Healed with a Kiss (Cat’s Paw Cove, #20) by Sharon Buchbinder ~ #BookTour #Excerpt

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Externally, the cottage looked like all the other little houses on the street: a mirror image of Charly and Dylan’s Furever Home. Internally, however, all the required furnishings displayed eye-searing shades of neon green, orange, and pink. Even the refrigerator bore a paisley pattern in the same hues. No wonder the owners had been unable to sell the place. He rolled his bag into the one and only bedroom. He had to admit, the walls painted like Van Gogh’s Starry Night were impressive. He searched for the nightstand with the touted eye masks—and stopped.

Three bicolor cats lounged on the bed. One cat had not only a black moustache, but thick eyebrows, making him look like a feline Groucho Marx. Another stopped grooming his large ears to stare at Brendan. A third cat looked as if someone had given him a perm. Tight curls covered every inch of his body, including his tail—which he was chasing.

Speaking to himself, Brendan said, “I didn’t know the rental came with cats.”

“It doesn’t,” the feline that looked like Groucho replied. “You’re our human, and we’re your cats. I’m Tom, and these are my brothers, Dick and Harry.”

Holy guacamole! It’s a talking cat!

Buongiorno,” Dick said. “Welcome to la famiglia.”

Curly-haired Harry waggled his ears and pressed his nose with a paw and honked like a bicycle horn.

Brendan burst out laughing. “I don’t know how my sister did this, but this is the funniest prank I’ve seen in years.” He walked around the room, scanning the walls and furniture for hidden cameras. “I want the video. This should be on the Internet.”

“You do know you’re in Cat’s Paw Cove, right?” Tom asked. “A magical place where anything can happen and does?”

Brendan waved his hand at the felines. “You can stop fooling around now, Charly. I know you and Big D must have taken weeks to plan this.”

“Ahem.” Tom cleared his throat. “We are Sherwood cats, which means we are magical talking cats. Have you not met others like us?”

“You mean like Little Pie and Pizza Pie?” He ran his hand under the nightstand. “Charly has always been able to throw her voice. She did it as a kid, didn’t you, Charly? You can come out now.”

Tom smacked Brendan on the arm with a lightning fast thwap. “For a smart man, you are very dense.”

“Ow. What’d you do that for, Groucho?”

“My name is not Groucho. It is Tom. Would you like me to call you Red?”

Brendan rubbed the still stinging spot. “Wait until dinner, Charly. You are going to pay for this.”


Healed with a Kiss 

Cat’s Paw Cove Book 20

by Sharon Buchbinder 

Genre: Paranormal Romance 

Brendan Redbird is a man of science and a medical professional. When this very uptight, predictable guy is adopted by a naughty talking cat (Tom) and his two brothers (Dick and Harry), Brendan’s life makes an unpredictable turn.

Tom smacks a girl on the butt and lets Brendan take the blame. The only problem is the girl Tom smacked is a water nymph, Myrotessa, or Tessa for short. She isn’t about to let Brendan off with that ridiculous excuse. Tessa has healing waters and the gift of prophecy—but she did not see that coming.

When the magical felines of Cat’s Paw Cove begin succumbing to a mysterious malady, Tessa and Brendan are forced to work together to find a cure. Along the way to helping others, they fix the cracks in their hearts—and are healed with a kiss.



Sharon Buchbinder has been writing fiction since middle school and has the rejection slips to prove it. An RN, she provided health care delivery, became a researcher, association executive, and obtained a PhD in Public Health. She is the author of the Hotel LaBelle Series, the Jinni Hunter Series, and the Obsession Series. When not attempting to make students and colleagues laugh or writing, she can be found fishing, walking her dogs, herding cats, or breaking bread and laughing with family and friends in Baltimore, MD and Punta Gorda, FL. 

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I'm an outdoor sun loving reader living near San Fransisco. I’m a mother, wife, animal & book lover. I'm the owner, reviewer & mind behind Angel’s Guilty Pleasures. My favorite animals are horses & dogs. As for reading I love all things paranormal & urban fantasy & my favorite shifters are dragons.

9 comments on “Healed with a Kiss (Cat’s Paw Cove, #20) by Sharon Buchbinder ~ #BookTour #Excerpt

  1. The cover is awesome!! I haven’t read a paranormal romance in a while. This sounds like a great story that would be fun to enjoy 🙂

  2. It looks like a good read.

  3. I think the cover is kind of cute.

  4. I just love it! I wish my Fred could talk, though I’m abit worried what he might say.

  5. Sounds like a really good read.

  6. this cover is intriguing

  7. What an intriguing group…talking cats and a fae and a vet. This book sounds like it will be comical.
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  8. I think the book cover is fun and eye catching!

  9. Great excerpt! I’d love to read more.