Heather, Lucien, and Von follow on his heels. Literary Escapism : Dante takes his music very seriously. Are you the same with the types of music you listen to?
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Literary Escapism : Will Dante eventually remember everything about his past? His past is dark and brutal and heartbreaking. Literary Escapism : Does your mood ever affect the direction that your stories take? And how he uses them. Not always with the results he intended. Adrian Phoenix : You bet! This series is a bit lighter, more humorous, and focuses on hoodoo, loa, loup garou, and magic instead of gorgeous vampires and fallen angels and twisted killers. Black Dust Mambo even offers a wet boxers contest.
And he was killed by something that Kallie would never dream of touching —the darkest of dark juju, soul-eating juju — a black dust hex that may have been meant to kill her.
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Now Kallie has to use every bit of hoodoo knowledge and bayou-bred mojo she possesses to clear her own name and find the killer — even as that dark sorcerer hunts Kallie and her friends. Literary Escapism : To the average person, Hoodoo sounds remarkably similar to Voodoo.
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Could you explain what the difference between these two are and what made you decide to use Hoodoo instead of Voodoo? Poppets voodoo dolls are made for positive purposes as well as negative. To keep love and passion alive, to disperse negative energy and draw in positive.
Candle magic. Divination with cards and shells and bones. Was there any particular legend or folktale involving Voodoo, or any topic really, that you drew inspiration from or have a strong pull towards? Adrian Phoenix : Not only did I do a ton of reading and you can check out titles on my suggested reading list on the Black Dust Mambo page on my website.
I also paid a visit to Lucky Mojo Curio Co. The woman who runs it, Catherine Yronwode, is a hoodoo and has been one for many years.
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She also offers a correspondence course in Hoodoo, which I plan to take. Thank you Adrian for taking the time to visit Literary Escapism! Contest Time! What is your favorite part or would interests you about the series? Are you looking forward to Black Dust Mambo , why? Or simply ask Adrian a question.
Please indicate which prize you would like to be entered for. There is one thing I am adding to my contests now…the winner must post a review of the novel someplace. Just help get the word out. I thought the use of the words to describe this was brilliant and love that it was the chosen name for the book : It made that scene more heartfelt for me. Am not sure why but it just did. I have not read any of her books yet. But from what I have heard they sound great and like something I would love.
Thanks for sharing. I am really looking forward to picking up her books. I love all paranormal based ideas and am always looking for new ones.
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Thanks for this giveaway! As my wife, Dawn mentioned above we are reading the Makers Song series. We are very interested in your Hoodoo series as it will be something new to us and it will be interesting learning about Hoodoo. I just assumed it was all the same so to learn there is a difference is intriguing. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. It's a them I haven't seen much outside of the Harry Dresden books by Jim Butcher and it adds an element of menace and tension that mere hissing vampires and snarling werewolves cannot match.
She lives in Oregon with three cats — Amiga, Diabla, and Ember, and travels to New Orleans, the city of her heart, whenever possible. And he was killed by something that Kallie would never dream of touching -- the darkest of dark juju, soul-eating juju -- a black dust hex that may have been meant to kill her. Now Kallie has to use every bit of hoodoo knowledge and bayou-bred mojo she possesses to clear her own name and find the killer -- even as that dark sorcerer hunts Kallie and her friends.
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But Kallie's search for the truth soon leads her in a direction she never anticipated -- back home to Bayou Cypres Noir, and to Gabrielle LaRue, Kallie's aunt, protector, and hoodoo mentor. Now, while searching for her still-missing bayou pirate cousin, Kallie finds out the hard way that someone is undoing powerful gris gris, which means that working magic has become as unpredictable as rolling a handful of dice.
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The wards woven to protect the Gulf coast are unraveling, leaving New Orleans and the surrounding bayous vulnerable just as a storm—the deadliest in a century—is born. As the hurricane powers toward the heart of all she loves, Kallie desperately searches for the cause of the disturbing randomness, only to learn a deeply unsettling truth: the culprit may be herself. To protect her family and friends, including the sexy nomad Layne Valin, Kallie steps into the jaws of danger.
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