Witch Wood Release Day!

Thursday, October 1, 2015



The Harvesting Series just added another book baby! Ready to meet Amelia? Witch Wood is live and now available!




Harm none, and be ready for zombies.


In the little town of Brighton, Amelia’s practice of Wicca marks her as a curiosity both at home and at school. But Amelia can’t change what she is. Knowing how to see auras, heal, and cast spells comes naturally to her. Only Madame Knightly, the ancient matriarch and owner of Witch Wood Estate, to whom Amelia plays caretaker, doesn’t seem to mind. In fact, the crumbling old mansion is full of oddities.


However, when modern treatments fail to make a dent in the flu outbreak sweeping the globe, those who once ridiculed her white witchcraft turn to Amelia for help. While her eucalyptus tinctures prove no more effective than western medicine, her spell-casting is another matter. The residents of Brighton soon depend on the very magic they once ridiculed to save their lives.


Witch Wood is part of The Witching Hour Collection, a collection of witch themed books releasing all October. For fun, the authors put together a little interview about the book. Here was my interview!

Author Interview:

1.      It's almost Halloween! What's your favorite witch movie or novel?

I like my witches a little old fashioned. I would start with The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley to see the roots of the modern pagan movement. In terms of movies, I would definitely avoid seeing “The Blair Witch Project” again because I totally puked my guts out midway through that cult classic, but I like something light like “Practical Magic” as well.



2.      What was the inspiration for your witch novella?


The Harvesting Series is a genre mashup. It begins like a classic zombie horror story then the series begins to slowly reveal that there are other supernatural forces in our world…vampires, fey shifters, and so on. These dark forces have been trying to exterminate us for eons, and they finally discovered a way by causing a virus that turned mankind into zombies. Along the way, some people with special powers emerge…a medium, a tarot reader, and in this novella, a white witch named Amelia. Mankind is about to make their last stand, and they are going to need Amelia’s help.


3.      Tell us about your main character: white witch, dark witch, or something in-between?

Amelia is a Wiccan, a white witch. She’s someone who has a special gift. She can see, and heal, people’s energy, their auras. She’s also not bad at casting spells and doing herb work. Her special talents have always set her on the outskirts in the past, but that’s about to change.


4.      Cast your characters. If your novella was made into a movie, who would play your main characters?


For fun, check out the image graphic I made!


5.      Do you believe in magic? 


Yes, I do. I do believe people have the ability to use energy to influence their environments in positive or negative ways. 


6.      What else should we know about your novella?


This novella is a tie-in for my larger series, but it hold its own as a stand-alone. We will see Amelia face the early days of the outbreak and how she and her friends handle that situation. There is an epilogue at the end of the novella that features characters from the main series, so if that strikes your fancy, check out The Harvesting after you read Witch Wood to get started!
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