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Legends of Lairheim Series

Love Knows No Boundaries

Posair Culture - Sexuality and GenderHow my stories represent the LGBQT+ communityRecently, a reader asked me if there were transgender people in my world of Lairheim. The simple answer is no. The more complicated answer must examine the Posair culture. For them,...

Sentinel Witches Series

Meet Granny Eileen

EXCERPTSean parked in an empty parking spot and joined Jade and Charlie in the back of the Sentinel’s black panel van. They had a good view of Catlyn’s apartment. The door slid shut and Sean blinked. All the gear and gadgets inside would make a police surveillance van...

Meet Sean

EXCERPTSean’s knuckles whitened from his tight grip on the steering wheel. The only reason the captain would call him to investigate a murder on his day off was if it was another Iron Maiden killing. “Do you think the victim is our missing person?” Jerry asked from...

Meet Catlyn

EXCERPTCatlyn took a sip of her Dr. Pepper. “How do you think you’d react if you started seeing weird shit?” “Define weird.” Bri crunched on a chip. “We’re in Southern California after all. We see weird shit all the time.” “No, I mean metaphysical weird … like...

Tora’s Book Nook: Reviews

Wolf’s Bane Review

TITLE: Wolf's Bane (Moon Marked 1)AUTHOR: Aimee EasterlingGENRE: Urban FantasyWHERE TO PURCHASE: At Your Favorite Reailer (Kobo, Apple, Amazon, B&N, etc.) Also Available in AudiobookI haven’t started and finished a book on the same day for quite some time. But, I...

Ishtar’s Blade Review

TITLE: Ishtar's BladeAUTHOR: Lisa BlackwoodGENRE: Fantasy RomanceWHERE TO PURCHASE: At your favorite retailer (Kobo, Apple, Amazon, B&N, etc)The premise of this book drew me in. I love myth-based, especially Goddess mythology, books and stories. This book uses the...

Hoodoo Heaven Review

TITLE: Hoodoo HeavenAUTHOR: Reggi DupreeGENRE: Urban FantasyWHERE TO PURCHASE: Download for free with signup to her mailing listI enjoyed this short story by new author, Reggi Dupree. I saw her talking about it on TikTok and it sounded like fun, and it was! She took...

Writing Life

Trust the Flow

I’m working on a prequel story in the Sentinel Witches series. When I first started writing the series, I’d planned on Jade, Catlyn’s godmother, to not be in a relationship. She was supposed to be holding a candle of unrequited love for Catlyn’s father, Ian. Even...