Special excerpt for romantic suspense Myth and Magic by Mae Clair

Today I’m featuring a special excerpt from Mae Clair’s romantic
suspense novel Myth and Magic.
As Mae does her virtual book tour, she will be awarding a $15
Amazon or Barnes and Noble (winner’s choice) gift card to a lucky randomly
drawn person. To be entered for a chance to win, use the form below. To increase your chances of winning, feel free
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Mae Clair opened a Pandora’s Box
of characters when she was a child and never looked back. Her father, an artist
who tinkered with writing, encouraged her to create make-believe worlds by
spinning tales of far-off places on summer nights beneath the stars.
Mae loves creating
character-driven fiction in settings that vary from contemporary to mythical.
Wherever her pen takes her, she flavors her stories with mystery and romance.
Married to her high school sweetheart, she lives in Pennsylvania and is
passionate about cryptozoology, old photographs, a good Maine lobster tail and
Discover more about Mae on her
website and blog at MaeClair.net.
A little
bit about Myth and Magic:
and danger intertwine


Veronica Kent fell in love with Caith Breckwood when they were children. As a
teenager, she was certain he was the man she was destined to marry. But a
traumatic event from Caith’s past led him to fear a future together. He left
Veronica, hoping to save her from a terrible fate. Twelve years later, Caith,
now a P.I., is hired to investigate bizarre incidents at the secluded retreat
Veronica manages. Returning to his hometown, Caith is forced to face his
nightmares—and his feelings for the woman he’s always loved.


After the callous way Caith broke her heart, Veronica isn’t thrilled to see him
again. But strange occurrences have taken a dangerous toll on business at Stone
Willow Lodge. Forced to work together, Veronica discovers it isn’t ghostly
apparitions that frighten her, but her passion for a man she has never
forgotten. Or forgiven. Can two people with a tarnished past unearth a magical

Excerpt from Myth and Magic:
The day had brought other changes,
too—the faintest hint of stubble along his jaw, a smudge of ghost-gray shadow
beneath his eyes. He looked exhausted, rumpled, and as sexy as hell. It took
every effort to resist when he tried to pull her forward.
“You had your chance, Caith. All
those years ago. Why can’t you accept Merlin and I are together?”
“You’re not. I know you’re not.” He
tilted his head and the light struck his eyes, turning arctic blue to
moon-silvered smoke. Cupping her cheek, he traced his thumb slowly to the peak
of her upper lip. “You love him the way you’ve loved him since we were kids.
There’s no fire with him, Ronnie. He’s comfortable and familiar.”
She wanted to deny it, but his gaze
was mesmerizing, the murmur of his voice hypnotic. His thumb dipped lower,
rested on her lips, then feathered across the bottom one. Unconsciously, her
mouth parted. He tipped her chin up to his, drawing closer. “I want to kiss
The pronouncement sent a shiver
through her.
Feather-light, his touch played
across her lips. Lowering his head, he dropped his voice to a silky whisper. “I
want to go on kissing you.” His mouth hovered over hers. “Until you don’t know
night from day, and all you want to do is kiss me back.”
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17 thoughts on “Special excerpt for romantic suspense Myth and Magic by Mae Clair

  1. Anonymous says:

    Hi, Betty. Thanks so much for those kind words. I really had fun writing this with its Halloween theme and thought the cover artist did a great job capturing the mood!

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