My local craft stores have their Halloween decorations up, and, I’ll confess, I’ve already made several Halloween purchases. Two of my favorites? The bone-shaped cookie trays that I snagged and the finger-shaped trays to match them. Oh, Halloween, I do love you.
It’s my love of Halloween that actually inspires many of my stories. Growing up, I could never get my fill of spooky tales. I loved hearing about monsters—mummies, vampires, werewolves. I would watch every scary show I could find, and I would stay up long into the night reading stories with my trusty flash-light gripped in my hand.
Halloween is in my blood. I decorate for it the way some folks decorate for Christmas—all out, baby! I throw a Halloween party every year. I bob for apples. I play musical headstones. I enjoy the scary time.
And as I enjoy, I spin tales. During the month of October, I come up with so many paranormal story ideas! I mean, how could I not? Everywhere I look, I see inspiration. I’ve got little goblins at my door. When you step on my welcome mat, it howls at you. Spooky music plays from my bathroom (ah, yeah, you might not want to know about that). Inspiration strikes me at every turn. So during October, you’ll find me, my fingers flying over the keyboard as I write as frantically as I can.
Oh, and I have one rule about October: I MUST be writing a paranormal story. Sure, I enjoy my romantic suspenses, love them, in fact, but I have to write at least one paranormal story during the month of October, or I’m just a super sad girl.
To get you in the Halloween mood, I’ll give one commenter a copy of my new book, HOWL FOR IT.
Happy haunting. ;)
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About Cynthia Eden
Cynthia Eden is a national best-selling author of paranormal romance and romantic suspense novels. Her books have received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, and her novel, DEADLY FEAR, was named a RITA® finalist for best romantic suspense. Cynthia’s publishers include Kensington Brava, Harlequin Intrigue, Grand Central Publishing, Avon Red, and ImaJinn Books. Foreign rights to Cynthia’s books have been sold to Greece, Japan, Thailand, Germany, and Brazil.
Cynthia graduated summa cum laude from the University of South Alabama where she studied Sociology and Communication. She’s worked as a college admissions counselor, a teacher, and an editor. Since she began writing full-time in 2006, she has contracted over twenty novels and ten novellas.
They hunger for your pleasure. They growl for your touch. And in these sizzling stories by New York Times bestselling author Shelly Laurenston and Cynthia Eden, these sexy wolf shapeshifters are lust at first bite. . .
"Like A Wolf With A Bone" by Shelly Laurenston
Quiet little Darla Lewis couldn't be happier when the most-feared member of the South's rowdiest pack kidnaps her. A girl gets real tired of being overprotected by her own shifter family, and there's nothing like an oh-so-big bad wolf to start a pack feud, unleash her instincts--and have her surrender however and whenever she wants. . .
"Wed Or Dead" by Cynthia Eden
Gage Ryder knew his human bride had a wild side. But spending their honeymoon night on the run from hunters out to finish him and his pack is sure not the kind of fun he was looking forward to. No problem--Gage will do whatever it takes to lay bare Kayla's secrets and find the truth. If he can keep from being captured by his own seductive game. . .