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Friday, May 17, 2019

Mystic Maples by Tena Stetler - Book Tour - Guest Post - Giveaway - Enter Daily!

Hi lovelies!  It gives me great pleasure today to host Tena Stetler and her new book, “Mystic Maples”!  For other stops on her Goddess Fish Promotions Book Tour, please click on the banner above or any of the images in this post.

Be sure to make it to the end of this post to enter to win a $15 Amazon or Barnes and Noble Gift Card!!  Also, come back daily to interact with Tena and to increase your chances of winning!

Thanks for stopping by!  Wishing you lots of luck in this fabulous giveaway!

Mystic Maples
by Tena Stetler


GENRE: Paranormal Romance



Earth/Fire witch Mercy Rose's insatiable curiosity always gets her in trouble. After a break-in at her Colorado flower shop, and a court battle that comes to a screeching halt in her favor, she arrives at Deerbourne Inn for a much-needed getaway. Looking for peace and quiet, she finds just the opposite in a startling handsome but mysterious man and his dog.

Silvanus Forrest's gypsy/fae heritage is a double-edged sword. The land he inherited from his parents is rumored to be enchanted. But when Mercy discovers the truth, his well-ordered life unravels, and they're catapulted into the past to right a wrong. Along the way their lives intertwine, and they discover the true meaning of family and love. Will they change the past in time to save their future?



It was a beautiful summer evening lit by a full moon. What harm could come from simply popping over to Mystic Maples, digging my toes into the earth and see if there is any truth to the rumors? She shrugged. Sis wouldn't have told me about it, if she hadn't thought it worth investigating. Right?

She toed off her shoes, pulled off her socks and straightened. With a snap of her fingers she left the room without a sound and landed smack dab at the edge of the maple trees. Glancing around, she could see the house in the distance and the outline of the sign. "Good, I'm in the right place."  She wandered farther in among the trees, the dirt beneath her feet was cool. Wiggling her toes deeper into the earth, she felt the warmth of the day and something else—a connection.

Several trees had a slight glow to them, then it was gone. Am I imagining…She raised her arms out from her sides and turned her face to the starlit sky letting the magic surge through her.  It had been almost a year since magic of any kind called to her. It felt so good, she was lost in the moment.

Suddenly a male voice broke through her revelry. "What are you doing here?"

Her heart thundered in her chest. She hadn't heard a sound. Yet, there he was standing not three feet from her, hands on hips, and glaring at her.



Some of My Favorite Items in My Office (Writing Cave)

Tena’s Desk Dragon
PC - @ Tena Stetler

My writing cave is a reflection of my refusal to live in reality. Except, of course, when I’m forced. My Desk Dragon was a gift from a fellow writer. It has crystal spheres that change colors from red, blue, purple, yellow and green. It reminds me of the fantasy lands I write about.

Tena’s Display Gargoyle and Magic Rock
PC - @ Tena Stetler

Then there is my display gargoyle and magic rock. They set together in front of one of my screen, I have two, and they remind me to get the words written. The gargoyle I received from a RomCom Conference in Denver a few years ago. And the magic rock simply appeared on my table at metaphysical fair I attend every October to sign and sell my books. Again both are part of my paranormal world.

As I said before, I have two fairly large computer screens which I love. The one in front of me displays my work in progress. The other is used for research or to check email when necessary. I try to limit social media to 7-9 a.m., then around 4 p.m., I’ll check my email again before taking my parrot out to the sunroom for some R&R or reading.

Tena’s Writing Cave
PC - @ Tena Stetler

I have a large metal sculpture of an aspen leaf with a wolf painted on it hanging on wall above my desk. I love this! It reminds me the shapeshifters and werewolves in my books. My husband bought this for me during one of our trips to Antonito/Toltec railroad station. He loves trains.

And, finally I have a holographic picture of mythological creatures in battle inside the Fae Realm. It spans one corner of my writing space above my screen.

Of course, I have the usual supplies for a writer, computer, keyboard, pens, pencils, telephone, notebooks and craft books, and those are the only invasion of the real world I allow.



Tena Stetler is a best-selling author of award winning paranormal romance. She has an over-active imagination, which led to writing her first vampire romance as a tween to the chagrin of her mother and delight of her friends. After many years as a paralegal, then an IT Manager, she decided to live out her dream of pursuing a publishing career.

With the Rocky Mountains outside her window, she sits at her computer surrounded by a wide array of witches, shapeshifters, demons, faeries, and gryphons, with a Navy SEAL or two mixed in telling their tales. Her books tell stories of magical kick-ass women and mystical alpha males that dare to love them. Travel, adventure and a bit of mystery flourish in her books along with a few companion animals to round out the tales.

Colorado is home; shared with her husband of many moons, a brilliant Chow Chow, a spoiled parrot and a forty-five-year-old box turtle. When she’s not writing, her time is spent kayaking, camping, hiking, biking or just relaxing in the great Colorado outdoors. During the winter 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.




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Tena will be awarding a $15 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.

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This contest is sponsored by a third party. Fabulous and Brunette is a registered host of Goddess Fish Promotions.  Prizes are given away by the sponsors and not Fabulous and Brunette. The featured author and Goddess Fish Promotions are solely responsible for the giveaway prize.


  1. Tena ~ Good morning! Welcome to FAB! It is so great to have you here! Congrats on your new book and good luck on the book tour! :) Also, fabulous guest post! I enjoyed reading it and am glad to see you picked that topic! And thanks for including the wonderful pics! It’s truly a great way for readers to get to know you better!

    1. Thank you Ally for hosting Mystic Mpales and me. I tried to make the post interesting and I love lots of pictures. I'm a visual person. The tour has been great. Have a wonderful weekend.

  2. How many hours a day do you spend writing?

    1. I write six to eight hours a day, depending on whether or not I am on deadline. Thanks for asking and for stopping to visit!

  3. Happy Friday! Thanks for the wonderful tour, I've enjoyed following it and I'm looking forward to reading Mystic Maples.

  4. I have enjoyed the tour. Sounds like a good read.

  5. I can't wait to read this!!!!!