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Elle Cosimano


Elle Cosimano

Elle Cosimano grew up in the Washington, DC suburbs, the daughter of a maximum security prison warden and an elementary school teacher who rode a Harley. She spent summers working on a fishing boat in the Chesapeake Bay, baiting hooks, scrubbing decks, and lugging buckets of chum. A failed student of the hard sciences, she discovered her true calling in social and behavioral studies while majoring in psychology at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Fifteen years later, Elle set aside a successful real-estate career to pursue writing. She lives with her husband and two sons in Northern Virginia.

Books by Elle Cosimano

by Elle Cosimano - Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, Young Adult 14+

Tori Burn's inheritance puts her at odds with the entire town of  Chaptico, Maryland, especially Jesse Slaughter and his family. It all comes to a head one night when, to Tori's shock, she witnesses a young man claw his way out of a grave under the gnarled oak in her new backyard. Nathaniel Bishop may not understand what brought him back, but it's clear to Tori that he hates the Slaughters for what they did to him centuries ago. In order to break the curse that binds Nathaniel there and discover the true nature of her inheritance, Tori must unravel the Slaughter family's oldest and most guarded secrets. 

by Elle Cosimano - Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 13+

John "Smoke" Conlan is serving time for two murders --- but he wasn't the one who murdered his English teacher. A juvenile rehabilitation center in Denver, Colorado, known as the Y, is Smoke's new home. But, unlike his fellow inmates, Smoke is not in constant imprisonment. After a near death experience leaves him with the ability to shed his body at will, Smoke is able to travel freely outside the concrete walls of the Y, gathering information for himself and his fellow inmates. Smoke doesn't care that the "threads" that bind his soul to his body are wearing thin --- that one day he may not make it back in time. That is, until he meets Pink. Now Smoke is on a journey to redemption he never thought possible.

by Elle Cosimano - Mystery, Young Adult 14+

After Nearly Boswell starts working as an intern at a crime lab, a girl from her trailer park turns up dead. Then the corpse of a missing person is discovered, buried on a golf course, with a message for Nearly etched into the bones. When Nearly finds out the corpse is the father of Eric, a classmate of hers, she starts to worry that the body is connected to her father's disappearance five years ago. 

by Elle Cosimano - Thriller, Youth Fiction
Nearly Boswell knows how to keep secrets. Living in a DC trailer park, she knows better than to share anything that would make her a target with her classmates. . But when a serial killer goes on a killing spree and starts attacking students, leaving cryptic ads in the newspaper that only Nearly can decipher, she confides in the one person she shouldn't trust: the new guy at school--a reformed bad boy working undercover for the police, doing surveillance. . . on her.