July 31, 2020

Featuring Chloe MacGregor from Warwick's Mermaid

Welcome back to 'My Character's Favorite Quote.' This week's guest is Chloe MacGregor from Warwick's Mermaid by Ellie Gray.

Her breath was coming in short, sharp gasps as she boldly faced the man standing in front of her. His penetrating gaze once again searched her face, a gaze that spoke of wanting to understand her. A gaze that had never once crossed Chris’s face. Chris. Chloe took a deep breath and turned her face away from Luke’s scrutiny, unaware that she was speaking until she heard her words whispered into the cool night air. “I’m worth more than that.”

Warwick's Mermaid by Ellie 

Having escaped an abusive relationship, Chloe MacGregor is determined to put the past behind her. The little cottage high up on the cliffs overlooking the beautiful North Yorkshire town of Whitby is her safe haven, somewhere she is free to be herself.

When the arrival of her new neighbour and boss, Luke Warwick, threatens her peaceful, sheltered life, Chloe is forced to confront her past and to re-evaluate who she really is. Falling in love with Luke is not part of her plan but, to her surprise, Luke is falling for her too. The only thing preventing their happy ever after is Chloe herself. Will she ever truly learn to leave the past where it belongs?


July 24, 2020

Featuring BOB from BOB

Welcome back to 'My Character's Favorite Quote.' This week's guest is BOB from BOB by Tegon Maus.

"Is okay... I have cousin" 

BOB by Tegon Maus

Strange lights in the night sky. The baffling case of a woman locked in a basement and two words, repeated continuously by his friend and guide…’IS BELT.’

Peter Anderson is a newspaper reporter with a career on the slide. After 27 years he’s all but washed up and overlooked for the best jobs.

Sent to cover what seems like a mundane piece, about a series of strange lights in the night sky over Arizona, Anderson suddenly finds himself embroiled in one of the strangest events of his life.

Suddenly, out of nowhere, the tedious job becomes a puzzling mystery. A mysterious young woman, trapped in a basement, diverts his attention from the job in hand. She is rescued by Anderson then promptly disappears before he can learn any more about her. And there’s still the lights.

As he returns to investigate them he uncovers more questions than answers. And then there is those two words, repeated over and over again…


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July 17, 2020

Featuring Senemut from Lady of the Two Lands

Welcome back to 'My Character's Favorite Quote.' This week's guest is Senemut of Lady of the Two Lands by Elizabeth Delisi.

"Little Warrior" is a term of affection that Senemut uses when talking to Hatshepsut. Here it is with a short excerpt.

“I understand, little warrior. You have been so brave! But we cannot live our lives in fear. We must be cautious, but we must go on.”

Lady of the Two Lands by Elizabeth Delisi

One minute, Hattie Williams is in a museum, sketching a gold necklace that belonged to Hatshepsut, first female Pharaoh of Egypt; and the next, she's lying in a room too archaic to be the museum, with a breathtakingly handsome, half-naked man named Senemut bending over her.

Hattie soon discovers she's been thrust into the body and life of Hatshepsut, with no way back to her own time. Tuthmosis, the heir to the throne, hates her; the High Priest of Amun and the commander of the army want to kill her and Tuthmosis; and the best bathroom facilities in the country are the equivalent of a cat-box.

To make matters more difficult, she's falling helplessly in love with Senemut, and soon, she's not sure she even wants to return home. To protect Tuthmosis from assassination, the lovers arrange to put Hattie on the throne. But, what should she do when she suddenly finds herself, an obscure artist from Chicago, crowned ruler of all Egypt?

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July 10, 2020

Featuring Dace Matthews "Geri" from The Ragnarök Prophesies series

Welcome back to 'My Character's Favorite Quote.' This week's guest is Dace Matthews "Geri" of The Ragnarök Prophesies series by A.K. Morgen.


Dace Matthews "Geri" (from The Ragnarök Prophesies series)


Quote (Norse):

Hvars þú böl kannt,
kveð þú þér bölvi at
ok gef-at þínum fjándum frið.


Quote (English):

Where you recognize evil, speak out against it, and give no truces to your enemies.



Hávamál (Ch. 127)



FADE (The Ragnarök Prophesies: Book One)

She's a college student grieving for her mother. He's a teaching assistant torn in two by the feral wolf sharing his mind. Together, they're Odin's last hope for the world…but they have no clue who they are or what's coming for them.

When nineteen-year-old Arionna Jacobs meets Dace Matthews at her new college, she quickly learns there's more to him than meets the eye. They're drawn together in ways that defy description, leaving them questioning everything they thought they knew. More importantly, he and his wolf have intimate access to her mind for reasons neither of them understands, and something inside her fights to rise to the surface.

As Arionna and Dace struggle to discover who they are to one another, things quickly go from bad to worse. A mutual friend is brutally murdered, her dangerous boyfriend is lurking in the shadows, and Arionna's dreams warn her that something deadly is on the horizon.

With the help of Dace's shapeshifters, the gray wolves lurking in the woods around the town, and their human friends, Dace and Arionna will fight through hell to uncover the terrifying truth. What they find will change their lives forever.

An ancient Norse prophecy of destruction has begun…and they are all that stand between the world and those called forth to end it.

Can they figure out who they are and what they're destined to do, or will they be forced to watch the people they care about die?

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FALL (The Ragnarök Prophesies: Book Two)


How do you save someone who doesn't want to be saved?


Those called to stand guard against the end are broken, and Sköll and Hati run free. Now Arionna Jacobs and Dace Matthews face a threat unlike any before. Ragnarök is coming and they aren't strong enough to stop it. 


Arionna thought she understood sacrifice, but she never counted on her destiny tearing Dace apart. Ever since she nearly died, he has been consumed with guilt. Now it threatens to turn him into the monster he always feared. 


It's up to Arionna to stop him before it's too late, but the path to hell is paved with good intentions, and Dace is hurtling toward self-destruction. This time, Arionna isn't sure she can save him from himself. 


Can she convince him to let the past go, or is her true destiny to sacrifice her heart in exchange for the lives of the people she loves?

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July 7, 2020

Featuring Solveij from The Cold Hearth

Welcome back to 'My Character's Favorite Quote.' This week's guest is Solveij of The Cold Hearth (#3 in The Atheling Chronicles) by Garth Pettersen.

"Remaining quiet is but a way to avoid harm, and in silence you learn to see what others miss."

This statement is made by Solveij, a Danish serving woman in the hall of Harald, in response to a young man saying he found her surprisingly wise for one who usually keeps to herself. Solveij attracts the attention of more than one man at Harald and Selia's hide (the amount of land that supports one family in eleventh century England). 

Harald is the young second son of  Cnute, king of England, Denmark, and parts of Norway. With his Frisian wife, Selia, Harald hopes to build a life at a distance from the intrigues of court. Unfortunately, he is not the only atheling (throne-worthy), and all of the others are more ambitious than Harald, and more murderous.

Solveij is a supporting character in Harald's story, but like him, her strength is quiet and thoughtful, and not to be underestimated.

The Cold Hearth by Garth 

"The sons of Cnute are dead men." The dying words of his brother's assailant travel across the North Sea to the English Midlands.

Harald, the king's second son, receives the warning while rebuilding a hall where he hopes to farm and lead a peaceful life with Selia, his Frisian wife. But as the hall nears completion, they learn the family who lived there before them all perished in a single night of bloodshed. Could the grounds be cursed?

Now the threat of unknown enemies casts a long shadow. Should they distrust the brooding Saxon neighbor or the two weapon-bearers they hired for protection? Should they suspect either of the two women they have taken on with the other hirelings? Only their Jewish warrior friend, Ravya ben Naaman, seems to be the only one above suspicion.

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July 3, 2020

Featuring Draven Wick from One Night in Daytona Beach

Welcome to Summer 2020 and another Summer Series on Maya's Musings. This year's theme is 'My Character's Favorite Quote' with an amazing line-up of authors and books to entertain you all summer long. My first guest is Draven Wick from One Night in Daytona Beach by Dellani Oakes.

With a flick of his toes, Draven retrieved the baton, wielding it like a sword in front of Moose. 

"You don't own me," he cautioned. "I did a favor, that's the only reason I'm here. That favor is done, I'm gone. You come after me and mine, pieces of you will go missing. Are we clear?"

Moose said nothing.

"Don't f**k with me, fat man. I don't play nice with others. Remember that."

"This isn't over, boy!"

"It's been over, Moose. I'm done. I'm gone."

One Night in Daytona Beach: #17 in Tirgearr Publishing's City Nights Series by Dellani Oakes

He hadn't seen her in 10 years, but there she was, dressed in black leather, straddling the Harley. Draven Wick is back home, on a break from filming his vampire themed TV show, when he spots Jamie Humphrey at a Bike Week raffle. The love of his teen life, Draven never thought he'd see her again. Rekindling their romance after 10 years is the easy part. Unfortunately, Draven has been blamed for the death of a notorious bike gang leader. Staying ahead of the police, and the biker gang bent on revenge, takes Jamie and Draven to the brink of disaster.