On May 19, 2018 Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore featured Gypsies, Tramps and Weeia on Smorgasbord – Variety is the Spice of Life. Below, with her permission, is a copy of the feature. Thank you, Sally!
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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – New on the shelves – Gypsies, Tramps and Weeia (The Weeia Marshals Book 1) by Elle Boca
Posted on May 19, 2018 by Smorgasbord – Variety is the Spice of Life.
Delighted to welcome Elle Boca to the cafe and bookstore with The Weeia Marshals Series.. Beginning with book one.. Gypsies, Tramps and Weeia….
About Gypsies, Tramps and Weeia
Sworn to protect the secrets of their race, marshals are trained to police Weeia hiding among humans. After completing her advanced marshal training, Danni is blown away by her new plum assignment to Paris. But, all is not well in the City of Lights; the offices are a shambles, her boss is apathetic, and her predecessors died under mysterious circumstances; it’s almost like somebody doesn’t want the law there. Despite that she risks her life in the seedy underworld of gypsies and tramps to search for a missing Weeia man.
One of the reviews for the book
Fun Tale By Angela Kay on December 21, 2016
Gypsies, Tramps and Weeia started out with the examination of a young Weeia girl, Danni, who needs to pass in order to become the next level marshal. Weeia is creatures who appear like humans at first glance, but should they gather in a crowd, they’d stand out too much from distinctive features. They possess special powers for the purpose of protecting both humans and Weeia.
When the story opens, we find that Danni’s family makes it hard to build a name for herself. Aside from a couple of faithful friends, Danni is basically paying for the sins of her family. She wants nothing more than to prove that she’s worth a second glance. She finds that chance in her first assignment: Paris.
Having never been to Paris before, I felt as though I was right there. The idea of having the first assignment in Paris can make anyone walk in an excited daze. However, Danni’s excitement is short-lived when she arrives at a dirty apartment, her boss doesn’t care to meet her and she’s stuck trying to orient herself in a new, strange place. But that won’t last for too long–soon, she will be swept up in an adventure of a lifetime.
The plot was well thought-out, characters three-dimensional. I truly enjoyed this fantasy story because it was different than most that I’ve read. There were a few problems in the editing but still didn’t keep me from becoming immersed in this wonderful tale of Gypsies, Tramps and Weeia.
Read the reviews and buy the book: https://www.amazon.com/Gypsies-Tramps-Weeia-Marshals-Book-ebook/dp/B01A01R5SI
And Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gypsies-Tramps-Weeia-Marshals-Book-ebook/dp/B01A01R5SI/
Other books by Elle Boca
One of the reviews for Unelmoija: The Dreamshifter (Weeia #1) on Goodreads.
Feb 25, 2014 Nicholas Rossis rated it Five Stars.
I don’t know what I expected when I read Unelmoija, the Dreamshifter. Probably another coming-of-age, young adult story. Instead, I was treated to an endearing, rich tale, expertly written, with many twists and surprises that made me finish it in a single weekend, unable to put it down. Boca’s writing is sharp and witty, much like Amy, her lovable heroine. It’s hard to believe this is her debut novel, first in the series.
I loved the clearly defined characters, and particularly how she avoided using a cliched “good vs. bad” approach to them. Her nuanced descriptions add much to the story, as does her constant mentions of food that reminded me of Camilleri’s books.
I’m now off to read the next book in the series, the Mindshifter…
Read the reviews and buy all the books: https://www.amazon.com/Elle-Boca/e/B00HRCBEYK
And Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Elle-Boca/e/B00HRCBEYK
Read more reviews and follow Elle on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7499807.Elle_Boca
About Elle Boca
Elle is the author of the Weeia urban fantasy series about superhumans. The Unelmoija series is set in Miami. In the Garden of Weeia, a novella, is set in Portland, Maine, and her newest Marshals Series is set in Paris, France. Growing up the only child of a monkey mother and a rabbit father she learned to keep herself entertained and spend time reading.
Unelmoija Series Miami urban fantasy – Unelmoija: The Dreamshifter, Unelmoija: The Mindshifter, Unelmoija: The Spiritshifter, Unelmoija: The Timeshifter, Unelmoija: Paradox
Portland, Maine urban fantasy novella – In the Garden of Weeia
Marshals Series Paris urban fantasy – Gypsies, Tramps and Weeia, Weeia on My Mind, Smells Like Weeia Spirit
Connect to Elle Boca
Author website – https://elleboca.poyeen.com/
Twitter – https://twitter.com/elleboca
Thank you for dropping in today and please help spread the news about Elle’s books.. thanks Sally
Author Sally G. Cronin, host of Smorgasbord Invitation, lists the work of fellow authors on her virtual bookshelf. She has written short stories and poetry since a very young age and went ‘Indie’ in 1998. She combined her retraining as a nutritional therapist with her love of writing in her first book Size Matters, which tells the story of her journey from a very overweight 24 stone – 330 pounds to a slimm-ish and healthier individual.
See the original post on her website at https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2018/05/19/sallys-cafe-and-bookstore-new-on-the-shelves-gypsies-tramps-and-weeia-the-weeia-marshals-book-1-by-elle-boca/
Thanks for sharing Elle… delighted to feature you and your books..
Thank you, Sally! Book four is under way. As soon as I have news I will be in touch.