An Apple Away [NOOK Book]

Overview

Aislinn never wants to see another doctor. Their painful and pointless treatments have done nothing to improve her rapidly deteriorating health. She hopes that the staff of Wiccan Haus can at least offer a change of scene, if not a return of a little of her former strength. She's delighted to meet Punda, a masseuse, on her arrival and charmed by the cottage in the apple orchard where she will stay.

Dr. Hugo Peralta visits the island at the ...
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An Apple Away

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Overview

Aislinn never wants to see another doctor. Their painful and pointless treatments have done nothing to improve her rapidly deteriorating health. She hopes that the staff of Wiccan Haus can at least offer a change of scene, if not a return of a little of her former strength. She's delighted to meet Punda, a masseuse, on her arrival and charmed by the cottage in the apple orchard where she will stay.

Dr. Hugo Peralta visits the island at the insistence of his boss. The distinguished brain surgeon is in desperate need of a respite before overwork makes him one of his own patients. He is surprised but pleased with the privacy and serenity of his cottage--across the orchard from Aislinn's. An idyllic location on a magical island where love can blossom--if the Rowans can help the trio save Aislinn from whatever is killing her.
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Editorial Reviews

Sensual Reads - Candy Reviewer
In the third book of the multi-author The Wiccan Haus series, Kate Richards takes a girl who is virtually on her deathbed and gives her a reason to live. The powerful beings that run the Wiccan Haus are Aislinn’s only hope for a future.
Bibliophilic Book Blog - Star Reviewer
Ms. Richards has written a beautiful piece set in the enchanting world of The Wiccan Haus. Filled with passion, romance, and magic (used for both good and evil), An Apple Away will captivate your senses and transport you away to the magical Wiccan Haus.
Paranormal Addicts - Toni Reviewer
Even though this is a short story and everything is in fast forward, this story felt natural. The tale of this group relationship seems realistic and sweet.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148218616
  • Publisher: Musa Publishing, LLC
  • Publication date: 1/5/2014
  • Series: The Wiccan Haus , #3
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,156,547
  • File size: 434 KB

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I'm a fulltime author/editor living in Southern California with my husband and an array of pets who are reasonably sure they own the house. I always wanted to be an author and made that dream come true a couple of years ago. I love swimming, hiking, reading, gardening and cooking.
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  • Posted July 26, 2013

    So I was surprised to find this story is a FFM ménage story, as

    So I was surprised to find this story is a FFM ménage story, as it really doesn’t say anything about it in the blurb, but it was a pleasant one. The connection begins right away between the characters, and it’s really cute how Punda and Hugo worry over Aislinn throughout the book. The illness was handled nicely, and the crisis point dealt with to end happily.

    That being said, I felt like the story was a little incomplete, or ended a tad abruptly. Between the end of the crisis and the ending of the book is literally two pages. There’s no resolution, we’re just told how everybody’s moving on and the story ends on that note with no discussion on how the decisions were reached. And while the sex scene was great, I was a little disappointed there was just the one after so much build up.

    Not my favorite installment, but still a sweet addition to the Wiccan Haus series, and I look forward to more.

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  • Posted September 11, 2012

    Each of the three Wiccan Haus stories I've read (won them in a c

    Each of the three Wiccan Haus stories I've read (won them in a contest) has been unique, each author drawing me into the world in a different way. I love some paranormal with my romance, and there's just enough here to hook me into it and make me happy. The plot and character development are really good for a short story, with a nice fairy-tale twist throughout. The single love scene (f/f/m) is affectionate and graphic. Once again, the magic of the island has me wishing I could get arrange a stay for myself.

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  • Posted July 16, 2012

    Kate Richards took the old saying “An apple a day, keeps t

    Kate Richards took the old saying “An apple a day, keeps the doctor away” and made it her own.

    Hugo and Aislinn arrived separately but they both are staying at the orchards at the Wiccan Haus Resort and Spa and Spa. A beautiful place filled with the sweet smells of apples and the enchantment of island. Each are escaping the lives that are slowly killing them. Each will find health and healing at this exclusive island paradise.

    Dr. Hugo Peralta is a workaholic. He lives, eats and breathes his job. Emergencies and life don’t take a vacation, so why should he. Though he has been forced to take this trip by his boss, he will take this time to catch up on journals and other important items he has hasn’t had time to catch up on. The staff at the resort has another idea. Every time he thinks he will have a moment to do what he wants, something comes up and changes his plans. The best obstacle so far has been the mysteriously ill neighbor Aislinn, and the staff member assisting her, the beautifully alluring Punda.

    Aislinn has had it! She has been poked and prodded for over a year. The doctors have no clue what is wrong with her and she is tired of them and the direction her life is heading. If she never see another doctor, she will be perfectly fine. On the advice of a friend, she decides to visit the resort. She has nothing else to lose and if this is her last chance to enjoy life, she is bound and determined to do it. From the moment she sips a delicious cup of spiced apple cider on the ferryboat, she knows she made the right decision.

    Punda is surprisingly attracted to Hugo and Aislinn from the very beginning, but she knows her place at the resort. She is to take care of Aislinn while she is here and since she seen the spark between the two of them, she feels the need to bring them together and not get in their way. Too bad fate has other plans.

    Hugo, Aislinn and Punda are all unsure about their feelings. They each want the other two people in the relationship to succeed and be happy as a twosome, never quite realizing that they are all attracted to each other. I enjoyed how Ms. Richards finally brought them together. You could feel that they were all meant to be and their eventual joining was sexy and fantastic.

    Even though this is a short story and everything is in fast forward, this story felt natural. The tale of this group relationship seems realistic and sweet. In fact, I would say that their relationship felt more natural to me then the side plot. Short of the necessity of it, I could have done without it. That 10% spent on that other person could have been added to the development of their relationship and I would have been ecstatic and it still would have been a magical experience.

    This is a short story pure and simple. There is no huge backstory or deep character development. You get a quick satisfying tale that will keep you interested and turning the pages. Ms. Richards has written this ménage so well that I leave them knowing they will be happy and their love will only grow. *sigh*

    This is another wonderful addition to the Wiccan Haus series. Keep them coming!!

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  • Posted July 10, 2012

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    A great series that I am really enjoying. I do enjoy Ms Richards

    A great series that I am really enjoying. I do enjoy Ms Richards writing anyway so this was another lovely read.

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