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Rosanna Leo

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Rosanna Leo is a multi-published romance author. Winner of the Reader’s Choice 2015 in Paranormal Romance at The Romance Reviews, Rosanna draws on her love of mythology for her books on Greek gods, selkies and shape shifters. Her hot contemporary romance Vice was recently reviewed by Library Journal.

From Toronto, Canada, Rosanna occupies a house in the suburbs with her long-suffering husband, their two hungry sons and a tabby cat named Sweetie. When not writing, she can be found haunting dusty library stacks or planning her next star-crossed love affair.

A library employee by day, she is honored to be a member of the league of naughty librarians who also happen to write romance.

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Rosanna Leo Hi Ana! Thanks so much for your question. I'm thrilled you enjoyed Sunburn. After 3 books in my Greek series, I put the books on hold to concentrate…moreHi Ana! Thanks so much for your question. I'm thrilled you enjoyed Sunburn. After 3 books in my Greek series, I put the books on hold to concentrate on my shape shifter series. My original plan was to write books for Hades (that naughty boy) and Artemis (my favorite goddess and Apollo's awesome sister). I hadn't planned Athena, as she hasn't appeared yet in the series, but I will think about what I could do for her. I would still like to return to this series but haven't yet marked out the time for it. Please stay tuned to www.rosannaleoauthor.wordpress.com and I'll definitely share any book news there. Thank you for reading!(less)
Rosanna Leo Thanks for this question, Jazzie! I'm so glad you enjoyed my first paranormal romances. It was always my intention to return to the Greek pantheon and…moreThanks for this question, Jazzie! I'm so glad you enjoyed my first paranormal romances. It was always my intention to return to the Greek pantheon and do stories for Hades and Artemis, among possible others. Since starting my Gemini Island Shifters series, and seeing the demand for those stories, I've been rather caught up in the world of shifters. I would like to return to my Greek gods, as they are my first love, but I want to make sure I have an awesome story. Rest assured, as soon as I have a good one, you'll hear about it here. :)(less)
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Authors hear a lot of questions from their friends. The one question I receive most is “How do you do it all?” I’ve always worked outside the home and didn’t stop after I got published. I like having something to fall back on but it’s also important for me to get out in the world and experience different situations. I’ve gotten a lot of story inspiration from my various jobs. Even if my royalti...

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“I could be stronger than all the gods in the pantheon, Maia, but without you it means nothing. Nothing.” - from Rosanna Leo's For the Love of a God.”
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“Hopefully, he’ll be able to persuade Hades not to kill you. That wouldn’t be conducive to the start of a good relationship.”
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“If only he didn't believe he was Shamu's distant cousin. It was such a shame for someone so sublime to be certifiable.”
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“When the day shall come that we do part," he said softly, and turned to look at me, "if my last words are not 'I love you'-ye'll ken it was because I didna have time.”
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message 160: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Ana wrote: "Sunburn was amazing, it's one of my favorite mythology romances. I hope you write one about Hades, he's too cool not to get his own book :)"

Thank you! He appears briefly in Sweet Hell and my other readers have asked for his story as well. I do have a recurring desire to write his romance, just so I can play with the idea of putting him through hell, so to speak. LOL


Ana {The Good Gif Fairy} Sunburn was amazing, it's one of my favorite mythology romances. I hope you write one about Hades, he's too cool not to get his own book :)


message 158: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Ana wrote: "Likewise Rosanna :) Actually you answered my question (the one above) so technically we've met before :)"

Oh!! I see you now. LOL Thanks so much for asking it. I'm really happy you enjoyed Sunburn.


Ana {The Good Gif Fairy} Likewise Rosanna :) Actually you answered my question (the one above) so technically we've met before :)


message 156: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Congrats to the winners of my first Goodreads print giveaway! I'm very excited to send signed print copies of Vice by Rosanna Leo to Karen, Kate and Nicole. Look for it soon, ladies, and enjoy!


message 155: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Woo hoo! I'm doing my first Goodreads print giveaway! Enter and you could win 1 of 3 signed print copies of Vice. Giveaway will close Oct. 19. Vice by Rosanna Leo https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sh...


message 154: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Voting is open! Predator's Fire Predator's Fire (Gemini Island Shifters #5) by Rosanna Leois up for a Reader's Choice award at The Romance Reviews. If you enjoyed this romance, please vote between now and Sept. 30. You must be logged in at TRR. Thank you! http://www.theromancereviews.com/view...


message 153: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo It's release day for Predator's Trinity (Gemini Island Shifters #6) by Rosanna Leo. Help me celebrate! I'm at two great blogs today. Join me at author Diane Saxon's at http://dianesaxon.blogspot.co.uk/2015... and at Jolanda Loves to Read at http://jolandaloves2read.blogspot.ca/...


message 152: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo My new contemporary romance Vice Vice by Rosanna Leo releases this Sept but is already up for preorder at Amazon! If you'd like to snag a copy early, please check out http://www.amazon.com/Vice-Rosanna-Le...


message 151: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Joni wrote: "Rosanna wrote: "Gemini Island Shifters fans! Great news. Book 6, Predator's Trinity, will release August 24 from Liquid Silver Books. Stay tuned for this menage romance featuring jaguar shifter bro..."

Me too! Thanks Joni. It feels real now. :)


Luv My Books Rosanna wrote: "Gemini Island Shifters fans! Great news. Book 6, Predator's Trinity, will release August 24 from Liquid Silver Books. Stay tuned for this menage romance featuring jaguar shifter brothers Percy and ..." ~LOVE having a release date!


message 149: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Gemini Island Shifters fans! Great news. Book 6, Predator's Trinity, will release August 24 from Liquid Silver Books. Stay tuned for this menage romance featuring jaguar shifter brothers Percy and Byron Moon.


message 148: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Did you enjoy my Orkney Selkies series? Join me at my blog today for a taste from my work-in-progress, The Selkie and the Siren, Orkney Selkies 3! https://rosannaleoauthor.wordpress.co...


message 147: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Jessica wrote: "Awesome to connect with you! Geek girl-hot guy is totally my thing (in fact this is what my short story series is all about!) I'd love to read your books!"

Thanks so much, Jessica! I appreciate that and hope you enjoy them. Being a former (?) geek girl, I guess I love that dynamic. LOL Happy reading and writing.


message 146: by Jessica (last edited Apr 06, 2015 01:32PM)

Jessica Nyman Awesome to connect with you! Geek girl-hot guy is totally my thing (in fact this is what my short story series is all about!) I'd love to read your books! Especially the Greek God romances. I write geek girl-Roman Emperor time travel erotica and totally appreciate someone writing the geek girl heroines!


message 145: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Christine wrote: "Very nice to meet you, Christine!

It's nice meeting you too :) Thank you for accepting my friend request. Can't wait to get stuck into your novels.

Have a lovely day :)"


Thanks so much, Christine! I hope you enjoy them. :)


Christine Very nice to meet you, Christine!

It's nice meeting you too :) Thank you for accepting my friend request. Can't wait to get stuck into your novels.

Have a lovely day :)


Dorsey aka ❤️ Wrath Lover and KA Addict ❤️ Rosanna wrote: "Dorsey aka Wrath Lover & KA Addict wrote: "Hi Rosanna!!!

have a great weekend!!!"

That looks like a typing weekend. Not far from the truth. LOL"


LOL...I thought you'd appreciate that :)


message 142: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Dorsey aka Wrath Lover & KA Addict wrote: "Hi Rosanna!!!

have a great weekend!!!"


That looks like a typing weekend. Not far from the truth. LOL


Dorsey aka ❤️ Wrath Lover and KA Addict ❤️ Hi Rosanna!!! computer smiley waving photo busy.gif have a great weekend!!!


message 140: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Join me for a fun release party for my new contemporary romance, The Stand-In. The Stand-In by Rosanna Leo On Feb. 9 from 3-9pmEST, I'll be joined by authors Parker Kincade, Tami Lund, Monette Michaels, Emilia Mancini and KaLyn Cooper. I hope you'll join us too for hot reads and giveaways. https://www.facebook.com/events/43743...


message 139: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Kazzy wrote: "

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Awesome! And the same to you!


message 138: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Kazzy wrote: "Hi Rosanna

Happy New Year to you and your family :-), also a Big


Awesome! Thank you and happy new year to everyone in your home as well.


for the add"



message 137: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo I'm so excited to make The Bookchick's Top 20 Books of 2014 with Predator's Fire (Gemini Island Shifters #5) by Rosanna Leo This is a huge honor and I'm thrilled to be recognized by Bookchick, a mod here on GR. Take a look at her list here: http://bookchickwithkick.com/2014/12/...


message 136: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Sex and Mozart? Do they go together? My upcoming romance features a classical soprano, a cursed incubus and a dashing hero, all set against the backdrop of a Mozart festival at an English country estate. Join me at Love, Lust and Laptops to learn more. http://lovelustandlaptops.wordpress.c...


message 135: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Lanie wrote: "

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Thanks very much, Lanie. A very merry Xmas to you and yours as well.


message 133: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Have a wonderful Christmas and a terrific start to the new year! Happy reading to all in the Goodreads community.


message 132: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Join the ladies of Love, Lust and Laptops at the #HotfortheHolidays blog hop! Dec 6-10. Start at http://lovelustandlaptops.wordpress.c... and make sure you comment at each stop for awesome books and prizes!


message 131: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo I'm thrilled to share Predator's Kiss, Gemini Island Shifters 1, Predator's Kiss (Gemini Island Shifters, #1) by Rosanna Leo is free at iTunes for a limited time. Check it out! https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/pred...


message 130: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Eileen wrote: "thanks so much for adding me that is so awesome :) blessed be!"

Thank you as well, Eileen! Glad to meet you. Happy reading. :)


message 129: by Eileen

Eileen thanks so much for adding me that is so awesome :) blessed be!


message 128: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo I'm thrilled to announce Samhain Publishing has accepted my latest manuscript, Vice, a gritty contemporary set in the Las Vegas casino world. I can't wait to bring you this new romance between two very unlikely people and look forward to working with my new publisher.


message 127: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Beth wrote: "Thanks for adding me Rosanna and I like my name too (luckily for me) I look forward to your next book :)"

LOL, thank you very much!


message 126: by Beth

Beth Thanks for adding me Rosanna and I like my name too (luckily for me) I look forward to your next book :)


message 125: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Hi everyone! Predator's Fire, Gemini Island Shifters 5, is now available. It's my release day and I hope you enjoy this latest installment. Predator's Fire (Gemini Island Shifters #5) by Rosanna Leo You can find it at Amazon and http://www.lsbooks.com/predator-s-fir... and it will upload to other outlets shortly.


message 124: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Hello all. Just a quick note to let you know Predator's Fire Predator's Fire (Gemini Island Shifters #5) by Rosanna Leo is now available for preorder at Liquid Silver Books. You can find it here at a discounted price http://www.lsbooks.com/pre-order-comi...


message 123: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Good morning all! I'm taking part in a great blog tour, full of awesome PNR authors. Join us for lots of ebook prizes. http://rosannaleo.blogspot.ca/2014/08...


Danielle ⚾️ (Danielle's Escape) Thank you and you as well! ;)


message 121: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Can an erotic romance author write "sweet" romance? I give it a try. http://lovelustandlaptops.wordpress.c...


message 120: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Happy Canada Day to my fellow Canadians! http://lovelustandlaptops.wordpress.c...


message 119: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo April ♥"Lover of Stu" ♥ wrote: "I just bought the Gemini Island Shifters series books 1-4. Super sxcited to get started!!!"

Thank you so much, April! Wow- I'm very happy and hope you enjoy the stories. Book 5 has just been accepted by my publisher so I hope to bring you others soon. Cheers. Happy reading!


April   ♥"LOS" ♥ I just bought the Gemini Island Shifters series books 1-4. Super sxcited to get started!!!


message 117: by Kat

Kat Desi You too, Rosanna! See you around :)


message 116: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Today at Love, Lust and Laptops, I'm talking sex! As an author, I've penned many sex scenes. How do we keep them fresh and original? Share your thoughts. http://lovelustandlaptops.wordpress.c...


message 115: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Hi friends! I'm so excited to share bestselling author L. Marie Adeline is visiting Love, Lust and Laptops today for a Q&A with me, a giveaway and the secrets behind S.E.C.R.E.T. Hope you'll join us! http://lovelustandlaptops.wordpress.c...


message 114: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo G.K. Moore wrote: "Thnx for the add!"

My pleasure! Thank you.


message 113: by G.K.

G.K. Moore Thnx for the add!


message 112: by Rosanna

Rosanna Leo Renee wrote: "Hey Rosanna - Thanks for the friendvite and looking forward to chatting with you in future and checking out your books too! Cheers! :)

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Thanks so much Renee! And thanks for the cute book-swarmed pic- dream come true for us book lovers, huh? LOL


Renégade ♥ Hey Rosanna - Thanks for the friendvite and looking forward to chatting with you in future and checking out your books too! Cheers! :)

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