Elizabeth Reyes

About Elizabeth Reyes

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Spring update!

Well almost!

Technically we are two days away from the first day of spring but I’m excited already!


So what can we expect this season? This year? I have a few things up my sleeve. Some I can’t discuss yet. One because it’s publisher related and nothing is final yet, but I will say, expect something different from me in the next year or so. Think psychological thriller.  Not romance. AT ALL. Think, Gone Girl or Girl on the Train. The kind of thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat and guessing until the VERY end! Image result for Edge of your seat meme


Honestly I’m SO excited about this! BUT. Never fear. I have PLENTY of romance coming your way. Plenty of chest pounding, hell raising, dropping to their knees alpha males for you. Including a SURPRISE stand alone that’ll make you guilty for wanting to read it but at the same time there’s NO WAY you wont! That’s all I can say about that! 😉 

What CAN I talk about? How about Nine and O and Nolan and Kristiano and MORE Morenos? Hell, yeah! 

First up will be Nine! I just sent out the Cover reveal info to my bloggers TODAY! Stay tuned for the cover reveal NEXT WEEK! If you haven’t already seen the tease I posted on my social media here it is! 

          Wondering who Nine is? He’s the next book up in my Boyle Heights series. Boyle Heights is a spinoff series from my 5th Street Series! If you haven’t met Lila or Beast yet go get acquainted NOW! Just click on the banner below for more information, excerpts and reviews of what you’ve missed out on!

After Nine I anticipate IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER,  O’s story who is also part of Boyle Heights. Nolan’s who’s story is up next in my Looking Glass series. Not familiar? Click on the banner below for more info and CATCH UP!!

Have you read Remi’s Choice? Some are calling it HANDS DOWN THE BEST LOVE TRIANGLE EVER? It’s also the first in the De Luca Boys series. Next up in that series, is Forbidden Summer! You can familiarize yourself with this series as well by clicking on the banner below!


Need a fix of my Morenos? I do  too!!! OMG! I’ve been doing a few teasers for the 2ndGen here and there AND I have a prequel EPIC full length novel to the ENTIRE series in the works! Read an extra HERE and stay tuned for more news on when you can expect more Morenos!!!   



As y’all can see, I have A LOT in the works! The stuff I can’t really talk about, I will as soon as I’m able to. The surprise I mentioned STAY TUNED. It’s a deliciously SCANDALOUS  DOOZY that will come sooner than you know it! All I can say is I’m CERTAIN you will be thoroughly satisfied. I’ve had a few do some beta reading and was told “This is the kind of story you will gladly put everything down for and devour in one sitting!” I CANNOT wait to get it to you! 

As usual I love hearing from you guys! Comment below and let me know what you’re excited about, if you have any questions and I will try to respond as quickly as possible! 


We Were One release day blitz!

“My God, this book…This book was the kind of angsty that borderlines physically painful. Like I was riding a roller coaster, and at each flip I’d be punched in the gut with grief, heartbreak or the biggest plot twist ever!”

It’s a heartwrenchingly emotional read with an absolutely beautiful love story, a bad boy hero that you will completely fall for, and a surprising element of mystery. All blended together to create an engaging read that had me completely captivated.”

Nico Cortez has a tale to tell about love, loss, and survival. His joy and pain are palpable. Every word of his journey is compelling and soul-stirring.


The mystery of love is greater than the mystery of death.
~Oscar Wilde~

Adoration is not profound enough a word to express the depth of my love for her. From the moment she walked into my life and set my heart and soul on fire, not a day’s gone by that she hasn’t plagued my every thought.We were each other’s completion. She was everything I wasn’t–the sigh to my roar, the virtue to my sin, the cure to my wounds.

We Were One.

Until the unthinkable happened.

That I’ve survived such a tragedy without having completely lost it, is a mystery in itself. But as my mind starts to blur the lines between reality and my delusional heart, I begin to question everything, including my sanity.

And then the real mystery begins . . .

Looking Glass #2
Nico’s story

As I usually did when I first arrived at the lake, I parked and lit up a smoke so I could stake the place out by myself for a little while first. I’d heard about and seen enough of the twins now to know they were getting popular with the boys. Not in a bad way, but from what Nolan told me, even the quieter seemingly shyer one of the two had just as many admirers as the more outgoing one. But I’d yet to, nor did I plan to, socialize with either—ever.
“Did it hurt?”
I should’ve known right then those deep blue eyes that close, coupled with that sweet voice, would be the end of me. It was one of the twins—but unlike most of the folk in town, I knew exactly which one—stood before me, staring at my arm curiously.
Trying not to get too sucked into her intoxicatingly playful eyes, I looked away from them as our eyes met and I glanced down at what she was staring at instead. I couldn’t help smirking. She was asking about my latest tattoo.
“A little,” I said, not making too much of it, then glanced back at her. Smiling at those curious eyes just couldn’t be helped, so I did as I continued to indulge. “But it’s the best kind of pain there is. The kind that hurts so good.”
I knew flirting with her was a risk, but I could see the way she was looking at me—the way most girls did when I took them in so unabashedly, making no secret of my dirty thoughts.
She was younger than most girls I normally hung out with. I figured a few more risqué comments from me might have her red as a beet and walking away as she should.
“That thing between your legs,” she said, making me stop mid-drag of my cigarette, and my brows jumped at attention. “It just keeps getting bigger.”
Coughing what little smoke I’d inhaled, I proceeded to make an ass of myself nearly choking then laughing until I was finally able to speak. “What?”
elizabeth reyes
Award winning and USA Today Bestselling Author, Elizabeth Reyes continues to answer to her calling on a daily basis. Since releasing her debut novel Forever Mine (Moreno Brothers #1) in 2010 she has now published 27 titles and is fast at work on the next. The excitement her books have garnered has far exceeded her wildest dreams. It is with as much excitement that she’ll continue to put out books related to her established series as well as introduce brand new ones very soon.
We Were One is the second in the Looking Glass series. It’s an alternate POV to the first in the story.
Girl In The Mirror
But you’re getting a whole new story in Nico’s prospective. Elizabeth made sure she gave her readers a whole new look at Maddie and Nico.
Thank you all for participating!
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Girl in the Mirror &
We Were One
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Ever wondered how you can become a beta reader?

How does beta reading work? Well basically I have a small group of readers who agree to read my latest project before it’s completely done. This is a crucial time for the author. The story is not edited or published and there is still time to tweak and try to fix anything that didn’t work, was confusing, dragged on, was TOO infuriating etc. I may not always agree with all opinions but more often than not ESPECIALLY when more than one reader has expressed their dislike or confusion about something in the story you can bet it’ll be tweaked.

Also any suggestions, or even comments as you read like, “I kept thinking this was going to happen and was excited/terrified/ANGRY.” Anything that gives me a heads up as to what the reader is thinking in certain parts of the story helps. “I’m confused about who’s actually thinking this.” Feel free to point out any plot holes and PLEASE let me know if there were any places you skimmed and why. Remember I won’t be mad but appreciate hearing this BEFORE it’s done and while I still have time to fix. Better hearing now than in the reviews. o.O         

Here is what I require/expect from a beta reader.

1. That you enjoy reading steamy adult contemporary romance.
2. That you are able to and not feel bad about giving honest feedback. Even  when or rather especially when something doesn’t work for you.
3.That once you commit to reading something you’d be able to be done within a week of receiving the ARC. I usually give a few days of advance notice (if not more) to let you know I’m almost ready to hand it over for beta reading. If by any chance you decide this particular story just doesn’t work for you this is fine. Just let me know so I’m not left to wonder what happened to you. I will (with no bad feelings) appreciate knowing what about it didn’t work.  
4. If you are enjoying it you do as much spoiler free bragging and shouting out on your social media including updating your reading status on GoodReads.
5. Your feedback can be in any form as long as you get your point across on anything that didn’t work, anything you loved (before it ends up on the chopping floor)  <- trust me I go chop happy in the rewrites.
6 You are not required to review. As a beta reader you will be given an early draft that will likely change once all the feedback has been collected. So if you would like to review let me know and I’d be happy to send you the final edit once it’s done.
7. Your express promise that you won’t share the exclusive MS trusted to you for your beta feedback. 

8. You choose how you give your feedback. Some of my betas make inline comments as they read and then send back the MS with all their comments. Others just make their own notes and share them when they finish and respond in one long email. Others send their feedback AS they read. Every few chapters then in the end send a conclusion email with their final thoughts. Any way works for me as long as it’s honest anything helps. 

9. Updates. Holy cow once I send these MS’s off to the beta readers I’m basically chewing my nails and checking my messages like a crack head. So PLEASE even if it’s just once a day I’ll be begging you to update me with at very least. “I’m calling it a night for today but I’m on this part and so far this is what I’m thinking . . .” Even if it’s a VERY short. I just need updates!   


So if you think you can handle that click on the graphic below to fill out the short form.

Here is the first you’d be beta reading if chosen. Click on the image for the full blurb and even a few excerpts of We Were One.




I know this is a busy week but I’ll more than likely send it out sometime this week with the expectation of hearing back from you by next week sometime. If you’re interested in the the perks of reading a new release long before it’s published, get a signed copy of said book once it’s done and would like to join my beta crew and see your name in the acknowledgments just fill out this quick form and I shall let you know very shortly if you made the list. If you’re not able to this time but would like to be considered for the next story you can indicate so on the first question where the “other” line is.


Keep in mind opinions are good but too many can be confusing and frustrating so I’ll only be choosing two or three at most! As always thank you in advance!


If you have any other questions or concerns feel free to email me at EliReyesBooks(at)Yahoo(dot)com