Thursday, July 25, 2013

Hot Paranormal Nights Blog Hop with Tricia Schneider

Welcome Blog Hoppers!

I'm a fan of the paranormal. All the spooky things that go bump in the night and send shivers down my spine fascinate me. Add some history and romance to the mix and its a perfect combination.

That's why I love writing about the Merriweather Witches, a family living in Regency-era England. In this family, both males and females have inherited the magical skills of their mother. Since the death of their parents, the siblings have gone to live with their Aunt Petunia who cares and raises them as if they were her own children. They grow up under her tutelage, learning the magic she teaches and trying to find their way in a world where witches are still hunted and feared.

There are 7 siblings, each with a story to tell. They have adventures, learn valuable lessons, save lives and fall in love along the way.

Meet Lillian in The Witch and the Wolf...

Lord Jeremy North's curse is to become a werewolf during every full moon, turning into a bloodthirsty monster that kills with no remorse. When he finds a woman nearly frozen upon his doorstep, his sense of honor compels him to help her, even at the risk he might kill her himself.

Lillian Merriweather hadn't planned to get caught in a blizzard while traveling the English countryside. Nor had she planned on finding refuge in a house full of secrets. But Lillian has secrets of her own. And what she's running from is not far behind...


Melora Merriweather is searching for a fellow witch to protect her from a scheming uncle with plans of marriage. When her carriage overturns on her journey, she is rescued by a mysterious man whom she learns is the very person she seeks. But, he’s not the witch she thought he was…

Sebastian Collins should have left for London days ago. Now a snowstorm has trapped him with a woman who has come seeking protection, a woman who intrigues him like no other. And with each passing hour, his hunger for her grows…hunger for her kiss, her caress, and her blood.


These two Merriweather sisters have their stories told, but there are more to come! I love writing these stories and thrilled that readers have responded well to them and keep asking for more! 

Here's a sneak peek of the next Merriweather witch...

Meet Basil in The Witch's Thief...

Julia Grey is searching for a spell rumored to be hidden somewhere within Merriweather Manor. Taking a position as lady's companion to the elderly witch living there gives her the freedom to search. But time is running out. The necromancer she's bargained with is growing impatient with the delay, and the last thing she expects is a man from her past returning home....

Basil Merriweather returns to England after spending ten years abroad to find his childhood sweetheart now living in his home. But, things have changed between them. He's no longer the carefree man of his youth and she's keeping secrets...deadly secrets Basil vows to uncover.

Release Date: To be announced


More news! I have the first draft of Sage Merriweather's story completed. I'm in the process of writing Hyacinth's story now. I can't wait to share those with you, too!

And now to offer a prize to a lucky reader of this blog hop!

Comment to win a Kindle copy of your choosing... 

The Witch and the Wolf  
The Witch and the Vampire

Let me know in your comment which you'd prefer and an email where I can reach you.

And thanks to you all for taking the time to read about my family of witches!

Be sure to stop by the next blog on this hop! There are tons of prizes and great books to discover!


  1. Thank you for organizing this great blog hop. I'm excited to participate.

    I love witches and write about Italian witches, Stregas. My email is


  2. What a fun series! I'd love to win a copy of The Witch & The Wolf, and thanks so much for organizing everything!


  3. Thanks for hosting this awesome hop!
    As for which book to choose...hmmm, they both look really good but I think I am going to have to pick the Witch and the Vampire. xo Lorraine

  4. I have to admit that I don't care for plain old Regency Romance stories, but, through in the paranormal and I am there. Would love this.

    cmucha319 at yahoo dot com

  5. Another great hop. Thanks so much for participating.

  6. This sounds like fun series I would enjoy reading. I would love the - The Witch and The Vampire :)
    Thanks for the hop and giveaway!

    Crystal Guidroz

  7. This sounds like a truly addictive series. I love both werewolves and vampires, but I like the whole wicked uncle issue...I'd love to win a copy of The Witch and The Vampire. Thanks so much for sharing with us and for the giveaway.

  8. The Witch and The Vampire. Thanks.
    magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

  9. The Witch and the Wolf .Thanks for the giveaway.

  10. Witches are a personal favorite of mine. Your series sounds wonderful. :)

  11. Thanks for sharing and for the giveaway. I would like to win the first one: The Witch and the Wolf, but I have added the series to my TBR. evamillien at gmail dot com.

  12. just a long-time fan stopping by to say Hello--great to be hopping with you, Tricia!

  13. Thanks for setting up this hop!!

    If I won I start with the first book in the series 'The Witch and the Wolf'.

    Already added both books to my to-read list, now its just a matter of picking them up!
    dragon5174 at gmail dot com

  14. As I am new to this series, I would start with The Witch and the Wolf. Thank you for joining the hop!!
    Bonnie Hilligoss

  15. I am new to this series as well so I think I would choose The Witch and the wolf


  16. I would choose The Witch and the Wolf.
    mizztuts AT bellsouth DOT net

  17. your series sounds wonderful. Thanks for a great blog hop :)

  18. I think I would choose the witch and the vampire. Thank you! heather1974 at gmail dot com

  19. Both books sound great! I'd love to read The Witch and the Vampire.

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway!
    elizabeth @ bookattict . com

  20. Thanks for being part of this awesome blog hop! I would love to win The Witch and The Wolf :) Thanks for the giveaway!


  21. The Witch and the Wolf looks like fun, Tricia.

    kiru dot taye at yahoo dot com

  22. Hard to choose! I think I would go with The Witch and the Vampire.

    Brooke B.
    brookeb811 at

  23. I like vampires, so if chosen, I'd like a copy of The Witch and the Vampire. Thanks!


  24. I love Werewolfs! I would love witch and the wolf!!!

  25. I would love to win a copy of The Witch and the Vampire. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  26. The Witch and the Vampire.. love a good blood sucking book.;)

    vals_hemi at yahoo dot com

  27. Thanks for the giveaway. I would love to have a copy of The Witch and the Wolf.
    sstrode at scrtc dot com

  28. I would be more than happy with either one of them :)
    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!
    dixiedukegurl2 AT yahoo DOT com

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  30. I'd probably start with The WItch and the Wolf, but both sound great! Thanks for the giveaway!

  31. The Witch and the Vampire! - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

  32. They both sound great. I would start with The Witch and the Wolf

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

  33. I would love the Witch and the Wolf :)
    Thanks so much for the opportunity!