Sunday, October 22, 2017


By Kristy McCaffrey: Guest Author
I’m so pleased to stop by Sweethearts of the West as a guest today.
Looking for a spooky and romantic read this October? Check out these two historical western 
romance novellas with a paranormal twist.
I. The Crow and the Coyote

    In Arizona Territory, Hannah Dobbin travels through Cañon de Chelly, home to the Navajo, in search of a sorcerer who murdered her pa. Only when she retrieves the silver cross taken from her father's corpse will she be able to free her pa's spirit, and allow him to be at peace.
    Bounty hunter Jack Boggs—known as Crow—is on the trail of a vile Mexican bandito when he discovers Hannah and her companion, a superstitious old Navajo woman. He knows he must protect them, but with the shadows of Hallowtide descending, more dark magic is at hand than 
any of them know.
~*~Available at Amazon and in Kindle Unlimited~*~

   Bounty hunter Callum Boggs—sometimes called Crow—arrives in the mining town of Silverton  on a cold October day in search of a man who has committed unspeakable crimes.        Skilled in the technique of dream scouting, Crow has narrowed the location of the criminal to Silas Ravine. No normal man would dare to venture into this region, where so many gruesome and unexplained murders have taken place—a piece of land forever haunted where Death still walks. But Crow is no normal man...

Jennie Livingstone knows her papa is in trouble. When none of the local men will come to her 
aid, she must accept a newly-arrived stranger—a half-Comanche bounty hunter—as her only 
ally. As they head into the mountains to track Jennie’s father, she can hear more than the 
whispers of man. The mines carry spirits, and her only hope in navigating the living and the dead lies with the Crow.

But is Jennie prepared for the consequences of where her fate with Callum Boggs may lead? And is she the woman who can hold fast to the Crow’s heart after all his years alone? Bewitched by the beautiful young woman, Callum must do everything he can to stay one step ahead of the spirits that can’t rest—just to keep Jennie and himself alive.
~*~Available at Amazon and in Kindle Unlimited~*~

As a child, Kristy McCaffrey frequently narrated to herself. It soon became apparent that she had an affinity for this writing thing. Raised on a steady diet of sci-fi/fantasy and tales of King Arthur, she transferred this love of mythic storytelling to penning western romances once she decided, at long last, to pay attention to her natural inclinations. Educated as an engineer, she swiftly gave that up to be a stay-at-home mom and aspiring author. She and her husband live in the Arizona desert, where their four children are in varying stages of flying the nest. Kristy believes life should be lived with curiosity, compassion, and gratitude, and one should never be far from the enthusiasm of a dog. She also likes sleeping-in, eating Mexican food, and doing yoga at home in her pajamas.

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  1. These stories all sound so exciting and I like the paranormal elements you've put in them with the Halloween season now under way.
    I wish you all the best, Kristy.

  2. Ooh, these sound great. Is corpse powder really a thing or something you made up?

    1. I've come across references to corpse powder in my research and ran with the idea in my story.

  3. Here's the links in case anyone is interested:
    The Crow and The Coyote
    The Crow and The Bear

    Thanks to everyone for stopping by!!

  4. The Crow and the Coyote story line would make a great plot for a movie!

  5. Kristy, these stories sound like fun reads. Canyon de Chelly is such a great setting. I hope to visit there sometimes next year since it plays an important role in several of my books.

    1. Dear Lyn,
      How great! I'll have to check out your stories!!

  6. Oooh, Kirsty, I got frightened just reading the blurbs. ☺ The books do sound really good. I'll just have to be sure to read them in the daytime.

  7. These stories sound intriguing, Kristy, and I like that you have the main character, Crow, in both novellas. Good Luck!

  8. Kristy, you know how much I loved these stories! I always enjoy your writing because you add a twist each and every time, and so it's with anticipation that I open the book to the first page, wondering what awaits. I'm never disappointed!

    1. Thank you so much, Cheryl! You helped inspire me to write these. :-)

    2. Kristy, that's one of the nicest, best things anyone has ever said to me! Thank you!


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