Romance


BookWhammy: Brand New Release–Stone Protector by Chris Redding

Stone Protector by Chris Redding Half gargoyle, half fairy Aileen Foley has never fit into either world. She’s spent her life separated from humans and would like to keep it that way. Along comes Tex, a human who disregards the walls she’s put up. But when she is assigned to protect his sister and the pair stumble on a plot by goblins to take over the world she can’t deny that being a part of something bigger than herself […]


“A Cold Spring” Episodes 13 and 14

The Witch hits the fan in these episodes of “A Cold Spring.”  Need to find previous episodes? Start HERE. Episode 13: Magic of the Darker Sort Stately stewards carried in the main course on silver platters—a savory roast seasoned with rosemary and thyme. The sumptuous fragrance drew oohs and ahhs from the assemblage.  Cutlery clinked on the fine china, crystal goblets glittered, and the hall filled with laughter. Conversation bubbled throughout the room, ebullient as the champagne. Even the […]


“A Cold Spring” Episodes 11 and 12

Looking for previous episodes of “A Cold Spring?” Start HERE with a pdf of episodes 1-8 and a post of episodes 9 and 10. Episode 11: Kinship Will Out In the ensuing years, Aunt Clarissa and I discovered many of our kin whose wits had not been so muddled with wine or so shocked with disbelief that they could not escape the carnage of Old Highmoor Castle. Still and all, better than two thirds of both the Darkmores and […]


“A Cold Spring” Episodes 7 and 8 5 comments

Witches and curses and magic–OH, MY! “A Cold Spring” is a wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimy story of tragedy and survival.  If you’ve just discovered it and don’t want to wander all over the Interwebs to read previous episodes–scroll to the bottom for a pdf of Episodes 1-8. Episode 7: Goblets of Fine, Old Wine Goblets of very fine and very old wine delivered by a young and slightly inebriated La Croix cousin put an end to any thoughts of a clandestine […]


Novel Magic: Antebellum Dreams with Claire Gem 5 comments

Civil Hearts by my Novel Magic guest, Claire Gem, promises an interesting romantic triangle: A southern gentleman, a Yankee girl, and the ghost of a Confederate soldier.  Antebellum Dreams by  Claire Gem Sometimes story ideas lay their seeds in my brain but hibernate there, germinating without warning some 20-odd years later. It was the mid-1990s, and I had made my home on the west coast of Florida with my husband and three kids. We’d been living there for about ten […]


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Novel Magic: Murder, Suspense, and Cocktails with Author Addison Brae

Murder! Suspense! Cocktails! Or, as we call it here in Sorchia’s Universe–Tuesday. Read on for a glimpse at Addison Brae’s breakout novel of romance, suspense, and–yes–cocktails. A Not So Perfect Fresh Start in Becker Circle by Suspense Author Addison Brae Who hasn’t had a fresh start? Most have had many. Thank you Sorchia for allowing me to be a part of your super-cool blog! Gillian, the main character in Becker Circle,”worked her butt off to graduate Harvard a semester […]


Novel Magic–Swashbuckling Action in The Prince of Jiran, Book 5 in a Science Fiction/Fantasy series by Sylvie Grayson 1 comment

A stylish blend of Science Fiction and Fantasy, our Novel Magic feature is Prince of Jiran, Book 5 in The Last War series by author Sylvie Grayson. Buckle on your sword and get ready for action–this one has everything. The Prince of Jiran, Book 5 in The Last War–a Sci-Fic/Fantasy series by Sylvie Grayson A Penrhy prince caught between duty and desire. Can he win the impending battle? Shandro, Prince of the Penrhy tribe of Jiran, has a goal […]

Sylvie Grayson Science fiction, fantasy, and romance author

My Bandit Obsession Bookcover

Novel Magic: My Bandit Obsession by Sahalie Blue

Novel Magic takes us to work today with a romantic comedy. This book is ON SALE for 99 cents for a limited time. I’m author Sahalie Blue, here today on Sorchia’s Universe, to talk about my latest book My Bandit Obsession. This is a semi-autobiographical, romantic comedy based on my short-lived retail career at a small ladies boutique. The story idea came to me one night after dinner, as my husband and I watched a segment called “The Kissing […]