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Maria Elena is already hard at work on her next series, featuring Detective Nick Larson. While she will always love Gabriela and Richard, her first protagonists, she is looking forward to a new hero with new mysteries to solve.


To keep up with the latest developments in her writing life, and to gain access to advance reader copies of her new work, make sure to sign up for her Street Team, a special group of readers who she gets to know like family.


To read some of her other writing, including short stories and deleted scenes, click here.

For artist Gabriela Martinez, psychopaths do hit twice, and Richard must stay one step ahead of the danger, if not, their lives and their love will be forever torn apart.

A collection of short stories from Maria Elena Alonso-Sierra that will take your imagination on a ride across all genres.


A cunning killer will stop at nothing to stop Gabriela from revealing his secret, and Richard must keep her alive before it’s too late.


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Maria Elena currently has two romantic suspense titles available, The Coin and The Book of Hours, a duology about a pair of star-crossed and danger-prone lovers, Richard and Gabriela, whose adventures take then through Europe, than around the globe.


Both titles are available in popular e-book formats at

Amazon, Smashwords, Barnes & Noble, iTunes, and Kobo.


Paperback versions can be found available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.


For more detailed information about The Coin, click here.

For more detailed information about The Book of Hours, click here.



Maria Elena has also released a collection of short stories, The Fish Tank, that will take your imagination on a ride across all genres.


Delve into For the Fun of Writing, where flights of fancy are given voice in “Jerry’s Gift” and “Rites of Passage.” Glide into Soul Songs, stories from the Cuban Diaspora, where the author weaves many of her own exile experiences in “The Fish Tank” (award winner), “Bubbles Don’t Bring Smiles,” “Lullaby,” and “A Day in the Life of Benito José Fuentes.” Take a peek at Prologues, two prequel short stories that introduce characters in upcoming novels. Twists and turns run rampant in “Into the Light,” and “Mirror, Mirror: A Detective Nick Larson Story.” Finally, enjoy The End, a short-short of whimsy in “Everyone’s a Critic.”


The collection is available in popular e-book formats at

Amazon | Smashwords | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | Kobo.

Maria Elena has just released a new short story, "Retribution," in the anthology Book Dreams (Brain to Books Anthology 1) .

You can purchase a copy here.

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