Saturday, October 21, 2017

Hallowe'en in a Castle?


By: Merry Grace Wynter
From: Muffin to Fear
Series: Merry Muffin Mysteries
Author: Victoria Hamilton
Website: Victoria Hamilton Mysteries dot com

Okay, so... with ghost hunters in my castle it's definitely timely to think of what we'll do for Hallowe'en this year...  but I'm torn. I live in a castle... a big, old castle where a couple of murders have occurred, one memorable recent one while I was having a freaking Hallowe'en themed party!

Do I really need to emphasize that by decorating and hosting a seasonal event? But I can't just ignore the season... Wynter Castle is a popular spot for the locals to cruise by Halloween night anyway. They are going to come by anyway, even if I do nothing.

So... consider that I own a property that is already considered haunted, where a murder occurred during a Hallowe'en party just a year ago. And right this minute I have a big group of television ghost hunters (who are driving me absolutely nuts, making ME want to kill someone this time!) doing their thing, wandering around the castle in the dark with beeping meters that light up when a 'ghost' is near... when they're not arguing or fighting, that is. We'll be lucky if we get out of all of this sane!

And the whole town of Autumn Vale is in an uproar over the ghosthunters. Some of the locals are telling them tales of hauntings at Wynter Castle! Just what I needed, right? So once they're gone, and Halloween is here, I need to figure out how to handle it this year, get in front of it so I don't have cars full of teenagers egging the place or something.

What would YOU do Halloween Night if you were me and owned Wynter Castle?

A) Turn all the lights out and pretend we're not home Hallowe'en Night?
B) Turn all the lights ON and give tours, proving there are no haunts in the house?
Or...
C) Say to heck with all that, let's sing Ghouls Just Want To Have Fun and PARTAY?

Tell me... what would YOU do?

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89 comments:

  1. I think I would do the last one. Let's party and invite everyone.
    debby236 at gmail dot com

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  2. I'd say TURN OUT THE LIGHTS!!!! Then have your own private party!!!

    Anne

    mysandycat (at) aol (dot) com

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  3. Think I would have fun and party.
    Amy
    a.connolley@gmail.com

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  4. Thank you for the chance. I would love to win. I love the covers of both books.
    angelbear19662000@yahoo.com

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  5. Give Tours and charge for it...I used to do ghost tours on the side and it was a lot of fun... at least you'd know who was lurking ad where...lol..
    Marilyn ewatvess@yahoo.com

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  6. I would pick option three and invite everyone and party. Thanks for the chance. Maceoindo (at)yahoo(dot)com

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  7. These books look fun to read

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  8. What a great giveaway! Thank you for doing this! Ellen @ misstree1963@gmail.com

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  9. C. Let’s have a party 🎉 kristilewis dot lrc at gmail dot com

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  10. I would definitely do a tour.

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  11. Could I have another option and do an EVP recording and some UV photography to make sure it was okay with the prospective spirits that it was okay to party? I would like to make sure they were cool with it. <3 #respectthedead

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  12. Forgot my email! sherylhbooth (at) gmail (dot) com

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  13. C) Say to heck with all that, let's sing Ghouls Just Want To Have Fun and PARTAY! Thank-you for the chance. Julie kittygirl15401(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  14. I would do (A) Turn Out the lights and pretend not to be home. Lol. Thanks for having this fun giveaway . xzjh04(at) gmail(dot)com

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  15. I would do (c), sing Ghouls Just Want To Have Fun and PARTAY. Thanks for having this awesome giveaway! shellyharlander (at)hotmail(dot)com,

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  16. I would turn all the lights ON and give tours.That way people will have more stories. Good luck and Happy Halloween! aut1063(at)gmail(dot)com

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  17. I would dress as a witch, invite people, provide scary music, dim lights, creaking and groaning noises, and spooky treats, and try to scare the living daylights out of them! bobwiesmann (AT) gmail (DOT) com

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  18. I would do C Sounds like a perfect night to have some fun with the ghouls.

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  19. Let's give them something to talk about and have a party!!
    bwilhoite87@gmail.com

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  20. Let's give them something to talk about and have a party!!
    bwilhoite87@gmail.com

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  21. I like C the best! Haha!
    Awilcox1182@gmail.com

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  22. C! I love Halloween and a party!!

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  23. I go with "C." Let's PARTAY!
    I am quite sure, Merry, that you can come up with some wonderful tasting, but freakish looking, muffins to serve.

    donna (dot) durnell (at) sbcglobal (dot) net

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  25. I would just party and enjoy the season! Rhaina(dot)Randell(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  26. I would choose B, turn on the lights and give tours. Thanks for this great chance. lindamay4852@yahoo.com Linda May

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  27. Where we live we don’t get anyone so it would be a party for 2! Thank You for the chance!!!
    tiggercat24alisha@yahoo.com

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  28. C! Party! Embrace the ghosts Thanks for the chance at a giveaway! I love your books. Heidi email: zabloudil10 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  29. Yup - PARTAY! Why not. Dee grammyd01(at) comcast (dot) net

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  30. I would give tours and hand out treats. Dbahn@iw.net

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  31. Definitely "C" because I believe that ghouls do just want to have fun! bobandcelia(at)sbcglobal(dot)net ~

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  32. Definitely C. - party the night away!
    krmn67(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  33. I would love to have the party. Ellie. elliotbencan(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  34. This would be a party night for sure. Anne. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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  35. Looks like a fun read. So hoping. Big time. I would do haunted fun house tours during the day. Then open invitation party in the evening. So #2 & #3. Della at deepotter (at) peoplepc (dot) com

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  36. Let's partay!!
    cjreynolds52(at)comcast(dot)net

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  37. I say PARTY! Thanks for the chance!
    phager73(at)gmail.com

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  38. This is such a wonderful giveaway. Party away.
    lady(dot)janel(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  39. B. Give tours and hope it is haunted!
    karen(dot)kenyon(at)rogers(dot)com

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  40. Party sounds like a good idea. Thanks for the chance.
    Leslie
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  41. I forgot to leave my info with my answer. Let's just party!!!
    Virginia
    jenbates1967@gmail.com

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  42. Thanks for the chance. I love mysteries. I am Marie. marierauch@yahoo.com

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  43. I think I would do C and hope some ghosts want to party. Thanks for the chance to win.
    bobntoni@aol.com

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  44. I’d just go to sleep. I’m old and boring ��

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  45. Oh, I always forget this....als(at)foxgull (dot)com

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  46. I would say lets party.
    jcook22@yahoo.com

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  47. Let's party ladyshortyg@att.net

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  48. C) Say to heck with all that, let's sing Ghouls Just Want To Have Fun and PARTAY?
    thank you for the chance. happy reading! :)

    bsmiley6918(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  49. Muffins and ghost hunters? Can't wait to read them.

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  50. I think I would do B and C together. Thank you for this great giveaway.
    mommomsworld(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  51. Oh, I would most definitely have a party, and I’m the anti-social type!!

    laura.banse@gmail.com

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  52. I'd be partying hardy till the sun came up! Thanks for a chance to win these cozies! Sandy sxygrndma48{at}yahoo{dot}com

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  53. I'd have a party! Donamae Kutska Donamaekutska7@gmail.com

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  54. Definitely throw a party. Thanks. Trishbutterfield@yahoo.com

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  55. (Not sure first went through) I would have a masquerade party--dressed in period pieces and or ghostly costumes. I've always daydreamed of living in a castle or old mansion.
    Jesse J Elliot jessej.elliot@yahoo.com

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  56. Absolutely C) Say to heck with all that, let's sing Ghouls Just Want To Have Fun and PARTAY?

    You've alreade got the party spirit stirred with this giveaway. FUN! Thanks ;^)

    P.M.LADUCA@gmail.com

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  57. I have to go with have fun and PARTAY! Might as well invite the ghosts and spirits to the partay.
    diannekc8(at)gmail(dot)com

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  58. I have to go with have fun and PARTAY! Might as well invite the ghosts and spirits to the partay.
    diannekc8(at)gmail(dot)com

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  59. You probably won't get egged if you do c. Haven't read these, yet.
    Thank-you for the opportunity.

    Kckendler at gmail dot com

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  60. Would love to win! Thank you! crys101497@yahoo.com.

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  61. Agnes azelgert@gmail.com My choice is C PARTAY. Thanks for this opportunity!

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  62. I'd do C! Thanks, legallyblonde1961 at yahoo dot com

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  63. dot)com I think C is the best response. 😊
    cecilialyoung(at)gmail(dot)com

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  64. C. A party always makes everything better.
    turtle6422(at)gmail(dot)com

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  65. C. What can possibly go wrong 😉 ? Lisa. Lisalaw715 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  66. Partay!

    taurus
    jtcgc at yahoo dot com

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  67. I live in a haunted house. We celebrate with them

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  68. I think it would be FABULOUS to open it to a children's cancer or and homeless children groups, girl scouts, under privileged kids groups for a big party with cupcakes, music and decorations , apple bobbing. Halloween fun all around and caramel apples What fun it would be to see all the kids smiling. I shared on FB and left a message on FB. abeachlifesc at yahoo dot com

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  69. That's a hard one.. I would want to put on all the lights but my husband would complain I wasn't being adventurous.. so we would end up having a Partay and let everyone in :)
    Thanks for the chance.
    lilyanngill56(at)gmail(dot)com

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  70. I would probably do A. Kristi hannah03 at bellsouth dot net

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  71. Kellyreece@hotmail.com
    I would do number c
    Kelly reece

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  72. I would Partaaaay whilst giving tours!👻
    Cheers~
    Kelly Braun
    Gaelicark(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  73. C, but I'm a huge Cyndi Lauper fan! Lol.
    Thank you for sharing!
    konecny7(at)gmail(dot)com
    Marci Konecny

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  74. I'll have to go with A. Marla: mbradeen (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  75. I love Victoria Hamilton's books and would probably go with C. But first I would take sage sticks and burn them in all the rooms to remove any evil spirits. Robin Coxon robeader53(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  76. I would party and have tours as well, but let someone else give them so you can actually party! Thanks for the chance to win. kayt18 (at) comcast (dot) net

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  77. I like Robin Coxon's idea-- sage sticks and then option C! Thank you for offering the giveaway! kim7corn (at) gmail (dot) com.

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  78. Party plus tours!!! Ghosts Just Want To Have Fun. ��������������
    Thanks for the.
    Carol Smith
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  79. It's party time! doward1952(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  80. Definitely would go with Option C) Say to heck with all that, let's sing Ghouls Just Want To Have Fun and PARTAY!! Plus, decorate the whole front yard of the castle like Halloween just threw up all over, give out candy to all the kiddies coming by, and enjoy the heck out of the night <3

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  81. Sing Ghouls Just Want to Have Fun and Partay!
    debbie (dot) erickson14 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  82. Would do C. parkeremma2003 at yahoo dot com

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  83. I go for option C. What the heck,right?
    libbydodd at comcast dot net

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  84. Would probably go with C. Sjones1592@gmail.com
    Also shared post

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  85. C) Say to heck with all that, let's sing Ghouls Just Want To Have Fun and PARTAY?
    Kay
    2clowns at arkansas dot net

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  86. I would do c) say to heck, sing and PARTAY
    yourstrulee(at)sasktel(dot)net. Robyn

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  87. c. :) minibuttercookie(at)yahoo(dot)com

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