Win a Signed copy of Award Winning Werewolf Novel, Oath Breaker

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Today we have our last giveaway, a signed copy (?) of award-winning Werewolf novel, Oathbreaker, from author Shelley Wilson. Shelley is a bit of a superwoman penning both exciting YA fiction and bestselling, motivational self-help books. She has also just landed a fabulous, 10 book publishing contract with ….. and an Apple fiction award. I really loved Oathbreaker and it flew onto my kindle just when it was needed, at a moment when I couldn’t find anything I liked.

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Cosy Chat with author, Kathryn Cottam: Fairytales

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Kathryn Cottam is the author of the Ferrybone fantasy series which includes The Shoemaker and the forthcoming The Queen’s Cage. She is currently writing a romantic comedy series with her sister Roberta which will launch in October 2017.

On amazon at: https://www.amazon.com/Kathryn-Cottam/e/B00F83PS6K
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Book Giveaway – Messenger by Kate Tremills

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This is a big week for The Curious Mystic. One year ago, on the 24 December, I launched my new blog, excited about my new adventure. Kate is offering two copies of Messenger, the first book in her Great Lands series. The giveaway is live from Friday 23 to Saturday 31 December. It is open to everyone from the UK, Europe, North America and Canada. Please do click on the links to enter, and for full terms and conditions. Messenger is a really beautiful book.

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Guest Blog: MODERN VERSUS MEDIEVAL MAGIC in the Tudor Witch Trilogy

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Historical novelist Victoria Lamb also writes bestselling contemporary thrillers as Jane Holland, historical romance as Elizabeth Moss, and romcoms as Beth Good. New for 2016 is her pen-name Hannah Coates, with a feel-good Christmas novel BERTIE’S GIFT out October 20th. Her novel WITCHSTRUCK won YA Romantic Novel of the Year 2013. She lives with her family near the Devon/Cornwall border, and loves photography and growing her own vegetables!

WITCHSTRUCK, the first book in my award-winning Tudor trilogy about Meg, a teen witch in the service of the disgraced princess Elizabeth Tudor, came out in 2012. Four years later, I’m turning my trilogy into a TV drama series, and looking at Meg’s story again has reminded me of my early love of magic.

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Avalon: Myth, Magic & the Divine Feminine

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I’ve always loved the Mists of Avalon, Marian Zimmer Bradley’s most famous book. I read it as a teenager and it took me to a different reality, one that has always stayed with me. I remember being distinctly disappointed that Priestess of Avalon wasn’t an actual job I could aim for. I haven’t read the book in years, but recently I have found myself being drawn back into thoughts of Avalon and the Triple Goddess that lies at the heart of the story. I’ve also had a hankering to make my first visit to Glastonbury, and I don’t mean the music festival. But what is the draw? And what did Marion Zimmer Bradley tap into when she wrote that classic story? Did Avalon ever truly exist?

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