Jan 19, 2012

Blog Tour: M.M. Shelley




Hello everyone! I’m M.M. Shelley and I would like to give a BIG thanks to The Wytch’s Mirror, for inviting me onto the blog today so that I can share my latest book with you!

Mishap & Chaos

It’s about twin Latina girls, Grasiella & Tatiana who are hated and feared by the magical race to which they belong.

Here is an excerpt from my book:

        Grasiella had had enough for the moment. She headed for the main room of the Doghouse where she could hear voices and laughing as she moved along the hallway. Coming into view of the front room she could see several members of the staff cleaning tables and one was sweeping the floor. One worker balled up a cleaning cloth and hurled it across the room at the guy holding the broom. It hit him squarely on the back he only laughed, scooped it up and pocketed it in his pants.

      A woman standing behind the bar gave a loud whistle drawing everyone's attention to her, her eyes shot over to Grasiella in warning. Grasiella noticed the odd stares they gave her, but pretended not to notice. She gave a friendly smile hoping to break the tension that now circled the room.

      Not one of them returned her smile. Their friendly banter with one another broke up and one by one they made their exit.

      Grasiella was not alone in the empty room for long. Loud footsteps broke through the silence. At the doorway was a man who looked very much out of place. He made his way forward and stopped in the middle of the room his hands moving to his pants pockets. His hair was dark and his skin was very pale. His gray eyes settled uncomfortably on her.

      “The club's not open,” she said to him hoping he would leave.

      He gave her an amused smile that looked rather more deadly then friendly. “I can see that. The door was open. Is it possible to get a drink? Perhaps a drink of water would not be too much trouble?” He asked.

      “Well I’m not part of the staff.” He seemed other worldly to her. His energy was different. “Maybe I can get you a bottle of water.” She went behind the bar in order to create space between them and so that she could use the bar as a blocker. Grasiella tossed the bottle at him not caring if he caught it or not.

      “Thank you,” He cleared his throat before taking a sip of water.

      To Grasiella it seemed as if he was testing it like a fine wine. He must not have found it to his liking because he made a face followed by smacking his lips together in distaste.

      He cleared his throat once more before saying, “I noticed the name on the billboard outside, The Doghouse, and I thought it was amusing. I had to come inside and take a look.” 

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Thanks again to The Wytch’s Mirror for hosting this stop on my Mishap & Chaos tour! You can find me over at my blog; mmshelley.blogspot.com or on twitter @MM_Shelley.

M.M. Shelley is a storyteller, word smith and dreamer. MISHAP AND MAYHEM, a captivating story of faerie's and magic, is her debut novel. She has traveled the world extensively in search of the magic which is often overlooked in everyday life. M.M. Shelley is a native of southern California, and a student of mythology from which she gets much inspiration. 


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Mishap and Chaos By M.M. Shelley
Genre: Paranormal YA
Book 2



Available at Smashwords

About Mishap & Chaos book 2

Twins Grasiella & Tatiana are hated and feared by the magical race to which they belong.

Deep within the Hawaiian Islands is a hidden danger an island witch who wants nothing more then to end the line of Pele, the fire goddess. Her influence has breached Pele’s inner circle.

The twins must face the consequences of a freed Mnemosyne who no longer stands alone and wants nothing more than to destroy them. Others from Mnemosyne’s world have traveled to earth with unclear intentions.

Grasiella and Tatiana’s only focus is to find their missing grandmother. Risking everything, not knowing if she is dead or alive...



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Mishap and Mayhem By M.M. Shelley
Genre: Paranormal YA
Book 1


Available at Smashwords

Mishap & Mayhem book 1

For centuries magical beings have hidden in the darkness, waiting. Some good, some evil. A battle is brewing, and only twins, Grasiella and Tatiana, have the power to stop it.

A secret that has been kept since the dawn of time is about to be revealed with devastating consequences. It’s the summer of the year 2045, and sixteen year old Latina twin's Grasiella and Tatiana plan to visit their grandmother in Hawaii.

They have no idea that when they arrive on the island of Kauai, they are about to be drawn into a secret, the secret, of their family’s dark origins and magical powers.


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Thank you M.M. Shelley for visiting The Wytch's Mirror today on your virtual book tour and for sharing your guest post with excerpt of Mishap & Chaos. I look forward to reading both books and I wish you the greatest success!

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