Character Profiles: Concubines and their Children

Hi all! As I'm rewriting Nocturna, I realized I never really introduced the concubines and their children in the Second Palace (the harem/seraglio) like I did Valon, Alexei, Di, and Julian. Of course, this won't be as in-depth since there are so many, but I wanted to give a brief overview of their names, birthplaces, … Continue reading Character Profiles: Concubines and their Children

Short Story: Nocturna – Father’s Day

Okay, so I recently found this extra scene I wrote for Nocturna way back in 2015 for Father's Day, a year before the book was even published. I had posted this on my website already, but it was hidden away and no one saw it. Including me, since I forgot I posted it. So I'm … Continue reading Short Story: Nocturna – Father’s Day

Book Preview: Beastly Deception

Chapter One “Mother? Father?” Iliana questioned, confused, hovering over her bedridden twin as she watched her parents carefully. They stood in the doorway, faces pinched. Her father’s chestnut hair was mussed, looking strange compared to the neat, slicked-back style he usually wore. Her mother’s green eyes were puffy, as though she had been crying. It … Continue reading Book Preview: Beastly Deception

ARC Review: Nocturna by Ashley Elliot

Check out this amazing review for my new book, Nocturna, that just came out today. Thank you so much and I’m very glad you liked it!

31551085Original Title: Nocturna

Year Published: Today, 1/12-2016. If you are interested it is available on Amazon.

Published by: Self-published (an arc was kindly provided by the author in exchange for an honest review)

Number of Pages: 394

First Sentence: “Terror spiked in my veins as arms wrapped around me, caging me, stopping me from escaping.”

Goodreads Rating: 4/5

Plot:

A kingdom inhabited by creatures of myth, Nocturna has existed since before the dawn of history.

Valon Wess is unaware of this world like the rest of the humans on Earth. At least, he was until he’s kidnapped, joining Di and other humans on their unwilling way to Nocturna.

Valon becomes the Dragon King Alexei’s first male concubine in a nation where humans are slaves. With his arrival bringing many changes to this monstrous society, Valon must learn to accept his position in this strange, ancient…

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