Author: Maureen L. Bonatch

Maureen’s favorite escape has always been in a good book, or the recesses of her mind. She later realized everyone didn’t have characters telling stories in their heads, or weren’t envisioning magic and mayhem within the everyday. This, and long walks in the beautiful state of Pennsylvania spawned a love of writing.

Penning stories boasting laughter, light suspense and something magical in the hope of sharing her love of finding the extraordinary in the ordinary world.

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Not a Chance - The Enchantlings Series Book 2

Not a Chance
  • Number: B07H9NB38L
  • Release: 2018-10-31
  • Author: Maureen L. Bonatch
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: The Wild Rose Press, Inc.
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The last thing Hope Hallows wants is to become the latest headline. Living in a town that likes secrets, she prefers to keep hers hidden. Avoiding a nosy reporter’s questions about her ability to infuse euphoria or despair with a single touch, and those who crave this bliss, is nothing new. But having her brother’s annoying girlfriend, Berta, go missing is—especially when it makes Hope suspect number one.

As a triplet, her resemblance to her beloved dead sister causes her family to grieve even more, and her escalating supernatural skills makes Griffith, her half-human-half-Oppressor boyfriend, wary. He wants to put his unsavory past behind him—this could include Hope—since her abilities remind him of the Underworld.

In her desperate search to find Berta, she stumbles across a tunnel. Phantom voices within whisper that evil has been waiting for a new leader—and isn’t she lucky, they’ve chosen Hope.


Grandma Must Die - A Touch of Magic, #1

Grandma Must Die
  • Stars
  • Number: B014T4WQ2M
  • Release: 2015-10-07
  • Author: Maureen L. Bonatch
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: The Wild Rose Press, Inc.
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Carman has worn out more towns and last names than impractical shoes protecting the secret of her magic blood. But when a friend goes missing, and another is infected with a deadly spell, Carman must choose. Expose her magic blood by curing the spell—or stop the infection from spreading by killing the source…the grandmother.

Magic bounty hunter Dylan has scoured libraries of banned magic paraphernalia seeking a method to distinguish genuine witches from impersonators. He suspects unorthodox librarian Carman might hold this information tighter than the hair he’s dying to unleash from her bun. With a past as hidden as his sleeve of tattoos, Dylan discovers he’s been used to gain Carman’s trust and their passion risks more than mixing mortals and magic.


Destiny Calling - The Enchantlings #1

Destiny Calling
  • Number: B00Q3OB85I
  • Release: 2014-12-22
  • Author: Maureen L. Bonatch
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: The Wild Rose Press, Inc.
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Hope only wants to find out if her ability to infuse euphoria or despair with her touch makes her the devil's spawn, or his exterminator. But when the woman who raised her is murdered by something not human, she loses the only family she knew and discovers one she might wish she hadn’t.

Drawn back to the home town she vowed never to return to, her ability is seen as an asset to everyone but Hope, and she doesn't know who to trust. Her family wants her to help them overcome an enemy oppressing the human population, while the man of her dreams is courting her for the Underworld.

Time is running out, and Hope’s choice may be made for her, as she discovers she’s a pawn in a bigger game played by a merciless ruler who doesn't lose.


That Magic Moment - A Halloween Story

That Magic Moment
  • 3 Stars
  • Number: B0055HRLUU
  • Release: 2011-06-10
  • Author: Maureen L. Bonatch
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Under 45k Words, Debut Title
  • Publisher: The Wild Rose Press, Inc.
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Can love cross the boundaries mortals have erected to reject all that cannot be explained? As the last witch in the Turner line, Celeste doesn’t know if she’s finally found true love or if her grandma cast a love spell to continue the Turner line. Dane Johns is a man not easily forgotten, but that’s exactly what Celeste plans to do. Because he has one big flaw. He’s a mortal.

Dane Johns doesn’t know it but he’s under a spell, and Celeste Turner is the cure. Mysteriously healing his injury while captivating his heart, Dane is enchanted. Although once he discovers Celeste’s secret he must decide if he’s charmed enough to not only accept love into his life, but the world of magic.


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