Forest’s FALL, the agony of creation.

I am writing and this story is killing me.

I’m about a third of the way into writing Forest’s FALL. This story is going to be bigger than I originally thought. I can feel it. At 35,000 words, the first pivotal moment has arrived. My gut twists as the words flow from My-Mind-to-the-Page. The knots twist and turn with the agony of this scene I just finished. It’s raw and ugly, painful and heart-breaking. Yet, it’s only the beginning of Forest’s FALL.

I know where this story is taking me. What I don’t know is if I have the strength to take that path. It’s going to be ugly and it’s only getting worse from here. Each time I open my laptop to write, I have to pause for a minute and find the strength to sit at the keys and let Forest tell his story.

The Captive Hearts trilogy begins with She’s MINE, continues in Embracing FATE, and will end with Forest’s FALL, but if you want to understand Forest’s journey, you’ll need to read Ashes to New.

Ashes to New is available for FREE. You can click HERE to get your copy, but I will warn you…

It’s NOT a romance. If you’re looking for fluffy, sweet, and a love story with a happily ever after, this isn’t it.

This is a story about the fiercest kind of love; about enduring, surviving, and never giving up.

“You’re beautifully broken… my summer sky, my light in the darkness.” ~Forest

Trigger Warning  

Trapped within an abusive foster home, Elsbeth and Forest find there is light in the darkest places. With hope is as limitless as the summer sky, all they need is the love of one another to survive.


Sexually abused and tortured, they cling to each other as their only constant in a roiling sea of agony. Through it all, Elsbeth holds on to a single ray of hope. At eighteen, both she and Forest will no longer be victims of the foster care system. But time is not on their side. Master John has come for a visit. Escape is no longer an option, not if they plan to survive. Faced with a future of degradation and abuse there is but one choice left…


This book is graphic with triggers; it’s not for the faint of heart  

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Writing Forest’s Fall

I’m working on writing

Forest’s FALL,

book three in the

Captive Hearts trilogy.

This book is gutting me. Challenging doesn’t begin to describe the scope of this book. I’m bringing together threads, little Easter eggs sprinkled throughout several of my series, to weave this final story into a polished product.

In this epic crossover, you will see characters from my Changing Roles series (Command/Control/Collar) and Angel Fire series (Heart’s Insanity, Ashes to New, Hearts Desire, Hearts Collide, and Hearts Divided) all coalesce into Forest’s journey.

He’s on a mission battling human sex trafficking and death matches and will face his nemesis, John Snowden, in an epic battle of wills.

Will our gentle giant survive? Will he be victorious?

OR will Forest Fall?

You can preorder your copy of Forest’s FALL.

Get caught up on the Captive Hearts Trilogy.

Interested in reading the Changing Roles Trilogy? It’s now in a handy-dandy box set, which comes at substantial savings!

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Embracing Fate is LIVE!

EMBRACING FATE
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I wanted to be a good man, not the evil beast I’d become. Pieces of my father infected my soul and my only purpose was to eradicate any remnants of him from my life.

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SYNOPSIS:
Who do you hire to save innocent women from monstrous men?

You find a man the monsters fear.

My job is straightforward. Buy a girl. Make her mine. Infiltrate a human-trafficking ring and take it down.

It doesn’t matter which unfortunate girl I choose. I’ll sacrifice one to save the many, or some such nonsense like that. Does that justify what I must do? Does that make me the hero?

No. It makes me a monstrous man, but I’ll do what needs to be done.

I don’t want to know her name. I’m not her savior. I’m not her knight in shining armor galloping in on a white horse to save the day. I’m her nightmare, a man who will break her so others may live.

There’s only one rule. Don’t fall for the girl.

But when have I ever followed rules?

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Embracing Fate is LIVE!

EMBRACING FATE is LIVE!!!!
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I scuffed my boots over the gravel which littered the empty parking lot, feeling a need to stamp out the past, but my past refused to be dismissed.

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SYNOPSIS:
Who do you hire to save innocent women from monstrous men?

You find a man the monsters fear.

My job is straightforward. Buy a girl. Make her mine. Infiltrate a human-trafficking ring and take it down.

It doesn’t matter which unfortunate girl I choose. I’ll sacrifice one to save the many, or some such nonsense like that. Does that justify what I must do? Does that make me the hero?

No. It makes me a monstrous man, but I’ll do what needs to be done.

I don’t want to know her name. I’m not her savior. I’m not her knight in shining armor galloping in on a white horse to save the day. I’m her nightmare, a man who will break her so others may live.

There’s only one rule. Don’t fall for the girl.

But when have I ever followed rules?

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Embracing Fate is LIVE!

EMBRACING FATE is LIVE!!!!
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We all had roles we hated. Sacrifices we had to make. I didn’t judge their choices. They better damn well not judge mine.

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SYNOPSIS:
Who do you hire to save innocent women from monstrous men?

You find a man the monsters fear.

My job is straightforward. Buy a girl. Make her mine. Infiltrate a human-trafficking ring and take it down.

It doesn’t matter which unfortunate girl I choose. I’ll sacrifice one to save the many, or some such nonsense like that. Does that justify what I must do? Does that make me the hero?

No. It makes me a monstrous man, but I’ll do what needs to be done.

I don’t want to know her name. I’m not her savior. I’m not her knight in shining armor galloping in on a white horse to save the day. I’m her nightmare, a man who will break her so others may live.

There’s only one rule. Don’t fall for the girl.

But when have I ever followed rules?

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Embracing Fate is LIVE!

EMBRACING FATE is LIVE!!!!
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My entire existence narrowed down to three things.
Me. 
The barrel of the gun.
And the path the bullet would take.

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SYNOPSIS:
Who do you hire to save innocent women from monstrous men?

You find a man the monsters fear.

My job is straightforward. Buy a girl. Make her mine. Infiltrate a human-trafficking ring and take it down.

It doesn’t matter which unfortunate girl I choose. I’ll sacrifice one to save the many, or some such nonsense like that. Does that justify what I must do? Does that make me the hero?

No. It makes me a monstrous man, but I’ll do what needs to be done.

I don’t want to know her name. I’m not her savior. I’m not her knight in shining armor galloping in on a white horse to save the day. I’m her nightmare, a man who will break her so others may live.

There’s only one rule. Don’t fall for the girl.

But when have I ever followed rules?

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Embracing Fate is LIVE!

EMBRACING FATE is LIVE!!!!
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There was more to him than I understood, a darkness lurking inside the man who bought me but refused to touch me. That was the thread I needed to unravel. Dark and vile, he hid his humanity from the world. That would be my salvation; finding his humanity. If I did that, I might find a way to free myself.

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SYNOPSIS:
Who do you hire to save innocent women from monstrous men?

You find a man the monsters fear.

My job is straightforward. Buy a girl. Make her mine. Infiltrate a human-trafficking ring and take it down.

It doesn’t matter which unfortunate girl I choose. I’ll sacrifice one to save the many, or some such nonsense like that. Does that justify what I must do? Does that make me the hero?

No. It makes me a monstrous man, but I’ll do what needs to be done.

I don’t want to know her name. I’m not her savior. I’m not her knight in shining armor galloping in on a white horse to save the day. I’m her nightmare, a man who will break her so others may live.

There’s only one rule. Don’t fall for the girl.

But when have I ever followed rules?

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EMBRACING FATE IS LIVE! RELEASE DAY GIVEAWAY!

Title: Embracing Fate
Series: Captive Hearts #2
Author: Ellie Masters
Genre: Dark Captive Romance
Release Date: October 30, 2019
Blurb
Who do you hire to save innocent women from monstrous men? 
You find a man the monsters fear.
My job is straightforward. Buy a girl. Make her mine. Infiltrate a human-trafficking ring and take it down. 
It doesn’t matter which unfortunate girl I choose. I’ll sacrifice one to save the many, or some such nonsense like that. Does that justify what I must do? Does that make me the hero?
No. It makes me a monstrous man, but I’ll do what needs to be done.
I don’t want to know her name. I’m not her savior. I’m not her knight in shining armor galloping in on a white horse to save the day. I’m her nightmare, a man who will break her so others may live. 
There’s only one rule. Don’t fall for the girl.
But when have I ever followed rules?
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Ellie writes the kind of heart-stopping, pulse-pounding, can’t-stop-reading romance filled with all your sexy, swoon-worthy, alpha men. They have to be, because the heroines Ellie writes are strong women with take charge attitudes.

International, bestselling, multi-genre author, Ellie writes the stories she loves to read. Dark romance lover? Sweet contemporary romance? How about a romantic suspense to whet your appetite? Ellie writes it all. Don’t wait any longer, your next book boyfriend is waiting for you.

Born in the South, raised under the Hawaiian sun, Ellie has traveled the globe while in service to her country. The love of her life, her amazing husband, is her number one fan and biggest supporter. And yes! He’s read every word she’s written.

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Embracing Fate 1 more day!

EMBRACING FATE
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There was more to him than I understood, a darkness lurking inside the man who bought me but refused to touch me. That was the thread I needed to unravel. Dark and vile, he hid his humanity from the world. That would be my salvation; finding his humanity. If I did that, I might find a way to free myself.

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What people are saying?

“Ms. Masters is not afraid to take you into the dark with only a little candle for light. It is powerful and scary but you won’t regret a single minute of the read.”~Debra

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SYNOPSIS: 
Who do you hire to save innocent women from monstrous men? 

You find a man the monsters fear.

My job is straightforward. Buy a girl. Make her mine. Infiltrate a human-trafficking ring and take it down. 

It doesn’t matter which unfortunate girl I choose. I’ll sacrifice one to save the many, or some such nonsense like that. Does that justify what I must do? Does that make me the hero?

No. It makes me a monstrous man, but I’ll do what needs to be done.

I don’t want to know her name. I’m not her savior. I’m not her knight in shining armor galloping in on a white horse to save the day. I’m her nightmare, a man who will break her so others may live. 

There’s only one rule. Don’t fall for the girl.

But when have I ever followed rules?

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Embracing Fate 2 More Days!

EMBRACING FATE
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With time, she understood there were places I wouldn’t touch. Her inherent caginess disappeared. Flinches from my touch turned to squirms as I discovered her ticklish spots. Her cautious gazes turned to hesitant interest. Her movements loosened up. No longer stiff and protective, her natural grace began to shine through. Over time, I slowly realized a shocking truth. She wasn’t used to a man handling her with such intimacy, and I suppose I enjoyed that kernel of knowledge more than I should.

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What people are saying?

“WOWZER!!  Embracing Fate delivers a deliciously dark and tantalising plot full of mystery and intrigue that will keep you on the edge of your seat. I was completely seduced from the first chapter…This isn’t a story for the faint of heart, there are no hearts and flowers here. It’s a brutal and terrifying journey about surviving against the odds, despair, revenge, forgiveness and acceptance.
It’s a beautifully written dark love story.”~Susan
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SYNOPSIS: 
Who do you hire to save innocent women from monstrous men? 

You find a man the monsters fear.

My job is straightforward. Buy a girl. Make her mine. Infiltrate a human-trafficking ring and take it down. 

It doesn’t matter which unfortunate girl I choose. I’ll sacrifice one to save the many, or some such nonsense like that. Does that justify what I must do? Does that make me the hero?

No. It makes me a monstrous man, but I’ll do what needs to be done.

I don’t want to know her name. I’m not her savior. I’m not her knight in shining armor galloping in on a white horse to save the day. I’m her nightmare, a man who will break her so others may live. 

There’s only one rule. Don’t fall for the girl.

But when have I ever followed rules?

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 #elliemastersromance #darkromance#captiveromance #comingsoon #bookstagram #thrilling #suspense#romanticsuspense #embracingfate #steamy #steamyromance#AlphaHero #AnitHero #FeistyHeroine

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