Just in Time for Halloween ~ A Demon’s Witch by Tena Stetler ~ From The Wild Rose Press

Please help me welcome Tena Stetler and her new release from The Wild Rose Press ~ A Demon’s Witch

Tena is offering a free ebook copy of A Demon’s Witch. To enter, sign up for her newsletter. You can find the sign up here: www.tenastetler.com

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Blurb –       Keeping a lid on all the paranormal beings inhabiting Washington D.C., is a daunting job. Bruce, a six hundred year old demon and the Territory Overlord of the Western Hemisphere, keeps his finger on the pulse of DC’s power players through the activities at his highly successful Wycked Hair Salon. His movie star good looks and body builder physique keeps his dance card full and the rumor mills running. Within these walls, his anonymity is safe, mostly. 

Bruce’s world spins out of control when Angelique, a pint size, gorgeous witch, with an attitude breezes through the doors of his salon. She is the younger sister of Tristian, Bruce’s long time trusted enforcer, whose professional skills are second to none. Tristian is furious at the relationship between Bruce and Angelique, a dangerous situation. The undeniable attraction between demon and witch promises to tear apart both their professional and personal worlds.

Excerpt: 

Suddenly, he felt the magic aura shirt and switched his attention to the front door. She breezed in, hair like spun gold flowing to her waist, with a seductive yet regal body and a sway to her hips that should be illegal even in DC. She wore a snug rose and cream colored sweater, cut low enough he could see the swells of her rounded breasts, tailored black slacks that fit her cute ass like a glove and four-inch spike heels. She paused in the center of the salon, wet from the sudden spring storm, and lowered the briefcase she’d used as an umbrella. Her sparkling violet eyes glanced up to the mezzanine where Bruce stood watching. Blatantly her gaze wandered over his well-muscled body, undressing him piece by piece, until he felt naked. He shook his head slightly and smoothed his shirt and slacks with his hand, just to make sure he was still wearing them.

And now, let’s get to know Tena…

Where did you get the idea for  A Demon’s Witch?

My hair dresser, Jen, and I were discussing the strange things that happened in a hair salon.  Then my husband and I were talking about the music industry, we’re both former DJ’s. A 1969 summer hit about a male hairdresser came up in conversation and I mused, “What if the hairdresser was an alpha male, Demon Overlord of the Western Hemisphere that owned a salon in Washington DC?”  That’s how A Demon’s Witch was born.

Why did you choose this genre?

Because I think people read to be entertained and escape the real world for just a little while.  I like creating a world with magic and paranormal creatures that will do and use anything to overcome all obstacles for their happily ever after.

Was there anything unusual, any anecdote about this book, the characters, title, process, etc, you’d like to share?

This book was National Novel Writing Contest project.  The title, A Demon’s Witch, came to me in the middle of the night and when I woke up my husband to tell him I’d finally decided on a title, he was less than impressed.

What is the most difficult thing about writing a book?

Getting the characters to do what I want.  Finally, I’ve learned to just tell their story and all is well.

What was the most difficult thing about this one in particular?

Not necessarily the most difficult, but most frustrating. Keeping Willow from stealing the spotlight. She is the heroine, Angie’s best friend.  For some reason, she was a very strong secondary character.  Maybe she wants her own book. LOL I truly enjoyed writing this book and was sad to see it end.  I can’t wait to share it with everyone.

What’s the main thing that you could get rid of in your life that would give you more writing time?

Cleaning House.  I love a clean house, but I hate doing it. It’s a time sink if you ask me.

What is one word you would use to describe yourself? Outgoing What is one word you think others might use to describe you? Headstrong

What’s your favorite book of all time and why?

Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone.  Because it is a tale of anything is possible.  First Harry’s journey from mistreated boy to talented wizard and JK Rowling’s journey from rags to riches both bring home the point anything is possible.

What’s your favorite childhood book?

Trixie Beldon – The Red Trailer Mystery.  I had all the Nancy Drew and Trixie Beldon Books growing up.  Loved them all.

What do you want readers to come away with after they read A Demon’s Witch?

A feeling that anything is possible with love, family and friends.

What is your favorite quote?

“Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, WOW what a ride!”

Your favorite…

Movie – Dirty Dancing

Music – Rock and Roll

Place you’ve visited – Monterey Bay Aquarium

Place you’d like to visit – Northeast in the Fall around Halloween.  I absolutely love Halloween.

TV show from childhood – Dark Shadows

TV show from adulthood – Scorpion

Food – Pizza

Sports team – Denver Broncos

Now, I’d like to ask readers…What are you looking for when you pick up a book to read? What makes you decide to buy a certain book?  How does it effect you, if you really enjoy it?

Thank you for joining me, Tena. I also LOVE Halloween. This is the perfect book to kick off the holiday season. Best of luck!

 

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Author Bio – Tena Stetler is a paranormal romance author with an over-active imagination.  She wrote her first vampire romance at the age of eleven, to the chagrin of her mother and the delight of her friends. Tena finds stories in the strangest places, while camping, kayaking, or hiking in the mountains. So far, she’s only found one dead body (imagined not real) during a camping trip, turned it into an exciting paranormal romantic suspense that’s nearly complete.

For many years Tena worked as a paralegal for a criminal law firm. You won’t believe the tales she can tell!

Colorado is her home; shared with her husband, a brilliant Chow Chow, a spoiled parrot and a forty-year-old box turtle.  She loves the adventure of a road trip. Together with her husband and their companion animals, they have logged thousands of miles in their RV visiting over 3/4 of the United States.  The great northwest is still on the bucket list.

Any winter evening, you can find her curled up in front of a crackling fire with a good book, a mug of hot chocolate and a big bowl of popcorn.

Contact Info

http://www.tenastetler.com

https://www.facebook.com/TenaStetlerAuthor
https://www.pinterest.com/tenastetler/
 https://twitter.com/TenaStetler

Buy links for A Demon’s Witch.

Amazon – http://amzn.com/B014BVSZIC

The Wild Rose Press http://www.wildrosepublishing.com/maincatalog_v151/index.php?main_page=index&manufacturers_id=1264

 Kobo – https://store.kobobooks.com/en-US/ebook/a-demon-s-witch

 Barnes and Noble – http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/a-demons-witch-tena-stetler/1122560853?ean=2940151032469

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13 responses to “Just in Time for Halloween ~ A Demon’s Witch by Tena Stetler ~ From The Wild Rose Press

  1. janarichards

    I agree with you about housekeeping, Tena. I want a clean house, but I don’t want to spend time cleaning. Good luck with A Demon’s Witch.

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  2. Having headquarters in a hair salon is a unique twist. Very imaginative. Best of luck with your release, Tena!

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  3. Great excerpt! Wishing you many sales, Tena.

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  4. Donna Kunkel

    Love the excerpt. I also hate house cleaning, but wish my house was clean.

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  5. Julie

    Read your book & it is AWESOME! Love the way your female characters are strong & independent & don’t whine. About time someone shows reveals the true nature of a woman in literature. Keep it up. I m anxiously waiting to read your future works.

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  6. Best of luck on your release, Tena! I live in Colorado, 40 miles from Denver, but we watch Peyton play every week. He’s mah dude! 🙂 And Halloween is almost as big as Christmas in our house. My husband is already working on his front yard display for this year. I won’t put out the indoor decorations for another week, because my mom is visiting and she’s not really a fan of Halloween.

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  7. seymour2015

    Congrats and best wishes to you. This sounds great!

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  8. Love the sound of this book! LInda Nightingale

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