Darkening Skies Paranormal-Scope

The wind blows and fallen leaves scurry down the street. Enjoy the moments! Special times are coming.

While I am not qualified in any way to read neither stars nor planets, I am intimately linked to the paranormal in the world in many ways. So are you.

The paranormal-scope is for entertainment purposes only and is not meant to guide your life by.

The week for:

Aries:
Pixies can be little devils. Try to stay out of their way.

Taurus:
Elves dance a lot. It’s good for them. It’s good exercise and lightens the heart. Dance more.

Gemini:
Werewolves get the dry itches this time of year. Are you taking care of your skin? See a doctor if you need to.

Cancer:
Shapeshifters like to squeeze their shapes into form flattering attire. Be careful. Breathing is important too. Get some clothes to relax in as well.

Leo:
A dragon is a terrible thing to waste. Don’t waste time. Spend it with someone precious to you that ignites your heart.

Virgo:
Vampires are preparing for a party. Make sure the food is plenty and the blood.. um… wine flows.

Libra:
Faeries are opening doors for you. Be watchful for new opportunities.

Scorpio:
The allure of a mermaid may misguide you. Be practical and check out all life-changing decisions carefully.

Sagittarius:
Sirens sing of a new project. All your hard work may bear fruit soon. Stay focused.

Capricorn:
Goblins are counting their money and putting a budget in place. Do the same.

Aquarius:
Zombies don’t always walk aimlessly. Sometimes they are following a dream. Follow your dream.

Pisces:
Aslan walks down your street. Time for inner reflection. Embrace that inner child of yours and play.

-Susan
Susan Hanniford Crowley, Amazon Kindle Bestselling Author of Vampire Romance
www.susanhannifordcrowley.com
Where love burns eternal and whispers in the dark!

NEW: Vampire Princess of New York, Arnhem Knights of New York, Book 2 available in Kindle! Available now in Barnes and Noble Print
Vampire King of New York, Arnhem Knights of New York, Book 1 available in Kindle and Print and  Barnes and Noble Print
Vampire in the Basement, Vampires in Manhattan, Book 4 available in Kindle.
Poseidon’s Catch (mythology romance) available in Kindle.
Mrs. Bright’s Tea Room (steampunk romance) available in Kindle.
A Vampire for Christmas,Vampires in Manhattan, Book 3 available in Kindle.
The Stormy Love Life of Laura Cordelais, Vampires in Manhattan, Book 2 available in Kindle and Print and Barnes and Noble Print
When Love , Vampires in Manhattan Book 1 available in Kindle and Print, Nook, Kobo and Smashwords.
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Darkness, Demons, and Devotion. An Author Interview…by Ripley Proserpina

This month I am featuring paranormal romance authors, and this week, I want to introduce you to Canadian writer, Marina Simcoe. Over the summer, I read her wonderful dark and moving romance, Demon Mine. She agreed to answer my questions, and share the artwork her story inspired. Enjoy!!!

Your first book, Demon Mine, released this year. How long have you been writing and how’d you make the leap to publishing? 

Demon Mine is my very first book, and I have been trilled by the response I have been getting from people who read it and loved it! Somebody told me once that your books are like your children: you spend so much time nurturing the idea and putting it down on the paper, but then you have to release the books into the world and hope that they make it out there on their own. I feel so good for Demon Mine because it had managed to find its readers, the people who love it.

It took me about four months to write it, and I’d had the idea brewing in my head for months before that. I wanted to write an out-of-this-world love story that starts in a very dark place, but thrives despite the circumstances. I’ve heard some positive responses on world-building in Demon Mine, but really it was meant to be a love story first and foremost.
I didn’t even think about publishing it at first. I just wanted to write a book that I would like to read myself. Once the story was complete, however, I thought that maybe others would like to read it as well and looked into publishing it then. I was amazed to find how straight-forward the self-publishing process has become. It brought so many new books directly to readers. There are books for everyone out there, in every niche and genre. Now, the main challenge for any book is to find its own readers. I am very glad that Demon Mine seems to be doing it.

You have a beautiful cover, and I’ve seen artwork associated with your book. Where did you get the beautiful portrait? 

With small exceptions here and there, all artwork for my books is done by the Canadian artist Marina Thompson. She considers herself a hobbyist and doesn’t work on commission right now. She’s just started to learn digital painting, and I was lucky enough to have her “practice” digital art by illustrating my books. Our vision on style and characters seem to be similar enough for it to work very well so far.

https://marinathompson.deviantart.com

Demon Mine is about an incubus who falls in love with a human. What interested you about this sort of creature? 

Incubus is a sex demon! He feeds on sexual energy and has only one way to obtain it – by providing pleasure to the person he is feeding off. This alone makes an incubus an intriguing hero for a romance story, doesn’t it? Far more exciting and much less intimidating than sucking blood from a woman he loves, like vampires tend to do, right? Yet, there are so many romance books about vampires. Surprisingly, there isn’t that many romance books with incubus as a main character. Incubi are mostly depicted as villains in horror and erotica books. I thought I could try to change that. Who doesn’t like a good redemption story where the bad guy finally sees the light?

One of my favorite things about this book is that your female MC, Alyssa, falls in love with her demon without ever seeing his face. This is such a unique idea, what prompted it? 

In Demon Mine, the conflict between demons and people effectively isolates both groups from one another. The main characters have to overcome many obstacles even before they can have a real conversation: Alyssa can’t see her demon’s face; he is not allowed to talk to her or to touch her skin without gloves. Personally, I love slow-burning romances, and this allowed me to focus on other things first – before any dialogue took place – on how their actions and behaviours towards each other ignited the first sparks of caring and attraction. Both, Alyssa and Sytrius are forced to appreciate what they are for each other before they get to meet face to face and have a talk.

Tell us about the world of Demon Mine. It’s pretty dark. 

It is, especially at the beginning. The main idea of the book is the light of love born from the darkness. My intention was to have the darkness at the beginning make the light shine that much brighter for the rest of the book. It also shows Alyssa’s perseverance under the circumstances. On the very first page, she is the closest to lose all hope. She’d given up and is ready to die. Her state of mind is what triggers the tiny flicker of compassion in Sytrius, the first glimpse of humanity in him. He gives her hope, and she holds on to it no matter how grim her situation is at the time. Hope and love are the light that conquers the darkness at the end.

Your next book, The Real Thing, is about a magician. What can you tell us about this story? 

The Real Thing is a love story as well. It is lighter than Demon Mine, but I hope it does have the same feel of love and acceptance as I was trying to convey in Demon Mine.

The Real Thing reads more like a contemporary romance with some paranormal elements. The characters, relationships and conflicts of the story come from our world. The theme of family love and support is also strong in this book, as well as the topic of being different from the norm.

However, like all my books, The Real Thing is first and foremost a larger-than-life love story. This one has a mysterious man, magical sex and an evil villain!

The Real Thing is to be released in November 2017. It is now on Goodreads. Here you can read the synopsis, see Ms. Thompson’s illustrations and add it to your TBR list:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36375796-the-real-thing

Finally, it’s October and Halloween is coming up. What would we find your demon and magician doing this Halloween? 

This one is easy! They both will spend Halloween with the women they love. Sytrius and Alyssa are travelling, so I’m not sure where Halloween would catch them exactly, maybe some very exotic place? Well, Marcus and Angela will most definitely have one of their stay-in dates at the ranch house. They’ll cuddle on the porch and watch the sunset.

Links

Demon Mine: www.amazon.com/dp/B071YRFQCZ

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36060680-demon-mine

The Real Thing: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36375796-the-real-thing

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http://www.amazon.com/author/marinasimcoe

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/16797219.Marina_Simcoe

Bio:

Marina Simcoe likes to write sweet and sexy love stories with characters that may or may not be entirely human. She firmly believes that our contemporary world could use a little bit of extraordinary!

She has lots of fun exploring how her out-of-this-world characters with their own set of beliefs, values and aspirations fit into our everyday life.

The Real Thing Excerpt!!!!

“Move it, Angela, if you don’t want to get lost! I’m not going to spend New Year’s Eve searching for you in this city!”

We were in New York, almost in the middle of Times Square now. My brother Evan moved forward like an icebreaker, parting the crown with his wide shoulders and pulling Lily by her arm in his wake.

My best friend Emily and her fiancé Mikey were so far ahead of us already that I could no longer see them.

Evan was right; it was way too easy to get lost here in the crowd. It seemed it was just as easy to get crushed or trampled to death, especially if you were a girl of an average height with an average muscle tone. The four-inch heels of my fabulous boots weren’t helping my speed either.

“I’m coming! Just slow down a little!” I yelled out to Evan, ignoring the annoyed look Lily was giving me over her shoulder.

I didn’t want to remind her that I didn’t have a manly wide back parting the crowd in front of me and had to rely on my very own elbow power, which wasn’t much. I didn’t want to admit that I actually really missed Matt right now, for the first time since we broke up last month. I wasn’t even sure if I missed him specifically, or just the feeling of having someone by my side to share the moment.

I knew it wouldn’t be easy to go on this trip as the fifth wheel with two couples, but Evan and Emily had been my best friends and, lately, my only friends.  They, along with their significant others, were the only people I ever did anything with whenever I could squeeze any social life between my two jobs.

I wasn’t regretting coming along. I just couldn’t help feeling a little lonely surrounded by couples in love. I knew it would only get worse once the ball dropped and everyone started kissing…

Well, it could have been worse. I could have been sitting on the couch in my empty apartment with only Lannister, my cat, for company.

Finally, using my own shoulders and elbows and throwing a good cursing here and there, I made my way through the crowd and caught up with Evan and Lily in front of the Olive Garden building at 2 Times Square, right across from the huge bright billboards. Mikey and Emily were already there, waiting by the metal fence at the edge of the crowd of people, squeezed between the fence and the skyscrapers.

The crowd, the loud noise and the bright lights were a little overwhelming even for me. I lived, worked and studied in downtown Toronto and was used to living in a big city, dodging traffic and ignoring construction noise every day. What was happening here right now, though, equaled all my experiences multiplied by a hundred!

“There he is! Look!” shouted somebody in the crowd, and I cranked my neck up, following everyone else around me.

The biggest of the billboards across from us shimmered with dancing lights, and his masked face appeared on the screen.

Marcus the Magnificent, the up-and-coming magician – or illusionist as I heard they preferred to be called – the newest Internet sensation, according to my brother, who was generally easily influenced and liked everything new and shiny. I, on the other hand, believed that I inherited the more pragmatic mind from our father, the retired math teacher.

Marcus the Magnificent was the opening act of this year’s show in Times Squares, followed by the concert and the traditional ball drop.

Marcus was going to walk between the rooftops of two buildings on Times Square, on nothing but air.

I heard gasps in the crowd and realized that it had gotten significantly quieter. The noise had subdued. I squinted my eyes to see a dark figure standing on the edge of the roof, hundreds of feet up above us.

From down here, I could only see his dark silhouette backlit by several spotlights. I could just make out the long mane of his dark hair whipping in the wind and the outline of his long coat.

I could see him much more clearly on the screen above us, though. He was dressed in black: a long trench coat, leather pants and tall heavy boots. His straight jet-black hair was much longer than I had seen on any man in person. It must have reached his waist at least. His hair was unbound, and the long strands lashed in the wind across his face. A black half-mask covered the upper half of his face, from the top of his forehead down past the cheekbones.

He stood on the very edge of the roof, on the outer side of the railings, with the toes of his leather boots extending past the edge.

There was no introduction, not even a pre-show to create tension and build anticipation. He didn’t say anything and didn’t even care to wait until all attention was on him. He simply placed his foot forward and moved off the roof into the abyss.

The crowd gasped as one physical entity. The breath caught in my own throat, as I half expected him to fall over the edge and hit the ground in a bloody mess.

He didn’t fall, though. He remained where he was, suspended in the air, halfway between the sky and the earth.

He took another step forward, slowly but without hesitation. Then another step. And another.

In slow, measured steps he made his way across the sky between the two buildings, above the thousands of people below. The cold winter wind caught the ends of his trench coat and made them flap violently against his boots. The hair flew across his face, completely obstructing his eyes at times. Nothing seemed to faze him.  He kept taking slow, confident steps on nothing but air for support.

The crowd below seemed to have found its voice again. People shouted encouragements and offered their guesses on how the illusion was accomplished. Most snapped pictures and took bad videos with their cellphones.

“Isn’t it cool, dude!” I heard the excited voice of my brother shouting in my ear.

“He should have put his hair into a ponytail,” came the aloof voice of Lily. “It’s a mess. How can he see where he is going?”

“He is so hot! Angela, isn’t he hot?” Emily hugged me by the shoulders.

“It’s the mask,” boomed Mikey’s deep voice next to me. “Everyone looks hot in a black mask. Even I would look hot and mysterious if I wore one.”

“Sure you would, honey!” laughed Emily and got on her tiptoes to place a quick kiss on Mikey’s chin. It was as far as she could reach, even when standing on her tiptoes: well over six feet tall, Mikey towered over all of us.

I didn’t say anything. I kept watching Marcus as he walked on air. It was a perfectly done illusion. So perfect in fact that it didn’t even feel like an illusion at all. It felt real. I had an elated feeling of wonder and awe as if in the presence of real magic, and I was afraid to breathe, lest I scared it away.

I watched his face, trying to make out his expression behind the mask. What was he thinking at this moment? What would it feel like to create a miracle in front of thousands of people?

The camera zoomed in on his face then, and I got a clear view of his eyes through the slits of the mask.

Suddenly, I knew exactly what he was feeling. His eyes said it all: he was bored!

His head was tilted slightly to the side, and his eyes weren’t focused on anything in particular. He wasn’t looking at the edge of the opposite roof – his destination – nor was he looking down, watching his steps. His eyes had that vacant look, as if he was stuck in traffic or was standing in a grocery checkout line, waiting for the time to pass.

How could he not feel what everyone else was feeling at that moment? My own skin buzzed with excitement for him. He was literally on top of the world right now! He should be enjoying the highest high possible in his occupation! Surely, weeks or even months of planning were spent to bring him to this point. He was pulling off the perfect illusion in front of hundreds of thousands of live spectators and numerous TV cameras! Why did he look like he would rather be somewhere else?

Once the question entered my head, it refused to leave. Instead, it continued to buzz at the back of my mind all through the night – like an annoying fly – demanding to be answered.

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Booksigning in Manchester, New Hampshire Today!

I’ve been attending the Fall in Love with New England Romance Readers and Authors Conference. Today (Sat., Oct. 14, 2017)  is the Booksigning, which is open to the public!

Need some romance? Vampire Princess of New York will be there in print! I will be at:

The Best Western Plus Executive Court Inn
13500 South Willow Street
Manchester, New Hampshire
2 pm – 5 pm

-Susan
Susan Hanniford Crowley, Amazon Kindle Bestselling Author of Vampire Romance
www.susanhannifordcrowley.com
Where love burns eternal and whispers in the dark!

NEW: Vampire Princess of New York, Arnhem Knights of New York, Book 2 available in Kindle! Available now in Barnes and Noble Print
Vampire King of New York, Arnhem Knights of New York, Book 1 available in Kindle and Print and  Barnes and Noble Print
Vampire in the Basement, Vampires in Manhattan, Book 4 available in Kindle.
Poseidon’s Catch (mythology romance) available in Kindle.
Mrs. Bright’s Tea Room (steampunk romance) available in Kindle.
A Vampire for Christmas,Vampires in Manhattan, Book 3 available in Kindle.
The Stormy Love Life of Laura Cordelais, Vampires in Manhattan, Book 2 available in Kindle and Print and Barnes and Noble Print
When Love , Vampires in Manhattan Book 1 available in Kindle and Print, Nook, Kobo and Smashwords.
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Release Week Anticipation by Stacy Hoff

This coming Wednesday, October 18th, 2017, HOTTER THAN THE CARIBBEAN (Building Love #2), will be released! It’s already available on Amazon for pre-order. I’m beyond excited! This second book in the “Building Love” series will continue my sexy soap-opera drama, set in the resort construction industry. Each book can be read as a stand-alone novel.

The hook line I created for this captures the soap-opera style of the book: “In the Caribbean, the secrets, sex, and scandals are hotter.” 

Just how much drama will ensue in HOTTER THAN THE CARIBBEAN? Hopefully, as much as in the first book of the “Building Love” series, BETTING ON LOVE IN VEGAS. Each of these novels involves lies, sex, and scandals. Or they wouldn’t be any fun for me to write. (I’ve almost finished writing book #3 in this series, and trust me when I say the lies, sex, and scandals definately continue.)

Book #3 in this series (still unnamed) is slated for release march, 2018. I’m glad people won’t have to wait that long for book #2 – HOTTER THAN THE CARIBBEAN.

Below is the book blurb for HOTTER THAN THE CARIBBEAN. I’d love to know what you think!

Book blurb  for HOTTER THAN THE CARIBBEAN (Building Love #2)

Luis Serrano, the unwanted love child of a hotel construction magnate, is determined to reach his father’s level of success. When Luis finds himself pitted against his half-brother for control over their ailing father’s company, sibling rivalry comes to a head. The stakes are high—the brother that best completes their portion of the Caribbean construction project will gain control over the entire company. To win, Luis hires an interior design firm. But the firm will have to perform difficult work under serious time constraints.

Melanie Merritt is used to sibling rivalry. She’s always been second best to her older sister, the “golden child” of their parent’s interior design firm. Melanie’s desire is to be an artist. She works for her family to appease them. Her newest task is to implement a complex project for Luis Serrano in an impossibly short deadline. If she fails, her family’s company may go bankrupt. But Melanie can’t keep her too-creative ideas away from her family, and the client.

Completing work on time won’t be easy. Especially when dual sibling rivalries threaten to destroy the project—and a passion hotter than the Caribbean.

AMAZON PRE-ORDER BUY LINK FOR HOTTER THAN THE CARIBBEAN: http://amzn.to/2xW3WtJ

BETTING ON LOVE IN VEGAS – Love is the biggest gamble of all

Book blurb for BETTING ON LOVE IN VEGAS (Building Love #1)

Catherine “Cat” Warner has problems. The profits from her inns are down. The pressure from her parents is up. Her love life is non-existent. But Cat did manage to get the attention of tough, powerful, gorgeous hotel magnate Ty Orland. Unfortunately, his interest in her is for all the wrong reasons. Instead of wanting Cat, this debonair CEO only wants her land—a parcel he desperately needs for his next big development deal. Too bad, it’s not for sale. A people pleaser by nature, Cat knows to stand strong. If she caves in to the demands of this sexy, alluring man, it will be her own neck on the line.

Ty Orland has a lot of things going for him. Success. Power. Respect. Unfortunately, he’s also got an old chip on his shoulder and a new financial nightmare. His development deal is going down in flames—and fast. His only way out is if Cat sells him her strategically located parcel. But romancing the land from her is not easy when love gets in the way. The woman is as beautiful as she is beguiling. And Ty no longer knows which prize is more valuable.

BETTING ON LOVE IN VEGAS (BUILDING LOVE series, #1)

NOW AVAILABLE IN PRINT: https://www.amazon.com/Betting-Love-Vegas-Stacy-Hoff/dp/1682913422/

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NaNoing My Way Into 2018…A Reboot

I can’t believe it’s already October! Is it just me, or has this year flown by?

Well, November is coming up in a few weeks, which means I’ll have my fingers flying for NaNoWriMo. National Novel Writing Month is something I always try to participate in. It comes toward the end of the year, right before the Holiday grind and a fresh new year. I’m typically depleted of my writerly energies by then, and in desperate need for the camaraderie and sense of teamwork this month provides.

In case you haven’t heard of it, NaNoWriMo is where writers get together and commit to getting 50,000 words done toward a novel. For some that’ll finish an entire book in a month. Awesome, right?

My goal this year is 90,000. I’m doing this for a reboot. I’ve been dithering the past couple of months because I allowed others to take my mojo, to knock the happy right out of my muse. That’s unacceptable.

So, the next few weeks I am going to get my fingers warmed up and my planning done so I can get 3K a day done during November.

If you’re participating, I’d love to keep up with you and cheer you on. Friend me by clicking here. Let me know what you’re working on, what your goals are. I love, love, love to chat about WIPs.

How do you prepare for NaNoWriMo? Any tips or tricks that’ve helped?

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Giving Advice as an Author by Mandy Rosko

Every once in a while I get someone who will ask me to do a guest blog on this, or a quick talk about that, or some advice about something or other.

And it never stops being weird. Somehow, at least in my own smaller circle, I’ve given off the impression that I know what I’m doing. Which I don’t. I’m just incredibly lucky, worked hard to create as many books as I possibly can, and lack what I would consider to be a normal amount of shame.

I was trying to explain this the other day to a group of writers. I was trying to keep it short because we were in the middle of accolades and those can’t last long, but when I got into talking about what I’m doing on Radish and where my newer books are coming from, I started rambling about no shame.

When I was trying to convince some other authors around me that Patreon might be a good idea, I was told that other authors who tried this method tended to get laughed at behind their backs, and I’ll never say that I’m one of those people who cares nothing for the opinions of others, I do, but apparently not enough to let the idea of people laughing at me behind my back stop me from potentially making an idiot of myself anyway.

I’m successful enough that I’ve managed to live off my writing alone for the past 5 years, and though that will come to an end if I’m hired to work at my local bookstore as a seasonal employee, I’m not rich. I still live in an apartment, have credit card debt (my own stupid fault on that one) and have to watch what I spend on certain things. Add to the fact that I live alone with my dog and have no children to care for, and most other expenses most other authors have are ones I don’t need to worry about.

But I think it’s the fact that I’ve still managed to do it that people find interesting. So I try to explain to the best of my ability what I am doing and why. How I’ve been growing my Youtube Channel (slowly), how I’ve been trying to grow my Wattpad and Radish Subscribers (also slowly) and my Patrons on Patreon (With as much love and care as possible ^_^)

I try to explain how I throw anything at the wall I can get my hands on and see what remotely stick, and I think I’ve finally nailed down the method that has worked best for me over the years.

Hard work. Can’t be a writer without Writing some books, right? Luck is a big one. I got into some places at the right time and things fell into place. My Writer’s Group. They taught me a lot about self publishing and pointed me in the right direction many times.

And a less than healthy lack of shame apparently.

At first I thought my method was a triangle, requiring the three above pieces to fall into place, but that’s not entirely true. The lack of shame makes up the fourth pillar, and maybe all writers need a little of that to put their work out there, market it, and try new and stupid things to see if anything works.

Which is why I do the guest posts and talks whenever I’m asked, few times that might be ^_^

 

What are your thoughts on this?

 

Mandy Rosko

 

Mandyrosko.com

I’m now on Radish! Check out the Radish Fiction app on your phone or tablet and search for Mandy Rosko for some awesome free romances 😉

 

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A Very Pumpkin Paranormal-Scope

The image of pumpkins rolling down the highway to escape Hurricane Nate keeps flowing through my brain.

While I am not qualified in any way to read neither stars nor planets, I am intimately linked to the paranormal in the world in many ways. So are you.

The paranormal-scope is for entertainment purposes only and is not meant to guide your life by.

The week for:

Aries:
Gnomes offer to help keep your pumpkins in place. Accept help. Other people care about you.

Taurus:
Elves prefer pumpkins that sparkle. You will be offered an opportunity. Check it out carefully before proceeding.

Gemini:
Goblins are particular about the pumpkins they choose. Consider who you spend time with. Choose those you cherish.

Cancer:
Dragons love to change their pumpkins around. A change could be beneficial. Be open to the possibilities.

Leo:
Werewolves keep count of their pumpkins. Keep a watchful eye on your money.

Virgo:
Shapeshifters love big pumpkins. Dream big! Don’t let go of your dreams.

Libra:
Gremlins enjoy adding different pumpkins. Some different is on its way. Get ready for excitement.

Scorpio:
Zombies have an uncanny sense when it comes to picking the best pumpkins. Opportunities coming your way will require careful inspection to pick the best one.

Sagittarius:
Mermaids don’t understand pumpkins. It’s time to stay focused at work to better understand new developments.

Capricorn:
Vampires enjoy carving pumpkins and going to spooky parties. Socialize more! Networking with friends could help your career.

Aquarius:
Faeries are straight forward in carving their pumpkin faces. Be straight forward at work, put everything in writing so everyone is clear.

Pisces:
Pixies like to like the insides of Jack-o-lanterns. Someone you know will light up your life.

-Susan
Susan Hanniford Crowley, Amazon Kindle Bestselling Author of Vampire Romance
www.susanhannifordcrowley.com
Where love burns eternal and whispers in the dark!

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