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Damsel Under Stress

Book 3 in the Enchanted, Inc. Series

To-do: Stop the bad guys. Rescue the wizard. Find the perfect outfit for New Year’s Eve.

At last, Owen Palmer, the dreamboat wizard at Magic, Spells, and Illusions, Inc., has conjured up the courage to get Katie Chandler under the mistletoe at the office holiday party. But just when it looks like Katie has found her prince, in pops her inept fairy godmother, Ethelinda, to throw a wand into the works. Ehtelinda’s timing couldn’t be worse. A plot hatched by MSI’s rogue ex-employees, Idris and his evil fairy gal pal Ari, threatens to expose the company’s secrets – and the very existence of magic itself. Even worse, it could also mean the end of Katie’s happily-ever-after.

Now Katie and Owen must work side by side (but alas, not cheek to cheek) to thwart the villains’ plans. Braving black-magic-wielding sorceresses, subway-dwelling dragons, lovelorn frog princes, and even the dreaded trip to meet Owen’s parents at Christmas, Katie and her beau are in a battle to beat Idris at his own sinister game. All mischief and matters of the heart will come to a head at a big New Year’s Eve gala, when the crystal ball will drop, champagne will pour, and Katie will find herself truly spellbound.

The ongoing adventures of Katie Chandler are filled with such magical fun. -- Armchair Interviews

Mayhem at its most enchanting. **** -- Romantic Times Book Reviews

Fans of both chick-lit and Harry Potter should not miss out on this series set in magical modern-day Manhattan. -- Fresh Fiction

Great fun, an amusing romp of a romantic read -- Book Loons

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Also now available as an English e-book outside North America. Check your local e-book seller (Amazon, Kobo, etc.)

Behind the Scenes of Damsel Under Stress (Caution: Spoilers!)

See some settings from the book.

Deleted Scenes -- I did a lot of rewriting on this book, and the revised version of the book came in 15,000 words too long, so there are a number of deleted scenes or alternate versions of scenes

Skating at Rockefeller Center (version one)

At Rockefeller Center (version two)

Looking at Window Displays

Meeting the Neighbors

Christmas Eve

Aftermath of New Year's Eve

The Original Ending

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