Monday, 2 February 2015

She has trouble letting go. A Wish Across Time by @CRMoss #book #Giveaway

Happy Monday, sweeties. Today I've got an interview featuring one of the characters from the Raritan Ranch book series by +C.R. Moss
Check it out and make her feel welcome. There's also a $15 gift card giveaway for you.

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Character’s name: Cassandra VanAlder, appears in A Wish Across Time by C. R. Moss.

Tell us a little bit about yourself …
-  Hi! I’m
Cassandra VanAlder. I was born and raised in Nevada, and with a friend, run a nice boutique serving the community’s mystical needs. You’ve seen glimpses of me and my feline familiar, Myrddin, in Evelyn and Julie’s stories, and now, in my story A Wish Across Time, you’ll learn how I became the woman I am today.

Is expressing love difficult for you? Why?
- One would think being a student of the universe and believing in The Source, a place of all-encompassing, unconditional love from which we are born and eventually return to, that I would embrace and express love without issue. But I do. My heart was broken pretty badly in the past and I find I still have trouble letting that go.

If you were taken out of the story and placed into your author’s world, what would be the first thing you’d do?
- We’d go to the temple out in the desert.


If you could pull your author into your world, what do you think would happen to them?
- I wouldn’t let anything bad happen to her. In fact, I’d probably put her to work in my shop.

What was the best sexual experience you’ve had?
- My first one and my most recent one. I’d say more but I don’t want to risk spoiling the story. ;)

If you could time travel and/or live anywhere in the world, where would you go and/or where would that be?
- There’s been enough time travel on the ranch recently, and since I’ve lived vicariously through Evelyn and Julie, no need for me to do that. I like living on the ranch so I don’t see myself moving anywhere. I wouldn’t mind taking a long tour of the British Isles, though. All that history and mysticism… I’m sure it would be breathtaking.

Coffee or Tea?
- Tea

Chocolate: Dark, Milk or White?
- Dark

Favorite flower?
- Daisies

Favorite food?
- Lasagna and garlic knots

Any other favorite you’d like to share?
- My favorite poem, “She Walks in Beauty” from The Love Poems of Lord Byron: A
Romantic's Passion

About A Wish Across Time

A woman once shunned. A man now changed. There’s a thin line between love and hate.

When Wiccan practitioner Cassandra VanAlder encounters a man from her past who’d broken her heart, she casts some spells to help herself while wishing karma would deal out some payback. The spells turn against her, and before she knows it, she finds herself falling for him again.

Ryan Keene finds Cassandra enchanting and feels he’s met her somewhere before. She and her best friend, Debi, won’t give him any clues as to her identity. He loves challenges and doesn’t plan to back off from her until he finds the answers he seeks. He's told he has three dates to win her over.

Will she close off her heart or will she allow herself to feel again?

Add to Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23608366-a-wish-across-time


Excerpt

Her gaze darted from the paper to the people at the altar. Rings. Her heart sank in anguish. Sorrow sat heavy on her stomach. She fingered the black cat pin she wore on the lapel of her navy blue jacket. The handmade accessory was an artist’s rendition of her cat, Myrddin.

That night, long ago, when Ryan had dumped her, a kitten had wandered out of the tree line surrounding the mountain home of her childhood and into her life. The cat seemed to have known she needed consoling. It only took an instant for the two of them to become attached to each other. Myrddin grew to be a great companion and familiar. Cassandra had the pin created and cast a spell on it to always stay connected and comforted by her feline friend. Sometimes she wondered if Myrddin would have trotted out of the tree line had she and Ryan stayed together.

Ryan rubbed the back of his neck again and glanced into gathered throng of guests. His haunting gaze caught hers.

“Ryan…psst…Ryan,” the groom uttered.

Ryan shook his head and looked at the man in front of him. Subdued snickers tittered through the sanctuary.

“The rings, please?” The minister held out his hand.

“Oh, geez, sorry,” Ryan stammered, shoved his hand into his pocket, and fumbled to remove the rings. He held the bands out in the palm of his hand.

The minister blessed them and handed one to Lara and the other to the groom. Jeffrey placed the band on Lara’s finger, repeating the words per the minister’s prompts, “I give you this ring as a symbol of my love and faithfulness. As I place it on your finger, I commit my heart and soul to you. I ask you to wear this ring as a reminder of the vows we have spoken today, our wedding day, and as a reminder of my undying love for you.”

Cassandra drew in a shuddering breath. Way back when, on an autumn evening, Ryan had almost said the same to her during a romantic moment. Remembering his words, tears clouded her eyes. You’re my love. My heart and soul I promise to you with this ring. He had then slipped a silver ring with a solid, milky white opal heart shape onto her right finger, the humps facing her nail, and placed a soft kiss on her lips. Her heart had been captured.

What a fool I was then.

Ryan glanced her way again.

She traced the edge of her pin and nibbled her lip. Was he trying to place her? Figure out who she was? A shiver ran through her body.

“Cass? Are you all right? You’ve gone pale,” Julie murmured near her ear.

Cassandra nodded, keeping her gaze glued to the wedding ceremony while toying with the cat pin. Calm yourself. You’re not that young girl anymore.

Lara took the other ring. She placed the band on Jeffrey’s finger and repeated the vows, “I give you this ring as a symbol of my love and faithfulness. As I place it on your finger, I commit my heart and soul to you. I ask you to wear this ring as a reminder of the vows we have spoken today, our wedding day, and as a reminder of my undying love for you.”

“By the power vested in me by the State of Nevada,” the reverend stated, “I now pronounce you husband and wife. You may kiss each other.”

Jeffrey and Lara sealed their vows. Ryan took one more look in her direction. One of his eyebrows rose in tandem with the corner of his lips.

Her gaze widened. No. He can’t remember. I can’t deal with him. I don’t want to deal with any man, not after what he did—and after the fiasco with Charlie. She touched her pin and chanted under her breath, begging the universe to make him forget any memories he had of her.


Where to buy the books in the series

Dream Across Time

~ Evernight Publishing: http://www.evernightpublishing.com/dream-across-time-by-c-r-moss/
~ Amazon/Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/Dream-Across-Raritan-Manor-Ranch-ebook/dp/B00OIIK8FC
~ All Romance eBooks: https://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-dreamacrosstime-1652174-340.html
~ BookStrand: http://www.bookstrand.com/dream-across-time-mf
~ Barnes & Noble/Nook: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/dream-across-time-cr-moss/1120622637?ean=2940046358711

Journey Across Time
~ Evernight Publishing: http://www.evernightpublishing.com/journey-across-time-by-c-r-moss/
~ Amazon/Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/Journey-Across-Raritan-Manor-Ranch-ebook/dp/B00PFWPBPC
~ All Romance eBooks: https://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-journeyacrosstime-1671839-340.html
~ BookStrand: http://www.bookstrand.com/journey-across-time-mf
~ Barnes & Noble/Nook: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/journey-across-time-cr-moss/1120737054?ean=2940046399189

A Wish Across Time

~ Evernight Publishing: http://www.evernightpublishing.com/a-wish-across-time-by-c-r-moss/
~ Amazon/Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/Wish-Across-Raritan-Manor-Ranch-ebook/dp/B00PZ1FU40
~ All Romance eBooks: https://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-awishacrosstime-1684657-340.html
~ BookStrand: http://www.bookstrand.com/a-wish-across-time-mf
~ Barnes & Noble/Nook: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/a-wish-across-time-cr-moss/1120818698?ean=2940046420791

About CR Moss

An eccentric and eclectic writer, C.R. Moss pens stories for the mainstream and erotic romance markets, giving readers Worlds of Possibilities.

More about C.R. Moss:

So what does she write? She writes stories from the light and sweet to the dark and deadly with varying degrees of sexual heat. Writing as C.R. Moss gives her and her muses the freedom to explore worlds of possibilities when it comes to love. And where does the tag line “Love & Lust in the Wild West” fit in? Well, for one, she lives in NV. Two, her stories take place, either in part or in full, in and around the Las Vegas area. In fact, even this website sports “a look of home.” The background picture was taken in an area just a few miles west of Las Vegas and happens to be the inspiration for the setting of the Double D Ranch Tales saga.

She also has a passion for penning dark fiction. Writing under the name Casey Moss allows her to slate other stories under Horror ~ Paranormal ~ Suspense ~ Thriller ~ Urban Fantasy. Visit: http://caseymossbooks.com/

Connect with CR

Website: http://crmoss.com
Blog: http://crmoss.blogspot.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CRMoss.author
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CRMoss
Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/CRMoss
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/crmoss/
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