Elle Strauss

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Elle Strauss writes fun, lower YA fiction (time-travel and merfolk). She is fond of Lindt’s sea salt dark chocolate and hiking in good weather. Elle is married with four children and divides her time between British Columbia, Canada, and Germany. She also writes upper/mature YA (historical and science fiction) as LEE STRAUSS. Visit her at www.ellestraussbooks.com

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Run Run Run (Gingerbread Man Part 1 - A Nursery Rhyme Suspense)
Price: Free! Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Elle Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A geeky college freshmen finally meets a cute girl online, only to find she was brutally murdered the next day – except she wasn’t - or was she?
Peace & Goodwill (The Minstrel Series #4) -a Christmas Novella
Series: The Minstrel. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,450. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 9, 2014 by Elle Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Belle gets the best Christmas present ever, a man in uniform! Ian is a soldier home on leave. Neither of them have any idea how good it will feel to fall in love or how hard it will be to say good-bye. One fateful, cold and snowy night a chance encounter changes everything. Love is lost. Love is found. Life will never be the same.
Heart & Soul (The Minstrel Series #3)
Series: The Minstrel. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,910. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Elle Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Gabriele is a young widow seeking answers to the mysterious events that lead to her husband Lennon's death. A year later she discovers she's inherited a cottage on the south shore of England and a visit there introduces her to the dangerous man living next door. A man intent on scaring Gabriele into going back to Germany. A man who looks exactly like Lennon.
Flesh & Bone (The Minstrel Series #2)
Series: The Minstrel. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014 by Elle Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Sebastian Weiss, a rockstar with a guilty conscience falls for an unknown singer/songwriter. Eva's talent and beauty enamours him and he finds he doesn't even notice her physical disability any more. But when his secret is revealed it, it's shatters everything they built together.
Sun & Moon (The Minstrel Series #1)
Series: The Minstrel. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Elle Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
She has a past. He has a secret. Katja’s a risk-taking singer-songwriter hoping to make it in the indie music scene in Dresden, Germany. Micah’s a brooding uptown banker on a quest. Katja knows she mustn’t fall in love with this handsome enigma. There’s something dark lurking beneath the surface. He could be dangerous. And even if her life isn’t on the line, her heart most definitely is.
The Perception Trilogy Boxed Set
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 213,380. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013 by Elle Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
The Perception Trilogy Boxed Set includes Ambition (short story prequel) Perception, Volition and Contrition.
Contrition
Series: Perception. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,550. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by Elle Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Dystopian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Contrition is the dramatic conclusion to the Perception Trilogy. Can Zoe and Noah save their love before the world ends?
Volition ( #2 Perception Trilogy)
Series: Perception. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,370. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013 by Elle Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Dystopian, Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
The exciting continuation of the Perception series. Noah and Zoe fell in love. Zoe doesn't remember it. Someone is trying to kill them.
A Piece of Blue String
Series: Playing with Matches. Price: Free! Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by Elle Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
A companion short story to Playing with Matches. Katharina Ackermann's diary entries marking the turn of WW2, and her heart for the boy heading for battle.
Ambition
Series: Perception. Price: Free! Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Elle Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(3.50)
AMBITION is a short story prequel to PERCEPTION, capturing the beginning of Noah and Zoe’s story from Noah’s POV. 5k = approximately 20 pages
Broken Vessels (volume 2 of Jars of Clay)
Series: Jars of Clay, Volume 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,800. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012 by Elle Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Other
(4.00)
A novella - 33k. Jars of Clay + Broken Vessels = Romeo and Juliette in Ancient Rome. Jars of Clay (volume 1) and Broken Vessels (volume 2) contain strong religious themes and scenes of sensuality and violence. Recommended for ages 15 and up.
Jars of Clay
Series: Jars of Clay, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Elle Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00)
A novella - 23K. JARS OF CLAY (volume 1) + BROKEN VESSELS (volume 2) = Romeo and Juliette in Ancient Rome *Jars of Clay (volume 1) and Broken Vessels (volume 2) contain strong religious themes and scenes of sensuality and violence. Recommended for ages 15 and up.
Perception (Perception Trilogy #1)
Series: Perception. Price: Free! Words: 65,500. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012 by Elle Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Children’s books » Dystopian
(4.67)
Eternal Life is To Die For. Zoe is a genetically altered person-a GAP. Her brother is missing. The only one who can help her is Noah, a natural who despises her, and the last guy on earth she should trust.
Playing with Matches
Series: Playing with Matches. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,350. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 by Elle Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » War, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
When Emil Radle's friends Moritz and Johann discover a shortwave radio, everything changes. Now they listen to BBC broadcasts of news reports that tell both sides. Now they know the truth. The boys, along with Johann’s sister Katarina, band together to write out the reports and covertly distribute flyers throughout their city. It's an act of high treason that could have them arrested—or worse.

Books

Clockwiser
Series: Clockwise. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,540. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
(4.33)
Casey and Nate race against the clock to find her brother Tim who's lost in the past and fighting in the American civil war. But the strain wears on their relationship, and it doesn’t help that the intriguing new boy next door has his sights on Casey and isn’t shy to let her know it.
Clockwise
Series: Clockwise. Price: Free! Words: 64,410. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
(4.60)
A teen time traveler accidentally takes her secret crush back in time. Awkward.
Like Clockwork
Series: Clockwise. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,620. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / United States / Other
(5.00)
Adeline doesn't feel like she belongs in her own time, but can bad boys from the past be trusted?
Clocked
Series: Clockwise. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,430. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
(4.00)
A Novelette. Written from Nate Mackenzie's point of view, this new companion novelette to the Clockwise series is a much expanded version of the short story found in the In His Eyes Anthology (from 3k to 15k). Ever wonder how Nate got talked into asking Casey to dance on a dare? And what it felt like for him to experience 1860? How he really felt about Casey Donovan? Now you can know!
Seaweed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,340. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
(4.33)
A teen swim athlete discovers a merfolk world that threatens to keep her out of the ocean forever.
Love, Tink
Series: Love, Tink, Episode 1. Price: Free! Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Love, Tink is Enchanted meets Peter Pan. Tink is smitten with Peter, and when he confesses he wants to go back to New York, Tink not only breaks a fairy law to help him, she breaks her heart.
Daring Hearts: 8 All New Clean YA/NA Reads For The Adventurous Romantic
Series: Blood and Snow. Pre-release—available August 18, 2015. Price: $0.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Eight Bestselling Authors bring you 8 ALL NEW, CLEAN novels for the adventurous at heart... Novels by: THROUGH GLASS by Rebecca Ethington THE DARK MOTH SOCIETY by RaShelle Workman KATE UNMASKED by Cindy M. Hogan COUNTER CLOCKWISE by Elle Strauss WITNESS by Christine Kersey PAXTON PRIVATE INVESTIGATIONS by Juli Alexander SKETCHY LOVE by Lila Felix OF ICE AND SNOW by Amber Argyle

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