Alesia Hollyday (Alyssa Day) - Алиса Дей е псевдоним на спечелилата наградата “Rita” писателка Алисия Холидей. Родена в Билокси, Мисисипи, тя е автор на ърбън фентъзи и паранормални романи. Писателката е много заета майка на две деца и сърпуга на военноморски офицер.
1. Blondes Have More Felons (2006)
When a lawyer who's smarter than she looks and more stubborn than anybody expects opens a solo practice in small town Florida, she takes on the big drug company that killed the wife of her first major client. In her fight for justice, she encounters a kleptomaniac pro bono client, an Armani-clad bullfighter best friend, a poker-champ neighbor who bakes cookies, and a P.I. so hot he makes her rethink her No Bad Boys Rule . . . but she never suspects she may wind up literally laughing herself to death.
2. Blonde Justice (2007)
Attorney December Vaughn's taking the heat for a heavy load of possible insurance scams. Try proving that to sexy insurance investigator Bobby Denaris-especially when murder becomes part of the con.
American Idle (2004)
When her celebrity chef boss knocked her unconscious with a frying pan, it jump-started Jules's life. She'd been stalled too long: job-hopping, man-hopping, floating in the pool with no cares -- had it all been a Peter Pan act? Now, with a chance as a production coordinator on a cheesy new reality TV show, she would get herself in gear. But with an executive producer with a split personality, a judge with bubonic plague, a murderous coworker whose weapon was bad mayonnaise, insane fans, vote-rigging, dressing room Botox, and a hot guy who thought Jules was an alcoholic -- "Pop Star Live!" should have been called unreality TV. Plus, the publicity stunt that made Jules the "Face Behind Reality TV" and meant national attention 24/7 was even stranger. But instead of hitting the brakes, Jules only drove herself harder. Her idle life was gone forever; in its place she'd found her own American idyll.
Nice Girls Finish First (2005)
From the author of the zany debut, American Idle, comes a hilarious novel about learning how to be yourself-even if it kills you. Kirby Green didn't get to be a Vice President of Marketing by being nice. But when she fires her entire staff within a few weeks (they all deserved it, really), her new boss is hardly impressed. Wanting to prove his point, he issues a bet: If Kirby can get someone-anyone-to call her nice, she can take that long-awaited dream vacation to Italy with her best friend, Jules. If she can't, she can kiss the Coliseum goodbye. Oh, and her job too. Now Kirby has exactly thirty days to bully someone into saying she's nice-and to show her boss who's boss. If she doesn't fall hard for him first...
Seven Ways to Lose Your Lover (2006)
A delightful new novel about being true to your heart--even when your heart feels like a traitor. Like so many women, Shane Madison hates confrontation. But also like a lot of women, sometimes Shane just wants a guy to hit the road, and fast. The solution: get them to break up with her. She started honing her techniques after the first guy she dumped-way back in eleventh grade- threw a baseball bat at her car, and since then she's become a master at getting men to make the first move (in the other direction). She's even shared her secrets with her girlfriends. But some men, it turns out, just aren't made for dumping. And Shane's kick-him-to-the-curb advice might just come back to kick her in the you-know-what, when she starts dating a gorgeous new guy-who, unbeknownst to her, is out for a little revenge after his last girlfriend took Shane's advice.
Shop 'Til Yule Drop (2004) (with Naomi Neale and Stephanie Rowe)
В този сборник Алисия участва с новелата A Publicist in a Pear Tree: Things left to pick up:
� A gift for Mom (Flannel nightgown? Too boring. Lingerie? Ugh!)
� Amnesia so I forget what happened at the Holiday party last night
� A job I love, or at least one that doesn't drive me insane
� Someone else to pay off my credit card debt from holiday shopping
� A hot guy to massage my aching feet . . . and other things
� A body that actually looks good in black cocktail dresses
� The willpower not to buy any more things I don't need that are on sale and oh-so-cute...
� The strength not to fall for the wrong guy AGAIN
The Naked Truth (2005) (with Beverly Brandt, Donna Kauffman and Erin McCarthy)
В този сборник Алисия участва с новелата The Naked Truth about Gays: Four all-new stories about men, women, and the delicious games they play. Four acclaimed authors deliver the whole truth and nothing but the truth about four bold women who risk it all to win at the unpredictable game of love.
Fangs Again (2006) (with MaryJanice Davidson, Susan Grant)
Bewitched, Bothered & BeVampyred (2006)
В този сборник Алисия участва с новелата Suzi Stiletto: Recovering Demon Slayer: Welcome to Brokenoggin Falls, population 567 (sometimes) where:
- The housewives are not only desperate, they're Witches
- The skeletons in the closet are as real as the bodies in the cellars
- The spells cast by moonlight frequently go awry
- And there are times when toads and Chihuahuas seem as abundant black flies in summer, the dragons are a little touchy, the Forest Tr are in danger of extinction from teeny-hoppers, the Griffins need help conceiving and...the scientists are crunchy and good with ketchup... Into the middle of this hamlet wanders the sexiest vampyre ever awakened, fully naked, and sporting not only a 2"x2" wooden stake through his chest but also a full-blown case of amnesia. He's just what the town needs...
E-mail to the Front: One Wife's Correspondence with Her Husband Overseas (2003)
"6/9: Evidently I wasn't supposed to put so much oil in the mower. The smoke went away fairly quickly, though. Connor even got to go for a ride in the fire truck."Alesia Holliday has survived scenes like this and more while her husband, a naval flight officer, has been away on military duty. They have forged a different kind of marriage-one that the 1.5 million current active-duty service members and their families will identify with. E-mail to the Front has a large built-in audience that boasts a camaraderie strengthened by shared difficulties and discoveries. E-mail to the Front consists of short commentaries by Alesia and an e-mail dialogue between her and her husband while he was on deployment. In text filled with empathy, gut-level honesty, humor, and unflinching support, chapters cover everything from "Departure: Only 183 Days to Go" to "Rebellion of the Appliances" to "It's Like Being a Single Mother, but I Can't Date." E-mail to the Front will appeal to everyone who appreciates the courage of those who choose to serve their country, the families who are meeting the challenge of military duty, and those who love and support them. Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave Barry has written a cover quote for the book, and best-selling author Suzanne Brockmann said "This book should be required reading for all Americans."
=Алиса Дей (псевдоним)=
Warriors of Poseidon
Единадесет хиляди години по-рано, преди моретата да погълнат атлантите, Посейдон възлага на няколко избрани воини да служат като защитници на хората в новия свят. Има само едно правило – беше им забранено да ги желаят. Но правилата са измислени, за да бъдат нарушавани…
1. Atlantis Rising (2007) Възраждането на Атлантида
Райли Доусън е много повече от предана социална работничка във Вирджиния Бийч. Тя е дарена с мисловна връзка, до която единствено атлантите са имали достъп в продължение на хиляди години. Фактът, че е „емпат”, вероятно обяснява нейната изпъленана с копнеж близост с мътните вълни на океана, убежището, което сякаш й осигуряват и сексуалните импулси, които изглежда се излъчват от дълбините му… Конлан, върховният принц на Атлантида, излиза на повърхността с мисия да върне откраднатия тризъбец на Посейдон. Но нещо друго го завладява - интимните емоции и желания на един човек. Неустоимо привлечен от тайнствената красавица, Конлан скоро споделя с нея повече от своите мисли. Но в разгара на битката за възвръщането на силата на Посейдон, колко дълго може забранената любов да продължи между две различни души от два различни свята.
2. Atlantis Awakening (2007)
To rescue the world from an overwhelming evil, Poseidon's warriors have risen from Atlantis. Chief among them is Ven, serving as the King's Vengeance by birthright and by battle challenge. None can conquer him--except perhaps for one human female... The warrior...
Ven's mind is filled with duty. He must serve as Atlantean liaison to the humans in a war waged against the vampires. A sword is his weapon--not diplomacy. But on a mission to recover the Nereid's Heart--a ruby of immense power--it will take every ounce of strength he possesses to resist the sexual allure of the beautiful witch chosen to work with him. And the witch... Erin's heart is filled with vengeance. She lives only for the chance to punish those who murdered her family. Now she must partner with a legendary Atlantean warrior whose dark desire threatens to crash through the barriers she built around her emotions--and her heart. Caught in a trap of shifting alliances, how long can Ven and Erin resist their awakening passion? Dark forces beware: Atlantis is awakening.
2. Wild Hearts in Atlantis (2007)
Four extraordinary talents bring the most uncommon desires to life in a bold new anthology of romance on the edge. Listen to the secrets of a beautiful animal whisperer who's drawn intimately closer to danger, and to the most suspect of all male animals--man... Enter the forbidden and recklessly exciting world of the demon horde and their willing victims... Get swept away by the passions that rise out of the unfathomable depths of the lost city of Atlantis... Follow the dark shadows that stalk both the living and the undead in a world of restless vampires and guardian angels...
3. Atlantis Unleashed (2008)
A warrior prince... Lord Justice made the ultimate sacrifice for his brother and paid for it with unimaginable torture. Now he's back, rescued from death, his sanity shaken, and his mission inescapable: to search for the lost star of Artemis. But the beautiful human female whom he has sworn to protect is shadowed by an it that could destroy them both. A woman of science.. The archaeological artifacts of Atlantis speak to Dr. Keely McDermott, sharing visions of life long ago. The ancient revelations have cast her into a world between past and present, between reality and illusion -- and, when she meets the fierce Atlantean warrior assigned to guard her, between terror and temptation. As their two worlds collide, so too will danger and desire...
4. Atlantis Unmasked (2009)
A WARRIOR SCARRED... Alexios survived two years of unspeakable torture at the hands of a vampire goddess. Now he’s been ordered to team up with a beautiful warrior and take on the most dangerous mission of his life: to retrieve the Vampire’s Bane. Without it, Atlantis can’t ascend to the surface and take its rightful place in the world. But when evil threatens, will Alexios be led by duty -- or his heart? A DESCENDANT OF DIANA... Grace is part of the rebellion against the vampires and shape-shifters trying to take over her world. She is deadly with her bow, because when she takes aim, she never misses her target. But suddenly she’s focused on a damaged Atlantean warrior who sees her as a weapon, not as a woman. When thousands of lives are on the line, will passion overrule, or will her aim still be true? When two worlds collide…Atlantis is unmasked.
4. Shifter's Lady (2008)
In this seductive anthology, four masters of paranormal romance explore the boundaries of erotic shape-shifting fantasy--and shatter them. Something happens when the beast within is teased and tempted. Something dangerous. Something inescapable. Something so irresistible no woman would want to run, from it. Whether transforming beneath a cool blue moon, prowling the night streets with feline grace and bloodred talons, or panting with pleasure, the shifters come alive to fulfill your wildest fantasies...
5. Atlantis Redeemed (2010)
A WARRIOR WITH NO EMOTION... Doomed by Poseidon millennia ago to live a life bereft of feelings, Atlantean warrior Brennan's curse is shattered when he meets Tiernan -- a human with the ancient Gift of truth telling. However, attraction turns deadly when the woman he could never forget becomes the woman he can never remember. With the fate of Atlantis on the line, will a warrior's uncontrollable desire destroy the world? A WOMAN WITH AN EYE FOR THE TRUTH... Tiernan's job as an investigative reporter is perfectly suited to her unique ability to see through any falsehood. But when she discovers human scientists conducting hideous experiments on humans and shape-shifters alike, only a wildly sexy Atlantean can help protect her from those determined to see her fail -- and die. When the future of the world is at stake, can she overcome death itself to protect mankind? When truth and passion collide...Atlantis is redeemed.
6. Atlantis Betrayed (2010)
A WARRIOR'S MISSION, A WOMAN'S DESIRE… What could Christophe, powerful Warrior of Poseidon, have in common with Fiona Campbell, prim and proper Scottish illustrator of fairytales by day and notorious jewel thief known as the Scarlet Ninja by night? Answer: The Siren, a legendary Crown Jewel that Fiona has targeted for her next heist. It’s said to be worth millions, but to Christophe it’s invaluable. For the Siren also happens to be one of the missing jewels from Poseidon’s trident. AND THE UNNATURAL EVIL THAT COULD DESTROY BOTH OF THEM. But breaking into the Tower of London is a two-person job, so Christophe and Fiona team up to commit the crime of the century. As newfound passions fire their motives--and cloud their judgment--they realize they aren’t the only ones after the priceless gem. A dark force is shadowing their every move, and threatening to shatter their trust with revenge, betrayal, and a haunting revelation about the past.
7. Vampire in Atlantis (2011)
The most unexpected of all allies to Poseidon's warriors has proven to be the fiercest-Daniel, a vampire and Night Guild mage. But even the strongest alliance can be destroyed when a vampire's oath crosses paths with a maiden's quest, and an eleven-thousand-year-old desire is reborn.
8. Heart of Atlantis (2012)
Alaric, Poseidon's High Priest, has made a vow to Quinn, the woman he loves and the leader of the Resistance: to save her friend Jack before his last bit of humanity has been drained. Should Alaric succeed, there's one danger-he may lose Quinn to the love of the man whose life he saved...
Wild Thing (2007) (with Meljean Brook, Marjorie M Liu and Maggie Shayne)
В този сборник Алиса участва с новелата Wild Hearts in Atlantis, която е от поредицата Warriors of Poseidon