KaLiCon 2020

Hello and welcome!

If you follow my blog and seen my posts, you know I love going to book signings. Unfortunately because of the existing situation, they are cancelled for the foreseeable future. So I was excited to see that KaLiCon will be held, but in a new innovative way.

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A Completely FREE VIRTUAL EVENT
KaLiCon is a Canadian event with a twist, gathering lovers of books of every genre together to bring books to life!

For more info check out the event page on FB.

Join the KaLiCon Booklovers Convention group on FB to participate.

Here are the authors attending, doing take-overs, live chats, and lots of games. Of course I will be there too, helping M. A. Abraham out with the Elven Games, although we will not have the ‘audio chairs’ or ‘pin the tail on Andress’, but we have good imaginations, will have you laughing and running around in no time 😛

Check the links, maybe you will find something new you like to read.  Lots of my fave will be there too, those ones have ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐. Looking forward to discover new ones to love, I have a few I have my eyes on already.

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Until next time read a book, listen to a book and don’t forget to show your love by leaving a review!

NEW RELEASE! Darkness Rising anthology

Hello and welcome!

DARKNESS RISING IS LIVE!!!

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Light can be found in the darkest of times.

Witches, Vampires, Fae and more fight back against the dark magic and mythos threatening their worlds in this limited edition collections. 20+ stories from bestselling and award winning Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance authors!

Own the dark! One click your copy of this limited edition anthology before it’s gone forever!

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Authors are Becca Blake, Koko Brown, S.C. Stokes, Jennifer Ann Schlag, JJ King, Maya Daniels, Jess Reece, Tempi Lark, Rachel Rawlings, Emmy Gattrell, Jayelle Morgan, Cayce Poponea, Zoey Indiana, Tiffany Ransier, Carly Marino, Mimi Milan, Dylan Quinn, Rosie Wylor-Owen, Shannon McRoberts, Emily Cyr, Scarlett Kol, James Ransier, Caia Daniels, and one of my faves and the reason I bought this anthology C.A. King.

I love anthologies because I find new authors that can become a favourite. It is waiting for me on my tablet, will let you know what I think.

Give it a chance. Enjoy!

Until next time… read a book, listen to a book and don’t forget to show your love by leaving a review!

My Chat with Lathir and… Rónán?

Hello and welcome!

Do I have a treat for you today. Read on and see for yourself.

Please welcome Lady Lathir and Sir Rónán!

What is your full name?
Rónán O’Connor, I am a Knights Templar
Lady Lathir McConaghy of Wynshire Castle

Do you have a nickname?
Both shake their head

What is one word best describes you?
Protector.
Determined.

Do you think the author portrayed you accurately?
Yes.
Yes.

What is your favourite dessert?
Baked apples.
Honey and butter on toasted bread.

What is your favourite drink?
Ale.
Wine.

What is your greatest fear?
Failure to protect those I’m charged to care for or love.
Losing those I love.

What is your favourite colour?
Red.
Emerald.

What do you wear when you go to sleep?
Nothing.
A gown.

How ticklish are you? Where are you ticklish?
I am not ticklish.
Very ticklish on the bottom of my feet.

What’s your favourite smell? What does it remind you of?
The sea; to me the scent of the sea represents freedom.
Baking bread; the scent of baking bread reminds me of when I was young and would help my mother in the kitchen.

Looking at Lathir I ask, When you look at a man what catches your interest?
His confidence.

When you look at a woman what catches your interest? I ask Rónán.
Her intelligence

Do you have somebody in your life now?
They look at each other and smile.

What is one word best describes him? I ask Lathir
Formidable.

What is one word best describes her? I ask Rónán.
Determined.

Is your book part of a series? What does the future hold for the readers of the series?
It is Lathir who answers, Forbidden Realm is the fifth book in The Forbidden Series.

Thank you for joining me for a chat. I really enjoyed your story and wish you many blessings.

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Hope you enjoyed the chat.

As they mentioned, Lady Lathir and Sir Rónán come from Forbidden Realm, the 5th book from The Forbidden Series by one of my fave authors, Diana Cosby. Releasing April 14, 2020.

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For the price of honor, he must walk away from the woman he loves…

Orphaned young, a childhood of loneliness and brutality led Sir Ronan O’Connor to join the Knights Templar and vow never to return to Ireland. But now a mission to transport a cache of Templar armaments for King Robert the Bruce forces the knight back to his homeland. Under his protection on the journey is an Irish nobleman and his daughter, Lathir McConaghy. Trained in combat, Lathir will bend to no man . . .

After the death of her betrothed in battle, Lathir guards her heart fiercely. Until an attack at sea forces her and Ronan to rely on each other for their survival. In the storm-filled days adrift at sea, a passionate bond forms between Lathir and the fierce warrior. In a realm torn by treachery and turmoil, they fight for their future even as secrets threaten to destroy their mission, and any chance at love.

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Read an excerpt here, where you will find the buy links too. Although the stories are connected, you can read them as a standalone too.

My review: 5 stars

I knew from previous reads that Ms. Cosby is an amazing writer, but I think this is my fave so far. I loved that Lathir is determined, stubborn, independent, and not in an insufferable way either, she is courageous and can take care of herself knowing the use of a blade. As I read the story I fell in love with her more and more. With Ronan was insta love for me, his quiet command, loyalty, powerful without being overwhelming, his soft heart. They are quite a match, but their road to HEA is hard and life threatening. The ending though steals the show, I can’t tell you because it would be a spoiler but… Many wrongs are righted leaving me with a happy heart. WOW I am still grinning even hours after it. It was perfect.

To keep in touch with Ms. Cosby and check out her other books, follow these links:

website • Newsletter • FacebookAmazon • B&N • Kobo • Goodreads

Ms. Cosby is not only a gifted writer, but also an amazing photographer. Check out her Facebook page where she posts the beautiful photos she takes.

Also check out the previous chats I had with my BBF from her books and with the author herself.

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A signed copy of His Destiny, book 4 in the bestselling MacGruder Series could be yours, courtesy of Ms. Cosby. Sexy Mr. Random will select the winner from the comments on this post after 3pm on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. Open to US and Canada. Good luck!

Until next time read, or listen to, a book and don’t forget to show your love by leaving a review!

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