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Mystic Maples by Award-Winning @TenaStetler is a New Year New Books Fete pick #pnr #99cents #romance
Title: Mystic Maples
Author: Tena Stetler
Genre: Paranormal Romance/Mystery/Time Travel
Earth/Fire witch Mercy Rose's insatiable curiosity always gets her in trouble. After a break-in at her Colorado flower shop, and a court battle that comes to a screeching halt in her favor, she arrives at Deerbourne Inn for a much-needed getaway. Looking for peace and quiet, she finds just the opposite in a startling handsome but mysterious man and his dog.
Silvanus Forrest's gypsy/fae heritage is a double-edged sword. The land he inherited from his parents is rumored to be enchanted. But when Mercy discovers the truth, his well-ordered life unravels, and they're catapulted into the past to right a wrong. Along the way their lives intertwine, and they discover the true meaning of family and love. Will they change the past in time to save their future?
He rocked back on his heels, tenting his fingers. "It's possible — once we survive Christmas with our families and the parading my families heritage and vardo down the center of town in the Parade of Lights. You ready for our parents and your family to invade our little piece of heaven?"
"I think so. I've already decorated the cottage with lights, baubles, and bows I bought in town. Just need to find a small Christmas tree. What about you? Your cabin will be filled to bursting with all those people. I can make room for Hope, Justin and Charity at the cottage."
He laughed. "I noticed. With all those lights, you're lucky the aircraft don't mistake it for a landing strip. My parents are coming for the Parade of Lights and tree lighting festivities and will be staying with friends. So I've plenty of room for your sister, husband and niece."
"Oookay. Not sure putting Zac and Charity under the same roof is a good idea."
"It's be a good test for him. May help with your decision. Besides your parents will be there to referee."
She paused and frowned. "S'pose so. We need to decorate your cabin too."
"I was thinking about having a cabin decorating party. You know singing Christmas carols around the tree after we finish decorating it and the cabin. Mugs of hot chocolate, hot apple cider, an informal dinner maybe invite Jim and Penny, Zac can bring his friend, then you and me? It's been a long time…" He appeared lost in thought.
She waited a couple beats and grinned. "The loan spruce tree out front of the cabin is begging for bright multi-colored lights." She winked at him wiggling her fingers. "I could arrange for that to happen."
"Frivolously use of magic? Not a good example for Zak."
"I beg to differ with you, sir. It's for everyone to enjoy. Your family, my family and by the time I'm done, the whole town will be able to see it. I mean enjoy it." She snickered.
After spending the night in the peace and quiet of cottage, bright and early Christmas morning he and Mercy slipped in the back door. Women's cheerful voice echoed though the cabin along with the aroma of turkey and pumpkin pies baking. They followed the sound to the kitchen passing the dining table set for ten. "Hey Penny and Jim will be joining us for Christmas dinner. Sorry I forgot to tell you." He paused. "Jim is family and I have a feeling Penny will be soon."
"I knew it." Mercy grinned.
Blair grabbed two additional plate settings.
When they all set down to dinner, he couldn't help be notice the sad expressions his parents were trying hard to hid. After dinner Mercy chased everyone out of the dinning room. "I got this."
"I'll help with the kitchen." Blair offered with a wink to her daughter.
"Okay. Pie and coffee in a few." the room was cleared.
Blair returned from the kitchen a few minutes later. "All done. The pie is cut and on plates. Coffee is nearly ready and the cups are beside the coffee maker. Everyone can serve themselves." She announced.
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Grab your copy for only 99 cents! Hurry, though, because this sale will end soon.
Amazon UK https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mystic-Maples-Deerbourne-Tena-Stetler-ebook/dp/B07QNH4VWJ/
Amazon AU https://www.amazon.com.au/Mystic-Maples-Deerbourne-Tena-Stetler-ebook/dp/B07QNH4VWJ/
Amazon CA https://www.amazon.ca/Mystic-Maples-Deerbourne-Tena-Stetler-ebook/dp/B07QNH4VWJ/
Barnes& Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/books/1131215385
It’s a brand-new year, full of possibilities. Did you make any resolutions/goals for 2021? If so, please share one.
I set goals for the new year. To spend more time with friends, family, more walks with my dog and more sunroom time with my parrot.
Why is your featured book a must-read in 2021?
Mystic Maples is a fun feel-good read. Exactly what everyone needs right now. Be swept away into a magical, time-travel, fantasy adventure with a touch of mystery and romance.
I had a blast writing this book. A bit of time-travel, mystery, and magic is the small town of Willow Springs makes for a fun romantic adventure and an escape for the reader. A captivating furbaby by the name of Rag-A-Muffin steals the story.
If you look close at the cover, you’ll see that Mercy has one blue and one green eye, just like my character. Sil, the hero is absolutely swoon-worthy, don’t you think?
Silvanus is not without his secrets. His gypsy/fae blood has always been a thorn in his side. But when Mercy discovers his secrets, his well-ordered life unravels and they’re catapulted into the past to right a wrong. What fun!!
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Tena Stetler is a best-selling author of award-winning paranormal romance novels. She has an over-active imagination, which led to writing her first vampire romance as a tween to the chagrin of her mother and the delight of her friends.
With the Rocky Mountains outside her window, she sits at her computer surrounded by a wide array of paranormal creatures, with a Navy SEAL or two mixed in telling their tales. Her books tell stories of magical kick-ass women and strong mystical males that dare to love them. Travel, adventure and a bit of mystery flourish in her books along with a few companion animals to round out the tales.
Colorado is her home; shared with her husband of many moons, a brilliant Chow Chow, a spoiled parrot and a forty-five-year-old box turtle.
Any winter evening, you can find her curled up in front of a crackling fire with a good book, a mug of hot chocolate and a big bowl of popcorn. Her books tell tales of magical kick-ass women and mystical alpha males that dare to love them.
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