Nancy Straight


Nancy was born in Sioux City Iowa, left the cold of the Midwest in 1991 and only returns to see family in the summer time. She spent ten years traveling the world as a US Marine and settled in Moncks Corner, SC with her husband and two children.


Centaur Magic (Touched Series Book 5)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,700. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
After two years on the run, the novelty of traveling the world as fugitives has lost its luster for Jessica and Daniel. If they want a shot at a normal life, both must face Jessica's past. They hope their love will deliver safe passage to the future they both want, but centaur tradition threatens them at every turn. Their only hope is the centaur magic running in their veins.
Shroud of Lies
Series: Brewer Brothers. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,780. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Mark believes he has finally shed his destructive past. Reunited with the brother he had believed to be dead for most of his life, Mark’s life detours again when he learns of a younger sister also abandoned by their parents. Desperate to find her, Mark and Dave travel thousands of miles turning over the rocks of their past.
Fractured Karma
Series: Brewer Brothers. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,350. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Mark believes he is alone in the world. Rejected by his parents as a child, the loss of his beloved little brother, Davey, makes him believe he has nothing to live for. Can Mark escape the life he set in motion seven years ago or is his karma fractured permanently?
His Frozen Heart
Series: Brewer Brothers. Price: Free! Words: 102,310. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
For best friends, Candy and Libby, money is tight with hardly enough to cover their living expenses. When they are desperate for grocery money, the girls bet on their pool playing skills to add to their income. A simple wager on a quiet winter evening has devastating results.
Centaur Redemption (Touched Series Book 4)
Series: Touched. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,990. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Cami and Drake’s honeymoon is cut short as they escape attacks by the Council Enforcers and head to South Africa for the meeting of the Centaur Council, which has ordered a death sentence on Cami and all members of the Lost Herd. The Council Chairman is her grandmother, her most dangerous foe.
Centaur Rivalry (Touched Series Book 3)
Series: Touched. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,650. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
The Centaur world is rocked as news spreads of the Lost Herd, Camille's existence, and her Centaur protector. A death order against Camille's father and family sends all into hiding. Camille and Drake leave the country pursued by the Lost Herd as well as by Centaur Council enforcers. Camille's twin brother Cameron is manipulated by the Council Head and is quickly becoming her newest enemy.
Centaur Legacy
Series: Touched. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,880. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Camille and Drake find themselves bound for the pasture of Thessaly, looking for the family heirloom that will keep them safe from the head of the Centaur Council. They are both unaware that Camille's Centaur lineage puts their future at risk. They don't know who to trust or where to hide. Out of all other options, it's time to fight.
Blood Debt
Series: Touched. Price: Free! Words: 91,480. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Her whole life, it had just been the two of them. Before her mother’s last breath, she gave Camille the information she had craved her entire life: the identity of her father. Daring to contact him, Camille was welcomed by an entire family she never knew existed. But nothing comes without a price as she discovers when her family claims a legendary heritage tracing back to a Centaur touched by Zeus
Destiny's Wrath - Destiny Series Book 3
Series: Destiny. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Lauren and Max still yearn for their normal life together. Although finally united, they’re unable to enjoy their bliss when they learn nine people have been viciously murdered. Lauren and Max are consumed by guilt when they realize the murderer is a young man who saved Max’s life months earlier. Nobody involved saw the power of Destiny's Wrath, until it was unleashed.
Destiny's Revenge (Destiny Series Book 2)
Series: Destiny. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,850. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
There was no reason for Lauren to be in a coma. Her physical injuries had healed, but she had been non-responsive for so long that her doctors told her family and Max to move on. The man she loved was gone, her friends had moved on with their lives, and her family was ripped apart by her accident. The last thing she ever expected was Destiny's Revenge...
Meeting Destiny
Series: Destiny. Price: Free! Words: 98,990. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Lauren is visited in her dreams for years by a stranger claiming to be her destiny. Destiny becomes reality when paths cross during a failed robbery attempt. Lauren and the stranger experience chemistry like no other. Soon Lauren is in the middle of a murder investigation and a questionable friendship with the key suspect. Sinister forces are at work and will stop at nothing to destroy Lauren.

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Smashwords book reviews by Nancy Straight

  • The Confession on July 24, 2011

    One of the best stories I've read this year! The story was very original, enough suspense so I read into the wee hours each night. I would highly recommend this book to anyone looking for a good murder mystery. The story unfolded at a very fast pace but not so fast that it was hard to keep up. Note to author - several typos but the story was so good it didn't take away from the story for me. Specifically punctuation, the use of "to" rather than "too" and a few mispelled words. Hated it when the accidental death occured - I really liked that character. You really did a fabulous job!
  • Horizon (Elemental Enmity Book IV) on Jan. 26, 2013

    Hello, Smashwords? I NEED MORE STARS!!! Horizon is the final book in the Elemental Enmity series, and what an ending!! This was one of those series that will stay with me for years to come. Five stars isn’t even close to enough! How do you describe a story that moved you, that days later you cannot get out of your head? I’m going to have to try, but know there is no way my review will do this story justice. It starts out after Rayla has been rescued by Heath, the two are in love, but she is still bonded to Zach (Ammon). Zack searches for his bond-mate and she is physically ill from their separation, but her heart only wants Heath. This disagreement between Rayla’s heart and body was heart-wrenching. When Zack finds Rayla she vows not to give herself over fully to him. She doesn’t hide her feelings for Heath and Zack (who I expected to EXPLODE) accepts her, thankful to have whatever pieces of her she's willing to share. Another Fae, more powerful than the five Fae Lords sets his sights on Rayla. He’s vile, evil, powerful, and one of the most horrible villains I’ve come across in the paranormal romance genre. I won’t say anymore because it would be impossible to do so without spoilers. The story is eloquently written. I love the way Christie Rich writes, every scene is written so vividly that I feel like I’m in the story. Every scene is full of action and *swoooooon* she makes me fall for every male character! How is that possible? I hate love tri-angles, but she has accomplished a love-pentagram (five sided – five Fae Lords) that I could not put down!! Her characters are multi-dimensional and her plot is deeply layered. Get the first book in this series, FIVE, (it’s free from all book stores). Read it, and then try to tell me I’m wrong. I know you’ll fall in love with Christie Rich’s writing, just as easily as you fall in love with her characters. Congratulations, Christie, on another HOME RUN!! I’m sad to see that this series has ended, but the ending was pure magic. Thanks so much for sharing it with the world!