Layla's Stories

2018 - 2019:  Modern Tales of Fantasy, Q Series 

These stories are modern twists on classic fairy tales.  Readers beware.

Alicia's Wonderland, Book 1 in the Q Series

"But it's no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then."

~  Alice, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Twin enchanted mirrors designed to reflect true love.  A centuries old voodoo queen who thrives on interference.  A soul full of hate determined to claim vengeance.  Amid the simmering chaos is Alicia Lapin, a successful business owner still seeking satisfaction in her personal life.  When it appears, the line between dream and reality is blurred and her fate and ultimate happiness ends up in the hands of another.

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Crossing Realms, Book 2 in the Q Series

The Dreamcatchers, Book 1

"I know you.  I walked with you once upon a dream."

~ Princess Aurora, Sleeping Beauty (1959)

Connected in a way few understand, a twist of fate brings Aiyana and Chetan together in a world apart from everyone else.  They must conquer time and opposition to prove that true love will always prevail, in every realm.

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Changing Perspectives  (Not in the Q Series)

A Second Chances Novella

Heath Goodwin struggled with his identity for many long years.  Even confiding in his high school best friend left him feeling lost and unsure, until he me Wade Emerson.  Now, seven months into their relationship and a month of living together, an ugly secret is revealed.  Unless one of them can change their perspective, it may be the end.

 

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Entangled Reveries, Book 3 in the Q Series

The Dreamcatchers, Book 2

"Believing in even the possibility of a happy ending is a very powerful thing."

~ Snow White, Once Upon A Time

First, they longed for a love they couldn't have.  Then, they found love with each other.  Now, the loss of that love by forces beyond their control has Catori Lenox trying to protect her heart from more pain, while Gavin Jamison will stop at nothing to win her back.  Can they overcome the impossible to finally claim true love?

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The Dreamcatchers, Q2&3

Crossing Realms and Entangled Reveries

Crossing Realms: "I know you. I walked with you once upon a dream." ~ Princess Aurora, Sleeping Beauty (1959) ​Connected in a way few understand, a twist of fate brings Aiyana and Chetan together in a world apart from everyone else. They must conquer time and opposition to prove that true love will always prevail, in every realm.  Entangled Reveries: "Believing in even the possibility of a happy ending is a very powerful thing." ~ Snow White, "Once Upon A Time" ​ First, they longed for a love they couldn't have. Then, they found love with each other. Now, the loss of that love by forces beyond their control has Catori Lenox trying to protect her heart from more pain, while Gavin Jamison will stop at nothing to win her back. Can they overcome the impossible to finally claim true love?

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Overexposure, Book 4 in the Q Series

Focal Point Duet, Book 1​

"No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep on believing, the dream that you wish will come true." ~ Cinderella (1950)

When simple decisions are left to chance, the result finds Ella Stone treading in murky water as she fights to save her career.  At the same time, Braxton Mann is determined to claim her as his own.  Uncontrollable feelings, welcome and otherwise, put them in a dangerous situation that could end them before they begin.

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Double Exposure, Book 5 in the Q Series

Focal Point Duet, Book 2

One cannot behold true beauty until the beast within is conquered.

After watching her best friend find true love, Sarah Tate finds herself in a precarious position both professionally and personally as she tries to come to terms with her own lackluster love life.  When a pissing match gone wrong lands her in a dangerous situation, she refuses to believe that Everett Kohl is anything more than a man trying to make amends.  Brought together by an undeniable attraction, past indiscretions tear them apart as soon as they begin.

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Focal Point Duet, Q4&5

Overexposure & Double Exposure

Overexposure:  "No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep on believing, the dream that you wish will come true." ~ Cinderella (1950)  When simple decisions are left to chance, the result finds Ella Stone treading in murky water as she fights to save her career.  At the same time, Braxton Mann is determined to claim her as his own.  Uncontrollable feelings, welcome and otherwise, put them in a dangerous situation that could end them before they begin.  Double Exposure:  Once cannot behold true beauty until the beast within is conquered.  After watching her best friend find true love, Sarah Tate finds herself in a precarious position both professionally and personally as she tries to come to terms with her own lackluster love life.  When a pissing match gone wrong lands her in a dangerous situation, she refuses to believe that Everett Kohl is anything more than a man trying to make amends.  Brought together by an undeniable attraction, past indiscretions tear them apart as soon as they begin.

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VI or IX, Book 6 in the Q Series

Anson Mann and Xander Collins are passionate men, but when those passions reach a boiling point, it stimulates danger that places multiple parties in peril.  Sex, passion, revenge, love, and jealousy leave them desperate to find a murderer before they lose everything that matters to them.

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Passionate Penance, Book 7 and the Finale of the Q Series

Quinn Bellamy thrives on her driving need to wreak havoc in the lives of others and has always played it to her advantage, until she meets Lorcan Ryan McGrath.  Something within him challenges her and her powers and everything she thought she knew about herself.  When she refuses his request for help, she finds herself in a precarious position that may cost her the one thing she never thought she'd experience again: true love.

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The Layla Delaney Collection
Modern Tales of Fantasy, Q Series: 2018-2019

AVAILABLE NOW!

Includes all 7 novels of the Q Series:  

Alicia's WonderlandCrossing Realms (The Dreamcatchers, Book 1), Entangled Reveries (The Dreamcatchers, Book 2), Overexposure (Focal Point, Book 1), Double Exposure (Focal Point, Book 2), VI or IX, and Passionate Penance.

 

While each novel tells a unique story, many characters are revisited in subsequent novels as the series builds to the finale.

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