Blythewood Curse book signing in England

The Blythewood Curse by Lita will be the featured offering at a book signing in England! The mystery takes place in 1890 in the village of Helmsley, located in the North Yorkshire town of Helmsley. On May 18th this coming month, the Helmsley Bookshop will host Lita and the book signing from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. If you are anywhere in the area, please drop in. Read more

New recipes from The Thelemic Cookbook

The ‘Feasts for the Three Days of the Writing of the Book of the Law’ created by Lita-Luise Chappell in The Thelemic Cookbook employ elemental principles for those wishing to celebrate the Holy Days by incorporating magical correspondences into their ritual meals. Nine more recipes for these feasts have just been shared for the first time! Read more

New Release! Isis’ Secret Treasure

History professor and Egyptian archaeologist, Sheridan Chase, is shocked when his cat tips over an ancient Egyptian jar. A papyrus is revealed with a warning and a clue to where a temple to the goddess Isis might be, on a small island in Lake Nasser. Tantalized, Chase enlists his top student, Ben, to go there and report back. But when Ben disappears, Sheridan and two of Ben’s friends also go. Their problems multiply when they go searching in deep tunnels surrounded by water. Read more

A poem for fall

– I Know When Autumn’s Coming –

Summer’s crawling ivy across the gray brick wall,
has turned a russet red, a flag of coming fall.

The cat gets closer now when sleeping on the bed.
The birds are slower too, so fast cat is well fed.

Crickets have stopped their call, and swallows south have gone.
There’s fireflies at dusk, and new spun webs at dawn (…) Read more

Lita Interviewed by Maevius Lynn

Maevius Lynn spoke with Lita about the second edition of The Thelemic Cookbook: Cooking with Correspondences. They discuss insights on the book as well as Lita’s background and other projects to come. If you love food and magick, then be sure to check out the video!
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Three Weeks in France

It had been a long wait to get there after three years of a pandemic, a cancelled flight due to another air-traffic controller’s strike, a dodging traffic-tango in a taxi from the airport, and an elevator that could barely squeeze in one person and a suitcase at a time. But we had finally reached our destination, at last arriving at our Airbnb in the 12th arrondissement in Paris. It was our ninth trip to Paris and we were glad to be back. Read more

The Thelemic Cookbook is back!

Out of print through the pandemic, The Thelemic Cookbook: Cooking with Correspondences by Lita-Luise Chappell is back in a revised Second Edition – now available on Amazon Kindle! Due to soaring printing costs, we decided not to print the Second Edition in book form. The end selling price would have been over $60. However, the Kindle version will cost only a third of that ($19.99), making it much more affordable for interested buyers. Read more

5-Star Review for The Rose of Rhodes

“What follows is both an entertaining and twisty detective story as well as a vivid immersion in Greek culture and history as it takes place in and around the Old City of Rhodes. Lita’s books are always dense with highly researched facts and history, a lot of which comes from her own travels and studies in the parts of the world being described, adding an extra layer of authenticity to the plot as it unfolds.” Read more

New: What Are Women Actually Thinking?

How often do women think about sex? What are they thinking when they view couples having sex? What do women think about facial hair on men? What are women really thinking of when they are contemplating intercourse? And what do women think makes a happy marriage? Read more

New 5-Star Review for Pearl and Garridan!

“Two lovely tales filled with magic and lore” – a review by Rafael. “It’s very apparent that the author spent a significant amount of time researching Roma customs, and I very much appreciated how carefully these elements were woven into the story…. Read more

New Release! The Rose of Rhodes

Our favorite detective family the Reynards are back… this time on the Greek island to investigate the theft of artifacts from an archaeological dig at the Acropolis of Rhodes. Only by impeccable detective sleuthing, excellent research skills, and the help of a local police inspector, is the person behind the theft gradually revealed. Who is the Rose of Rhodes, and why are small pieces of broken gold chain so important to him? Read more

Upstate New York: A Travelogue

The goal was to visit family in northwest Massachusetts, cross a corner of Vermont and then head into New York to see the Berkshire, Catskill and Adirondack autumn colors, the Finger Lakes, Niagara Falls, and whatever else we could find along the way. Click through for the full travelogue as well as individual reviews of tourist sights, restaurants and B&Bs. Read more

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Here are a couple pictures of a cake that Lita made for the Halloween party at Golden Lotus Lodge O.T.O. This pumpkin cake recipe is four layers of pumpkin bread, and for the frosting pumpkin butter puree was mixed with cream cheese frosting. The pumpkin stem was a biscotti and the leaves are waffle cookies with green food color veins. Fun and yummy! (Photos by Carly Burks) Read more