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Larissa Ione

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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Larissa Ione penned her first novel at the age of 13 and hasn't stopped writing since. She has been a U.S. Air Force meteorologist, an EMT, and a professional dog trainer, and you never know when one of those interests will pop into her novels.

She lives a nomadic existence with her U.S. Coast Guard husband and son, so her writing career has been a blessing -- a job that moves easily.

She writes dark paranormal romance for Grand Central Publishing (formerly Warner Books,) and contemporary romance for Red Sage and Samhain. Under the pen name Sydney Croft, she writes erotic action adventure romance with partner Stephanie Tyler.

Hey, everyone! For those who don’t know, HADES, the second Demonica novella in my underworld 1,001 Dark Nights series, is now available from Amazon! It will be available in all formats in August, but for now, you can also enjoy it using Amazon’s Kindle app. Hope you enjoy! For more information, click here:

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Pleasure Unbound (Demonica,...
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Passion Unleashed (Demonica...
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Sin Undone (Demonica, #5)
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Eternal Rider (Lords of Del...
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Pleasure Unbound Desire Unchained Passion Unleashed Ecstasy Unveiled Sin Undone Eternal Rider Immortal Rider
Demonica (11 books)
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“I'll bet you could make a woman throw out all her toys”
Larissa Ione, Pleasure Unbound

“Tayla cursed under her breath. "I was just explaining to Eidolon that Sin is a Smurfette."
Wraith swung his big body around to study Sin with blue eyes that were very different from Shade's, E's. and Lore's. Sin's, too. "Nah. Smurfette is way hotter."
"What the fuck is a Smurfette?" Eidolon was seriously getting annoyed now.
"There's this cartoon called The Smurfs," Tayla explained, slowly, as though Eidolon were the child here.
"They're these little blue people, and they're all male. But one day a female shows up. She shouldn't exist, but she does."
Eidolon considered that for a second. "How did she get there?"
"An evil wizard named Gargamel made her," Tayla said. "In a lab or something."
"So you're suggesting that an evil wizard made Sin?"
"Of course not, silly. I'm just saying she's a Smurfette. A lone female amongst males."
Eidolon frowned. "Did the Smurfette mate with the males?"
"Dude." Wraith grimaced. "It's a cartoon.”
Larissa Ione, Ecstasy Unveiled

“Congratulations on the new spawn, by the way."
"Well," Gem said, "that was better than what Wraith said." She lowered her voice and did an imitation of Wraith. "Way cool about the fuck-trophy.”
Larissa Ione, Ecstasy Unveiled


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message 26: by Patsy

Patsy I just found out that I am the winner of a copy of Rogue Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #4. I am a FIRST READER of this book and I feel so lucky and am very excited to get started when this book arrives.

message 25: by Camaro

Camaro Thanks for the friendship Larissa!! You've made my day!! <3

message 24: by Jasmine (last edited Aug 22, 2011 10:21AM)

Jasmine Hey Larissa,

I was just wondering if there was any way one can find out which part was written by you and which part was written part the other writer in the Acro series. When I was reading it I kept trying to figure it out, but I think I could mostly figure it out when the hot scenes came on, and I would be like ya this one was you. I would love to know if I was right. And if not that's cool, just figured I would put the question out there.

Thanks for the update on the LOD books, I guess I will be reading them sooner than I thought. Can't wait! Oh just you know your page has 5 books listed for the LOD books maybe it was a typo, you probably already know that.


Sorry I had to refer to the other writer, as the other writer I just can't remember her right now. But don't worry I'll get to her books soon, and if there as good as ACRO's were, I won't forget her name. I promise! LOL!

message 23: by Vivian

Vivian I was just wondering is there going to be any more storm books under Sydney Croft or will there be a spin off? Either way I would very much love to read more in that series. I got a kick out of Annika and Creed.

message 22: by Larissa

Larissa Ione Mina wrote: "Thanks for the friendship Larrisa! Love the Demonica series. Can't wait to read Lord of Deliverances Series. Thanks for letting me know there's going to be 5 books in that series. I won't start..."

Hi Mina! There's actually only 4 in the series...but they continue off the Demonica's kind of all one big series, though the LOD books are connected by the Horsemen. The book after the LOD series will be Reaver's, and will either kick off a new spinoff or will stand alone. Hope that makes sense! And thanks for the friendship!

message 21: by Jasmine

Jasmine Thanks for the friendship Larrisa! Love the Demonica series. Can't wait to read Lord of Deliverances Series. Thanks for letting me know there's going to be 5 books in that series. I won't start reading it until they are all out. I just hate having to way for next one to come out after done with the previous one. So I'll be checking in often. Happy reading!

message 20: by Ren

Ren Thanks for the friendship, Larissa! Love Demonica series and I can't wait to read Immortal Rider! Good news the release date already forward to November :)

message 19: by Sangr1a

Sangr1a Thanks for your friendship, Larissa! :)
I can't wait to read your books - I love series! :D

Ms. MiLo Thanks for the add Larissa! Looking forward to reading your books :)

Ӄaȶ  McCarthy ~ Aeternum Designs Thanks for the friend accept! LOVE your novels!!

message 16: by Mary

Mary Hi Larissa,

Loved Eternal Rider, unputtdownable! I hope my review did your book justice. The book had everything in it that was compelling.

I really liked how you sneak in a reference to my fav band AC/DC. You ROCK!

Can't wait for the next book. December, way too long to wait.


Diana (Offbeat Vagabond) Thank you for accepting my friend request. I am with everyone else, if I don't get Eternal Rider the day of its release, I will go mad LOL! Thank you again :)

message 14: by Leah

Leah Hello, Larissa, thank you for accepting my friend request :) I can't wait for Eternal Rider...I've already pre-ordered it!

message 13: by William

William O'Brien Hi Larissa - Thank you for your friendship!
Please visit my website
to view book snippets. Expected release March.
Best wishes, William

Mari (Smut Duchess) Thanks for the add, Larissa. Have a great day.

SATIN SUE    hi thanks for accepting me...want to say i love your books....and look forward to reading more

Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog) Hi Larissa! Thanks for the friend acceptance! I just wanted to say you are my newest favourite author! I LOVE your Demonica series. I can't wait for Eternal Rider to come out!

message 9: by Amy (last edited Sep 01, 2010 07:18AM)

Amy I want to say thanks for becoming my friend! And that I LOVE your Demonica series and I think that you are so awesome!!!Can't wait for the spin series to get here. And by the way just start Sin Undone can't get enough it so hard to put down lots of good hot stuff in it "This book makes my day !!!

Ashley S. Thank you for adding me

Bethany I have to say, i just discovered the Demonica series and i ADORE you.

message 6: by Jaree

Jaree Francis Sup!

- Jay

Dahlia (yadkny) Hi Larissa,
Thanx for the add:) I agree the cover of Sin Undone is Gorgeous and I can't wait to read it either.

Shayna thank you for the friend acceptance! I'm completely in love with the demonica series and I'm dying waiting for sin undone!

Bradley I hope you are having a good day! =)

Dreamsbane of Tamalor

message 2: by Bill

Bill Hi Larissa,

Hey, I'm a fan. I've read your work. So I'm not too shameless when I ask you to read mine..THE FEATHERY.


Bill Flynn

message 1: by Jen

Jen Hi Larissa! Thanks for friending me - it's always nice to meet someone else from the 'burg, though I'm originally from the north. It looks like we share some interests in books - or, at least, I'm interested in some of the ones you're reading/have read. Talk to you anon.


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