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Welcome to #10CK! I’ve had a run like no other both in the condo and online. I’ll be celebrating my 10th Gotcha Day next Friday and, guess what, you’ll be getting the presents! I’ll be giving out 10 prizes in 10 days. HAH! That’s gonna be fun for you. It’s been a ton of work for TW. I’ll also be looking back on my humble beginnings.
Dateline late Spring 2005. A little kitten is born and abandoned in the mean streets of Jersey City near the mouth of the Holland Tunnel. The little kitteh is scared and alone and spends all her time looking for food and trying to hide from evil humans. One day, she runs into a big tabby who confronts her. She instinctively goes into attack mode. The tabby catches her paw in his teeth. She knows he’s different cos he didn’t bite down hard.
“Hello little goil,” he mewls. “Don’t run from me. I knows your story. I seen yo mudder get crushed by dat car. Da streets, dey be mean. I’m here ta offer protection. I is making you an offer youse can’t refuse.”
(to be continued)
#10CK GIVEAWAY 1
The first giveaway comes courtesy of my Aunt Pauline, winner of two Muse Awards from the Cat Writer’s Association and many other awards, who has graciously offered to start the #10CK giveaways with a book download. You’ll have your choice from one of her two best-selling cat books THE GIFT OF MAGIC and THE BASTET TRILOGY.
Disclaimer: I was provided with the book to give away but that didn’t influence anything about this post. I got nothing for myself.
The Gift of Magic is a novel which further explores the story of Trouble the cat. With Martin's permission, Dory and Trouble have accompanied two gem merchants on a trading voyage. Following a storm, their ship went to the aid of a sinking vessel grossly overcrowded with young migrant workers. The rescue was a success, but Dory's ship was seriously damaged and soon began foundering herself. With no room in the lifeboats for all those now aboard, many are doomed. Only Dory's untried power can save everyone—if it will rise for her and if she can control and wield it correctly.
The Bastet Trilogy is a collection of three short stories. The Goddess Bastet has granted three cats the potential of greatness and happiness in their new incarnations, but each must face terrible peril to gain it. Bast's Gift is just accustoming himself to his new life when a deadly intruder threatens his assigned human. What can he, a small cat, do to defend her? Firecat and his beloved Partner Eva are suddenly confronted with the overwhelming horror of a raging firestorm. Can human and feline, working together, manage to survive? Pennyroyal returns to the time of her previous death to help save not only her chosen human but the better part of the human race. Can she and Flavia defeat a demon's malice?