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Multi-published author Kelley Heckart lives in Arizona with her musician husband, dog, and a number of backyard “pets.” Inspired by the ancient Celts, her stories are steeped in myth and magic, filled with fierce warriors, bold women, otherworldly creatures, and romance. When not writing, she works as a freelance editor and practices target archery. She can be found online at http://www.kelleyheckart.com/

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Here are some New Year's traditions from around the world:

Making a lot of noise seems to be popular everywhere. In ancient Thailand, guns were fired to frighten off demons, and China, firecrackers kept away the forces of darkness.

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The Wolf Queen (Romance)
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Description: A new twist on Beauty and the Beast and the Greek myth of Lycaon the werewolf. A Bronze Age fantasy, adventure, and romance set in Arcadia, the wild forests of the goddess Artemis… Game of Thrones meets The Iliad… A tormented wolf man… A mysterious girl with a terrible secret… Alara, a princess from a foreign land, is forced to wed the sorcerer-king Aramon, a power-hungry warlord, who discovers her dark secret and wants to use her to create an invincible army. When she meets Lycaon, she must decide if she should trust the cursed, tormented half-man half-wolf who might be her enemy or her true mate. Lycaon, once a great king until he was cursed by Zeus to be a werewolf, is drawn to the mysterious princess. He is torn between helping Alara escape and using her to gain power over those who despise him. Secrets abound and old enemies are reunited to battle Aramon before his terrible plan is unleashed. Time is running out as the dark moon approaches. Soon, Arcadia will be overrun with an unstoppable, vicious army unless Aramon can be defeated. To prevent his victory, the cost is high. As Lycaon’s affection for Alara grows, it becomes more difficult for him to decide which to save: Arcadia or her.
The Wolf Queen (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: A new twist on Beauty and the Beast and the Greek myth of Lycaon the werewolf. A Bronze Age fantasy, adventure, and romance set in Arcadia, the wild forests of the goddess Artemis… Game of Thrones meets The Iliad… A tormented wolf man… A mysterious girl with a terrible secret… Alara, a princess from a foreign land, is forced to wed the sorcerer-king Aramon, a power-hungry warlord, who discovers her dark secret and wants to use her to create an invincible army. When she meets Lycaon, she must decide if she should trust the cursed, tormented half-man half-wolf who might be her enemy or her true mate. Lycaon, once a great king until he was cursed by Zeus to be a werewolf, is drawn to the mysterious princess. He is torn between helping Alara escape and using her to gain power over those who despise him. Secrets abound and old enemies are reunited to battle Aramon before his terrible plan is unleashed. Time is running out as the dark moon approaches. Soon, Arcadia will be overrun with an unstoppable, vicious army unless Aramon can be defeated. To prevent his victory, the cost is high. As Lycaon’s affection for Alara grows, it becomes more difficult for him to decide which to save: Arcadia or her.
Daughter of Night (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: Two mortals are caught in the midst of the battle between the Titans and Olympian gods. Buy links: http://kelleyheckart.com/BookShelf.html Becuille is a daughter of Night, a servant of the Great Goddess created to impart Her vengeance on mortal and immortal wrongdoers. Made mortal by Rhea, she is sent to find the ones who betrayed the Great Goddess. In the land of Hatti, she meets a proud and handsome prince. When love binds her to him, her loyalties are torn. Callileon, a prince of the Hatti, has closed off his heart to love only to rediscover it in the arms of the mysterious and fiery slave girl he has purchased. He is caught up in a dangerous world of power hungry gods, jealous goddesses and potent magic, which even the Fates cannot steer him away from.
Winter's Requiem, Book 3, Dark Goddess Trilogy (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: Title: Winter’s Requiem, Book Three: Dark Goddess Trilogy Genre: Celtic historical romance/Paranormal/Fantasy Release date: 4/22/11 Publisher: Awe-Struck Publishing Buy link: http://kelleyheckart.com/BookShelf.html Buy link at amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/s/qid=1305325907/ref=sr_gnr_aps?ie=UTF8&search-alias=aps&field-keywords=kelley%20heckart Author website: http://www.kelleyheckart.com/ Price: $4.25 (special new release discount) Blurb: Three different women, one ancient curse… To find the traitor that still threatens Dal Riata and Aedan, Domelch journeys down a perilous path that leads her away from Aedan and back to Cailleach--into certain danger. Brigit is drawn back to Gartnait, but her unrequited love for the sullen king forces her to make a dangerous decision, a decision that could harm them all. When Cailleach awakens in a different body in enemy lands, she finds herself powerless and is captured by an enemy prince. In his arms, lost memories return and the truth of her tragic past leads her down a path of rediscovery and dangerous choices. With war ravaging the land and the re-appearance of an ancient De'Danaan foe, Domelch is forced to ally herself with Brigit and then with Cailleach, a decision that shatters her life with Aedan. To keep the land from turning into ice and snow, all three women must make difficult choices and sacrifices to break an ancient curse. Surrounded by a web of deceit, they are forced to trust one another and discover they share a past fraught with lies and tragedy, threatening to destroy all they care about. Can these three women break an ancient curse and put the shattered pieces of their lives back together?
Beltaine's Song, Book 2, Dark Goddess Trilogy (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: Title: Beltaine’s Song, Book Two: Dark Goddess Trilogy Genre: Celtic historical romance/Paranormal/Fantasy Release date: 4/22/11 Publisher: Mundania Press Buy link: http://www.mundania.com/author.php?author=Kelley+Heckart Author website: http://www.kelleyheckart.com/ ISBN: 978-1-59426-459-7 Price: $12.95 Buy Link Ebook formats: http://www.king-cart.com/Awe-Struck/category=Kelley+Heckart/exact_match=exact My books on amazon: http://www.amazon.com/s/qid=1305325907/ref=sr_gnr_aps?ie=UTF8&search-alias=aps&field-keywords=kelley%20heckart For each of them, spring's song has a different meaning. Aedan and Domelch must battle earthly foes—enemy kings and traitorous allies. For the first time, the arrival of spring heralds the sound of a harsh battle horn as their foes close in. Through all this turmoil, can their love survive? For their son, Gartnait, spring brings with it the promise of new love and the thrilling sound of the battle horn, putting those he cares about in danger. For each of them, spring's song has a different meaning. Aedan and Domelch must battle earthly foes—enemy kings and traitorous allies. For the first time, the arrival of spring heralds the sound of a harsh battle horn as their foes close in. Through all this turmoil, can their love survive? For their son, Gartnait, spring brings with it the promise of new love and the thrilling sound of the battle horn, putting those he cares about in danger.
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I loved this installment of the Camulod series. This is the best depiction of a 'historical King Arthur' that I have ever read. The writing is near perfect.
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“The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.”
Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version
tags: bible

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“The world changes, we do not, therein lies the irony that kills us.”
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tags: life

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“None of us really changes over time. We only become more fully what we are.”
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“If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
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“Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.”
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