Category: Contemporary fantasy

Oct 27

Could It Be Magic – Chapter 2

Crooked Magic by Kathlena L. Contreras

Here’s a new chapter of Book 5 in The Land of Enchantment series. Click here to read Chapter 1. Santa Fe Amethyst’s relationship was Jas wasn’t, as she’d told Mama, strictly a professional one. But it sure wasn’t a romantic one, either. She was morbidly curious to find out what a real, live, official date with …

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Oct 18

Could It Be Magic

Could It Be Magic - Kathlena L. Contreras

Kathlena L. Contreras – The Land of Enchantment – Book 5 – Amethyst Rey has a big problem. Jas Harker, wizard and corporate magnate, wants her to marry him. Sure, he’s rich, he’s charming, and he’s handsome enough to make Amethyst dizzy. But when she first came into her own powers two years ago, Jas …

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Oct 11

This Magic Moment

Here’s a sample of This Magic Moment, a Land of Enchantment short story available on Amazon.   Amethyst Rey stared at what lay inside the little box on the linen tablecloth. A ring. White gold—or platinum. Candlelight glittered on the spray of diamonds surrounding a stone the size of her little fingernail. It was a purple …

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Oct 05

This Magic Moment

This Magic Moment - Kathlena L. Contreras

New Release by Kathlena L. Contreras – A Land of Enchantment short story – Book 4 – What’s a wizard-woman to do when the rich, good-looking CEO of a major computer security corporation asks her to marry him? If the woman in question is Amethyst Rey and the CEO is charming, devious Jas Harker, the wizard she …

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Aug 31

99-Cent Sale on Flying Tiger Books

September is Sale Month for Flying Tiger books To celebrate the release of Crooked Magic, $0.99 promotions are running through the month of September for most Flying Tiger Press titles. Check them out on Amazon. By K. Lynn Bay: September 1 – 4 – ChanceShaper      September 9 – 12 – Blackthorne          …

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Aug 20

Crooked Magic

Crooked Magic by Kathlena L. Contreras

Kathlena L. Contreras – The Land of Enchantment – Book 3 – Wizards are back and selling their services to the people in power. Amethyst Rey has just been outed as a wizard, and now she’s for sale to the highest bidder—whether she wants to be or not. Amethyst just wants to live quietly as a stained glass artist. …

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May 12

Crooked Magic Blurb

Okay, so the book is finished and the cover is ready. The only thing left is the all-important blurb. What’s the story about? A lot– maybe most– authors hate writing blurbs. I won’t say it isn’t hard. I can sit down and spend hours putting a blurb together, then days after that tinkering with it until it seems …

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May 10

Enchanted Pins

Ahem ahem ahem. ::Author taps mic,  blows into it. Trumpet fanfare plays:: Ladies and gentlemen! At long last, I’ve finished Crooked Magic, the sequel to Familiar Magic. It’s currently in my beta readers’ hands, then I’ll need to do interior formatting and work up a blurb, but I’m targeting for availability in June. Crooked Magic will …

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Mar 16

Crooked Magic – The End Is In Sight!

I’m as amazed as anyone. I’ve been slowly plugging along on Crooked Magic, the sequel to Familiar Magic, when I suddenly realized it: I’m closing in on the finish line! I’m working on the scene before the climax. I figure I have about 6,000 to 8,000 more words to finish. In the spirit of seeing …

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Jan 01

Images from Familiar Magic

I recently signed up on Pintrest. The site is a real rabbit hole, where I can spend hours finding cool images to pin on my boards. It’s also a great way to find potential cover artists, with the added benefit that I sometimes find images that were much like I imagined in my books. These are …

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