Ian Cadena


When Ian Cadena was a kid, instead of taking notes in class, he was writing scripts to act out later with his action figures.

He holds a degree in Theater & Writing and works on his novels and nefariously plots from his secret lair.

He is a Reiki Master and enthralled with all things mystic and paranormal. He possesses numerous tarot decks and has had at least one out-of-body experience... maybe two. When not traveling outside of his body he’s brewing up some eats or drinks in his cauldron (kitchen).


Book Trailer The Nexus: Samhain
Book Trailer for THE NEXUS: SAMHAIN by Ian Cadena

The Hard Boys
The Hard Boys series trailer


Unlocking The Nexus
This four part book series takes place within a year of Max Dane's move to Ravencrest, Vermont. Each book represents a season and focuses on the holidays associated with that season. The series begins with the author's favorite season: FALL.
The Hard Boys
Ethan and Justin Hard along with their best friend Sparky, have created Enigma Investigations to seek out and research Paranormal occurrences. Ready to investigate what goes hump in the night?


The Nexus: The Yule King (Unlocking The Nexus Book 2)
Series: Unlocking The Nexus. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,820. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Yule is coming! Halloween is over but Max’s turmoil in Ravencrest continues as he learns the truth of his epilepsy while Sir Percy and the Knights Templar in the Middle Ages are set upon a quest that will lead them to the Yule King. But will either Max or Percy survive when Myth and Legend collide? Book 2 of 4 inspired by Celtic, Norse, and Native American mythology.
The Hard Boys Meet Dr. Frankenseed (Case #2)
Series: The Hard Boys, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,100. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica, Fiction » Erotica » Action/Adventure
Mysteria is engulfed by power-outages and tumultuous weather. Ethan and Justin Hard must figure out what the cause is before the whole town is destroyed. But with the Hard boys' newly super-charged anatomies, they may very well be the culprits!
The Hard Boys: Alien Abduction (Case #1)
Series: The Hard Boys, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,910. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Case #1. Ready to investigate what goes hump in the night? Ethan & Justin Hard, along with their best friend Sparky, have formed Enigma Investigations to search out paranormal activity. When their first potential...and adorable...client experiences missing time after a UFO sighting the Hard boys ar
The Dark: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A True Story. Based on a real incident that the author's mother experienced as a child.
The Nexus: Samhain (Unlocking the Nexus Book 1)
Series: Unlocking The Nexus. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,280. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Max Dane didn’t know anything about magick with a ‘K,’ Wiccan practices or magical realism until he arrived in Ravencrest. But he soon learns the town is steeped in mystical folklore, legend, and tradition.