Italian Romance series

DISCLAIMER:
this is a contemporary romance series set in an alternate world where the COVID-19 pandemic and recent global events have not taken place.

When we were sea and stars book cover

I think you were born to love, and you do it beautifully


When we were sea and stars is a captivating summer love story set in South Italy, where American James falls in love with his handsome Italian neighbor Roberto.

Book 1 in the Italian Romance series

When we were fire on fire book cover

For the first time in forever I was okay, and it wasn’t a lie

When we were fire on fire is a second chance holiday romance between Francesco and Eric. Their meeting brings to the surface old demons as well as the most tender feelings they still have for each other.

Book 2 in the Italian Romance series

Your heart deserves to be treated as gently as everybody else’s


When we were out of the ordinary is an enemies/rivals to lovers romance focused on respect, acceptance and love in all its shapes. Meet Kim and Alessandro as they begin a new chapter in life.

Book 3 in the Italian Romance series

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[COVER REVEAL] When we were out of the ordinary

Have you ever felt “out of the ordinary?” I have, and this third book in my Italian Romance series has turned out to be more personal than any other 🖤🤍💜 this is probably why it took me so long to write this post. So, I wrote a new book. It’s … Continue reading [COVER REVEAL] When we were out of the ordinary

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BOOK SALES!

Get ready for book sales: it’s time to go to Italy 🇮🇹 Readers from the US and the UK can now get “When we were sea and stars” and “When we were fire on fire” at super discounted prices. 23-30 Nov ONLY

[TESTIMONIALS] When we were sea and stars

Reviewed by Victoria Ray on Goodreads When we were sea and stars by Elen Chase is a dazzling LGBT romance filled with plenty of emotions and heart.The family of James (19 years old American boy) is visiting a small Italian town during their vacation. There he meets a local, Roberto, … Continue reading [TESTIMONIALS] When we were sea and stars

[TESTIMONIALS] When we were fire on fire

Reviewed by T.L. Brown on Goodreads You will care deeply for these characters. I don’t remember the last time two characters made such an impact on me like Francesco and Eric in Elen Chase’s “When we were fire on fire.” I read this book in two nights, consumed by the … Continue reading [TESTIMONIALS] When we were fire on fire

[TESTIMONIALS] When we were fire on fire

Reviewed by Valerie on Goodreads and for Love Bytes Reviews When We Were Fire on Fire is an exquisite, multi-layered story about the complexities of Francesco and Eric as individuals, how the men were shaped by their parents, and how that made them incompatible as a couple when they first … Continue reading [TESTIMONIALS] When we were fire on fire

[TESTIMONIALS] When we were fire on fire

Reviewed by Amanda Castro on Goodreads Can I give over 5 stars to a book? First, character building is impeccable. Fra is such a relatable character: sweet and selfless, without lacking personality. Someone who passes as a workaholic when he’s in fact is using work to numb his emptiness. Francesco … Continue reading [TESTIMONIALS] When we were fire on fire

[TESTIMONIALS] When we were fire on fire

Reviewed by Lily Rooke on Goodreads “He chose me, despite everything. And I chose to let him love me, even though I didn’t feel worthy of him.” When we were fire on fire, Elen Chase Just, achingly pure and a joy to read. Well, this was absolutely beautiful. ‘When we … Continue reading [TESTIMONIALS] When we were fire on fire

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RELEASE DAY – When we were fire on fire

I’m really happy to announce that “When we were fire on fire” has officially been released into the world 🥳🥳🥳 You can find it on Amazon and read the reviews of my ARC team on Goodreads! Amazon US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0973ZNNZJ Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/58315449 Blurb: Francesco doesn’t believe in second chances. Five years … Continue reading RELEASE DAY – When we were fire on fire

[TESTIMONIALS] When we were fire on fire

Reviewed by Kindra White on Goodreads I went in thinking this was an M/M contemporary romance about second chances. But I was so wrong about this book. It is so much more than just a second chance romance. I would do the talented writer a disservice and in doing so … Continue reading [TESTIMONIALS] When we were fire on fire