WINNER, 2016 USA Regional Excellence Book Awards
FINALIST, 2016 Beverly Hills Book Awards
FINALIST, 2016 National Indie Excellence Awards
"[S]ingle-named Daco presents a zippy spy-romance story “The Virgo Affair".”
— MYSTERY SCENE
"Author Daco Auffenorde is one of the wonderful authors contributing to Killer Nashville Noir: Cold Blooded. Her short story, The Virgo Affair, was a great story of suspense packed into a chapter."
— MYSTERY SUSPENSE REVIEWS
WINNER of Southeast Anthology category for the 2nd Annual USA Regional Excellence Book Awards!
FINALIST of Beverly Hills Book Awards!
WINNER, 2015 Global Ebook Awards, Best Thriller Fiction
WINNER, 2015 Global Ebook Awards, Best Science Fiction
2015 Shelf Unbound Notable 100
2015 Royal Palm Literary Award Winner
"Jakes is a lively and witty narrator with the wits and skills of James Bond, and readers will savor her fresh perspective on being a woman in the male-dominated spy world."
"The ending is the most spectacular so far of the stories I've read in the Alvarium experiment."
— VINE VOICE REVIEWER, CAROL KEAN
"If you're in for a smart exciting read that splashes a bit of science fiction onto a Blacklist kind of story then you're in for a treat with The Pisces Affair. I had a lot of fun reading it. You will too."
— DAN ABSALONSON, REVIEWER
GOLD MEDAL WINNER, 2016 Global Ebook Awards, Best Short Story Fiction
BRONZE MEDAL WINNER, 2016 Global Ebook Awards, Best Horror Fiction
Based on the classic short story by Guy de Maupassant, The Alexandrite Necklace is a tale of horror, greed, ambition, and love.
GOLD MEDAL WINNER, 2016 Global Ebook Awards, Best Fantasy Fiction/Contemporary
Offering all the Kabam! Pow! Zap! of beloved comic book sagas with the beating heart of a love story, this over-the-top, genre-blending send-up is sure to delight superhero fans and romance readers alike.
"Readers of both comic book sagas and romance novels will find the sparks that fly between Alexa and Sigfred very electrifying indeed..."
— LIBRARY JOURNAL
"The heroine is a memorable one, a tough and feminine woman who has a delicious chemistry with her main love interest ... a very entertaining read."
— RT BOOK REVIEWS