Date: 3rd October 2023, Posted by mollie
A bee flew into my writing room today, and it struck me as such a magic sign, reminding me about one of my favourite books inspired by their harbingers of health, wealth, peace and abundance.
I immediately wrote a short fun scene, which I shared first with my newsletter subscribers, and now I want to share it with you to thank you for being such an important part of my writing journey.
I have another gift, too: read to the end!
Sending you love and wishing you peace
Kate stood in her garden, bathed in the warm glow of the summer sun. The air was filled with the gentle hum of bees as they danced from flower to flower, collecting nectar with precision. As she watched their graceful movements, a sense of wonder and enchantment washed over her. To Kate, bees were more than just insects; they were messengers of magic.
She marvelled at the intricate beauty of their wings, shimmering in the sunlight like delicate pieces of stained glass. Each tiny bee seemed to possess its own unique pattern as if an artist had carefully crafted every detail. Kate believed that this intricate design was a testament to the magic that bees carried within them.
As she observed their tireless work, Kate couldn’t help but be in awe of their incredible role as nature’s pollinators. Bees, she believed, held the power to bring life and abundance to the world around them. With their gentle touch, they transferred pollen from one flower to another, enabling the growth and reproduction of countless plants. It was as if they were the keepers of nature’s secrets, ensuring the continuation of life itself.
Kate had always felt a deep connection to the natural world, and bees held a special place in her heart. She believed that their presence was a sign of magic, a reminder that there was more to this world than what met the eye. In folklore and ancient traditions, bees were often associated with wisdom, fertility, and the divine. To Kate, their presence in her garden was a blessing, a confirmation that the unseen forces of the universe were at play.
She often found herself drawn to the stories and legends surrounding bees. From ancient Greek mythology to Celtic folklore, tales of bees were woven into the fabric of human culture. The sacred honey produced by bees was believed to hold mystical properties, capable of healing and transformation. Kate couldn’t help but wonder if the honey itself was a physical manifestation of the bees’ magical essence.
As she continued to watch the bees flit from flower to flower, Kate felt a sense of gratitude welling up within her. She knew that bees played a crucial role in the delicate balance of nature, and their decline in recent years was a cause for concern. The disappearance of bees was not only a loss for the environment but also a loss for the enchantment and magic they brought to the world.
Kate vowed to do her part in protecting and preserving these magical creatures. She planted a variety of bee-friendly flowers in her garden, ensuring a constant supply of nourishment for them. She also educated herself on organic gardening practices, avoiding harmful pesticides that could harm the bees and other beneficial insects.
As she immersed herself in the world of bees, Kate discovered a community of like-minded individuals who shared her passion for these enchanting creatures. Together, they formed a network of beekeepers, conservationists, and nature enthusiasts, working tirelessly to raise awareness and protect the bees.
To Kate, bees were more than just insects. They represented the interconnectedness of all living things, the delicate web of life that sustained us. They were the messengers of magic, reminding us of the unseen forces that guided our world. And as long as bees continued to grace her garden with their presence, Kate knew that the world would remain a place of wonder and enchantment.
I hope you enjoyed this bonus excerpt.
An unexpected lover…
After surviving a horrific accident Kate Miller is plagued by guilt. Hiding both her mental and physical scars, she shuns love and escapes into work—finding meaning and purpose in running her global manuka honey empire. Beautiful and smart, when Gianni Romano demands she sell the business to him, her passions are inflamed.
How dare he think he can buy the only thing that gives her a reason to live?Gianni Romano has ventured to New Zealand by the one thing he’d love to escape: family The Romano fortune and name has followed him wherever he goes.
But that only made the headstrong Italian more determined to strike out on his own. Now he’s on the cusp of achieving world acclaim.Only one woman stands in his way—Kate Miller and her refusal to submit to his demands.
The spark they have flames hotter than a Sicilian sunset, but when emotions run deep and lives are on the line, will mixing business with pleasure be the bedrock for a lifelong love? Or will it all explode like an angry volcano?
Love All of Me is a true romance, brimming with the promise of a happily ever after. Set in The Bay of Islands, New Zealand—one of the most beautiful, unspoiled, sensuous places in the world.
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Thank you to my wonderful team of volunteers and beta readers. Your help with proofreading my current WIP Stolen By The Sheikh and willingness to provide feedback was invaluable. Truly, your help meant the world to me, and I am very thankful for your help.
I have now submitted my entry of three chapters into the RWNZ Great Beginnings contest and will keep you posted as results come to hand. Learn more about this love story by heading to my website—you’ll find a link to my Pinterest inspiration board and links to download the first chapter for free.
I have also submitted the third book in the Sheikh’s Untamed Brides trilogy, Bought By The Sheikh. I’ll share more in future emails.
Have you read Book One: Claimed By The Sheikh?
Thank you to my wonderful team of volunteers and beta readers:
And to those of you who offered to read but may not have had time
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