Brenna Lyons

Award winning author


About Brenna Lyons

Brenna Lyons wears many hats, sometimes all on the same day: former president of EPIC, author of more than 60 published works, columnist, special needs teacher, wife, mother... Moreover, she's a member in good standing of ERWA, WRW, TELL, MWW and Broad Universe. In her first five years published in novel-length, she's finaled for 6 EPPIES (in five different categories), 3 PEARLS (including one Honorable Mention, second to NY Times Bestseller Angela Knight), 2 CAPAS and a Dream Realm Award. She's also taken Spinetingler's Book of the Year for 2007. Brenna writes milieu-heavy dark fiction, mainly science fiction, fantasy and horror, straight genre, romance and erotic crosses, poetry, articles and essays. She teaches classes in everything from POV studies to advanced editing, networking to marketing.


Brenna's books with Under the Moon

Catch Me, If You Can
Meet Angelo Maretti, the conscience of the Maretti-Rizzulo crime families. He was your typical straight-laced college student, until a rival family killed his sister. Now, the name of the game is getting revenge without starting a war. The only way to do that? Make every death of the guilty Ortegas look like natural causes.... In the footsteps of the original Grimms tale, "The Hare and The Hedgehog," it all comes back to one fact, Angelena was a dead ringer (pardon the pun) for her twin brother.

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With Great Power

Suraden is everything Earth should be: clean lavender sea and green sky, peace and prosperity. Everything is protected by powers, comic book-style heroes who begin a mandatory life of service at ten. No exceptions. No escape. A power who doesn't serve is a Grellan traitor.

Soulchaser is the strongest psychic tracker ever born, a unit leader, the most feared man at the Academy save 'the old man' himself. When Soulchaser connects with an astral projected Grellan temptress, his beliefs are shaken. Starseeker offers everything he desires. All he has to do to claim it is trust her completely -- and make a traitor of himself.

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Undead Underway
The black tube of death never seemed a more appropriate name." When Clueless (Lt. JG Cluze) stumbled back from shore leave above the Arctic Circle, little did Petty Officer Len know that the life-sucking US Navy submarine was about to be overrun by blood-suckers. Full of irreverent humor, it's military horror told from the point of view of a Nuke submariner.

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Max Sec
Once, Ginny was the only human contact Alex had. Now, she's the only chance he has to be free of his past. Ginny wants to cure Alex's fears. There's only one way to do that. Take him back to Max Sec Hell...and make him love it. Alex is the most powerful talent she knows. He's deadly, unstable - and sexy.

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Temptation of Eve

Eve is getting everything she wants in life...more or less. Aside from her doting husband's penchant for religious dogma, it couldn't be more perfect. Or could it?

The black sheep of the family has returned for his brother's wedding. Roman is nothing like his older brother, Raul. He's an irreverent womanizer with his eye on Eve. The only thing the two have in common is a mutual hatred.

When Raul is poisoned, his family will not suffer the suspected poisoner to live. Unfortunately, the suspect is Eve. It seems the only sane person in the family is Roman, and the only way to save herself may be to accept a miracle...and him.

She's an innocent caught between two brothers, but which one is the greater threat to her?

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If Katheryn O'Hanlon had one wish, it would be a memory of her childhood and the source of her nightmares. Psi-linked to her four-year-old nephew, she is dragged back to Pittsburgh to confront a renegade psychic. Kyle's father has been brutally murdered, and Kyle claims his toy tigers have done the deed led by Ty, the Siberian. It is up to Katheryn to remember where Ty is and how to destroy him before he destroys everything she cares about.

Is Kyle haunted by the homicidal family ghost or being driven insane by the horrorscope trapped in the depths of Katheryn's mind? Can Katheryn keep Keith Randall, an old flame, who takes the job of Kyle's counselor, out of the line of fire while she does her work when all Keith wants is to be wherever Katheryn is?

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Renegade's Run

The Randalls are back in the follow-up to TYGERS. In a world where the type of power Katie and Kyle possessed is now commonplace, psi-gifted are urged to serve the government. The Supreme Court has ruled that forcing compliance is unconstitutional. Thus, major powers like our old friends are free to live in peace as long as they don't use their powers for illegal gain.

Sarah is the weak link of the Randall family. The family has never been breached -- until now. Jonas Paige is the best in service, Alpha One. Signed away at ten, the DoPT is the best life Jonas has ever known, and that's not saying much. Baker wants Jonas under his thumb. He wants the Randalls. Most of all, he wants Sarah. All he has to do is give Jonas the one thing he wants -- love. Jonas has a hard choice to make. To protect Sarah, he has to compromise her. He is her worst enemy and her only hope.

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Three Wishes
Meet Ellie D'Arcy, an orphaned college-student, stuck living with her step-mother and step-sister. She's got nowhere else to go, until she inherits her trust fund at age 25, so she has to put up with Tina and Maria's tempers until then. Or does she? Little known to Ellie, she's due another birthright, a magical one. Unfortunately, three fairy godfathers can wreck a lot of havoc on a person's life.

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