Tag: Jas Harker

Apr 14

Cover Confusion

You might notice two different covers for Could It Be Magic, the latest book in The Land of Enchantment series. This one, with the photo of Albuquerque and the Sandia Mountains in the background… …and this one. I’m doing some A/B testing to see which cover readers prefer. What are your thoughts?

Feb 01

Jas and Amethyst

I found a cute illustration on Pinterest that’s almost perfect for Jas and Amethyst after the party in in Chapter 6 of Could It Be Magic. Except Jas has black eyes, not blue.The artist’s name is Reena, who goes by the handle rejoboart on Tumblr. Amethyst made herself let him go, put her hands on his …

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Jan 30

Could It Be Magic – Chapter 15

Could It Be Magic - Kathlena L. Contreras

Could It Be Magic is now available on Amazon, iTunes, B&N and other major ebook retailers. I hope you enjoy the book! Snow Day It shouldn’t have been obvious. But watching Melodie’s gaze travel around the living room, Amethyst was afraid it was. The tablet that wasn’t hers, sitting on the round maple table by …

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Jan 21

Could It Be Magic – Chapter 14

Second Thoughts Jas wasn’t coming back. Amethyst was sure of it now. She sat by herself at the dining room table eating a stuffed baked potato for dinner and pretending the realization didn’t make her stomach upset. It just meant she could have the other potato, the one in the fridge, tomorrow. She looked at …

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Jan 14

Could It Be Magic – Chapter 13

One Step Forward… “Jas,” Amethyst said, “you can’t work from home forever.” He sat at his end-of-the-dining-room-table workstation, sipping from the coffee mug in one hand, clicking and scrolling with the mouse in the other. Today he wore a black sweatshirt that announced Bezos is my Dark Lord in menacing, crackly white letters with a …

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Jan 07

Could It Be Magic – Chapter 12

Drives Me Crazy Amethyst woke to Caramela’s soft boof. Early light filtered through the shades, painting the comforter and bedroom furniture in shades of lavender and blue. Ears up, head raised, the dog faced the bedroom door. For an instant, Amethyst wondered why the door was closed. The sound of the water running in the …

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Jan 05

Snow Day

In Chapter 15 of Could It Be Magic, Amethyst, Jas, Melodie and Marl go snowboarding at the Sandia Peak Ski Area. I’ve been up on the mountain numerous times for hiking and such, but not being a winter sports* enthusiast, never in the winter. When our first big snow of the season came right after …

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Jan 01

Could It Be Magic – Chapter 11

Happy New Year! May your year ahead be filled with magic. Stay the Night It was going to be weird. Amethyst hadn’t thought about that part when she suggested that Jas stay with her. But she thought about it now, remembering how strange it had felt when he’d opened her coat closet for her coat. …

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Dec 27

Women, Know Your Limits!

Okay, I’ll admit right up front, the title of this post is clickbait. But it’s applicable– I promise! In Chapter 10 of Could It Be Magic, Amethyst sarcastically apologizes to Jas for offering her opinion by telling him that in the future, she’ll only talk about fluffy little kittens. When I wrote that line, I had this …

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Dec 27

Could It Be Magic – Chapter 10

I hope you had a very merry Christmas, joyous Yule, happy Hanukkah and happy Holidays! We’re knee-deep in snow here, so it’s a good day for reading. If you’ve just dropped in, you can read the beginning of Jas and Amethyst’s romance here. Divide and Conquer Amethyst had brought Caramela with her to the Magus Building …

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