“In September my husband Vere and I rented an RV and took a two-week trip around California. We went up the backside of the Sierras, crossed over and then came down the California coast. There were some places where the summer fires still burned, the smoke turned the sky dark, and some roads were closed due to the fires. Despite that, it was a good trip…” Read more
“A solid adventure tale with a strong female lead, and as much of a love story as it is a tale of independence, Hiding in Paradise was just the book I needed to take me out of my own head for a while, to let go of my worries, and let someone else do the heavy lifting while I tagged along for a most enjoyable ride.” Read more
“Freedom Like the Wind” – a new poem shared from Lita’s second poetry book, Poetic Emanations of Light, Life, Love & Liberty… Read more
“Lita-Luise Chappell’s lifetime of experiences as a chef, world traveler and priestess have coalesced into this great work, which provides in its pages not only a bevy of tempting courses to “eat and to drink”, but also, if one looks deeper at the possibilities, a simple formula by which one can fortify themselves thereby, and infuse their cooking with both love under will and intention.” Read more
The Blythewood Curse will be out any day now! We don’t have an exact date yet, but the release of Lita’s latest novel is imminent! This is an occult mystery about Celtic Druids and witchcraft set in 1890, northern England. The Town with the Feather Crest, a long illustrated poem… Read more
“Everyone Needs Peace of Mind” – a new poem shared from Lita’s second poetry book, Poetic Emanations of Light, Life, Love & Liberty… Read more
Part 2 of Lita’s recent interview has just been posted. This second segment is about her present releases, the “story behind the books”, as well as what we have to look forward to next with her upcoming new books.
Lita’s recent discussion with editor Sharon Rose grew into a two-part author interview; the first part on the process of writing, and the second about Lita’s present releases and upcoming new books. Part 1 on “Being a Writer” has just been posted. Read more
Traveling to sacred sites in search of theological confirmation can bring on a great anticipation of expected authenticity. So it was for nineteen O.T.O. pilgrims going to Egypt for April 8th, 9th, and 10th of 2004, to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the writing of the The Book of the Law, and our new Aeon. Read more
“A mystery unravels…” – Review by lightbearer, fallen: For a first time author this is one hell of a ride! Riveting, romantic and revealing…like Eco and Perez Riverte, the author reveals a knowledge of local history and legend…so much that one begins to wonder if there may be soil under those nails… looking forward to the next chapter. Read more
Down south along the west seacoast, there is a shore unknown to most
Its bay is old, was deeply made, by river through a jungle glade
Where water meets the shifting sand, a village grew along the land… Read more
Lita’s new book, Hiding in Paradise, has just been published! Samena Branko’s world is turned upside-down when she witnesses a double murder. Fleeing the scene, she finds herself in possession of evidence implicating the Croatian mafia. Pursued by ruthless criminals, she evades them on a harrowing international chase, eventually finding refuge in a jungle paradise. Sought by the mafia, the authorities, and her lover, the only question is: who will find her first? Read more
What does one bring to an H.P. Lovecraft themed holiday party? Well if you’re anything like Lita, you go all out and channel the Elder Things to create something both horrific and delicious! To creatively translate this into food, two aspects from the story where highlighted; the penguins and the mountain itself. Read more
The winter weather is now here
but many birds we still can hear.
The cardinal all bright and red
will whistle with a lively thread.
The robin with its whistled drawl,
will make its sweet cheerily call… Read more