Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Guest Blog: Tonya Kappes' Mr. Prince Charming the Cat

Hey's Tara!!! It's been chilly here in Vermont lately and I've been super busy cuddling in blankies and on Mommy's lap, but I figured you all must be missing me by now and I should catch up on my blogging. We're always super excited when Mommy's favorite Indie author Tonya Kappes blogs with us, and this time I stepped in and asked if Mr. Prince Charming, the beautiful kitty star of Tonya's Magical Cures Mystery Series, could tell us a little bit about his life as June Heal's Fairy God Cat.

Tonya has also generously offered to gift one lucky commenter a copy of each of the books in the series in ebook form!!!


Life was good. I mean real good until Isadora Solstice decided to stick her nose into my business. Granted, she was the one responsible for picking me to be June Heal’s Fairy God Cat. 

Yes, you read that right. FAIRY GOD CAT. Being a Fairy wasn’t just for cute little winged creators, though I am a very cute white, male cat.

After all, it wasn’t that hard to find a place in June Heal’s heart on her tenth birthday. I knew she had always wanted a charm bracelet because it was very well known that she prayed every night for one. I made sure that I had snuck a charm from the shop Bellatrix Baubles, in the magical town of Whispering Falls, before I showed up on June’s front door step with a cute turtle charm dangling from my tattered collar. 

It took a lot of rolling around in sticks and muddy water to get that collar to look all ratty. But I had to get in June’s heart somehow, in order to protect her from evil spiritualist that would do anything to have her powerful gift. After all, my name wasn’t Mr. Prince Charming for nothing!

Little did I realize, she was going to have a place in my heart. I was there to do a job. . .protect. . .not LOVE.

Like I said, life was good. June had taken over her mom’s homeopathic cure shop at the local flea market, A DOSE OF DARLA. She had just started honing her spiritual gift of knowing how to cure what A Dose of Darla client’s really had. They might think they had heartburn and wanted June to make a homeopathic cure for it, but in reality June knew they were suffering from a broken heart. With a few “special” ingredients, June healed the client and A Dose of Darla took off.

That was until Izzy showed up realizing that June had her late father’s spiritual gift and she made June a deal to move to Whispering Falls to open her own shop. That was when June found out that she wasn’t a “typical” person and I wasn’t just a stray cat.

We moved. And life hasn’t settled down since. I’m having to keep June safe at each stage of her life by adding protection charms to her bracelet. Plus her budding romance with Whispering Falls’ sheriff Oscar Park, leaving her little time to give me a good scratch. Not to mention Madame Torres, June’s snarky crystal ball was high-maintenance and requires a lot of June’s free time.

But it was all up to me to help keep June safe and out of trouble, even when villagers show up dead with June’s prints all over the evidence.

Sometimes I wish for those long days back in Locust Grove where I could smack around cicadas all day and warm my belly in the beating sun.


Get to know Mr. Prince Charming and the magical gang of Whispering Falls in THE MAGICAL CURES MYSTERY SERIES. A Charming Crime is the first novel in this fun series, followed up by A Charming Cure. And the fun doesn’t stop there. A Charming Potion is a holiday short story.

For more of Tonya Kappes novels, be sure to check out any online book seller for ebooks and print.

Tonya is an Amazon Movers and Shakers, and International bestselling author. She brings MAGICAL FICTION TO LIFE by writing humorous cozy mystery and women's fiction that involves quirky characters in quirky situations., the first novel in the Olivia Davis Mystery Series, is a double finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the Mystery and Humorous Categories.

Carpe Bead 'em is the winner in Amazon's eFestival of Words in the Women's Fiction/Chick-lit Category.

Check out Tonya's website,,newsletter, view book trailer, and upcoming news.


Anonymous said...

Hi Tara! This looks like a super cute series. Thanks for pointing out this new author! Will you please tell your mom that Chick Lit Cafe awarded her the One Lovely Blog Award? The details are on this website:

Tonya Kappes said...

Mr. Prince Charming is soooo excited. I hear that he's prancing around Whispering Falls like he's a celebrity! He even whacked Madame Torres with his tail!

Tonya Kappes said...

Thanks so much! I hope you do check one of the books out! Congrats to Melissa on her One Lovely Blog Award!! I couldn't agree more!

Melissa, Mudpie and Angel Truffles (Mochas, Mysteries and Meows) said...

Thank you so much for the honor, Jessica!!!

Melissa, Mudpie and Angel Truffles (Mochas, Mysteries and Meows) said...

Tara was pretty excited this morning too!!!

Shanah said...

This sounds like a very fun series and some cozies I need to add to my collection. Thanks for sharing, and I loved meeting Mr. Prince Charming. Looking forward to some lighthearted reading pleasure.

ladybugz727 said...

Cute blog! Mr. Prince Charming has got a lot to say :o) Love Tonya's Charming series.

Melissas Eclectic Bookshelf said...

Hello Mr Charming! This sounds like such a fun series! I love cozy paranormals!