Lisa Shea

Biography

Lisa Shea is a fervent fan of honor, loyalty, and chivalry. She brings to life worlds where men and women stand shoulder to shoulder, steady in their desire to make the world a better place for all.

While her heroines often wield a sword, they equally value the skilled use of their intelligence, wisdom, courage, and compassion.

Lisa has written twelve medieval romance novels. She has also written a modern-day murder mystery romance novel.

All proceeds from sales of these novels benefit battered women’s shelters.

Please visit Lisa at LisaShea.com to learn more about her background and interests. Feedback is always appreciated!

Where to find Lisa Shea online


Where to buy in print


Books

Across the River - an 1800s Black / Native American Novella
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Price: Free! Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Part black. Part Irish. Part Lumbee Indian. Wholly determined to protect her family. Naomi Jackson made a mistake. Born in the tumultuous years following the American Revolution, she embraced change, excitement, and adventure. So when the Devil Bill Williams swaggered into town, she launched into his arms, determined that her love for him could overcome all obstacles. It couldn't.
Broken Images - A Dystopian Journey
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Series: A Dystopian Journey. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,300. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
I could not believe my eyes. Everything I had feared had become true. Now I had to try to stay alive long enough to make all the sacrifices worthwhile. Broken Images is the third and final book in the Ishtato Saga, after He Who Was Living. This series follows one young woman's journey through treacherous landscapes, backstabbing strangers, and lethal challenges. If she survives ...
The Lucky Cat - Black Cat Vol. 1 - A Salem Massachusetts Mini Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Kathy Taylor had weathered eight rough years as a black female police officer in Boston - but enough was enough. She turned in her badge, moved up north, and set up shop as a private investigator in historic Salem, Massachusetts. Now she's surrounded by wiccans and herbalists, by crystal shops and psychic pizza-deliverymen. And her first client has just stepped in the door.
Draconis Discord - A Collective Saga Sci-Fi Romance
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Series: The Collective Saga, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Nicole was lost. After a thousand long, tortuous years of craving Nathan by her side, he had finally been hers. For one, brief, shimemering moment, they had stood side by side in front of the world. Then cruel fate - and a bullet's blast through his chest - had brought it all to a crashing end. Now she must find a way to claw through the darkness - and to carve out a new life.
Aspen Allegations - A Sutton Massachusetts Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 73,950. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.25)
Morgan has become settled in her quiet life in Sutton, Massachusetts. Her peaceful morning yoga routine is assisted by her cat, Juliet. In the evening she guides her kayak across the placid surface of Lake Singletary. Everything is in its place. When Morgan stumbles across a dead body in the shadowy depths of Sutton Woods, her stability is knocked askew. Jason, the ranger who comes to her aid ...
Journaling Prompts - Procrastination
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Series: Journaling with Lisa Shea, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Time Management
We all suffer from procrastination, and it can manifest in the most strange of ways. Sometimes we procrastinate about things we should love doing! The key is to figure out why, to map out a plan of attack, and to get to it. One step at a time, and it will soon be in the past. This set of 32 procrastination-busting prompts takes you through a full month of making progress, plus a bonus day ...
He Who Was Living - A Dystopian Journey
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Series: A Dystopian Journey, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,700. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
I stare ahead in utter shock and disbelief. All I had thought I understood had changed in the blink of an eye. The world before me was completely unknown. It would take every last ounce of my strength - plus keen wits - to make it through this alive. He Who Was Living is the second book in the Ishtato Saga, after Into the Wasteland. This series follows one young woman's journey ...
Into the Wasteland - A Dystopian Journey
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Series: A Dystopian Journey, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 31,330. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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I blink into awareness in a clinically clean hallway, surrounded by tangerine-garbed murderers and psychopaths. I have no idea who I am or why I'm a part of this Hell-bound group. A guard in riot gear hands me a Ruger double-action revolver. I'm told if I can make it through the no-man's-land alive, I might have a chance at amnesty. All I have to do is trek the two-hundred-and-fifty miles north...
One Scottish Lass - A Regency Time Travel Romance Novella
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Price: Free! Words: 15,910. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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Samhain. All Hallows' Eve. The most mystical night of the year. The time when the veil between the worlds became perilously thin. And with a full moon overhead, this awesome power reaches its climactic height. Sorcha had no time for mystical nonsense - there were enough challenges in navigating the mine-field of her mother's vicious temper and the most important event of her young life.
Knowing Yourself - A Medieval Romance
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Series: Medieval Romance by Lisa Shea, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 76,560. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.75)
Kay is entranced with the possibilities which lie before her. Five handsome, willing men are vying for her hand in marriage. The stakes are ownership of a medieval keep perched on the rocky edge of a stormy ocean. Each man seems more stunning than the last, and it is her choice which will reward the prize. To make the game even more interesting, Kay is disguised as a handmaiden to her sister, Em.
Journaling Prompts - Weight Loss
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Series: Journaling with Lisa Shea, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting
Our modern world makes it nearly impossible for us to maintain a healthy weight. Food is pumped full of sugar and stripped of healthy oils and nutrients. Ketchup has sugar. Mustard has sugar. Salad dressing has sugar! Supermarket shelves are loaded with candies and treats. Fast food restaurants seem to be on every corner, offering us quick, tasty, and calorie-drenched offerings.
Journaling Prompts - Forgiveness
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Series: Journaling with Lisa Shea, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Forgiveness sometimes brings up the image of approving of what another person has done. That’s not it at all. Forgiveness is about releasing your own energy so that it can be free to use on other tasks. It’s about regaining serenity for yourself. Often, the person in question isn’t impacted at all by your forgiveness. Sometimes they have no idea that it’s happened! What’s important is ...
Journaling Prompts - Getting Over a Breakup
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Series: Journaling with Lisa Shea, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
Breakups. They are the fodder for angst-filled songs, for countless movies, and for a substantial library of novels. Nearly every person over the age of sixteen has gone through a breakup at some point in their life – and many of these were extremely painful. This set of 32 prompts takes you through a full month of processing and healing from a breakup, plus a bonus day as a treat. Invest a month
Journaling Prompts - Money and Financial Health
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Series: Journaling with Lisa Shea, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
So many times, there is something we can do about our money situation, but it’s something within us that is holding us back. Maybe we’re nervous about applying for a job. Maybe we’re uncertain about working from home. Maybe we don’t trust in our own skills. All of those things can be addressed! This set of 32 self-esteem prompts takes you through a full month of exploring your hurdles when it ...
Journaling Prompts - Self-Esteem
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Series: Journaling with Lisa Shea, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Self-esteem is more than just a feel-good thing. Having a stable self-esteem allows you to build the courage to go out and reach for your goals. It’s what has you take that first step to a new job, a new romance, and a new life. This set of 32 self-esteem prompts takes you through a full month of exploring your strengths and dreams, plus a bonus day as a treat. Invest a month in tending to ...
Journaling Prompts - Love and Romance
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Series: Journaling with Lisa Shea, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
Whether you’ve been with your love for a month, a decade, or a lifetime, it’s always important to renew your love daily. It sounds cliché, but love really is like a flower in a garden. You need to tend to it in order for it to flourish. Treat your love with the precious care it deserves. This set of 32 love and romance prompts takes you through a full month of exploring your love, plus a bonus...
Journaling Prompts - Gratitude
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Series: Journaling with Lisa Shea, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Gratitude brings with it a wealth of benefits. Our stress levels reduce. The dangerous bath of harmful stress hormones eases from our body. In its place we are caressed by the serenity hormones - the ones which heal and repair us. As we practice gratitude, our relationships become easier. Every encounter becomes that much more smooth. The world can seem brighter and more welcoming.
Journaling Basics - Journal Writing for Beginners
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Series: Journaling with Lisa Shea, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
(5.00)
Journaling was embraced by Leonardo da Vinci and it kept Bob Dylan's lyrics insightful. Basho, the famous poet, kept a journal of his travels. Journals can help you release stress, develop forgiveness, embrace your past, adore your future, and explore aspects of your creativity that you never knew existed. And the entire process is free.
Centauri Chaos - A Collective Saga Sci-Fi Romance
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Series: The Collective Saga, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
The final day was at last approaching. After a thousand years of brutal war and strife, of unimaginable pain and anguish, the reckoning was here. Nicole would stand to face that ultimate judgment. She would find out if all she had sacrificed had been enough - enough to release her from her soul-searing pledge. She could finally - wholly and fully - pledge herself to Jon. But there are many ...
Betelgeuse Beguiling - A Collective Saga Sci-Fi Romance
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Series: The Collective Saga, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,720. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Nicole Bessam had begun unveiling the truth with the careful delicacy of a butterfly negotiating its way out of a coccoon. Jon had finally come back to her - but his memory was still a blank slate. Only the gentlest of touches could be used in coaxing his awareness to the surface. But the universe would not allow her the luxury of time. Strake, the man she owed her life to, was caught ...
Aquarian Awakenings - A Collective Saga Sci-Fi Romance
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Series: The Collective Saga, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 32,340. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
(5.00)
Nicole Bessam had finally found him. After long, fruitless years of searching, after countless missteps and mistakes, she had at last reunited with the man she had pledged her heart to. He was right there in front of her. But he didn't remember her face. Commander Jon Paxton was transfixed by the woman before him. He'd had lovers in the past, certainly - women who eased his loneliness. But none
Cocktails - Low Carb Recipes
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Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Health & healing / low carbohydrate
James Bond had his cocktails shaken, not stirred. In Casablanca they drank French 75s to drive away the angst of the war. Every era has its cocktails. There's no need to give them up when you're enjoying a low carb lifestyle! This is the first release of this cocktails book - it's got my favorite 24 recipes. I'll be adding to it over the coming months ...
Herman Melville’s Battle-Pieces Annotated by Lisa Shea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
While Herman Melville is best known for his epic novel Moby-Dick, in 1861 the American Civil War began. Melville had years of experience sailing on whaling ships and immediately went to enlist in the Navy. He was chagrined when he was turned down for health reasons. He would be forced to sit out this important war. So, instead, he turned to recording his thoughts on it in poetry.
Quick No-Cook Low Carb Recipes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Health & healing / low carbohydrate
This 113-page book on Quick No-Cook Low Carb Recipes features 42 recipes ranging from easy cheese-plate ideas that any college student can try to more advanced recipes like tuna tartare which require a few ingredients to assemble. Explore a new recipe every day for a month and expand your menu choices!
In A Glance - A Medieval Romance
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Series: Medieval Romance by Lisa Shea, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 77,700. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00)
For five long years Joan had mourned the loss of her fiancé, Michael. At long last she was ready to move on with her life. She was going to carefully, delicately reopen a connection with Hugh, the man honor had forced her to put aside. Perhaps now, after all the pain and suffering, she could have her one chance at joy.
Trusting in Faith - A Medieval Romance
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Series: Medieval Romance by Lisa Shea, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 103,260. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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Sarah's midwife skills are the last line of defense for women with nowhere else to turn. She prides herself in the complete trust the women have in her. She would never betray one of her vulnerable charges. Reynald, a Templar knight, thunders into her world, demanding detailed information about her patients. Sarah, outraged at his arrogance, absolutely refuses to help him in any way.

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