Also visit the comics page for more of my projects.

Layla Lawlor

Gatekeeper Chronicles (2020)New Adult Urban Fantasy, F/F pairing

Art student Kay Darrow never signed up to be the owner of a lifebonded magic sword, but it chose her anyway. Now she’d better ace Monster Hunting 101, because there’s no do-over for this final exam.

When legends go rogue, call an expert.

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Welcome to New York. But not the one you know.

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This Halloween, the dead will rise.

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The Girl Who Loved Mountains – A fantasy novella about a wandering collector of other people’s stories who finds herself becoming part of a dark fairy tale herself.

Lauren Esker

This is my M/F romance pen name. Visit Lauren’s website.

Warriors of Galatea (M/F science fiction romance)

  1. Metal Wolf
  2. Metal Dragon
  3. Metal Pirate

Shifter Agents (M/F paranormal shapeshifter romance)

  1. Handcuffed to the Bear
  2. Guard Wolf
  3. Dragon’s Luck
  4. Tiger in the Hot Zone

Misc books and standalones

Zoe Chant

I’m one of a group of writer friends who write tropey, commercial M/F paranormal shifter romance under the shared pen name Zoe Chant. As Zoe, I’ve written two series and several standalones. Visit Zoe’s website.

Bodyguard Shifters (currently in progress)

  1. Bearista
  2. Pet Rescue Panther
  3. Bear in a Bookshop
  4. Day Care Dragon
  5. Bull in a Tea Shop
  6. Dancer Dragon

Bears of Pinerock County (complete series)

  1. Sheriff Bear
  2. Bad Boy Bear
  3. Alpha Rancher Bear
  4. Mountain Guardian Bear
  5. Hired Bear
  6. A Pinerock Bear Christmas
  7. Pinerock Boxed Set #1 (books 1-3)
  8. Pinerock Boxed Set #2 (books 4-6)

Standalones (older, from 2015)

Layla M. Wier

This is an older pen name for M/M contemporary romance. Visit my Layla M. Wier website.

These books are currently not available for sale; I’ve recovered the rights from Dreamspinner Press and I will be editing them and self-publishing, probably under one of my other pen names.