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Witch of the Cards is still on SALE for 99 cents! Now it’s available on many sites:

 Amazon US, Amazon UK Amazon CA, B&N, iTunes, Kobo, Scribd, Inktera

Readers and reviewers say:

Stine weaves a spell with magic, tarot cards & exquisitely terrifying underwater scenes.”

History and fantasy collide in a terrific explosion!”

“Witches, deceit, romance & friendship. Fun & creative!”

“I loved the inclusion of the famous Morro Castle shipwreck as a key plot element. Salvador Dali & Bela Lugosi playing bit parts? Fabulous!”

“Witch of the Cards takes you on a journey through the fantastic boardwalk backdrop, to the Park Avenue Mansions and into the dark, sad reality of Hoover Towns. For a history buff interested in the Great Depression, it is a feast of knowledge. The budding romance between Peter and Fiera is good too!” – BiblioGal

“Excellent read for fans of historical fantasy & occult. I’m a sucker for anything including witches & historical fiction. This was my cup of tea.” – Romance Bookworm Reviews

The book summary:

Fiera was born a sea witch with no inkling of her power. And now it might be too late. 

Witch of the Cards is historical, supernatural romantic suspense set in 1932 on the Jersey shore. Twenty-two year-old Fiera has recently left the Brooklyn orphanage where she was raised, and works in Manhattan as a nanny. She gets a lucky break when her boss pays for her short vacation in Asbury Park. One evening, Fiera and her new friend Dulcie wander down the boardwalk and into Peter Dune’s Tarot & Séance, where they attend a card reading.

Fiera has always had an unsettling ability to know things before they happen and sense people’s hidden agendas. She longs to either find out the origin of her powers or else banish them because as is, they make her feel crazy. When, during the reading, her energies bond with Peter Dune’s and form an undeniable ethereal force, a chain of revelations and dangerous events unspool. For one, Fiera finds out she is a witch from a powerful sea clan, but that someone is out to stop her blossoming power forever. And though she is falling in love with Peter, he also has a secret side. He’s no card reader, but a private detective working to expose mediums. Despite this terrible betrayal, Fiera must make the choice to save Peter from a tragic Morro Cruise boat fire, or let him perish with his fellow investigators. Told in alternating viewpoints, we hear Fiera and Peter each struggle against their deep attraction. Secrets, lies, even murder, lace this dark fantasy.

*****

Heart in a Box, Catherine’s YA romance from Inkspell Teen is out on all sites in eBook and paperback. She’s thrilled and proud to say it was an Amazon Bestseller in Teen and Alternative Family for over twenty weeks! Get it at: Amazon US, Amazon UK, iBook, B&N/Nook, Kobo, AllRomance ebooks, Book Depository

HeartInABoxMED SizeEach heartbeat leads Joss closer a shocking truth that will change everything.

Joss Olstad has finally talked her clingy, stoner mom into springing Joss from her stifling private school and into the labyrinth of the prestigious Brooklyn public high. Searching for “a way out, a way in, and something I can’t even put into words, yet” Joss longs to find missing pieces of herself she lost when the father she never met died on a faraway road in India. All she has of him is a painted box he made. Joss is also itching to escape the hippie hell of her mother’s bong shop, and the hypocrisy that is her life. With her honey skin, and long brown hair, she passes for white, even though she’s half Indian. This culturally diverse school will be her chance to find out who she really is.

Day one, and Joss is terrified by how different things are. Has she made a horrible mistake? Before long, she gets into the pace. Her sights are set on her own “Bobcat in black denim”, the tall, handsome Will Torres. She’s met Katya too, a popular glam queen, who’s a blast to hang out with. She’s even joined an Indian Culture Club, who invites her to live music clubs. Life is perfect!

Or is it? Her friend, Katya starts acting like a royal slut, her mom’s flinging insults and lies at her, and the Club girls are pressuring Joss to reveal her sketchy pedigree. Joss finds herself spinning stories about her past to fill in the holes. Even Will becomes leery of her. And the Personal Iconography class that Joss signed on for because kids claimed the teacher was “nuts in a good way” is the toughest class she’s ever taken. In it, Joss starts to make her own, heart-shaped boxes, with private messages in them. They help guide her forward. Not only is she forced to figure out who she is beyond the “nice girl” she always hid behind, her search leads her to the fringes of the outer boroughs, to a scary industrial section of Queens, and a shocking family secret that changes everything.

*****

Catherine’s futuristic Fireseed thrillers are Amazon Bestsellers! Catch up on the series while she’s writing Book Three. (Buy links below)

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New compact 2016 paperback editions of FIRESEED ONE and RUBY’S FIRE are out! Catherine’s award-winning futuristic thriller companion books have new chapter heads illustrated by the author, plus discussion questions for your book club or classroom.

Shop for Fireseed One ebook, new paperback edition

Shop for Ruby’s Fire  ebook, new paperback edition

“Romance, betrayal, secrets, great world-building!” – Seeing Night Reviews

“Full of creativity, imagination & original concepts” – Fluttereal Flight

“Ruby kicked butt as the resident healer, plus good love triangle!” – Amazon reader

“You know when you get a book and it’s much better than you thought it was going to be? Ruby’s Fire was definitely one of those books! I absolutely loved it. What an amazing plot! Also, there’s a fantastic twist I didn’t see coming.” – (Mis) Adventures of a Twenty-Something Year-Old Girl

“Can’t even begin to tell you how smoothly the writing flows. It’s perfect. No joke. I went into this not knowing what to expect and I got an amazing storyline.” – Words Create Scenes

*****

DORIANNA, Catherine’s YA twist on Dorian Gray for the Internet Age wins Best Horror Book in the Kindle Hub Awards.

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Shop for the ebook at Amazon, B&N, All Romance Ebooks, Smashwords

Get the paperback at Amazon, B&N

Reviewers and readers are saying:

“Devilish & Enchanting!”

“Vividly written. The characters have stepped out of a creepy version of “Gossip Girl.”

“Dorianna is the creepiest thing I’ve read in a long time. I mean that in the best way!”

“Dorianna is the perfect anti-heroine. Her internal struggle against her own demons and trying to maintain her humanity gives this book depth.” 

“WOW …. SERIOUSLY WOW!!!”

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