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Elaine Calloway writes paranormal fantasy books with romance elements.
She sets her tales in iconic cities such as New Orleans, New York, and
In her books, you'll find characters such as Elementals, Ghosts, Fallen Angels, and more.
She is currently writing the Elemental Clan Series, which casts Nature's 4 Elementals--Water, Fire, Earth, and Wind--and their quest to save innocent souls from the evil Fallen Angel packs.
Originally from New Orleans (she can still do a decent Cajun accent upon request), she grew up with fresh seafood, a love of old steeples, cemeteries and architecture, and exposure to a melting pot of people.
For more info, visit her Web site at www.elainecalloway.com.
Shadow dreamed of nothing but leaving prison and starting a new life. But the day before his release, his wife and best friend are killed in an accident. On the plane home to the funeral, he meets Mr. Wednesday—a beguiling stranger who seems to know everything about him. A trickster and rogue, Mr. Wednesday offers Shadow a job as his bodyguard. With nowhere left to go, Shadow accepts, and soon learns that his role in Mr. Wednesday’s schemes will be far more dangerous and dark than he could have ever imagined. For beneath the placid surface of everyday life a war is being fought —and the prize is the very soul of America.
vampire, vampires, New Orleans, 99 cents, gothic, horror, job dissatisfaction
In charge of running the fairy kingdom while her brother and his wife are on an extended vacation, Marissa Wexford, Princess of the Fairies, is having a little trouble balancing the royal household's budgets. The upcoming Midsummer Ball is a big deal, and she doesn't want to screw it up. Then again, if her brother wasn't such a lousy bookkeeper, she might be able to figure out what she can and can't afford in the way of additional decorations for the party After all, she's trying to be a fiscally responsible monarch. Now if only she could stop dreaming about her brother's best friend, Brutus, things might be a little easier.
Brutus Linnington has been best friends with both Julian and Marissa for as long as he can remember. Except that now, he feels far more than friendship for Marissa, only he's not certain she returns those feelings. After all, she's referred to him as her brother for years. Why would anything make her see him differently now? Then, one night, he catches Marissa in a weak moment, when her defenses are down, and her wings are exposed. Can he make her see that there's more to their relationship than just friendship? Or is he doomed to live with a one-sided attraction for the rest of his life?