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Something Wicca This Way Comes

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Something Wicca This Way Comes

A Kitty Coven Prequel

 

By Celeste Hall

 

 

Something Wicca This Way Comes

A Kitty Coven Prequel

 

Copyright © 2014 by Celeste Hall

 

All rights reserved.

No part of this book may be reproduced, scanned, or
distributed in any printed or electronic form without permission.
Please do not participate in or encourage piracy of copyrighted
materials in violation of the author’s rights. Please purchase only
authorized editions.

 

This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters,
places, and incidents either are products of the author’s
imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual
events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely
coincidental.

 

Acknowledgement
This series is dedicated
to my amazing “Katie-Cat”. Ever since she was a little girl, she
was always bringing home stray felines. Despite being scratched,
bitten, peed on, and a mild case of ringworm, she has never met a
cat that she hasn’t liked. If anyone deserves to find happily ever
after in the arms of a handsome werecat, it’s her!
Also by Celeste Hall

~ Seduction Series ~

These books have a
continuous theme and are best read in the following
order…

Ethan

Kye

Rico

Gavin

All The Queen’s
Men

 

~ Kitty Coven Series ~

These books can be read as
standalone stories, but they are best read in the following
order…

Something Wicca This Way
Comes

The Bare Witch
Project

Love Is A Witch –
Coming Soon!

 

~ Standalone novels and novellas ~

Fealty

Lady Silence

Prison of
Dreams

Simple Musings

His Pale
Prisoner

Error: Please Try
Again

Secret Admirer

 

~ Short stories and Anthologies ~

The Inventor’s
Throne

A Touch of
Irish

Their First Time (A
collection of just the first love scene from several of her other
books)

The Pied Piper

The Seven Ravens (Once
Upon an Apocalypse anthology,
via Chaosium
Inc
.)

The Girl Who Cried Wolf
(Once upon a Ménage anthology,
via
Ravenous Romance
)

Beware of
Wolves

 

A Handsome Stranger

 

She wasn't sure why, but Liz had always
believed that her life was going to change once she turned
eighteen. She'd find a boyfriend, fall in love, get married, have a
family, and live happily ever after.

Yet, here she was, six months later and
still living the same old boring life.

From under a veil of long brown hair, Liz
stared down the street to where three of the Forsythe brothers were
building a new fence for their elderly grandmother.

All of them were shirtless and so beautiful
she thought she might cry.

"Someday," she whispered to the scrawny
tabby cat in her arms, "I'm going to marry one of the Forsythe
brothers and live in a big beautiful Victorian house like
that."

The cat meowed and wiggled out of her
grasp.

"Really?" Liz frowned, her soft brown eyes
narrowing with disappointment as the feline quickly vanished under
the hedge. "I can't even keep a cat's attention for more than five
minutes."

"What is it with you and cats," Beth mused
from behind her, delicate fingers brushing golden curls back from
bright blue eyes as she grinned down at her friend. "Every time I
see you, you've got some stray feline in your arms."

Liz stole one last peek at the neighbor boys
before she stood and brushed off her skirt.

"I like cats," she stated simply, then
added, "I thought you were going to the drive-in with Frank
tonight."

Beth made a sour face.

"I talked to Karen about him. Frank has been
telling all of his friends that he's only going out with me because
he heard that I'm a witch, so I must be an easy lay."

Liz gaped, shocked that anyone could ever
suggest that tight-laced Beth might have loose standards.

"He really said that?"

"Yeah. He claims that if I dance around
naked all the time, it should be no problem talking me out of my
clothes after a well-chosen chick flick and a few beers."

"What a jerk."

"I agree. I mean, think about it for a
second. He goes to church on Sunday and symbolically eats the body
of Christ and drinks the blood of Christ."

"So?" Liz asked, "Lots of people do, it’s
part of the sacramental ritual."

"Exactly!" Beth pounced, "But does he go
home and dine on human flesh and blood afterwards?"

"Ew! That's gross!"

"That's my point," Beth growled. "I choose
to practice Wicca Skyclad because I don't want any barriers between
me and the energy that we're summoning. There's nothing sexual
about it. Just like there’s nothing cannibalistic about eating some
blessed wafers and wine."

"I'm sorry, Beth. I know that you were
excited about this date."

"Yeah, well it's his loss," she sighed
miserably, obviously considering it more her loss.

Liz put her arm around her friend and hugged
her.

"Hey, how about we go to the movie together?
I'll even buy you popcorn."

"You're on, but first I have to know if
you're coming this Friday. Judy keeps asking me and I promised her
that I'd find out today so we could pick up extra snacks and
drinks."

Liz hesitated. Beth was her best friend, but
she wasn't sure how she felt about her friend's pagan beliefs.

"Will everyone be naked?"

Beth chuckled and shook her head.

"Not this late in the year, we'd freeze.
Please tell me you'll come. I have a really special ritual that I
wrote just for you and the whole coven will be there to lend me
their power."

Liz thought that sounded more frightening
than appealing, but Beth looked so hopeful she just couldn't say
no.

"Okay, I guess."

"Oh good!" Beth gave a happy skip, a motion
that sent all of her curls into a riot of bouncing. "Samhain is one
of my favorite times to cast spells, and there will be a full moon
on Friday."

Liz tried to look excited, but her smile
fell a bit lopsided. Samhain? A full moon? What on earth had she
just agreed to?

At least she
was lucky that her parents didn't have plans for
that evening. The family station wagon was available, but her
father threatened six ways to Sunday if anything so much as a gum
wrapper tarnished its pristine condition upon its
return.

Beth was waiting on her front porch with
Judy and Karen, two girls from her coven, and longtime friends.

"The girls wanted to go out tonight, but
their parents wouldn't lend them a vehicle. Do you think they could
go with us?" Beth asked hopefully.

"Of course," Liz smiled, "but I promised my
dad I'd keep the car clean."

"That's an easy promise to keep since we
aren't bringing any boys," Judy beamed as the trio piled in. Beth
sat up front with Liz, but twisted around in her seat so that she
could better talk to the girls in back.

"Liz said she'll come with us on Friday.
That will make us a full circle of thirteen."

"There will also be a full moon," Judy
gushed. "A full moon right on All Hallows Eve. We're going to have
some amazing energy to work with."

"Isn't it perfect? I can't wait for you to
read the ritual that I've been working on," Beth returned. "It's
something special that I wrote for Lizzy's first night with us, but
I know it's going to make all of our lives a lot more fun."

"Oh, I can't wait!" Karen swooned playfully
into her friend. "You're going to love working with magic, Liz.
It's such an amazing feeling to be out there surrounded by nature
and filled with limitless power."

Liz was still questioning her sanity for
agreeing to go, so she just smiled and focused on her driving.

The drive-in theater was located a couple
miles out of town, but it was a popular place for dates and friends
to hang out. By the time they reached the large double gated
entrance, there was already a line of cars forming.

"Oh look, Sabrina is playing," Beth cheered,
"let's watch that."

"That's not a scary movie. It's Halloween on
Friday. We should watch something scary. Let's go see Alfred
Hitchcock's film, Dial M for Murder," Judy argued.

"No scary movies for me," Liz shivered, "I
already have trouble sleeping."

"Sabrina it is," Karen chirped. "Majority
rules. Sorry, Judy."

They found a parking stall near the center
of the lot, then headed for the concession stand.

As they waited in line to place their order,
Beth abruptly straightened and nudged Liz with her elbow.

"Hey, that guy standing near the eastern
door is checking you out."

"Wow, he's good looking!" Judy piped up from
behind her. "Have you ever seen eyes that blue?"

Liz finally clued in on which guy they were
talking about, but not in time to see his eyes. She just caught a
glimpse of a tall broad shouldered figure stepping back out into
the growing shadows of early evening, before the girl behind the
concession counter was asking for their order.

"Get me some popcorn and a Cola," Beth
abruptly called over her shoulder as she darted off into the crowd,
heading for the eastern door the blue eyed mystery man had just
vanished through.

"Whoa," Karen gaped. "Beth isn't usually so
forward. I guess she must really, really think he's cute."

A few minutes later the girls had their arms
loaded up with snacks and drinks, but there was still no sign of
Beth.

"Do you think we should go look for her?"
Karen asked as they walked slowly towards the car. "We don't know
who that guy was, maybe he was a criminal or something. On the run
from the authorities."

"A drive-in would be a terrible place to
hide," Judy, the resident horror buff, argued. "Too many people,
someone could recognize him and call the cops."

"You guys are giving me the chills," Liz
shivered and looked more fearfully at each of the passing
faces.

"Hey, there she is," Karen cheered. She
pointed towards their car, where their friend was involved in an
animated conversation with the blue eyed hunk from the concession
stand.

Liz stumbled to a halt as she finally got a
good look at the man the others had been talking about.

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