Book Spotlight

Bed, Breakfast, and Betrayal Series – Short Stories by Lisa Carlisle


A Ghost Story

A short ghost story  in the Bed, Breakfast, and Betrayal series by Lisa Carlisle.

Once thinking it was a curse, Sybil Channing now uses her gift to communicate with spirits as a lucrative way to make a living. She dubs herself a ghost whisperer and plays up her role as an eccentric woman who can talk to the dead. When she receives a call from a bed and breakfast with an issue with a ghost, Sybil thinks it will just be another easy, nice-paying gig. Sure, there’s a bit of a mystery about women becoming ill, but nothing to scare her off. Yet when she arrives, what she encounters is far more dangerous than she anticipated.



On-the-Rocks2On the Rocks

A short crime story. Part of the Bed, Breakfast, and Betrayal series.

Heather is looking forward to reconnect with her husband Paolo during a getaway to a bed and breakfast. They’d both been working late and think a romantic weekend on the coast is the ideal way to spend time together. She thinks of walks on the beach, dinners out, and sleeping in. What starts out as a romantic weekend soon takes a dark turn, shattering dreams and expectations.


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Book Spotlight: Letterboxing with Kids #kindle #letterboxing

letterboxing-coverLetterboxing with Kids
Lisa Cordeiro

This guide is geared for parents, teachers, troop leaders, and others who would like to take kids on adventures to discover hidden boxes. Letterboxing encourages you to discover new places, you follow clues to find a hidden letter box, similar to a treasure hunt. This guide will introduce you to the basics so you can get started.

You only need a few supplies that are reasonably priced, so it’s easy to get started. This guide will list what you need and includes a number of tips I’ve found work best with kids. There’s info on buying supplies, or if you’d like to incorporate crafts, you can design and carve your own stamps. It’s easier than it sounds. Plus, there is so much variety with letterboxes hidden around the world; it’s an activity that you can try whenever you like.

Once you try letterboxing, it’s hard not to get hooked. It combines the thrill of the hunt with a love of discovery of exploring new places, or rediscovering your own town. It’s a low-key adventure, away from crowds and expensive attractions and encourages you to get outside and explore.

I’ve gone letterboxing with my kids, nieces and nephews, and Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. They’ve all enjoyed the activity, even if we couldn’t find the letterbox. Isn’t there a saying about it being the journey, not the destination?

Available on Amazon: Letterboxing with Kids: A Guide to Getting Started

Book Spotlight: A Beautiful Mistake by Nancy Corrigan

It’s a great day for new releases at Ellora’s Cave. Check out book 2 in the Royal Pride series. I have to read these!


Beautiful Mistake

Nancy Corrigan

Book 2, Royal Pride

Lena will do anything to protect the shifter child her family takes in, even turn herself into bait. Although she knows better than to fall for a shifter, Devin, the man who captures her, is unlike any she’s ever tangled with. Their desire is unquenchable and the draw to him is undeniable, but their relationship is riddled with mistakes and loving him has the potential to destroy her.

After shouldering his twin’s torture, Devin hovers on the verge of insanity. His life revolves around his family and recovering kidnapped shifter children. He never thought he’d have a mate or kids of his own until a rescue mission turns deadly. The beautiful female caught in the crosshairs stirs his mating instincts and tames his wild nature. Only her confusion over their intense attraction stops him from finishing their bond, but Devin’s persistent. He’ll convince his stubborn female that he’s the man she’s been waiting for—one passionate encounter at a time.

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Book Spotlight: Queen’s Quest by Suz DeMello

Congrats to fellow Ellora’s Cave author, Suz DeMello, on her new release. Looks like a very hot read!


Queen’s Quest

Suz DeMello

Janus is a planet that lacks both tilt and spin. Its Shadowlands is the pewter band of dusk dividing the violently hot Lightside of the planet from its Darkside, which is imprisoned by eternal night. Birth rates on the planet are low and indiscriminate mating and ménage sex are encouraged.

Audryn, Queen of Shadow, has reached that time in her life when she must choose a king to rule with her or fail to bear an heir, casting not only her realm but all of Janus into chaos. Despite her duty, she is reluctant to share power, even a bit distrustful. Janus’ nobles vie for Audryn’s hand. Although she enjoys trysting with all her suitors, none seize her heart.

Then Storne, the warrior Prince of Darkness, arrives to claim her as his bride, and she finds she cannot resist his masterful ways.

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