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House of Diviners (The Diviners #1)

Kelsey Jackson Diviner is a shaman–a walker between worlds, a healer and protector.   But when she witnesses a gruesome attack on one of her own, she must become a hunter and track down the monster responsible for disturbing the delicate balance between the human world and the spirit world.    In trying to navigate her day job as a therapist …

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Happy #Nanowrimo! My NEW Novel! #amwriting #fantasy

Happy National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)! I’m participating this year, and by November 30th you’ll have a brand new paranormal fantasy novel from me. Wohoo! For those of you who’ve been with me for a while, you know that I completed my entire Gray Tower Trilogy and have since done a couple of short stories for anthologies. While I love …

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New Release! Magic Unveiled #AmReading #MagicalRealism

Magic Unveiled: An Anthology I’m not completely sure what moved me to write a fantasy story about an African Orisha stuck in modern-day Los Angeles, but it turned out to be an amazing ride. It’s American Gods meets a mini-heist movie wrapped in a murder mystery. In other words, you’re going to be turning pages and then wanting more! And …

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Identity is here! @cyelkoth #amreading #scifi

Buzz & Roar Publishing presents: Eomix Galaxy Books: IDENTITY Identity is the sequel and conclusion to the story of Daith Tocc by author Christa Yelich-Koth. Summary Daith has discovered some incredible things about herself: she is smart, charming, and has psionic powers that allow her to sense emotions, melt physical objects, even heal or injure with a thought. The problem …

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The Black Dagger Gods (Excerpt)

For those of you who’ve read Neil Gaiman’s American Gods (which by the way is AWESOME), you’re familiar with the magical realism concept of gods, magic, and mysticism hanging about us in the contemporary world, pushing back against the limits we try to set on it. Well, inspired by this, I chose to write a story that blended paranormal fantasy, …

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Stranger Things: My First Impression #amwatching

Stranger Things Gaaaaahhhh! I kept hearing good things about this show but had such an insane backlog of shows I was watching that I put it off. “Oh, I’ll get around to it. I’ll watch it soon,” I’d say to myself and my friends online. Why did I wait? If I ever do that again, just say, “Alesha, be quiet, …

The Entire Gray Tower Trilogy is on Sale! #99cents #amreading #whatif #books

The Gray Tower Trilogy is featured with BookBub today! Not only is a screenplay adaptation of The Tower’s Alchemist (The Gray Tower Trilogy #1) in the works, but all three books–that’s 890 pages of magical thrills–are on sale today for only 0.99¢! Amazon groups the individual books for you at $7.98, and I have a 3-book box set that’s usually …

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I’m Writing the BLACKWING Screenplay + A Few Things Learned

I keep praising Devorah Fox for her stunning short story, BLACKWING, which will appear in next month’s Magic Unveiled anthology. Steve Shupa has rugged good looks, mad handyman skills, and the right amount of charm to balance his snark. I was enamored by the story when I got a sneak peek, and I knew this would make an amazing short. …

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Guest Post: Women in Fantasy

All of you who follow my blog know that author Devorah Fox is one of my faves–not only in terms of storytellers, but also as a guest blogger. She brings to light so many interesting concepts regarding the way we read and the way we think. I’d like to welcome her once more with this guest post on women in …

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Book Spotlight: The Flip

The Flip By: Michael Phillip Cash   Blurb Julie and Brad Evans are house flippers. They buy low, clean out the old occupants’ junk, and try to make a profit. Enter Hemmings House on Bedlam Street in scenic Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island. Too good a deal to pass up, but with an ominous secret. The old Victorian Mansion has …