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Death Gone Awry, Book 6 of the Vinnie Esposito Series is here! J.M. Griffin’s killer of  a cozy mystery series is on a roll.

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I have so much fun editing this series. I adore Vinnie Esposito. I root for her. I laugh at her antics. She gets into trouble. A lot. But she is always doing the right thing. I am always on her side. And that’s important when it comes to the relationship between the reader and the heroine/hero. We have to connect with the heroine in order to follow along on her journey. No matter what the journey is. Otherwise we won’t be able to get through the book. We have to like the heroine too. We have to be able to understand her, and her motives. And a great writer, like J.M. Griffin, enables us to do that.

I hope you enjoy reading Death Gone Awry as much as I did.

Here’s what it’s about:

Vinnie Esposito Series (Book 6)

This is what Vinnie Esposito knows: When you see a guy floating in the water, you jump in and save him. You don’t stop to ask if he’s connected to the mob. Unfortunately for Vinnie, he is. And now she’s in trouble. Again.

Her boyfriend, hunky State Trooper Marcus Richmond, is fed up with Vinnie’s misadventures, not to mention that every mobster in town seems to know who she is. At least Vinnie knows she can rely on her best friend Lola Trapezi to whip up some delicious dinner at her deli. She also knows Lola is always ready to help, even if it means getting into some hot water herself.

Everything Vinnie knows and doesn’t know—including how she really feels about her sexy friend and upstairs tenant FBI Agent Aaron Grant, and whether her dad really is connected to the mob—is all up in the air. And what Vinnie doesn’t know, might just get her killed.

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Cheers! and Happy Reading.

J.M. Griffin. is the author of two cozy mystery series for Lachesis Publishing. The popular (and sexy) Vinnie Esposito series and the fun (and yummy) Deadly Bakery series.

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Has a person you love ever betrayed you? If so, you aren’t alone. History seethes with stories of betrayal, many of which are committed by close friends or family members. Take the story of King Arthur, Sir Lancelot, and Guinevere, for example. King Arthur was married to Guinevere who appeared to love him. However, when she met Sir Lancelot, she felt a powerful attraction to him. For a time she denied the attraction and avoided Lancelot, but ultimately she betrayed Arthur and contributed to the fall of Arthur’s kingdom Camelot.

Are you familiar with the story of Samson and Delilah? Samson was a strong warrior whose enemies tried and failed to destroy him. His lover Delilah betrayed him to his enemies by telling them how he could be defeated. He was taken prisoner and blinded. Ultimately, he got his revenge, but it was at the cost of his life.

Modern literature is also rife with betrayals. For instance, think of Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With the Wind. She betrayed her own sister Suellen when she lied to Frank Kennedy and persuaded him to marry her instead of Suellen.

Betrayals aren’t only used as a device in novels. A great many Hollywood movies deal with some type of betrayal. Have you seen Payback with Mel Gibson? In this movie Mel is shot by his wife and best friend and left for dead, but he survives and sets out to get his revenge.

Of course, romantic betrayals aren’t the only kind. Think of how Benedict Arnold betrayed his country. His name is synonymous with treason. Another good example of a betrayal is when Brutus betrayed his good friend Julius Caesar. Brutus was one of the Roman senators who stabbed Caesar to death.

Don’t forget Disney either. In The Lion King, Mufasa’s brother Scar betrays him and manipulates Simba into running away, ultimately leaving the way clear for Scar to take power.

On a personal note, I’ve written some pretty intense betrayals into my own work. Here’s a betrayal scene from Her Kind of Man which was released by Lachesis Publishing . In this excerpt, my heroine Kara and her sister Katie have gone to the movie together. Kara had a date with her fiancé, Brandon, but he called and cancelled. Kelly is Kara’s other sister.

“What a great movie!” Kara gushed as she and Katie left the theater. She tossed her empty popcorn box and leftover soda into the trash can by the door. “Mama and Daddy will want to see it too.”

Katie blew her nose and dabbed at her eyes. “I know. It was too sad for words.”

As they left the theater and crossed the parking lot, Katie turned her head at the sound of a car door slamming. “Why, there’s Kelly and Brandon.”

Kara looked in the direction of Katie’s pointing finger. “Great! They can….” Her voice trailed off as Kelly moved into Brandon’s passionate embrace.

“What…?” Kara’s words choked her as Brandon buried his hands in Kelly’s hair and kissed her as if he held the world’s greatest treasure in his arms.

Katie grabbed her arm. “Come on. We’re getting to the bottom of this.”

Kara dragged her feet as Katie towed her across the parking lot. “Katie, maybe….”

“What’s wrong with you?” Katie glared over her shoulder. “Hurry up!”

Kelly and Brandon were still wrapped around each other when Katie and Kara reached them.

“Kelly!” Katie exclaimed. “What do you think you’re doing?”

Kelly jerked away from Brandon so fast she stumbled and had to grab his arm to keep her balance. Even in the parking lot’s dim light, Kara saw her sister’s face had gone scarlet as had Brandon’s.

Kara didn’t say anything. She couldn’t.

Kelly flinched as Brandon took her hand and squeezed it. “I’m sorry, Kara. We never meant for you to find out this way.”

“What were you going to do?” Katie demanded with a wave of her hand. “Leave her at the altar?”

“No,” Kelly replied. Her eyes glittered like two burning blue coals. “We planned to tell her tomorrow night. That way she’d have the weekend off to…to…to get used to things.”

Brandon looked Kara directly in the face for the first time. “I’m sorry, Kara. You have to know I never meant to hurt you, but I can’t marry you if I’m in love with your sister.”

Kara didn’t bother to answer. She didn’t know what to say anyway. How do you act, what do you do, when you catch the man you love kissing your sister? Her sister! Oh, how could she? This betrayal by one of her nearest and dearest cut to the bone.

She gritted her teeth to hold back her tears and hurled Brandon’s beautiful ring toward him and Kelly. He tried to catch it, but he missed, and the ring landed at his feet.

“Let’s go, Katie,” she said. She spun on her heel and stomped away with her head held high.

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Today’s Q and A: Round 3 is with Lachesis Publishing author Elaine Cantrell. Elaine has a New Adult contemporary romance called Her Kind of Man with Lachesis Publishing.

Why are you a writer?

I started writing because of my son. He wrote a wonderful book, and while I was praising him for it, he said, “I make stories up in my head to amuse myself so I thought I might as well write them down.” I had always done the same thing. I figured if he could do it so could I.

What do you love to read in your spare time?

Romance, women’s fiction, time travel novels, and anything else that captures my attention.

What are three things that you do that are important to your career as a writer (aside from actually writing the book)?

I meet and talk with readers on Facebook, have a twitter account, and share excerpts from my work on my blog.

What are three of your top goals in your writing career?

My first goal is to improve my craft with each book I write. Secondly, I want to revise some old manuscripts and get them into publishable form. Thirdly, I’d love to see one of my books become a movie.

What is your favourite first line ever from a novel? Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again. From Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

What is your go-to power energy snack when writing?

Chocolate brownies. Nothing better.

What was a book that made you go “aha!” and why? (fiction or non fiction) I just finished a book like that. The name of it is The Clock Strikes Midnight by Joan C. Curtis. It’s one of those stories that you can’t put down because something is about to happen, and you’re not sure what it is. Another good one is The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker. I love apocalyptic stories.

How do you cope with bad or nasty reviews?

Just ignore them. You can’t please everyone.

What do you listen to when you write?

Nothing. I can’t concentrate unless the room is quiet.

Cats or dogs? We have both, but I have a real soft spot for my dog Rascal. My daughter-in-law always cooks hot dogs for us on Sunday night, and last Sunday, I turned my back for a minute, and Rascal had stolen my hot dog. Gotta love an animal that can forage for his food.

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Today’s Sneak Peek is the new adult contemporary romance Her Kind of Man by Elaine Cantrell.

What it’s about:

Is it possible she’s finally found her kind of man?

Ross Williams has been in love with Kara Cochrane since they were kids, so when Kara’s fiancé Brandon Miles cheats on her with Kara’s own sister, and calls off their wedding—Ross steps in to rescue the damsel in distress.

A heartbroken Kara just wants to get on with her life and hunky Ross provides her with a definite distraction—that is until she starts falling for him. Big time.

But a devastating family secret threatens to destroy everything that Kara holds dear—including her relationship with Ross.

EXCERPT:

Katie grabbed her arm. “Come on. We’re getting to the bottom of this.”

Kara dragged her feet as Katie towed her across the parking lot. “Katie, maybe . . .”

“What’s wrong with you?” Katie glared over her shoulder. “Hurry up!”

Kelly and Brandon were still wrapped around each other when Katie and Kara reached them.

“Kelly! ” Katie exclaimed. “What do you think you’re doing?”

Kelly jerked away from Brandon so fast she stumbled and had to grab his arm to keep her balance. Even in the parking lot’s dim light, Kara saw her sister’s face had gone scarlet as had Brandon’s.

Kara didn’t say anything. She couldn’t.

Kelly flinched as Brandon took her hand and squeezed it. “I’m sorry, Kara. We never meant for you to find out this way.”

“What were you going to do?” Katie demanded with a wave of her hand. “Leave her at the altar?”

“No,” Kelly replied. Her eyes glittered like two burning blue coals. “We planned to tell her tomorrow night. That way she’d have the weekend off to … to … to get used to things.”

Brandon looked Kara directly in the face for the first time. “I’m sorry, Kara. You have to know I never meant to hurt you, but I can’t marry you if I’m in love with your sister.”

Kara didn’t bother to answer. She didn’t know what to say anyway. How do you act, what do you do, when you catch the man you love kissing your sister? Her sister! Oh, how could she? This betrayal by one of her nearest and dearest cut to the bone.

She gritted her teeth to hold back her tears and hurled Brandon’s beautiful ring toward him and Kelly. He tried to catch it, but he missed, and the ring landed at his feet.

“Let’s go, Katie,” she said. She spun on her heel and stomped away with her head held high.

Like what you’ve read? You can get Her Kind of Man for .99 cents at Lachesis Publishing. You can also get it on amazon, BN nook and kobo.

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Orient Express Trunk, C. 1890 $799 from onekingslane.com

I saw this picture on pinterest and it made me think of Agatha Christie‘s Murder on the Orient Express. Imagine the stories this antique trunk could tell. All you have to do is listen . . .

Writers are inspired by many things – an old trunk, like this one, a song on the radio, two children laughing.

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We could be driving during a snowstorm and see an old, abandoned shack and start to ponder . . . what could have happened there? Or what could happen there – in our imaginations? This is the wonder of inspiration and imagination. When you put the two together they always add up to something good, or sinister, or delightful, or strange – but always fascinating.

The great thing about social media platforms – including pinterest and tumblr is that they enable us to “collect” images that inspire us without cluttering our homes! 😉 They enable us to find interesting, unique, macabre, sweet, or soulful images or quotes that make us think and hopefully make us dream about stories to come. I think pinterest is great for this. It’s not really a platform for engagement with others – but certainly a place where we can embark on virtual treasure hunts.

Yes, it’s wonderful to experience things in “real time” and in “real places”. But sometimes we can’t afford the time or money to travel on The Orient Express. So we have to use our imaginations and a little help from the internet.

So what inspires your writing?

Happy Writing!

Joanna D’Angelo is Editor in Chief at Lachesis Publishing. She loves chai tea and writing in coffee shops.

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“… any resemblance to any person, living or dead, events or locales is coincidental.”

That’s legalese but not entirely true. Many writers use people and events from their own lives.

In HIGHLAND BELLE, I made a good friend a buxom bar maid, which she loved. I brought her back in a few other books from my Devereux series. She was the bar maid at the Royal Rooster Tavern.

My delightful sister kept nagging me. She wanted a part in my book, and she wanted a big part. In DESERT EDEN, I made my sister a villainess and killed her off. Of course, I executed her off stage in case I wanted to do it again.

In my Devereux series, Lady Dawn DeFay is actually a teacher I knew. I reincarnated her as Roxanne Campbell, the Duchess of Inverary, in my Douglas trilogy as well as my Kazanov prince/ Flambeau sisters series. The teachers in my town went on strike for two days, this woman arrived for picketing. She was driving her Mercedes and wearing a mink. I think Roxanne Capmbell would do the same.

And then there’s Carl, a hairdresser at the salon I frequented. Carl always had a joke for me which I then translated into historical terms and dropped into my book. The following books contain “Carl jokes”: DESERT EDEN, LOVE IN A MIST, COURTING AN ANGEL, MY HEART’S DESIRE, VIOLETS IN THE SNOW (now titled ENCHANTING THE DUKE), NO DECENT GENTLEMAN, TO TAME A DUKE, TO TEMPT AN ANGEL, TO CHARM A PRINCE, TO CATCH A COUNTESS, and TO LOVE A PRINCESS (now titled BEAUTY AND THE EARL). The subsequent Kazanov/ Flambeau series books contain no “Carl jokes” because, sadly, Carl passed away. Perhaps I should run a contest “Find the Carl jokes”?

Patricia Grasso‘s latest release is Enchanting the Duke. You can purchase it at Lachesis Publishing or on amazon, BN nook, or kobo.

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Today’s Q and A is with historical romance author Patricia Grasso is the author of eighteen historical romances including the Douglas Series which follows the love stories of the amazing Douglas sisters (Angelica, Samantha and Victoria) in Regency London and the Lords of Stratford Series, Regency historical romances with a fairy-tale twist about the aristocratic families in Stratford-on-Avon.

Why are you a writer?

That’s a good question. Why does anyone drop into any job/ profession? For me, I can’t not write. Yes, that’s a double negative, but a double negative equals a positive.

What do you love to read in your spare time?

That question assumes I have spare time. My reading taste is eclectic. I read both non-fiction, mainly historical or craft, and all genres of fiction.

What is your favourite first line ever from a novel?

Actually, my favorite first line comes from the mystery I’m five chapters short of finishing. The line reads: “My biggest fear is dying a formaldehyde-scented spinister.” If I had to pick another first line it would be from the only Charles Dickens book I liked, A TALE OF TWO CITIES. The line reads: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

What are three of your top goals in your writing career?

My number one goal is to keep writing books that readers buy and enjoy. Reaching that goal would mean I could achieve my other 2 goals: make tons of money and sail the Mediterranean with my newly-acquired boy toy. I’m old, not dead.

What are three things that you do that are important to your career as a writer (aside from actually writing the book)?

I read and observe. I regularly watch the History Channel and FBI Files type of shows. (Okay, I admit I’m addicted to Revenge, Scandal, and The Walking Dead.) I’m also learning (slowly) about promotion and social media. The problem is my computer frightens me.

What is your go-to power energy snack when writing? 

Coffee, soy milk, no sugar. I also like peanut butter on crisp apple slices. My favorite foods are peanut butter and pizza, but not together.

What was a book that made you go “aha!” and why? (fiction or non fiction)

There are many books I’ve liked, but no book ever made me go “aha”. If forced to pick something I admire greatly, I’d say Shakespeare’s tragedies. I love William Shakespeare.

How do you cope with bad or nasty reviews?

There’s a big difference between bad and nasty. “Bad” is constructive because the reviewer is telling the reason the story didn’t work for him/ her. “Nasty” is different. Nasty is a reviewer spewing hatred and anger directed at the author, making it personal. The truth is this: No author is as good as her best review or as bad as her worst review.

What do you listen to when you write? 

Silence.

Cats or dogs? 

I’m a dog person who lives with cats. Need I say more?

Patricia Grasso‘s latest release is Enchanting the Duke. You can purchase it at Lachesis Publishing or on amazon, BN nook, or kobo.

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Today’s Sneak Peek is Enchanting the Duke by Patricia Grasso.

Patricia Grasso is the author of eighteen historical romances including the Douglas Series which follows the love stories of the amazing Douglas sisters (Angelica, Samantha and Victoria) in Regency London and the Lords of Stratford Series, Regency historical romances with a fairy-tale twist about the aristocratic families in Stratford-on-Avon.

Enchanting the Duke

Book 1 ~ Lords of Stratford Series

She doesn’t want a guardian . . .

Lady Isabelle Montgomery wants to be left alone to play her flute and talk to Giselle, the guardian angel only she can see. Because Isabelle manages her brother’s estate finances, her greedy stepmother and selfish stepsisters continually harass her for fancy clothes and a season in London. For reasons she refuses to share, Isabelle has no desire to go to London. Unexpectedly, the Duke of Avon announces that he is her temporary guardian while her brother, the Earl of Stratford, has gone abroad. This complication annoys Isabelle who thinks the duke is thoroughly irritating. So why can’t she stop thinking about him? And why does Giselle keep telling her about a dark prince?

He doesn’t want a ward . . .

John Saint-Germain, the Duke of Avon, wants nothing to do with wards or stepfamilies. The duke suffered a moment’s weakness and promised the earl that he would watch over his sister, including sponsoring Isabelle and her stepsisters into society. And then John meets his stubborn, outspoken, thoroughly irritating ward. Her fiery beauty and independent spirit attract him. Is he falling in love? If only she’d stop talking to that imaginary friend.

Their enemies want to destroy them . . .

Both John and Isabelle have enemies who join forces to plot against them. John will brave any danger to protect Isabelle and his family. Even if it means seeing with his heart and believing in the impossible.

EXCERPT:

As she walked into the garden, Isabelle spied a solitary figure sitting on a stone bench. She smiled, recognizing her old friend, and then advanced on her.

“Are you here too?” Isabelle said by way of a greeting.

“No, I’m a figment of your imagination.”

“Very funny.”

“Shall we play?”

Isabelle nodded and sat on the bench beside her. She lifted her flute to her lips and poured all of her feelings into the instrument.

They played a song of infinite beauty, the notes first eerie and lilting, then haunting and reflective. The melody was a soothing bath of sound, reminiscent of a moonlit stroll, rustling leaves, echoing owls calling to each other in the night.

“I’ll see you inside.” Giselle vanished in an instant.

“Mistress Montgomery?” the Duke of Avon called. “Is that you?”

“Yes, Your Grace.” Was she forbidden a few moments of privacy? When the duke stood in front of her, Isabelle tilted her head back to gaze up the long length of him.

“You play divinely,” John said. “It sounded as if two people were playing.”

Had he heard Giselle’s flute? How could that be? No one but she had ever heard the old woman.

“How did you make it sound like a duo?”

“Garden acoustics.”

John nodded, accepting her explanation. “May I join you on the bench?”

“Suit yourself, Your Grace.” Isabelle slid over to make room for him.

He sat down beside her, so close his thigh teased the side of her cloak. Glancing down at the close proximity of their bodies, Isabelle felt her cheeks heat with embarrassment and sent up a silent prayer of thanks that the night hid her discomfort.

“I thought I saw someone sitting with you,” John said, slanting a sidelong glance at her.

Isabelle stared at him in surprise. Had he seen Giselle? Only she had ever seen the old woman. What did this mean?

“I assure you that I am alone. Who would be sitting with me?”

“A friend, perhaps?”

“I have no friends.”

“Not even an invisible friend?”

“If you saw her,” Isabelle countered, “then she wouldn’t be invisible.”

“It’s a woman, then?”

“Really, Your Grace, this conversation is ridiculous,” Isabelle said, trying to steer him away from the subject.

“You are correct.” He stared straight ahead.

A heavy silence descended upon them. Isabelle decided the silence between them was even more uncomfortable than his probing questions.

“You need not have defended me against Lobelia and Rue,” she told him. “My stepsisters are henwits.”

“Even henwits can create problems in society,” John warned, turning his head to look at her, which made her even more uncomfortable than enduring the silence. “Henwits are the worst purveyors of gossip.

“You could be correct about that.” Isabelle tore her gaze away from his. Lord, but those midnight-black eyes seemed to see to the very depths of her insecure soul.

“I mean no insult,” John continued, drawing her attention, “but when you come to London, you must refrain from thinking out loud, or you will never catch a husband.”

“If I want to catch something, I’ll go fishing,” Isabelle shot back. “I have no need of a husband.”

“Every woman needs a man to care for her,” John said in a quiet voice. “Any woman who believes otherwise possesses the intelligence of an oyster.”

“I didn’t mean that I would never marry,” Isabelle said. “When Miles returns, I will have my come-out and choose a husband.”

“You will have your come-out this spring with or without your brother’s presence,” John corrected her. “My mother never raised a daughter and is looking forward to introducing you into society. Of course, before that happens, you will need to learn certain rules of propriety.”

“I don’t give a rat’s arse about propriety.”

Like what you’ve read so far? You can purchase Enchanting the Duke at Lachesis Publishing or on amazon, BN nook, or kobo.

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I love quotes! I love putting them on my vision board. Yes. I have one.  It’s not corny! Well, sort of corny. But I like them anyway. Oprah is definitely one of go-to people for great quotes. She’s also on my vision board for many reasons. Her up-and-down struggle with healthy weight and body image; her ability to always learn from mistakes and failures; her ability to follow her own path. That’s just a few.

I’ll often peruse the web in search of a good quote to post on my vision board or on social media – just because I want a little bit of inspiration or just a good giggle. Sometimes a good quote is like a swift kick in the butt. Pretty much anything Stephen King says about writing does that for many of us. Lachesis Publishing YA Paranormal author JD Spikes shared that with us in her Q and A. A quote can be like a ray of light, shining on us during a particularly dark moment. A quote can also be a poignant reminder of a particular time in our lives. A quote can inspire our creativity or a call to action when it comes to our health and well being. A quote can make us laugh or make us angry, for all the right reasons, and some wrong ones too.

Some of the best quotes I’ve read come from authors. Sometimes the quote is from one of their books and other times a quote from the author herself/himself. Here are a few good ones:

“Nobody reads a mystery to get to the middle. They read it to get to the end. If it’s a letdown, they won’t buy anymore. The first page sells that book. The last page sells your next book.” ―Mickey Spillane.

“The best time for planning a book is while you’re doing the dishes. ” ― Agatha Christie

“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” ― Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

“In vain I have struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.” Mr. Darcy ― Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice

“I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.” Atticus Finch ― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

So what are some of your favourite quotes? Who are some of the authors that you go back to time and again for inspiration?

Joanna D’Angelo is Editor in Chief at Lachesis Publishing. She loves chai tea and writing in coffee shops.

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J.D. Spikes explores her fascination with the paranormal in her writing.

At its basest, the difference between spooky and scary is simple: spooky evokes a more emotional response while scary a more physical one. Spooky runs a shiver up your spine, perhaps makes you glance over your shoulder, but you continue on, drawn through the mist into the eerie darkness, the need to know overpowering your sense of risk. Scary pounds your heart, propels you into fight or flight, forcing you to scramble through the wet blanket of fog in a near-blind panic until you are safely away from the danger.

Spooky draws people together. The heroine and hero need to stay close, and have each other’s back. They must talk about the peculiar events surrounding them, investigate the threat and find ways to beat it . . . together. Scary splits people up. Blood-pumping and heart-stopping, scary shouts ‘every man for himself’, and warns you to proceed at your own peril. Alone.

What exactly does any of this have to do with love? Everything, if you adore paranormal romance like I do. The chill of the story’s paranormal element joins the thrill of the hero and heroine’s attraction to mirror the scary realization of hearts on the line. Time travel, ghostly whispers, bumps in the night – mere shadows of the adventure falling in love brings.

So grab your favorite paranormal romance novel and your favorite guy. Love is in the air, and both are damn good reasons to hang on. Happy Valentine’s Day.

And BOO!

You can get your copy of The Possession by J.D. Spikes right at Lachesis Publishing or on Amazon, Barnes and Noble or ARe

You can get your copy of the Sisters of Spirit Anthology (featuring J.D. Spikes’s at Lachesis Publishing and on Amazon.com, on Kobo, on Barnes and Noble and on itunes (iBooks).

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