“A Charming Voodoo” Scavenger Hunt -Prizes – Thanks To Author Tonya Kappes

“A Charming Voodoo” Scavenger Hunt -Prizes – Thanks To Author Tonya Kappes

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The winner of the free audio book from Tonya is Kathleen Costa. Congratulations, Kathleen, Tonya will be contacting you with information on how to get your audio book.  🙂

Author Tonya has a wonderful scavenger hunt for her new book, “A Charming Voodoo.” Read the spotlight of the book, answer a question and you might win a copy of an audio book from the Magical Cures Mystery Series audio series picked by Tonya Kappes.

Spotlight of “A Charming Voodoo” By Author Tonya Kappes.

Bubble. . . bubble. . .
Whispering Falls is abuzz with the new
housing development and new shops
popping up all over the magical
village right before the annual All
Hallow’s Eve celebration.

Cures and trouble. . .
June Heal’s intuition
is on high alert and she just can’t shake
that something bad is about to happen.

Magic stirs . . .
June finds Violet Draper standing over a dead body
In the new pumpkin patch hours before it’s supposed
to open for hayrides.

And trouble doubles . . .
Once again, June has to put her sleuthing skills to work
and figure out who the real killer is before the new
citizens pack up and move right back out of town.

Question – What city does June Live in?

I will choose a winner on Monday, October 17 from all the correct answers and Tonya will give that winner a free audio book. Just be sure to post your answer in the comment section and don’t forget to post your email address with your answer so I can let you know if you won. Readers from US only.

The contest for the free audio book is now closed. Thank you for everyone for participating.  🙂

 

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But wait, there’s another prize that Tonya is giving out. A very lucky winner will get the BIG prize a KINDLE, a $25 Amazon Gift Card, and A Ghostly Grave and A Ghostly Murder Kindle Novels. Just go to the Rafflecopter link below and fill it out. At the end of the tour, ALL the Rafflecopter entries will be put into the BIG prize and one person will win.  Tonya will pick the winner on October 18.

Click on the link below to fill out the Rafflecopter form.

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GOOD LUCK!

 

 

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Celebrate The Release of “Betting Off Dead” by Tonya Kappes – Win Prizes!

Celebrate The Release of “Betting Off Dead” by Tonya Kappes – Win Prizes!

Today, August 29, is the release date for Tonya Kappes’s newest book, “Betting Off Dead.” Celebrate with her by clicking on this link and filling out the Rafflecopter for a chance to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card, Large Tote Bag, or a signed Kappes Novel.

Here’s the link to my review of the book, and find out more about Tonya by visiting her website.

Betting Off Dead by Tonya Kappes

Betting Off Dead by Tonya Kappes

Maggie Parker is a witch but, shhh, don’t tell anyone. She and her mother, her aunt Meme, and sister Lilith are doing their best living in Kentucky and making sure their mortal neighbors don’t know about their coven. It isn’t easy with their “familiars” around. Familiars are usually an animal-shaped spirit believed to serve a witch as a domestic servant, spy and companion. Aunt Meme’s familiar is an owl named Miss Kitty, Lilith’s is a macaw named Gilbert, and her mother’s is Riule, a cat but Maggie’s familiar is a 1965 red AC Cobra classic car named Vinnie.

Each witch has to have a life’s journey and Maggie’s is to work as a spy with a little known division of Interpol called SKUL, Secret Keepers of the Universal Laws. The fact that her partner at SKUL is hunky Mick Jasper doesn’t hurt matters one iota. Mick does suspect that something is a little different about Maggie and her car. He’s seen things that Maggie won’t explain and when Maggie tried to put a spell on him to erase what he saw the spell didn’t take. Uh oh.

Maggie’s new assignment with SKUL is to pretend to be married to Mick so they can go undercover and investigate illegal gambling in the race horse industry. She has to somehow get close to the wives of the gamblers which is is hard to do since the wives don’t seem to like her. Maybe Maggie will try a little spell to get on their good side even though her coven does not want their members ever using witchcraft.

Another problem is that Maggie sort of likes Mick. Okay, she really likes him and is very attracted to the man. Her family on the other hand, is not thrilled with Mick and would like nothing more than for him to disappear. Even Vinnie the car hates Mick and has no trouble letting Maggie know his feelings.

The gambling investigation, while at first might have been fun, soon gets quite dangerous. Well, maybe not so dangerous to Maggie since she can twitch her nose, wave her hand, and get herself out of a dire predicament but the same can’t be said for Mick or the horses. Working for SKUL is not going to be easy for her but Maggie plans on doing her best since this is her life’s journey. And maybe she can get Mick to take an active interest in her without using her witchy powers.

Alright, I’ll admit it, “Betting Off Dead” by Tonya Kappes is one cute book. It was fun reading about all the powers Maggie and her family have and are yet forbidden to use. Every so often they cheat, I mean, I can totally understand waving your hand and putting yourself in your room on the third floor without climbing all those steps, and why bother physically cleaning up when you can move your finger and the house is spic and span without breaking a sweat? I want those powers.

The SKUL plot was interesting except I really don’t like it when the main male in a book is perfect and good looking. Does that really happen in real life? Nope, but that just may be why it happens in fiction.

The characters are very entertaining too especially auntie Meme and Vinnie the car and there’s a little sub plot about a mortal who loves Maggie and knows about her powers. His love does cause a problem with her investigation and I liked how Ms. Kappers weaved it in.

I had fun getting to know Maggie, her family, and familiars and would love to read more about them. But I don’t want to get too close because aunt Meme has a short temper and she might turn me into a frog.

 

Tonya Kappes Book Nook – Great News for Release of “Betting Off Dead”

Tonya Kappes Book Nook – Great News for Release of “Betting Off Dead”

Well, I’m so happy to say that I’ll be working with author Tonya Kappes to promote her books especially her new book, “Betting Off Dead” due to be released on August 29. There will be a contest starting on August 29 with winners receiving a $50 Amazon Gift Card, a Kappes Tote, or a signed Kappes novel and you will be able to enter it right here. I’ll post how to do that in a few days.

Tonya is also hosting a “Betting Off Dead” Facebook Party starting at 7:00 PM on August 29 until 9:00 PM August 30. But if you hop over there now you will find a Cozy Mystery Romance Giveaway from today through September 3rd! Tonya always has something going on for her fans.

Shhh, don’t tell Tonya, but I read “Betting Off Dead” already and it was wonderful. Lots of magic, romance, and humor in it. I’ll post my review of it shortly.

Tonya has lots of fun scheduled for the end of this month so be sure to visit the Release Party Facebook Page and especially make sure to enter the “Betting Off Dead” giveaway in a few days.

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