Elyse Reyes grew up in the Bronx, NYC, lived in Los Angeles and now resides in south Florida. She has played every role possible in the non-profit world: environmental justice advocate, researcher, special education teacher, recruiter for an MPA program, program director for a lupus organization, and nonprofit consultant. She believes life is about having experiences that will make great stories. Twist her arm hard enough and she'll try just about anything once. As a writer, Elyse is obsessed with pithy dialogue and dry humor. She dabbles in different genres including: new adult, paranormal, urban fantasy, science fiction, bizarre, and non-fiction. Her major influences are diverse. Kevin Smith, Jon Stewart, Chris Hardwick, Jim Butcher, Karen Marie Moning, Christopher Moore, Brent Weeks, and Chuck Wendig are current favorites. Elyse loves chatting with her readers, so once you finish one of her novels, please leave a review, follow her on Twitter and Facebook, and drop her a line.