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Author Elissa Daye

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About the Author



Ever since childhood, Elissa Daye has enjoyed reading stories as an escape from life.  When she was a teenager she started to write her own stories that kept her entertained when she ran out of books to read.  When she was accepted into Illinois Summer School for the Arts in her Junior year of High School, she knew she wanted to become a writer.  Elissa graduated from Illinois State University in December 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and began her teaching career, hoping to find moments to write in her free time.

After seven years of teaching, Elissa decided to focus on her writing and made the decision to put her teaching years behind her so that she could create the stories she had always dreamed of.  She is now happily married and a stay at home mom, who writes in every spare moment she can find, doing her best to master the art of multitasking to get everything accomplished.

Destined Series

In Flames


Destined Series

Author: Elissa Daye

Print ISBN:      9781938243851

E-Book ISBN:  9781938243868

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Release date 7/15/2012

A cursed lineage. A secret magic. A destiny that neither one of them could have predicted.

When Elkliss Keep is rampaged by her sinister Uncle Simeon, Lysandra lost everything she had ever known or loved within a heartbeat.  Destiny catapults her into a life she could never have foreseen; a life filled with an unquenchable desire for a man, whose aloof people harbor a secret almost as dangerous as her own.

When Aiden first sets eyes on Lysandra, the beast inside will not be fulfilled until he possesses her. He soon he realizes that Lysandra could be the one true mate that would make his cursed life easier to live.

In Rapture


Destined Series Book 2

Author Elissa Daye

Print ISBN:      9781938961595

E-Book ISBN:  9781938961601

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Release Date to 12/01/2012

Two hearts frozen in time, fighting against insurmountable odds. Both were determined to survive their haunted pasts.

When Malinda has no choice, but to leave her childhood home, she finds herself matched with the one man who holds the power to break her resolve to never let love cross her path. Destiny sends her down a path that unlocks the mysteries of Lena.

While Grant wants nothing more than to continue his unhindered revenge against the werewolves of the Lair, guilt consumes him. He could no longer ignore his duties. His daughter needed a mother.

In Chains


Destined Series Book 3

Author: Elissa Daye

Print ISBN:    9781629891248

eBook ISBN:  9781629891255

Genre: Historical Paranormal Romance

Release Date 08/01/2014

Destiny calls them. Duty binds them.

Her heart yearned for a purpose that would shake the boredom away from her mundane life at Bridgerton. After her father returns home married to Lady Caterina, it only gets worse by the moment. A mysterious amulet makes her suspicious of her stepmother’s intent, so much so that she finds herself spending her days spying on her.  If Brieanna had known that following her new stepmother to her secret rendezvous would lead to a deadly werewolf bite, perhaps she would have thought twice about dealing with the deadly viper. When she unexpectedly survives, destiny continues to lead her down the winding road to a life covered in powerful secrets that are hers alone to bear.

Lord Kent wanted nothing more than to bring an end to the madness that surrounded him. After losing his family to maniacal attacks from the Lair, he would go to any lengths to bring them down, even if it meant joining forces with the Lair to uncover their deadly secrets. When he was tasked by Lord Kensington to marry Lady Brieanna, Lord Kent had his reservations, but he could not deny his command.  As a double agent working for Madigan’s Army, he had to protect his cover at all costs.

Press Legacy Series



Press Legacy Book 1

Author: Elissa Daye

Hardback ISBN: 9781629892504

Print ISBN:          9781629892511

eBook ISBN:        9781629892528

Genre: Erotic Romance

Release Date 05/15/2015

Mending a broken heart is never easy. That was something Keira Johnson knew better than most people. After ending a long term relationship with a self-absorbed masochist, Keira throws herself into her work as full time editor for Legacy, a publishing company representing the paranormal world.

To top that off, it was time for the annual alumni mixer which Keira has made it a point to skip each year, but her boss, Paranormal Romance author, Claudia Woods decides she would like Keira to attend with a hearty donation on her behalf. While Keira has a good working relationship with her boss, denying her requests isn’t something she is in the habit of doing.

So Keira travels to her alma mater, with the ghosts of her past to keep her company as she relives the life she thought she had left behind. Keira never imagined that Daniel might be there. The very sight of his face brings up memories that she had thought were long buried.

Would her school girl crush turn into more than a fantasy?

Little Red


Press Legacy Book 2

Author: Elissa Daye

Hardback ISBN: 9781629893198

Print ISBN:         9781629893204

eBook ISBN:       9781629893211

Genre: Erotic Romance

Release Date 10/1/2015

She found his dark brown eyes and took in his wicked smile. “You must be the Big Bad Wolf.” 

“At your service, Little Red.” 

Twenty-eight year old actress Rowan Montgomery has the role of a lifetime: the public image of World-Renowned Paranormal Author, Publisher, and closet Vampire--Claudia Woods. Since Claudia can't venture out during the daylight hours, Rowan’s spunk, good looks and knowledge of the vampire’s books makes her the perfect candidate to promote Claudia's work to the world while keeping her undead status a secret. 

Rowan’s imagination could never have conjured her current reality; Vampires, werewolves, gargoyles, eccentric butlers named Igor, and other fantastic creatures are around every corner. Like living in some kind of strange mystical dream, Rowan finds the new world she's thrust into to be one of the most thrilling adventures possible. Attending author conventions, book signings, and author interviews, Rowan attempts to create the right public image for her boss while struggling to keep her desire for mysterious and antagonistic Ethan Wilder at bay. Every inch of his body is covered in sex appeal, and he knows it. Unbeknownst to Rowan, he is hiding a family secret that should send her running for the hills. Instead, she finds herself pulled in deeper. 

Everything about Ethan makes her lose her mind. Rowan wants nothing more than to hold him at arm’s length, but his mere presence makes all sensible thoughts flee. If she lets him get too close, he could discover the secrets she must keep hidden from the world, especially if she wants to keep her job and all the perks that come along with it. 

After a short time in the spotlight, strange things begin to happen to Rowan, starting with the appearance of wolves, that seem to be nothing more than a coincidence. Before long, threats come rolling in for the stand-in Author, and it becomes clear that not all is fair in love and war when it comes to the Book Industry. Rowan is caught in the crossfire with traitors, spies and snarling fangs around every corner. 

How long will Rowan survive in Claudia’s world before she loses herself completely?



Press Legacy Book 3

Author: Elissa Daye

Hardback ISBN: 9781629894690

Print ISBN: 9781629894706

eBook ISBN: 9781629894713

Genre: Erotic Romance

Release Date 06/13/2016

When would Claudia learn that some mistakes weren’t worth repeating? The very instant Ren walked back into her life he had already threatened to ruin the life she had created for herself. The paranormal author and owner of Legacy Press had everything to lose when it came to the handsome vampire who had changed her existence so long ago. Ren had always been able to wrap her around any one of his delectable fingers with the playboy swagger that had drawn every woman to him. Could she withstand his manipulating games this time without losing herself in the process?

Djinn Dynasty Series

His Every Wish


Djinn Dynasty Book 1

Author Elissa Daye

Hardback ISBN: 9781629898759

Paperback ISBN: 9781629898742

eBook ISBN: 9781629898766

Genre: Erotic Romance

Release Date 01/29/2018

Reed McMahon has anything a man could wish for in any lifetime. All he has to do is rub the magic lamp, and the djinn who lived inside would happily satisfy his needs. When he sets his eyes on Faye Porter, Reed decides to use his second wish to make her fall for him. His Djinn, Mira, fulfills his wish, but all the while hatches a plan to keep him away from the object of his affection.

Faye Porter wants nothing to do with her family, so when Mama begs for her help bailing out her sister, Faye almost refuses. Her guilt in leaving her younger sister behind made it difficult to refuse. From the time Faye had left home, she had been on the run from the disgusting man her mother had tried to pair her up with when she was still a minor. No matter where she went, that creep always seemed to find her. A private detective by trade, Charlie was the stalker of the worst sort, making Faye change her identity so often she almost forgot who she was.

Would the jealousy of a spiteful djinn keep both of them from finding their happily ever after?

Stand Alones

Broken Pieces


Author: Elissa Daye

Hardback ISBN:  9781950890026

Paperback ISBN:  9781950890002

eBook ISBN:  9781950890019

Genre: Erotic Romance

Release Date 5/20/2019

Home was not always where the heart is. Sometimes it was where all the dirty skeletons lay in wait. As a survivor of childhood abuse, Sadie never planned on returning until the day she was summoned to deal with her tormentor’s estate. With a strength and resolve, Sadie forces herself to conquer her demons one last time, to put them to rest once and for all.

When she finds herself sitting before the estate attorney, she is surprised to find Justin Williams has taken on the case.  Sadie is transported to another time and place when she had the most outrageous crush on her best friend’s brother. Unknown to her, he would become her knight in shining armor prepared to slay all her dragons and lead her to a whole new world she never knew existed.

The problem with happiness, was the after thoughts of a woman too used to torment to accept it. Darkness had become her friend far too long, as she lived a life void of personal attachment. In Sadie’s world happily ever after was more like an urban legend.

Could Justin teach her the true meaning of love?

Anaconda Nights


Author: Elissa Daye

Hardback ISBN: 9781949812190

Paperback ISBN: 9781949812206

eBook ISBN: 9781949812213

Genre: Fantasy Erotica

Release Date 01/14/2019

Some say ignorance is bliss, at least that’s what Tinley tries to tell herself when she sees the fresh meat on display at Anaconda. When she steps on the party bus, she has no idea it will be leading her to an exclusive resort with escorts that cater to a rich woman’s every need.

At first, she is afraid to give in, but when Adam enters the scene she can’t seem to get enough of him. His hard body, sweet silky voice, his eyes…if she could actually see them. All the men at Anaconda wear masks to protect their identities while keeping them mysteriously sexy at the same time.

All the same, she can’t help but wonder what would happen if she just tore the mask off. Would she be pleased with what she saw, or would the person beneath the mask lead her down a whole other rabbit hole altogether? 



Author: Elissa Daye

Print ISBN:    9781629891941

eBook ISBN:  9781629891958

Genre: Paranormal Urban Fantasy

Release Date 01/15/2015

My time here on this world was embittered from the start. As a carrier, I had very little choice in the matter. The demon inside had been planted long before I even had a voice. From the very minute my first breath entered my body, she was coiled inside like a venomous snake. The Brotherhood wanted to control me, to keep their demon Gladius inside a host that they could groom from birth, but as soon as my mother caught on, she ripped me away from their evil clutches and kept me hidden from their reach. Under her tutelage, I had learned how to keep the monster at bay.

In the darkest night, my life had spiraled to a meaningless end as my time as a mortal subsided, for I had fallen under a spell woven by the vampire Demetrius. After draining me to the brink, he tossed me aside and left me to die with the first morning light. My propensity for survival he had not calculated.

Now, I was left with a single purpose, destroy the man who had obliterated the calm control I had kept over my life, over the monster that slithered beneath.

Taking Chances


Author: Elissa Daye

Hardback ISBN: 9781629896342

Paperback ISBN: 9781629896359

eBook ISBN: 9781629896366

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Release Date 05/02/2017

Always the bridesmaid and almost never the bride. Gia had stopped looking for love a long time ago when her fiancé jilted her at the altar. When she finds herself face to face with her cheating ex, she tries to cover her nerves in the strong arms of Evan Tate, who seems more than willing to distract her with every inch of his sex appeal.

When the wedding is over, Gia wants nothing more than to put the weekend behind her, but Evan has other plans. He makes it more than clear that Gia wasn’t just a one-night stand to him. Evan wants so much more.

Can Gia learn to leave her past behind and take a chance on love? With plenty of obstacles in the way, would the two be able to beat the odds?

Second Chances


Author: Elissa Daye

Paperback ISBN:  9781950890668

eBook ISBN:  9781950890675

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Release Date to 10/7/2019

Almost, that was how close she had come to making the biggest mistake of her life. While Caydence was not happy that she had found her fiancé in the arms of another woman months before their wedding, she was thankful she had cut her ties with him before committing to a lifetime of misery. 

When she decided to use what should have been her honeymoon cruise as a vacation, she had no idea that her ex had sold his ticket. The minute she found out that not only was the cruise overbooked and she had to share the room with a handsome stranger, she made the decision to make the best of the situation. While Tyler was the perfect gentleman, he made his attraction to her crystal clear. 

Could Caydence ignore the warning bells in her head to find a little happiness in the arms of a stranger?

Under the Aurora Sky


Authors: Elissa Daye & Karen Fuller

Hardback ISBN: 9798849834931

Paperback ISBN:  9781958336687

eBook ISBN:  9781958336694

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Release Date to 09/20/2022

When Isaak Lee started his career in journalism, he couldn’t afford to be choosy. Taking a job that was outside of his comfort zone was just the beginning. City bred from top to bottom, Isaak finds himself working for the Wildlife Adventure Magazine. After a while, his writing makes it clear that his wildlife experiences are limited. To prove himself to his editor, Isaak must spend some real time outdoors and write an exposition about his experience.

Isaak is sent to Vancouver to conquer his fears in the Great Bear Rainforest. When he meets with his guide at the bar, he realizes that Dani is not the male guide he expected. She is all woman from top to bottom and packed with enough wit and cynicism to knock him off his feet.

As Dani leads him through his journey of self-discovery, Isaak finds it’s a lot harder to ignore his city roots. Dani teaches him how to survive in the woods while sharing the beauty of her world with him.

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Knight Pack Series



Knight Pack Series Book 1

Author: Elissa Daye

Paperback ISBN:  9781950890088

eBook ISBN:  9781950890095

Genre: Paranormal Erotic Romance

Release Date 6/10/2019

When Sabrina Moss makes her way down the darkened path of the forest, she has no idea that she is about to run into the most infuriating man she will ever meet. Traveling to Witch’s Hollow, her intent is to investigate the mysterious deaths in the area. From a long line of hereditary witches, Brina uses her gifts to solve crimes against the paranormal community. 

After Killian Knight finds Brina in the forest, his life is forever altered as the wolf inside him starts to yearn for her touch. He wants her more than the air he breathes, but does not want to tie her down to him. When his wolf chooses a mate, he can have no other. Try as he might, he cannot put the beautiful witch out of his mind. 

Can Brina find a way to solve the murders at Witch’s Hollow without losing her heart in the process?



Knight Pack Series Book 2

Author Elissa Daye

Paperback ISBN:  9781950890224

eBook ISBN:  9781950890231

Genre: Paranormal Erotic Romance

Release Date 9/9/2019

When Lila Dawson finds herself investigating an old haunted house, the witch has no idea that her life is about to change forever. On the road to figuring out the mystery of the demonic entity inside, she finds herself at Knight’s Orchard near the infamous Witch’s Hollow. 

After Karter meets the timid beauty, he finds himself consumed with keeping her by his side. A playboy at heart, Karter is not quite ready to settle down, but his wolf has other plans. When a wolf chooses its mate, there is no turning back. 

Can Lila find a way to end the demon’s curse over the Vinson family or would her desire for the handsome werewolf lead her down the wrong path?



Knight Pack Series Book 3

Author: Elissa Daye

Paperback ISBN:  9781950890958

eBook ISBN:  9781950890965

Genre: Paranormal Erotic Romance

Release Date 12/30/2019

When Kendall Pearson was a teenager, she fantasized about a man in her sister’s photograph. The witch never imagined that she would find herself face to face with him. Even after all these years, she finds herself drawn to Kameron Knight in ways she cannot understand. Kendall wants to fall in his arms, but her dark past is holding her back.

After Kam Knight meets the awkward beauty, he is drawn to her in ways he cannot understand. The werewolf has waited for her for almost a lifetime, but he is plagued with guilt over what happened to Kendall’s sister.

Can Kendall get over her past and make a future with Kam, or will her past keep her from finding happiness?

Beau Reve Series



Beau Reve Book 1

Paperback ISBN:  9781951642327

eBook ISBN: 9781951642334

Genre: Romance/Erotica

Release Date 02/10/2020

Beau Reve, where sexual fantasies come alive.

All work, no play, that is Tara’s mantra, one that fills her every waking moment. Being the oldest in her family, responsible for her two younger brothers, Tara is dedicated to making sure that they have a good life, especially since their parents were no longer with them.

Vacation? Unheard of. Tara cannot remember the last time she actually had one. When a mysterious package ends up on her doorstep, Tara finds the opportunity of a lifetime: an all-expense paid vacation.

So, what’s the catch? There has to be one, right? When she looks into the resort, she finds that Beau Reve is an island that caters to making sexual fantasies come to life. Tara is not sure that Beau Reve is the place for her, but she cannot turn down the chance for a break from her everyday life.

Tara has no idea that a handsome stranger is about to weave a seductive web around her. How long will she be able to hold out, before she falls into Ryan’s arms?

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Beau Reve Book 2

Hardback ISBN: 9798825312385

Paperback ISBN: 9781958336052

eBook ISBN: 9781958336069

Genre: Romance/Erotica

Release Date 5/30/2022

Beau Reve, where sexual fantasies come alive.

While going through an awful divorce, Jenna is made to feel like a cold fish who couldn't possibly make any man satisfied. She never once thought that her ex could be the problem.

When her friends encourage her to go to Beau Reve for some sexual reprogramming, Jenna reluctantly agrees to give the resort a try. She has no idea that she’s about to discover there is much more than ice in her veins. Will she feel safe letting go of all her preconceptions? Would she discover that there is more to sex than holding her breath as she waited for it to end?

With an island filled with men willing to satisfy her every need, Jenna finds that life is not so bad. Just when she is starting to rediscover herself, her past comes back to haunt her. Jenna has no idea that Chase Landry is about to shake her foundation to the core.

Will she be able to resist his playboy charm or would she walk away with a broken heart?

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Beau Reve Book 3

Hardback ISBN: 9798378097951

Paperback ISBN:  9781960076342

eBook ISBN: 9781960076359

Genre: Romance/Erotica

Release Date 3/6/2023

Beau Reve, where sexual fantasies come alive.

Nina believed in compartmentalizing her life as much as possible. Strong-willed and independent, she always promised herself she would never depend on any man. The only problem with that mentality was that life could get pretty lonely.

Day in, day out she put her nose to the grind trying to work off her school loans by working for Phillip Wills who was more handsome than any man had a right to be. Nina kept him at arm’s length knowing he would only be a distraction from the path she set for herself.

Unbeknownst to her, Phillip’s eccentric mother has other plans for her. When the older woman sends her on an errand to bring Phillip his briefcase, she has no idea she would end up stranded on board an erotic ship filled with horny men ready to appease her every appetite. The only problem is only one man sparks her interest.

If Nina gives in to the desires hidden beneath the surface, she knows she will never be the same. Should she let him make her wildest fantasies come true, or would she run from the desire he awakens in her?

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Revenant Series

Shadow Walker


Revenant Book 1

Author: Elissa Daye

Paperback ISBN:  9781951642525

eBook ISBN:  9781951642532

Genre: Erotic Romance

Release Date 3/30/2020

Where darkness falls, the Shadows will rise.

When her life was spiraling out of control, Lyssa found herself surrounded by shadows that fed off her emotions. She watched them devour nearly all of her happiness before she finally had enough of their darkness.

The young witch decided it was time to fight back. After attacking a Shadow on her college campus, Lyssa and her closest friend, Jackson, are transported away by a mysterious man who is a guardian of the Watch Tower, a magical corporation that protects the world from evil. The Guardians of Sector 4 are convinced that she is the Shadow Walker, a witch who can help them figure out how to vanquish the shadows.

As she tries to navigate her new life at the Watch Tower, she finds herself attracted to Hunter, a handsome Guardian of Sector 4 who has made his intentions toward her quite clear. Like a moth drawn to his tantalizing flame. Lyssa can’t get enough of him. When Hunter is pulled deep undercover, Lyssa has no choice but to let him go as she continues to hurl down the path cast before her.

Can Lyssa find a way to walk among the shadows before she loses Hunter completely?

Shadow Stalker


Revenant Book 2

Author: Elissa Daye

Paperback ISBN:  9781953271242

eBook ISBN:  9781953271259

Genre: Erotic Romance

Release Date 12/21/2020

Out of the darkness, a hero will rise.

A protector with a shady past, Caylin is hell bent on destroying the shadows that line the streets every night, part of her calling for as long as she can remember. With her faithful athame at her side, Caylin uses an ancient magic along with a boiling contempt, to help those who cannot protect themselves from the horrors around them.

When a handsome stranger enters her path, she has no idea Griffin will whisk her away to the Watch Tower, a magical powerhouse of Guardians that want to rid the world of the same darkness she fights. When she realizes that she has to become the Shadow Stalker, Caylin is prepared to risk her life to bring an end to the reign of terror on her world. She must hunt for the Revenant who seems to be behind all of the madness and hysteria.

As she tries to adjust to her new life at the Watch Tower, she finds herself pulled to the one man who makes her want to rip her hair out. Can she resist the fire that flows between them or will she burn in its flames?

Can Caylin find a way to save her world before it’s too late?

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