Italian Romance series

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

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, in which American James falls in love with his handsome Italian neighbor Roberto.

gay rep
small town romance
summer romance
small age gap
healing from trauma

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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.

gay rep
second chance romance
holiday romance
mental health focus
anxiety/depression rep

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.

asexual rep
pansexual rep
only one bed

found family

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back to blogging

The blog is back!

Yes, the blog is back! It’s been a lifetime since I introduced myself here, so I guess it’s time to say a few words. I’m Elen, an Italian author of LGBT+ New Adult fiction, and this is the first of a series of new posts about writing, reading and living … Continue reading The blog is back!

Announcement 📣

Announcement coming! Starting today, “When we were sea and stars,” book 1 in my Italian Romance series, is no longer available on Kindle Unlimited. This is the first step to slowly remove all my ebooks from the platform (they will still be available for regular purchase on Amazon though!) in … Continue reading Announcement 📣

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