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“The first novel in The Midnight Dragonfly series takes flight with a powerful mix of mystery, magic, and romance. Shattered Dreams is an entrancing debut brimming with all the things that make New Orleans unforgettable!”
–Shannon Delany, author of the 13 to Life series
“A cruel prank, a mysterious psychic gift and the ghostly streets of New Orleans set the stage for Ellie James’ hauntingly readable SHATTERED DREAMS. A word to the wise ­-- this tale of love, betrayal, and stalking evil is best read with the lights on."
–Jana Oliver, author of The Demon Trapper’s Daughter
"Well-written and filled with both dramatic and romantic tension, Shattered Dreams is an exciting debut you won't want to miss."
–Jenna Black, author of Glimmerglass and Shadowspell
“With Shattered Dreams Ellie James delivers all the goods—in very high style. Shattered Dreams takes readers on a rollercoaster ride of thrills and chills while exploring the deepest recesses of friendship, family and love.”
–Linda Castillo, New York Times bestselling author of Breaking Silence
“A haunting and engaging story with characters who will stay with you long after you finish the book. Ellie James is a debut author you won’t want to miss.”
–CC Hunter, author of Born at Midnight
“Mesmerizing! With Shattered Dreams, Ellie James has woven unforgettable characters and dark elements into the richness of New Orleans to create a beautifully haunting tale that will stay with the reader long after she turns the final page.”
–Rachel Hawthorne, author of the Dark Guardian series
“[A] haunting, mystical page-turner of deceit, betrayal and magic.”
–Kimberly Smith, Cool Kids Read
“A page-turner…[with] one plot twist after another.”
–Publishers Weekly on SHATTERED DREAMS
“Submerged in New Orleans legend and charm, this novel quickly becomes addicting; readers won’t be able to stop until all the riddles are finally solved. Not for the fainthearted, though; be prepared for a shocking, terrifying, and thrilling ride.”
“James crafts a sexy, suspenseful paranormal thriller….Aside from the intriguing mysteries at its heart, this tale showcases a gothic New Orleans setting and a spicy love triangle to boot.”
–Kirkus Reviews on SHATTERED DREAMS
“A race-to-the-bitter-end thriller….[SHATTERED DREAMS] should be added to everyone’s bookshelves.”
–Night Owl Reviews
“A fantastic, fun, very suspenseful read….James is, undoubtedly, a master story teller.”
–Romance Reviews Today on SHATTERED DREAMS