Rinda Elliott

Rinda Elliott has created an absolutely enthralling and incredibly imaginative story with a lightning-fast pace and captivating and lovable characters that is a fascinating interpretation of Norse myth. She fills her story with exciting twists, deadly foes, awesome powers, world-ending catastrophes, nail-biting suspense and swoon-worthy and grin-worthy romance…This series is total top ten for me. It’s a forever favorite. It’s one of those series that stand out and will be remembered no matter how many books in the genre I read or how much time has passed.

So… yeah… this is a definite must read.” From Fiktshun’s 6 STAR review of FORECAST! 

 

“Foretold is surely one of the best reads of this year.” Read the full 5 star review at Le’ Grande Codex. (Here)

FORETOLD, the 1st in my Norse YA trilogy with Harlequin Teen. Released April 1, 2014! Foretold cover

It is written that three Sisters of Fate have the power to change the world’s destiny. But only if they survive…

The Lockwood triplets have had the prophecy drummed into their heads since birth. Still, Raven, the eldest of the sisters, can’t believe it’s really happening. She’s the reincarnation of a Norse goddess? One of the sisters is destined to die? When it starts snowing in summer in Florida, the sisters fear the worst has come to pass. Ragnarok, the Norse end of the world, has begun.

Raven finds herself the secret protector of Vanir, a boy with two wolves, a knowledge of Norse magic and a sense of destiny he can’t quite explain. He’s intense, sexy and equally determined to save her when it becomes clear someone is endangering them. Raven doesn’t know if getting closer to him will make a difference in the coming battle, but her heart isn’t giving her a choice.

Ahead of the sisters is the possibility of death at the hand of a warrior, death by snow, death by water or death by fire.

Or even from something else…

Sisters of Fate

 The prophecy doesn’t lie: one is doomed to die.

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Some review quotes:

“Foretold is the first book in Rinda Elliott’s new Sisters of Fate young adult series.  I am quite the fan of Rinda’s Beri O’Dell urban fantasy series.  I find that series to be gripping and unique.  I also love the depth with which she writes her characters.  When I found out she was writing a YA series I thought I should check into it even though young adult isn’t one of my go-to genres anymore.  And once I read the blurb, I wanted to read it.  I knew that if Rinda put just half of what she puts into her UF series into this new one, Sisters of Fate and Foretold would be good.

And it was.” Really nice full review of FORETOLD here from Yummy Men and Kick Ass Chicks Reviews!

“Bottom Line

Foretold by Rinda Elliott was a heart pounding paranormal adventure with fierce, passionate heroes and a thrilling, action packed story! Norse myths were wonderfully entwined with our modern day setting in a delightful and mesmerising way! I most definitely can’t wait for the next Sisters story!” Read the full 4 1/2 star review at Bewitched Bookworms. ( Here. )

“Foretold was a fantastic YA paranormal romance. I loved this book! The romance, myths, surprises, and thrills were all wonderful. From beginning to end, it was just lovely. YA romance readers, this is a book you don’t want to miss.” Full 4 1/2 star review by Farrah’s Reviews. (Here.)

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The Beri O’Dell Urban Fantasy Series with Samhain Publishing.

“DWELLER ON THE THRESHOLD is a pitch-perfect blend of witty dialog, horror, and action, with an intriguing hint of developing romance and an ending that will leave readers begging for more.” –Jenna Black, author of the Nikki Glass series Dweller on the Treshold72lg DWELLER ON THE THRESHOLD March 26th, 2013! The first book in the exciting new urban fantasy series from Samhain Publishing. Tagline: On a hunt to save her sister, the last thing Beri O’Dell needs is love. Aren’t demons bad enough? Blurb: Beri O’Dell is investigating paranormal creatures because she wants to know what she is.  Taller and stronger than most men, she astral projects and can peel through dimensional layers to see the creatures and spirits beyond. She once helped her foster sister, Detective Elsa Remington, track down killers in Jacksonville, Florida, but stopped when a nasty fire elemental turned her strength against her. Now, she finds herself pulled back when something steals Elsa’s soul and puts her into a coma. With little time to spare, Beri searches for the reason behind her sister’s coma. She has help in her spirit guides Fred and Phro, but others come along for the ride, including a pyro-nervous witch, and an androgynous necromancer. The last thing Beri needs is to fall in love with a mysterious stranger. But the handsome Minoan warrior Nikolos knows what creature she’s after because he’s battled it before. It’s bad. Really, really bad. He calls it the Dweller on the Threshold. Warning: Contains a worried heroine with no time, a witch with fire problems, a pissed-off necromancer, a trapped goddess, and a damned sexy, but scary, warrior. Throw in bloody battles, mass-murderer history lessons and a bit of sexy time and you get the start of Beri’s new life. Excerpt HERE!!

Where to buy Dweller on the Threshold:

Amazon  Barnes and Noble Samhain Publishing All Romance Book 2 released October 2013! BloodOfAnAncient72lg Available: Samhain Publishing Amazon Barnes and Noble  Saving the love of her life could mean letting her inner darkness out to play.   Beri O’Dell, Book 2 Beri O’Dell is on a mission. She has to rip back into a hell dimension fast, but needs two things first—the blood of an ancient and a fix for her friend Blythe’s magic, which careened out of control after the battle with the Dweller. Finding ancient blood isn’t easy when the old ones are rare and unwilling to donate. She needs to find Blythe’s former mentor…except the woman has lost her mind and joined a traveling band of singing witches. That’s not the only magical monkey on her back. Nikolos is imprisoned, and after a screwed-up spell lets her witness the horror that has become his life, her fear for him grows by the day. Now there’s another problem—a powerful being unleashed during the battle with the Dweller likes her gluttonous new existence, and will kill anyone who threatens it. But Beri has a few tricks up her costumed sleeve, even if it means mining the darkness of her soul to set everything right…and get Nikolos back in her arms.   Warning: Sleazy ancients. Random fires. Nosy teenage hackers. Hints of off-screen torture. Battles with…Beri doesn’t know what. And one scary boyfriend who keeps inching toward insanity.

About Me

Rinda Elliott loves unusual stories and she credits growing up in a family of curious life-lovers who moved all over the country. Books and movies full of fantasy, science fiction and horror kept them amused, especially in some of the stranger places. For years, Rinda tried to separate her darker side with her humorous and romantic one. She published short fiction, but things really started happening when she gave in and mixed it up. When not lost in fiction, she loves making wine, collecting music, gaming and spending time with her husband and two children. Rinda is represented by Miriam Kriss of the Irene Goodman Agency.