Caris Roane has authored over fifty published Regency romance novels and novellas under the name Valerie King. In 2005, the Romantic Times honored her with a Career Achievement award for her Regency work. She lives in Phoenix with her two cats, one of which is named, Sebastian, after a favorite vampire. The Guardians of Ascension is her first paranormal romance series.
"Roane's world building is complex and intriguing, and in addition to her compelling protagonists, she serves up a slew of secondary characters begging to be explored further. The Guardians of Ascension is a series with epic potential!" --Romantic Times (4 1/2 stars) on the Guardians of Ascension series by Caris Raone"A great story with a really different take on vampires. This is one book that is sure to be a hit with readers who love paranormals. Fans of J.R. Ward's Black Dagger Brotherhood series are sure to love this one too." --Red Roses for Authors Blog on the Guardians of Ascension series by Caris Raone"Ascension is like wandering in a field of a creative and colorful dream. There are many interesting, formidable, terrifying, beautiful and unique images. They surround and envelop you in a story as old as time." --Barnes and Noble's Heart to Heart Romance Blog on the Guardians of Ascension series by Caris Raone"A super urban romantic fantasy in which the audience will believe in the vampires and the world of Ascension...fast-paced...thrilling." --Alternative Worlds on the Guardians of Ascension series by Caris Raone"Incredibly creative, Ascension takes readers to another level as you learn about two earths, vampires, ancient warriors, and a new twist on love. I felt like I was on a roller coaster ride, climbing until I hit the very top only to come crashing down at lightning speed. Once you pick this book up, clear off your calendar because you won't be able to put it down. Best book I have read all year." --SingleTitles.com on the Guardians of Ascension series by Caris Raone"Tightly plotted and smoking hot...a fantastic read." --Fresh Fiction on the Guardians of Ascension series by Caris Raone