Dear Readers, Today I have a special treat for you… A guest post and giveaway (details later) from author Cate Masters. Cate loves stories with a dash of magic, mayhem and romance! Multi-published in contemporary to historical, sweet to erotic, fantasy/dark fantasy to speculative, she sometimes mashes genres. Reviewers have described her stories as “so compelling, I did not want to put it down,” and “such romantic tales that really touch your soul.”
When not spending time with her family, she can be found in her lair, concocting a magical brew of contemporary, historical, and fantasy/paranormal stories with her cat Chairman Maiow and dog Lily as company. Look for her at http://catemasters.blogspot.com, and in strange nooks and far-flung corners of the web. Please help me welcome Cate to That’s What I’m Talking About. Take it away, Cate…
The Woo-Woo Moments in Life
Reality can sometimes be a tricky thing. Ignoring strange events might extend the illusion that all’s well in your world. But then again, eventually those strange things might catch up to you.
That’s what happened to my heroine, Jocelyn Gibson. Married for a long time to a nonbeliever, she ignores her unusual family history. After her husband dies, she buys an old Victorian to open a bed and breakfast – nothing out of the ordinary about that, right? Well… except that ley lines of energy run beneath the inn.
What are ley lines? I’m so glad you asked! Throughout history, people have sought such energy lines for their mystical powers. Some to heal, some for personal gain. Because of their magnetic nature, animals are attuned to them, and many birds follow ley lines during migration. Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids at Giza are among the more well-known ley lines, and many today travel to Sedona, Arizona, to benefit from its positive force.
Tapping into a ley line is like having a direct line to magical energy. So when Joss buys the inn, it sparks a feud in the underworld. Lord Pluton, otherwise known as the devil himself, isn’t at all happy that someone with a connection to the fae and a goddess now lives atop those ley lines.
Joss doesn’t learn about her goddess connection until moving there either. It comes as a surprise that she’s related to Iris, Goddess of the Rainbow.
What about you – have you ever had a woo-woo moment, something that occurred you couldn’t simply explain away?
Leave a comment below by Friday, August 5, for a chance to win an ebook of The Magic of Lavender, the first book in The Goddess Connection series, which says: Every woman should embrace her inner goddess. What’s your connection? I have several more novels in this series in mind to follow. In each, the heroine will be somehow connected to a goddess. Her lifelong quirks will become strengths once she finds her true place in the world, and accepts herself for who she really is. I will select one winner from the comments – one entry per person. Please leave your email so I can contact the winner. Contest is open INTERNATIONALLY.
Read the blurb, excerpt, and “Casting Call” (who I imagined in these roles) HERE.
Thanks for having me as a guest on your blog! It’s been a pleasure.
You are most welcome, Cate… thanks for stopping by!
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