Blog Tour With Fairy Godmother by Joyce and Jim Lavene

Fatal FairiesThere is so much to do when you’re a Fairy Godmother. It’s not only flitting hither and yon. Oh no! You have to think about the wishes you grant and what effect they will have on your beloved fairy godchild.

Take my godchild, Jessie Morton-Manhattan.

She really only had a moment of weakness when she wished that her husband, Ren Faire Bailiff Chase Manhattan, was no longer solving crimes in the Village where they live. It wasn’t terribly selfish. She wanted to go away for their one-year wedding anniversary.

And yet, there are consequences to every wish. When I granted Jessie’s wish and she was catapulted into a world of her choosing where Chase was no longer Bailiff, she didn’t realize how many other things in her life would change.

I realized, of course, but in order to learn, we must show the ones we love why the problems they face in their lives are important to overcome. I was with her the whole time, encouraging her and helping her along. I wouldn’t just leave her to do it all by herself.

Not only does Jessie have to make Chase love her again, she also has to encourage him to help her solve the mystery of a young fairy that was killed in the Village. All things are connected. This is an important lesson for Jessie, and one she figures out the hard way.

I don’t think she’ll be wishing anything again very soon. Maybe not even the good stuff.

Fairy Godmothers always know best!

You can read more about the Fairy Godmother in Fatal Fairies, the 8th book in the “Renaissance Faire” mystery series. The first book in the series is Wicked Weaves.

GIVEAWAY: Leave a comment by 12 a.m. eastern on July 17 for the chance to win a print copy of Fatal Fairies. The giveaway is open to U.S. residents only. Winner will be notified within 48 hours after giveaway closes and you will have three days to respond after being contacted or another winner will be selected.

Bonus Giveaway: Click HERE to win a full set of all the Renaissance Faire books (1-7 in print) plus a $20 Amazon gift card.

About the authors
Joyce and Jim Lavene write award-winning, best-selling mystery and urban fantasy fiction as themselves, J.J. Cook, and Ellie Grant. They have written and published more than 70 novels for Harlequin, Penguin, Amazon, and Simon and Schuster along with hundreds of non-fiction articles for national and regional publications. They live in rural North Carolina with their family. Visit them at


  1. I love Fairies and fairy tales. I would love to win this copy of Fatal Fairies. Thank you for the opportunity to join the fun.

  2. Our own Ren Faire opens this weekend! I love these authors and this series. Wishing for a Fairy Godperson to pick my name.

  3. I have a grandson named Chase. I love the fairy godmother idea. Cover is great and I m throwing my hat in the ring. Wishing for a fairy Godmother.

  4. This was such an enjoyable read. I’m sure Jessie w/b careful what she wishes for, in the future! Thanks, Joyce & Jim!

  5. Love, love, love their books!!! This was the first series of theirs that I read and I’ve been hooked on their books ever since!!!

  6. What a fun story! I wish I had a real fair godmother!! Thanks for the chance to win this.

  7. Those Fairy Godmothers–there’s always a consequence. Looks like a great new story, thanks for the chance to win!

  8. I’ve seen this book around the internet a couple of times now. It looks like fun, thanks for the chance to win a copy.

  9. Oh, I can’t tell you how many times I wished for a fairy Godmother! Sounds like great book. Thanks for the chance!

  10. I love the theme of this “Renaissance Faire” mystery series. I am starting at the beginning, and excited to enjoy all of the books!

  11. I love this series and would love to win a copy of the new book. This is absolutely one of my fave series.

  12. Hi guys, Joyce laptop has died, so she’s unable to comment right now. She does thank you all for your comments and wish you luck in the giveaway.

  13. Thank you for the giveaway! Joyce and Jim are such wonderful, generous and extremely talented authors. Ren Faire is a great series!

  14. This is the only of their series that I haven’t read yet, it sounds delightful! Can’t wait to read them all!

  15. This series has piqued my interest in Renaissance Faires; I’ve found info on one only about 30 miles away. I haven’t read any books in this series but thoroughly enjoy several other series by Joyce and Jim. Full disclosure: I won an e-book of Fatal Fairies but given the choice would really like to win a print copy. Thank you!

  16. I love the story line–what would our lives be like if we had made different choices. Can’t wait to try it.

  17. from the Lavenes?? another great book, of course!!!
    thank you for the giveaway………….

  18. I have a long way to go to collect all these authors’ books. I could sure use a fairy godmother these days, too. Feel free to enter me in the giveaway. Judy D.

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