D.L. Miles

Publisher info

Miles is a Sun Scorpio with the heart of a Moon Pisces. She began her publishing journey in 2012, admittedly maybe a little too soon. Her eclectic taste comes through in each book she writes, ranging from soft fantasy romances to dark brooding poetry to serial killers that hold a grudge.

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Series

Love Notes to Nightmares
A collection of poems telling the stories of humans that fell in love with a myth. Each book contains five chapters with about 20 poems each, detailing the love, betrayal, suffering and much more when you love a creature from your nightmares.
Love Notes to Nightmares II
Price: $1.99 $1.49 USD. (25% off until July 31!)
Love Notes to Nightmares III
Price: $1.99 $1.49 USD. (25% off until July 31!)
Goderich Girl
Starting out a true crime blog in her small town seemed fruitless, at least until Gwen is involved in a bombing that nobody believes. Now it's up to her to prove a crime was committed, and maybe then her writing career will take off.
The Dark Origins
Three girls, three stories, one ending. This unique trilogy can be read in any order.
Shimmering (The Dark Origins)
Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!)
Igniting (The Dark Origins)
Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!)
The Monarchy
What if your decision affected an entire universe?
The Argent Star
Price: Free!
The Howling Jade
Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!)
Astral Bodies
Astral Bodies
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The Ethereal Crossings
Liv is often apathetic towards everything around her, but that changes when her friend is imprisoned for murder, and an alluring bounty hunter comes to town.
Fenridge (The Ethereal Crossings, 2)
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Northcliffe (The Ethereal Crossings, 3)
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Glenbrook (The Ethereal Crossings, #4)
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Books

Love Notes to Nightmares III
Series: Love Notes to Nightmares. Price: $1.99 $1.49 USD. (25% off until July 31!) Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2022 . Categories: Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Broken stones and stars unaligned. Distant light and overgrown shrines. A collection of poems telling the stories of humans that fell in love with a myth.
Love Notes to Nightmares II
Series: Love Notes to Nightmares. Price: $1.99 $1.49 USD. (25% off until July 31!) Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2022 . Categories: Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Echoed calls and frostbitten skin.  Fallen lovers and forgotten places.  A collection of poems telling the stories of humans that fell in love with a myth.
Rouge 52 (Goderich Girl #2)
Series: Goderich Girl. Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 38,930. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
When Gwen became an official employee of Sharpe Investigations she thought she would be helping write about cases Osh worked on, but instead, she’s in Vineville working on her blog. If she hadn’t signed a one-year lease with her friends Lily and Thea she might have quit, but then she would have missed the casket that appears in front of the law offices of Mueller and Moon, body included.
Love Notes to Nightmares
Series: Love Notes to Nightmares. Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2020 . Categories: Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love
Lyrical wailing, dancing lights between the trees, a twisted darkness, and a century of pain. A collection of poems telling the stories of four humans in love with a myth.
Violet 24 (A Goderich Girl Novella)
Series: Goderich Girl. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,690. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
A lullaby is supposed to be calming, but when Gwen Weaver hears it coming from a top hat in the local park, surrounded by kids, all she can do is grab them and run. The signature is chilling to anyone who knows where it’s from; the Roundabout Bomber of the eighties. After he vanished in 1991, it seems like he’s back in Gwen’s little town of Goderich, and he’s after the children.
Phasing (The Dark Origins)
Series: The Dark Origins. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,200. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Just when seventeen-year-old Ashley thinks she’s able to quit her job at Legion, a government of supernatural beings, her long-time partner, Colt’s, family starts to disappear. They aren’t the only one’s either; spooks have been vanishing all over the world.
The Howling Jade
Series: The Monarchy. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A tsunami can be created from a single drop. Word has spread throughout the universe of a small planet free of Monarchy control. While Ren sits in negotiations with Commander Weild, the planet is becoming overrun with visitors wanting a look at the supposedly lawless land. Soon a drug is brought onto the planet, one that does more than it claims, and Novae's dark history is finally revealed.
The Argent Star
Series: The Monarchy. Price: Free! Words: 85,400. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Ren Argent wanted to be an archeologist and spend her life exploring the lost cities of Earth. But when a new planet is discovered and her father is appointed King, she has to leave behind everything she knows to rule over a place she’s only heard of in legends. There is more to this planet than anyone knows, and Ren's actions may ignite a rebellion across the universe.
Astral Bodies
Series: Astral Bodies. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 82,140. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Twenty-year-old Tess has the ability to astral project, and while going for a midnight walk in the woods she stumbles across a ritual murder. Not only that, the killer was able to see her when nobody else could. Soon she thinks her life can return to normal, until Jonas Adler contacts her with an offer she can't refuse.
Glenbrook (The Ethereal Crossings, #4)
Series: The Ethereal Crossings, Book 4. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 78,960. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Luke is trapped in Shadeland, and there’s supposedly no way to get him out. Everyone is keeping their mouth shut, since something’s happening within the Eidolon world that they don’t want the humans knowing. Liv is determined to find out, even if it means going against all warnings, and travelling to Shadeland herself.
Igniting (The Dark Origins)
Series: The Dark Origins, Book 2. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 69,780. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Grace has finally escaped her past of foster homes and mall-cop jail cells. What she hasn’t escaped is her deadly temper, if she loses control black flames lash from her at high velocity. When a boy named Noah drags her through a magic portal after getting attacked she realizes she isn’t the only one out there with bizarre powers. But can she really trust someone with her biggest secret?
Threads of Chaos
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free until July 31!) Words: 90,480. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Mercy Singer died five months ago, but the doctor’s brought her back. Too bad she came back damaged; she’s started to have visions of people dying, and conversations with people that like to vanish. She thinks she's crazy, but when new kids Eve and Tristan Holmes suggest what she's seeing might be real she begins to wonder. What if she came back for a reason?
Northcliffe (The Ethereal Crossings, 3)
Series: The Ethereal Crossings, Book 3. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 73,320. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 20, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Liv feels as if her problems are pulling her apart. Her new transformation has left her with powers she doesn’t want. Jared has decided to stay in Ellengale, but has started to get annoyingly possessive of her. Luke is vanishing into Shadeland, and his trips are getting longer. There are more attacks in town, and Liv’s brother Neeson seems to be involved.
Shimmering (The Dark Origins)
Series: The Dark Origins, Book 1. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 82,020. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Ember Reed is a shape-shifter that can't Shift, earning her the nickname the "sucky spook" at the Sagefall Rec Center. But lately she's been developing a new ability that is unheard of for her kind and the people she trusts most are telling her it's wrong. Not only that, spooks are going missing and Ember finds that her and her friends may be next to disappear.
Fenridge (The Ethereal Crossings, 2)
Series: The Ethereal Crossings, Book 2. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 84,750. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 19, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Liv thought she would be able to return to her usual self once everything was taken care of. But she’s had to be careful to hide her feelings from Luke; her feelings of disappointment are getting to her, and she can’t help but wonder what the cause of her sudden fevers is. Until Dr. Wineman decides to tell her that she doesn’t smell human anymore; he thinks her fevers are a symptom of Change.
Shadeland (The Ethereal Crossings, 1)
Series: The Ethereal Crossings, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 104,260. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 11, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
**Revised and updated for 2022!**It’s been one year since the creatures of Shadeland have exposed themselves to the world, but Liv doesn’t really care; she knew of them long before anyone else did because her friend Luke is one. But when women begin dying in her hometown, Luke gets blamed for the killings because he isn’t human and it sets Liv on a mission to find out who the killer really is.

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