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Friday, March 25th, 2011
Book of the Day: Witch Blood

****THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED****

The winner of yesterday’s book, Witch Fire, is Carol, who said, “No, they don’t affect my emotional well-being. I feel horrible for those directly involved, but I can’t let it take over my life.” Congrats! Please drop me an email, Carol! Anyabast (at) gmail.com

Today’s book……



A water witch, Isabelle Novak has always led a chaotic, nomadic existence. But her life spins out of control when her sister—her only friend and emotional anchor—is killed by a demon. Driven by grief and a desire for revenge, she turns her back on the Coven and the rede they hold sacred: Harm thee none…

When Isabelle first encounters Thomas Monahan, she’s running on pure rage and sorrow, channeling her pain into power—and trying to freeze the life out of a warlock she holds responsible for her sister’s death. Together, they form an uneasy alliance to hunt and destroy a demon of tremendous power. As head of the Coven, earth witch Thomas must thwart Isabelle’s dark impulses, but his very presence stirs deeper desires she never knew she had…

Read the first chapter and/or watch the book video.

Answer in the comments for a shot at a copy of Witch Blood. Don’t forget to check back tomorrow to see if you won.

Do you hold a grudge or forgive and forget? Are you a revenge seeker, or do you let transgressions against you pass away peacefully?

Thursday, March 24th, 2011
Book of the Day: Witch Fire

****THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. ****

The winner of yesterday’s book, Dark Enchantment, is Rae, who said, “well I’ve read the first two and have been dying for more story! And the excerpt that we had at the end of Cruel Enchantment was such a cruel, cruel tease . I loved the first ones and am sure this one will be no different.” Congrats! Please drop me an email, Rae! Anyabast (at) gmail.com

Today’s book……


Mira Hoskins doesn’t know she’s a natural born witch who possesses the rare—and powerful—element of air. She also never expected to find herself tied to a mahogany bed frame, captive to a man who aches to fulfill her every desire and let loose the magick that dwells inside her…

Heat emanates from elemental fire witch Jack McAllister. The Coven, a governing authority of witches, has sent him to protect Mira from a band of warlocks who drain witches of power… and life. Long ago, he saw Mira’s parents murdered by this same dark magick. He’d like to quell his guilt and offer her everything she deserves. But she’s the long-lost cousin of his boss—making seduction off-limits.

With Jack’s strong guidance, Mira is luring forth her inner magick. But his sense of duty is quickly swelling into insatiable hunger. They warned him about the natural attraction between air and fire. Now he risks being consumed by the woman he shouldn’t want—but can’t stay away from …

Read the first chapter and/or watch the book video

Answer in the comments for a shot at a copy of Witch Fire. Don’t forget to check back tomorrow to see if you won.

The world seems to be ass deep in alligators these days. Do world events affect your emotional well being, or are you pretty good at separating your personal life from the world at large? If you’re like me and are affected, what do you do to chill out and shake off stuff you can’t do anything about?

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011
Book of the Day: Dark Enchantment

****THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED****

Let’s kick off the Book a Day giveaways with an autographed copy of Dark Enchantment.

To enter, answer this questions in the comments: Why do you want to win/read this book?

Don’t forget to check back tomorrow to see if you’ve won!

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011
Dark Enchantment Celebration!!!

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Grand Prize ~ $100 gift certificate to the book store of the winner’s choice

Plus chances to win books every day until April 5th.

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A sultry dream can become a real-life nightmare…


Tax consultant Charlotte Bennett isn’t the type to lose control. Until she’s seduced in a dream by a handsome, rugged man named Kieran. In her dream state, she decides to let loose, letting pleasure and desire lead the way. But she quickly discovers her “safe” night of passion has dangerous repercussions.


The lust-driven dream was in fact a magick illusion that’s left Charlotte indefinitely bound to a controlling fae named Kieran. Under his order, she must find the last piece of a powerful relic. Only Charlotte knows the location of the bosca fadbh, but the knowledge is hidden deep within her bloodline—and only wicked magick can draw it out.


Forced to work with the enticing Kieran, she finds it hard to escape their seductive chemistry. Even though he’s harboring a deadly curse, one that puts Charlotte in danger—and could make this attraction fatal…

Read the first chapter.

Watch the book video.

Publisher’s Weekly about Dark Enchantment: “a sexy thrill ride…with dastardly betrayals, complex subplots, and skillful world building… Bast’s writing packs a punch, offering humorous lines even in the blackest moments….the tale weaves a sinuous spell that will leave readers eager for more.”

To celebrate the release of Dark Enchantment on April 5th, I’ll be giving away a book from my backlist every day (except weekends) until the book is officially out. I’m also giving away a $100 gift certificate!

Rules/Directions for the Book-a-Day Contests:

1.) Check back every day to see what book is being given away and who the winner was from the day before.
2.) Enter each day for a chance to win. If you win a book, you’re eligible to win again, so keep trying!
3.) All winners are responsible for checking back to see if they’ve won. They must contact me within two weeks of the announcement to collect their prize — anya(at)anyabast.com
4.) All contests are open to non-U.S. entrants. I will pay to send the book overseas if you win and you don’t reside in the United States.
5.) Contests are void where prohibited.

Rules/Directions for the Grand Prize:

1.) To enter for a chance to win the book store gift certificate, read the question below and answer it in the comments. You have from today until April 6th to enter. I will announce the winners of the book store GC on April 6th.
2.) Don’t forget to check back on April 6th to see if you won! All winners must contact me within two weeks of the announcement to collect their prize.
3.) This contest is open to non-U.S. residents, BUT PLEASE NOTE that the GC must be purchased for use at a U.S. book store using U.S. currency. If you can work that out, go ahead and enter.

This post will remain sticky for the grand prize/runner-up entrants. Scroll down for the book-a-day giveaways. The book-a-day giveaways will begin on Wednesday, April 23rd. Good luck!


Question to answer to be entered for a shot at the Grand Prize:

The overall theme in Dark Enchantment goes something like this: Sometimes you find exactly what you always needed in the place (or in the person) where you least expected to find it. Life is funny that way, don’t you think? But if we keep our hearts and our minds open, sometimes fate leads us right where we need to be and we end up all the happier for it.

Have you ever had an experience like that? Have you ever ended up in a place where you didn’t want to be, yet found you were right where you should be? Or have you ended up paired with a person you really didn’t like at first, but then they ended up a good friend?

Let me know in the comments for a shot at winning one of the gift certificates!



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