Le Cirque de Magie, an historical, urban fantasy short story
The circus is a blur of commotion with last minute preparations for the spring tour. Ravi, the high-wire heart throb, becomes jittery when he meets the company’s newly-hired female dwarf. Hours before departure, his magical perceptions are on fire as he witnesses her involvement in a gory bump off.
The circus manager can’t be found. Ravi is desperate to protect his sweetheart and performing partner, Alice. The train creaks away, beginning the long journey with danger stowed on board. Nicknamed the Great Birdman, Ravi steps forward and exposes his true identity—a real risk during edgy, vigilante times of prohibition. A brave move—but will his Suparna abilities be enough to snuff out this fierce demon?
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throws us into an intriguing and vivid word where divine beings scrape by as
performers in a depression-era-style circus.
The plot is minimal: defeat the villain, get the girl. But the fantasy
world is wonderful and I can only hope there might be longer stories to come,
in this same setting?" ~Emily
Veinglory, POD People
“Le Cirque De Magie offers a classic story line with a supernatural twist. The rich imagery instantly transports you to a circus of the 1920's. A fun read!” ~Lauren, Goodreads
“An easy read that takes the reader into the magical world of the circus. The author quickly establishes the world and intriguing characters found within the circus. The hero Ravi, the high wire birdman, is a likeable magical creature that uses his powers for good. The use of Sanskrit sprits and demons provides and added layer to an otherwise straightforward albeit magical story.” ~BookStackReviews
Sea Glass and Sand Memories, a paranormal short story
Looking forward to a relaxing week at a Lake Michigan coastal resort, Kate finds much more than the picturesque dunes she intended to paint.
Adventures start when her requested room is switched beside an unusual couple – a witch and her lover, a ghost. During her stay, the handsome ghost, Anson, tries to ensnare her into helping him escape the witch who killed him and then enslaved his spirit. The witch holds him captive on the property of his mother’s resort. Anson wins Kate’s heart and loyalty; she goes to great lengths to free him.
Warning: This story contains paranormal sex, pagan abuse of a ghost spirit, nightmares, and happy family memories.
Lacey's Lamp: Ruler of the Night, a fantasy romance story to be released July, 2012
Down on her luck, Amber’s job has been cut back, her car needs repairs she can’t afford, and she has no boyfriend. She trudges from the bus stop through an ice storm to enjoy her last few paid yoga sessions. Disheveled from the walk and wearing torn clothing, she’s insecure when meeting a handsome new yoga instructor, Taj. If only something would go right for her.
During class, Amber is compelled to focus, outside the studio window, on a bar--Lacey’s Lamp. Through the moving yogic meditation and the magic of the Lamp, she’s mentally transported there. Lacey, the bar owner, greets her and asks her to select one of three doors to pass through, where she may have one wish granted. Her touch imparts magic and Amber walks into an exotic adventure. Silk saris, an Indian prince, elephant rides, savage outlaws, steamy sex—all combine to fulfill her wish.
But, is Amber’s adventure real or a magical dream?