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BookWhammy: Occult Thriller-Cruel and Unusual Magic by Eden Crowne

Cruel and Unusual Magic  An Occult Thriller by Eden Crowne A Soul Eater, a Vampire, and a Reaper walk into a bar…except the bar is owned by a Japanese Yakuza demon and what follows is no joke. Become a better person or a better sorcerer? Julian Lake can’t be both. Soul Eater, monster, murderer and still only eighteen, Julian comes to Japan seeking revenge against the sorcerers who sacrificed his lover to their dark magic. But first, he needs a […]


Novel Magic: Paranormal Thriller DREAM WIDE AWAKE by CJ Zahner 9 comments

PARANORMAL THRILLER, Dream Wide Awake, was inspired by real-life events!! Three boys are missing. Six-year-old Mikala Daly can see the spirit of one of those boys. She knows she can find and save the other two. Will her father let her? One of the best detectives in town, Mikala’s father, Jack Daly, searches frantically for the abducted boys. Years before, Jack married into a family rumored to see people on the other side. Jack didn’t believe in their psychic […]


Put Witches on your Winter Reading List 3 comments

Welcome to the magical world of Zoraida Grey! Zoraida is a small town fortune teller raised by her weird and witchy Granny in deepest, darkest Arkansas. She’s made a comfortable life for herself in tiny Bear Hollow–population 532–by teaming up with her off-and-on boyfriend Al in the tattoo, natural food, and smoke shop business. Selling weed is just a sideline. But Granny has a secret with its roots in Scotland and Zoraida has to make a hard choice. Can […]


BookWhammy: Heart Healer by Leslie Bowes

  Heart Healer Catherine Andrews is an English woman living in the 1800’s. Her father sells her to Blake Von-Clyer to be his wife to pay off debts owed to Mr. Von-Clyer. Catherine soon finds out Blake is a cruel and horrible man. On their wedding night, to escape his cruelty, she throws herself into the river. Death is better than marriage to a beast. Christopher King is living in 2014 doing his best to raise his young son […]


BookWhammy: Crimes Times Two by Julie Howard

Crime Times Two Meredith knows three things: First, the man in the library begged her to help him. Second, he was afraid of his wife. Third, now he’s dead. While the evidence first points to a natural death, Meredith is certain there’s more to discover. People are tight-lipped in this small mountain village, and the man’s wife isn’t talking either. Then a second death occurs, with remarkable similarities. It’s time to talk about murder. As a slow-burning relationship heats […]


Book Whammy: After Me by Joyce Scarbrough

We proudly present our first ever Book Whammy! A whammy is a kind of spell. They’re fast! They’re powerful!  They get right to the point.  Eye of Newt and hanged man’s toe. Success and fortune I bestow. The charm’s wound up, the spell is cast A potent whammy meant to last. After Me by Joyce Scarbrough After she’s murdered by a sexual predator, 18-year-old Jada Gayle arrives in the Afterlife Admissions office and discovers that her account’s on “Administrative Hold.” Florence—Jada’s […]


Novel Magic: Mystical Scottish Discoveries with Author Jean Grant 8 comments

Today’s Novel Magic guest, Jean M. Grant, takes us to Scotland where she delves into the magic and lore of a mystical land. Finding the Mystic in Scotland’s Lore by Jean Grant Scotland is a magical place. Sweeping moors and meadows, craggy mountains, eerie castles rich in history and lore, kilted men, brogue-accents. Ahh…I fell in love a few decades ago thanks to Julie Garwood and Diana Gabaldon (of Outlander fame). The setting in A Hundred Kisses takes my […]


Fantasy WorldBuilding with SciFi/Fantasy Author Hywela Lynn 7 comments

Novel Magic returns from summer vacation with a little peek at how SciFi/Fantasy author Hywela Lyn got inspiration for her planet Niflheim from myth and reality. Read on for a quick primer in Fantasy Worldbuilding. THE REAL LIFE INSPIRATION FOR MY PLANET NIFLHEIM by Hywela Lyn One of the most enjoyable aspects of being Science Fiction/Fantasy Romance writer (Apart from developing the relationship between the hero and heroine) is world building. Of course there is a certain amount of […]