Ten Things I Love About Fall

Ten Things I Love About Fall

Ah, fall. The crisp, chilled morning air, the soft, crunch of red, gold and yellow leaves under my boots, the smell of burning leaves tickling my nose. I love fall. Each of my senses is titillated with something that takes me back to my childhood, to cool nights by the pile of leaves I’d spent the day raking with my father, to steaming cups of hot cocoa and conversations with my momI can’t go back to those days, but I do share their stories with my family and friends, and I’d like to share with you the ten things I love about fall — in no particular order because I can’t decide which I love best.

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Ten 2017 Anti-New Years Resolutions Anyone Can Achieve

Ten 2017 Anti-New Years Resolutions Anyone Can Achieve

Every year I make a list of resolutions, the kind that require hard work and commitment. Lose Weight. Give up sugar forever, write five best-selling books  You know, the impossible to achieve ones, at least for me, and I end up making myself miserable. I’m a Type A gal and I hate to fail, but it seems I set myself up for it every January 1st. This year, however, I’m dumping the hard resolutions and replacing them with ones that guarantee success.

In the spirit of living life to the fullest (because I’m now 50 and isn’t it time?) I’ve put together a list of 10 Anti-New Years Resolutions I’m certain to execute. They’re such fabulous resolutions I’ve decided to share them with you, confident you’ll find success too.  Continue reading

Street Team Members Wanted!

Street Team Members Wanted!

 

Looking for freebies and a little fun? I could definitely use the help!
Below is the 411 on the team, how you’ll be helping and what to expect.
WHAT IS A STREET TEAM?
A street team is a group of readers interested in helping spread the news about my books. You do this by sharing news, teasers and ‘buy links’ on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram or whatever social media channel you use on a regular basis.
FACEBOOK REQUIREMENT:
My team communicates through a closed Facebook group, so you’ll need to have a Facebook account. We have a lot of fun in there – I often post excerpts, giveaways and insights into what inspires me, what I’m working on and other fun stuff.
In addition to Facebook, there are other social media accounts that would helpful to have: Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Goodreads, Tumblr, etc.

You can join my street team page here:
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MY SOCIAL MEDIA
Please follow/friend/fan me on any of these you access, and feel free to share my information as you’d like!

As a member of my street team, please join my newsletter and please beg, plead and beat others to do the same! I don’t send it out often, maybe a few times a year. That being said, I’m happy to have input on what you’d like to see in a newsletter, too! You can join my newsletter here.

  • Read, Review, Repeat!
    The most important way members of my  team can help is by reading and reviewing my books. As a member of the street team, you will receive Advanced Reader Copies (ARCs) before the book is released. I ask that you read it then and leave a review as soon as possible. If on preorder, you may leave it right away. If not, the first day of release is a wonderful time to post. All ARCs are given with the understanding that you have received it in exchange for an honest review and we ask that you state that clearly in your review. Emphasis is on the word ‘honest’, of course, but also try and be specific if there are things you particularly liked or didn’t like, as it helps future readers decide whether or not this is the book for them.
    What Happens in the Street Team, Stays in the Street Team! 
    Please remember that anything shared within the group is confidential.
    As a member of the  team, you’ll not only receive an electronic edition of the books before they’re available to the public but also gain special access to some fun and free stuff. I’ll be doing giveaways (of other things besides my books, of course!) for the team as well as blogs and others who are willing to help me get the word out about my books.

So what are you waiting for? Send an email to me at carolynridderaspenson@gmail.com with your name, email address, and a brief explanation as to why you want to join Team Author Carolyn Ridder Aspenson. Those selected will be notified via email.Thank you in advance for your help in getting the word out about my books. Your support is greatly appreciated!

Unfinished Business An Angela Panther Mystery, Book One

Unfinished Business An Angela Panther Mystery, Book One

A 2014 Rone Award Finalist & Readers Favorite Recipient

Available in paperback, ebook and audio

In UNFINISHED BUSINESS AN ANGELA PANTHER MYSTERY, #1 AMAZON bestselling author Carolyn Ridder Aspenson introduces her now trademark blend of witty dialog and hilarious banter in the first book of her paranormal cozy mystery series. Filled with romance and friendships reminiscent of chick-lit novels, Unfinished Business is a humorous and heartwarming cozy mystery adventure.

In UNFINISHED BUSINESS AN ANGELA PANTHER MYSTERY, #1 AMAZON bestselling author Carolyn Ridder Aspenson introduces her now trademark blend of witty dialog and laugh out loud banter in the first book of her hilarious and heartwarming paranormal chick lit, women’s sleuth mystery series, the Angela Panther Mystery series.

Stay at home wife and mother Angela Panther has a gift: she can talk to the dead.

She just doesn’t know it. Yet.

Long suppressed and forgotten, her gift resurfaces with the death of her mother. Angela considers it a curse, preferring her happy, albeit a tad dull life—fulfilling marriage, overly dramatic daughter, son’s lacrosse games and coffee dates with her BFF to dealing with the unfinished business of the dead.

However, the dead just don’t care. They know she can get messages to their loved ones, and when they need help, it’s Angela they haunt.

As Angela reluctantly delivers messages and crosses over spirits, her mother stays, refusing to go until her own unfinished business is handled, matters that concern her family.

Can Angela discover the truth behind her mother’s decision to stay, and if she does, will her heart survive?

This book was a finalist in the 2014 Rone Award from InD’Tale Magazine.

 


 

“It definitely touched a chord with anyone who has ever lost a loved one. The writing was strong and the dialogue — which many people simply cannot write — was terrific.” —Christie Giraud, editor, Editingpro.com

 

“What a fantastic read! I couldn’t put it down! I had to keep reading just to see what twist life was going throw out at Angela next!” —Chicklit Plus

 

“The author has a great sense of humor, even about death, but when the story called for it, she was reverent and empathetic in the way her characters handled each other.” —Caroline Fardig, Best selling Author

 

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Unbinding Love An Angela Panther Novella

Unbinding Love An Angela Panther Novella

The Angela Panther Mystery novella featured in InD’tale Magazine

Featuring new scenes and a few surprises!

Available on Kindle only in August, 2016

Coming in August…
When psychic medium turned amateur sleuth Angela Panther teams up with her best friend Mel and celestial super sleuth—and her mother—Fran to help Detective Aaron Banner find a lost boy, the trio heads into ghostly territory they’ve never experienced. The mob and magic aren’t part of the psychic medium handbook and the trio’s not sure they’ll make it out of this one alive. Well, two of them anyway.

 

 

The Christmas Elf An Angela Panther Mystery Holiday Short

The Christmas Elf An Angela Panther Mystery Holiday Short

The Christmas Elf, An Angela Panther Mystery Holiday Short, available only on Kindle

Christmas gifts come in all shapes and sizes and sometimes, in ways we least expect.
In The Christmas Elf, An Angela Panther Holiday Short, psychic medium Angela Panther, her sidekick and best friend Mel, and celestial super sleuth Fran join forces to help a lost elf find its way back home.

Celebrate the holiday season with this quirky holiday cozy mystery featuring Angela, Mel and the celestial super sleuth, Fran!

The Ghosts An Angela Panther Mystery Holiday Short

The Ghosts An Angela Panther Mystery Holiday Short

Available in Ebook

When psychic medium Angela Panther dreams of an old abandoned mansion, she knows she’s been given a sign. A spirit needs her, and Halloween season or not; she’s determined to help.

The place is haunted, and it’s her biggest job yet. When Angela, sidekick Mel and her celestial super sleuth Ma, Fran decide to help the lost souls inside the old mansion, they find something dark and dangerous, something they didn’t bargain for.

Can the trio survive the danger lurking inside?

Relish in the fun of this Halloween cozy mystery featuring a light, entertaining cast of enjoyable characters!

Angela, Fran, and Mel! (All dressed up for Halloween!)