Maria Elena Alonso-Sierra

Maria Elena Alonso-Sierra is a full-time novelist based in North Carolina, where she lives with her husband. Cuban by birth, and American by choice, she has lived in many countries, including France, the setting for her first novel, The Coin, and has held at least as many professional occupations, including time as a dancer, singer, journalist, literature teacher, and now, novelist. A lover of all things medieval, she became a speaker of many tongues—literally—including Spanish, French, Italian, and German, as well as reading Latin, Middle English, and old French. She holds a Masters in English literature, specializing in medieval romances, and is currently an active member of the Romance Writers of America, Heart of Carolina and Kiss of Death Chapters, and Carolina Romance Writers. She loves to hear from her readers, and always hopes to open a dialogue with her fans.

The Coin

The Coin

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A cunning killer trusted his secret was safe, an innocent woman holds the key to his destruction, and an intelligence officer must keep her alive before the madman can strike the fatal blow.

A DANGEROUS FIND
When Gabriela Martinez finds a mysterious coin in the French Riviera, she is thrust into a struggle between governments, terrorists, and madmen, all seeking knowledge she doesn't know she has.

TIME IS RUNNING OUT
Richard Harrison, the intelligence officer assigned to protect her, has all he can do to keep her safe. But when the psychological games to terrorize Gabriela escalate beyond his control, Richard must find a solution, if not, it may be too late for them both.

Set in the exotic French Riviera, The Coin is a story of hatred, betrayal, love and duty—of terrible and painful choices that, nonetheless, bring about personal triumph.

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The Book of Hours

The Book of Hours

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A manuscript, a secret, and only a few hours to live.

A NEW THREAT

When Arnold Wickham, an unscrupulous art dealer, catches a glimpse of Gabriela's new work, The Book of Hours, he is like a man possessed. Now, he will do anything in order to claim it, and nothing, especially not Gabriela, will stand in his way.

A LOVE TESTED

Richard Harrison has been gifted with a second chance to protect Gabriela, the woman he loves. In the shadow of this new threat, however, the stakes are now much higher, and there is much more to lose. And if Richard doesn’t stay one step ahead of the danger, their lives, their love, but especially, their future may very well go up in flames.

Set in California and London, The Book of Hours is a story about greed, obsession, family duty, and, especially, deserved second chances.

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