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The Magic of Lavender (The Goddess Connection #1)

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Every woman should embrace her inner goddess. What’s your connection?
Jocelyn Gibson forgot about the realm of magic. But it never forgot her. Gram always told her: don’t ignore your magical gifts, it will insult the family. But Joss didn’t realize her gifts included channeling the energy of powerful ley lines. Or that her family included a goddess. Family connections come
Published May 22nd 2011 by Cate Masters, via Smashwords (first published May 21st 2011)
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This is the first in Masters' The Goddess Connection series. With fae, demons, goddesses, a visit to hell, a battle between the "forces of darkness and light", ordinary humans and an undeniable romance and love, this is a paranormal romance that has evil coming to the little town of Boiling Springs.

Jocelyn, a widow, buys an old B&B which unbeknownst to her lays over a ley line. When she hosts a costume Halloween debut party, both she and her aunt feel vibrations radiating up from the ground
Jocelyn Gibson Bought A Run Down Victorian House In Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania And Planned To Convert It Into A B&B With The Last Of Her Money. She Was A Forty-Four Year Old Widow And She Was Determined To Make The Lavender Hill Inn A Success. It Was Halloween And Joss Threw A Costume Party. Her Aunt Lydia Showed Up Along With Tiny Fairies That Only Her, Lydia, And Taz, Her Dog Could See. As A Child, She Had Embraced Her Heritage, But When She Grew Older And Married John, She Buried What ...more
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I've always loved books that center around Goddesses and The Magic of Lavender fits the bill perfectly. Joss reminds me of my mother in so many ways except my mom cannot wield magic the way Joss can. Joss takes risks and her biggest risk is in buying a run down inn. She wants to turn it into a place that people love to go to and at the center of her vision for the inn is the lavender she plans to grow and use in many things such as her family's la
Roane Swindon
The Magic of Lavender is a lovely paranormal romance that taps into everyone’s love of magic and soul mates. The story of Jocelyn, her family and their magical talents is inspirational, and the tension between her and Eric is palpable.

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Arlene Webb
I need to re-read this asap!!!
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The Magic of Lavender is a lovely paranormal romance that taps into everyone’s love of magic and soul mates.

Jocelyn is surrounded by magic because she is related to the goddess Iris. But she turned away from the world of magic because her late husband disapproved. Now, she has a new lease on life: she has bought an inn and intends to turn it into a success story, surrounding it with fields of lavender.

Although the story moves really fast at first and it takes the reader a while to get into the f
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The Magic of Lavender is a really interesting read. Master’s has created a curious mix of Greek mythology and the Fae tradition that is fascinating.

Jocelyn and Eric make a nice couple and one of my favorite things about them is that they are older and have real life problems.
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Cate Masters has made beautiful central Pennsylvania her home, but she’ll always be a Jersey girl at heart. Most days, she can be found in her lair, concocting a magical brew of contemporary, historical, and fantasy/paranormal stories with her cat Chairman Maiow and dog Lily as company. Look for her at, and in strange nooks and far-flung corners of the web.

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