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3/19/2019

Hooked on Windmaster Legend, Eye #bookqw #mfrwhook

A forbidden love. An impossible quest. The accusation of witchcraft.
Can love survive?


From Windmaster Legend. Meeting a Suitor? A snippit using the book quote word, "Eye."

Dark hair and piercing green eyes were the first things Pelra noticed. Eirik sat comfortably in the saddle, a man at ease on horseback and the trail. Swinging a leg over, he dropped to the ground. Swift movements untied a bundle he tossed over his shoulder. “As long as it’s ready, a plate sounds good. It’s been a cold ride.”
The wagonmaster performed quick introductions. Eirik’s handshake was warm. To Pelra’s surprise he shifted from the trader greeting to a formal kiss worthy of the king’s court. Heat spread from her hand to her neck. She hoped that neither the wagonmaster nor Conall noticed.

“Eirik, while you eat, I’ll have the supplies for Clan Daimh, and Pelra’s and Conall’s personal belongings, packed on the spare horses.” He looked at Conall. “Don’t worry, Bard, Lady Pelra, I’ll make sure your instruments are secured.” A wave and several drivers took over the animals to carry the supplies and headed towards the end of the train.

Pelra resisted the urge to join them. She had protected the instruments through too much to entrust them to others. Yet duty—and Eirik’s green eyes—held her in place.

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Tuesday's Title, Peculiar Country, Paranormal by Stuart West


Growing up in Peculiar County is hard enough; dying is even worse.

Title: Peculiar Country

https://books2read.com/u/mBMO5k
Author: Stuart West

Date of Release: 07 30 17
Genre: Paranormal, Ghosts

Publisher: BWL Publishing
Buy Links:   One click to Favorite E-bookstore

Blurb:

Growing up in Peculiar County, Kansas, is a mighty...well, peculiar experience. In 1965, things get even stranger for Dibby Caldwell, the mortician's fifteen year old daughter. A young boy's ghost haunts Dibby into unearthing the circumstances of his death. Nobody—living or dead—wants her to succeed. James, the new mop-topped, bad boy at school doesn’t help. Dibby can’t get him out of her head, even though she doesn’t trust him. No, sir, there's nothing much more peculiar than life in Peculiar County…except maybe death in Peculiar County.

Behind the Scene:

I'm a Kansas author, which I consider both a curse and a blessing. It's a curse because...well, it's Kansas. But it's great because...well, it's Kansas. Lots of cool, strange and creepy things happen in the Midwest, and I toss all of the tales into my books. Call it "Kansas Noir." Peculiar County has a lotta basis in fact, tales told to me by my parents, my in-laws, things garnered around the local grocery. It takes place in a very special October Country, right next door to Ray Bradbury and a scootch over from permanent Halloween. At least I hope I pulled it off. Welcome to Peculiar County, just a day trip away from suspense.

Author Bio:

Stuart writes thrillers tinged with horror and horror tinged with thriller, both for adult and young adult audiences. He is also the author of the A Zack and Zora Comic Mystery series which includes Bad Day in a Banana Hammock, Murder By Massage, and Nightmare of Nannies.

Vsit him on the web at Facebook or drop in on his blog, https://stuartrwest.blogspot.com/, where he rants about what's griping him or chat up his newest favorite author or filmmaker. It's like Forest's never-ending box of chocolates: you never know what you're going to get.

3/18/2019

A-Z - Fantasy From Land to Sea

#AtoZChallenge 2019 Tenth Anniversary Blogging Theme Reveal 


Thirty posts is a lot. That is two-thirds of the posts I did in the Marketing for Romance Writers 2018 challenge. But I had an entire year to come up with those 52 posts. It was one a week not one a day.

This post is supposed to set the theme for the April A-Z challenge. The posts will focus on the characters and settings of the Windmaster Novels and the Dragshi Chronicles, with a touch of the writing life tossed in for variety.

The dragshi are more than just a man or woman. Each are two beings–one a dragon, the other a human–sharing one body in space in time and able to change forms with the other at will. Their world and the adventures of the dragon shifters are recorded in the Dragshi Chronicles.


Off to start singing the alphabet song. Hope you'll join me April 1st for "A is for Anastasia." Here is the master list of blogs joining me in singing the alphabet song. 

~till next time, Helen