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The baby dragons are finding their forever homes

Freebie Fest 2020 at the Wolf Pack!

Get a terrific selection of books, free for the first time ever plus a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card at the Wolf Pack's Freebie Fest 2020. Only from August 24-28, 2020.

Click here to go to Freebie Fest 2020 now!

This bundle includes Three Half Goats Gruff, the prequel novelette to Drago…

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Launch Day Fun

Today is the day! I’m thrilled to finally introduce you to Kyra, Ollie, Mason, Angus and the whole gang from Dragons Don't Eat Meat. I can't wait for you to dive into this new world. I hope you have as much fun reading it as I did writing it. 


imageA pest-controller with a soft heart can easily e…

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Mystic Loon

What’s with the loon? Let me tell you a story…


I love to swim, and with the quarantine, I’ve had little opportunity to do so this year. Luckily, I have a good friend who offered her cottage for a week-long writing retreat. It was wonderful. I edited book 2 (Dervishes Don’t Dance) and at…

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New Cover for Hidden Coven

Hidden Coven got a fresh coat of paint this week with a new cover! Art by Pamela Francescut

Quinn is cursed. Bobbi’s a magical screw-up. Together they just might save two worlds.

As ley-lines swell, thinning the veil between worlds, the witches of Hidden Coven guard their most precious resour…

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I Brake for Snails

Despite my protesting knees, I try to walk every day. And since there is a lovely wooded path nearby, I often see critters--squirrels, chipmunks and bunnies, but I've also seen a mink, a raccoon, geese, herons, salamanders, snakes and many, many snails. They come out after it rains and it breaks my …

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Any book sniffers in the house? Paperbacks are in!



imagePssst! Want to know a secret? Dragons Don’t Eat Meat releases on August 15th, but the paperback is already available! Here's what one reviewer had to say:


“Dragons Don’t Eat Meat is truly a magical romp through a fantastical world that is the earth of the future...I am invested in…

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Magic in My Neighborhood

I’m good at talking about books, but not so good at talking about me. Sigh. That’s because I’m pretty boring. Which is maybe why I write such action-packed stories. Writing is a diversion, just like reading. 


But I would like to share a little bit about my home. I live in Ontario, Ca…

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Pre-order Dragons Don't Eat Meat

Book 1 of the Valkyrie Bestiary series will be launching August 15th, 2020. Pre-orders are now available for only $3.99. The price will go up after launch, so be sure to pre-order yours now! 

Want to see the full paperback cover? Click HERE. It's worth it, trust me. The cover artist, Pamela France…

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Free Books, No Fools

April fools day has been cancelled this year because nothing we could make up could be crazier than the real world right now. So this is no joke: I've got 2 new book fairs for you.

There are some great books in here at amazing prices. I'm already filling up my TBR list. Look for Hidden Coven,…

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Psst. Title Reveal...

I just hit "The End" on the rough draft of my next book. It feels so good that this first book in the new Valkyrie Bestiary series officially has a title. 

Drum roll please.....Here it is:

Dragons Don't Eat Meat

In the next few months, I'll polish it up you'll be able to follow the series' pro…

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Forget the Chocolate. Free Romance Reads!

Free Books Anyone?

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New Review for Hidden Coven

"...this is how reading should be! Full of shocks and surprises and great thrilling moments that you will remember for a long time...if you have been bored of late of paranormal and suspense books that well, don’t thrill you, then take a chance with this one because it is an all-consuming assault of…

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Free Books & Kindle Unlimited!

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5 Stars from Readers' Favorite

The reviews for Hidden Coven are starting to come in. Check out the for 5-star reviews at Readers' Favorite:

"Hidden Coven is the best boxed set I’ve ever read. Each novella stands alone, with a few unobtrusive reminders dropped in, but I didn’t need them. I read one after the other, constantly ast…

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I love fat books and I cannot lie!

The paperback version of Hidden Coven is a hefty 432 pages! Don't you just love to hold a fat book in your hands, knowing that you've got all that wonderful story ahead of you?

Apart from its generous size, the paperback also features artwork by my talented daughter, Genevieve Chatel. Here is a sne…

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Hidden Coven, The Complete Series, Now Available!

“I was pulled into the narrative by two strong elements: the colorful setting and the elaborately developed characters…The prose is beautiful and the writing filled with powerful imagery. It's a well-plotted, skillfully written, and an enjoyable read.” - Romuald Dzemo for Readers’ Favorite

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The exciting conclusion to the Hidden Coven series!

Bobbi and Quinn fought Koro’s murderous agents, battled against berserker demons and even outsmarted death itself. Now they face the biggest threat to the coven yet.

When a portal opens between the green hills of the coven and the desert world of the demon Koro, Bobbi and Quinn take on what feels…

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Flash Fiction: 25 Prayers

I love flash fiction. These days, I'm focussed on writing a novel and don't have much time for it. But a few years back, I enjoyed being part of several writing groups for flash fiction, and I had several pieces published. 

I also love a good writing prompt. You can check out my blog post at Cas…

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