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A SUPERSTITIOUS CHRISTMAS


I'm so excited to announce that the cover for my Christmas short story, A SUPERSTITIOUS CHRISTMAS (Madness Under The Mistletoe Anthology) is here!!

Grandberry Falls is beautiful during Christmas. And Maggie Greenlee can’t wait for the Greenlee traditions to start, especially the annual ornament exchange.

Only things don’t go as planned once Maggie announces to the Greenlee clan that she’s engaged to Grady Cohen, one of the wealthiest bachelors in New York City.

There are two problems. One, Hazel Greenlee, Maggie’s granny and Grandberry Falls’ local matchmaker, has already determined that Maggie is going to marry Mayor Mitch Dozier. And two, Grady thinks the superstitious beliefs that have ruled Maggie’s life, are child like.

With Grady deliberately breaking every superstitious tradition, and Granny Hazel pushing Maggie in the arms of Mitch Dozier, Maggie isn’t sure she’s going to survive Christmas in Grandberry Falls.




Doesn't this look fun?? I had the best time writing this prequel to the last novel in the Grandberry Falls Series, Never Tell Your Dreams Before Breakfast.
Maggie and Granny Hazel have a VERY special place in my heart. And I hope you enjoy this little glimpse into their life!

Madness Under The Mistletoe will be available before Thanksgiving!!

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  2. Thanks, Cristina!! I LOVE writing humor and this has the little punch that will bring a little fun to Grandberry Falls.

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  3. enjoyed the trailer. looks like a cool story.

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  4. Looks like it's going to be a fun anthology (who did the cover art BTW?). Plus, it could easily be marketed/purchased as the perfect Kindle gift to give during the holiday seasons. I think I'll have to check this one out.

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  5. Oh this one sounds like fun, Tonya! I like the cover and the heart shaped candy cane is a great touch for the trailer.

    Sia McKye's Thoughts...OVER COFFEE

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  6. Looks great. I love all your book covers--they're very attractive. :-)

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  7. Thanks, Jeff. It's a funny short about family and love. Great for the holidays!

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  8. Hi, Andrew! It is a great anthology with some awesome writers! I'm excited to have Talli in this, she's a wonderful London author. You should pick up her books!

    Laura Morrigan
    www.lauramorrigan.com/Laura_Morrigan/Cover_art.html
    does all my covers! She's amazing to work with.

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  9. Thanks, Sia! I LOVE LOVE LOVE making book trailers. They are so much fun to play with. Finding pictures can be a little stressful, but I always find the good cheap ones.

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  10. Thanks, Geraldine! I'm beyond the moon in love with my covers and Laura Morrigan who does them!

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  11. Your story sounds fantastic, Tonya! I'm thrilled to be doing this with you.

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