behind.

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