Tag Archive: Sorchia DuBois

News–A Guest Post–and a Request for Happy Thoughts

Greetings and Felicitations!! I have had the mother of all summer colds which has spiraled into one of those dark nights of the soul. Never fear–I’m treating it with liberal doses of Scotch. I should be completely cured in a matter of days. From my bed of pain, I’ve managed to write a guest post on an intriguing site called Compelling Beasts. Despite the plague, I’ve got a bit of exciting news. First, Zoraida Grey and the Family Stones is a finalist for a Prism Award presented by FF&P a chapter of Romance Writers of America. I’m one of three…
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Win a Kindle Fire!

Some Girls Like It Hot and We Do Too! I’m one of 53 authors sponsoring a fantastic giveaway from June 1-12. Check out the prizes and connect with new authors. Next week, look for another Guest Blog PLUS another Giveaway PLUS my regular Magic at Midnight post from Sorchia’s Universe. (Spoiler) And now–Let the Giveaways begin!!!! We’re treating romance readers to a hot, summertime giveaway. Enter for the chance to win a Kindle Fire HD 10, Kindle Fire HD 8, Kindle Fire 7, Amazon Gift Cards & More!   Grand Prize Giveaway June 1-12  Facebook Hop June 9-12   (Sponsored…
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Skeletons in the Closet at Fyvie Castle

Whew–Better Late than Never !  Happy Spring Equinox. Here’s a nice little ghost story to help you celebrate.   Fyvie Castle has it all, curses, ghosts, and skeletons in the walls. The curse was put on the castle by non-other than Thomas the Rhymer (fl. c. 1220 – 1298) who was once stolen by elves—more likely the Sidhe, the Celtic version of fairies. But these fairies aren’t the lovable little winged sweeties you see in cartoons. In fact, a Campbell storyteller told me that you can estimate the age of a fairytale by the size of the fairies in it. Older…
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The Baobhan Sith from Zoraida Grey and the Family Stones

The legends of Scotland are more than stories to the characters of Zoraida Grey and the Family Stones. Strange creatures roam the moors and craggy mountains of the Scottish Highlands and Zoraida discovers more than a few could be her blood relations. Scotland’s version of a female vampire, the Baobhan Sith (pronounced Baa’-van shee), makes Transylvanian vampires look like sweet fluffy rabbits. The Baobhan sith appears to her victims as a beautiful woman wearing a gown of green or white. Scotsmen, being the opportunistic and practical types they are, don’t find it the least bit odd that a beautiful woman…
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