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Publié par Sonia Alain

Sonia Alain was born in Matane, Québec, Canada. At age 12, she lived in Cameroon with her parents for a few months.

She received a certificate in early childhood education at the Université du Québec à Montréal. For several years, she was a childhood educator at a government-funded childcare center, and then a teacher at Collège Édouard-Montpetit in Longueuil, Québec, before becoming an instructor.

She is a full-time author and gives conferences in libraries on subjects related to her books. She is also a literary chronicler for various media.

In 2011, her book “Le masque du gerfaut” was one of the finalists for the First French Novel Award at Chambéry's First Novel Festival in France.

photo Sylvain Hamel - Studio Binary Revolt

 

Cleopatra - Great Passions in History

Éditions Monarque, 2020, 333p., ISBN: 978-2-89818-015-6 

At age 18, Cleopatra must flee her palace in order to escape a gruesome fate. Although she is Queen of Egypt, her own family and their advisers are leaguing against her so as to seize her crown. Forced to go into exile in the desert, she will do all in her power to regain her throne.

Meanwhile, the great Julius Caesar requests Cleopatra’s presence in Alexandria. He is the Roman Consul, she cannot shirk his order. However, returning would also be her death warrant…In an act of ingenuity, she will nonetheless find a way to respond to this demand. She refuses that Egypt become a Roman province, and at the same time, she cannot escape the attraction that Caesar has for her…

 

A woman with exceptional power.

A Roman dictator-general.

An Egypt coveted by Rome.

An uncertain fate, a throne to reconquer.

How far will Cleopatra go to save her kingdom?

Behind every great historical character hides at least one love story…

 

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LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD - FORBIDDEN FAIRY TALES

(Thriller)

 

Éditions AdA, 2018, 210 p., ISBN : 978-2-89786-410-1

An old Hungarian gypsy communicating with spirits, condemned to a tragic end for having discovered the truth about her daughter.

A girl found in the woods, later becoming a seductress hungry for revenge.

A group of men with corrupt morals, spreading horror in their wake.

A fierce police sergeant, trying to curb a series of barbaric murders that are sexual in nature.

A wolf prowling in the night, hunting for delectable prey.

 

In this modern version of Little Red Riding Hood, innocence is scorned and fantasies become nightmares. After this forbidden reading, you might not think that the woods are so safe after all…

 

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Trailer - novel “Little Red Riding Hood” by Sonia Alain

Annabel and Max, consenting adults

(An erotic novel)

 

Les Éditeurs Réunis, 2016, 400 p., ISBN : 978-2-89585-732-7

 

What fantasies would two lovers be willing to explore before going too far?

Max is a young and ambitious professional who hopes to spice up his love life by introducing his girlfriend to new carnal pleasures. Annabel, fearful in nature, is increasingly torn between Max’s fiery temperament and her own Puritan tendencies. There even comes a time when she senses that their relationship’s stability will depend on her open-mindedness. Despite her reluctance, she decides to give in and be less modest.

At this moment, she is pulled into a voluptuous whirlwind. But this spiral is insidious, especially when Nathan, Max’s associate, comes into their lives to call the shots.

From then on, it’s a fine line between fantasy and reality, and what’s off-limits for some becomes fair game for others. Can love, on the verge of collapse, really survive such excesses of lust?

 

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Trailer - novel “Annabel and Max, Consenting Adults” by Sonia Alain

Conquered: Because you belong to me

(An erotic novel)

 

Les Éditeurs Réunis (LÉR), 2019, 372 p., ISBN: 978-2-89783-067-0

 

While Aimy, a young, attractive marketing professional, is working fervently to make a name for herself, Bryan, a former double agent, is having a hard time bouncing back after a difficult mission. They are both forced to rethink their plans when an unexpected threat upends their reality.

For when the fiery blonde becomes the object of obsession of a psychotic man, Bryan is forced to return to work to ensure her protection…But this is not easy, and heavy secrets hang over their heads.

Tensions rise another notch when the agent’s past catches up with him, putting Aimy at even more risk. As the danger intensifies, the more protective Bryan becomes. An explosive desire rumbles between the protector and stalked woman. But which prey will be truly conquered? And by whom?

 

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The Masked Lover

(An erotic novel)

 

Les Éditeurs Réunis (LÉR), 2020, 384p., ISBN: 978-2-89783-274-2

 

Amber Messier is wracked with guilt. It was her fault that her cousin passed away under strange circumstances after coming into contact with dangerous criminals. Wanting at any cost to make them pay, she infiltrates their group, readily using her body and sensuality. By doing so, the beautiful blonde is able to get closer to Josh Masson, a hot-headed Formula 1 driver, whom she has no scruples in manipulating.

During the championship race, Josh is marked by his meeting with a mysterious masked lover in the gardens of the castle of Versailles, and then another meeting with a stranger he met in a private select club, on the same night. Meanwhile, he is fascinated by his main sponsor’s attractive assistant. What he doesn’t know is that the three women are linked by a secret…

The truth will soon be revealed and disastrous events will follow in sequence, invariably reuniting Amber and Josh in the heart of a game as dangerous as it is torrid. Will they be able to put an end to the organization’s underhanded actions? Will they let themselves get drunken with exquisite stupors of passion?

Deceiving appearances.

A sensual masquerade.

 

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The Guardians of the Gates : Abbygaelle

(Adult Fantasy Novel)

 

Éditions Coup d’œil, 2020, 309 p., ISBN :  978-2-89814-050-1

 

Abbygaelle is in danger. Several young women's bodies have been discovered, and all indications are that the murders are the work of Lucurius, a bloodthirsty werewolf. Lucurius is sent by Abaddon, the fallen angel who is trying to take over Abbygaelle. Concerned for his daughter's safety, Hadrian pretends to want to spend his summer vacation in the Bas-du-Fleuve with her. In fact, he wants to place her under the protection of Marcus, the leader of the shifters' clan who lives there.

However, this journey will have nothing of the long awaited rest for Abbygaelle. Her meeting with the clan will not be without problems. In his presence, she has the unpleasant feeling that something is stirring deep inside her. Projected in spite of herself in a parallel reality, the young woman will have to face several inexplicable phenomena. Not to mention the supernatural attraction she feels towards Marcus. Oscillating between two worlds, that of the spirits and our own, she will try to survive against all odds.

In this first volume of Guardians of the Gates, passion and mystery will captivate you. In a whirlwind of action and sensuality, Sonia Alain will take you into this world of instincts where the beast is never far away.

 

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The Gardians of the Gates : Alicia

(Adult Fantasy Novel)

 

Éditions Coup d’œil, 2020, 391 p., ISBN : 978-2-89814-052-5

 

A fan of Celtic culture, Alicia travels with two friends to Scotland in the hope of appeasing the painful memories of the murder of her roommate. Fleeing the land of legends on the day of Samain, which marks the opening of a passage to the Other World, Alicia tumbles into a different reality, the Sidh, this magical world populated by mythical beings that lies beneath the Scottish hills and mounds.

While the young woman's life is turned upside down, Abaddon, the angel of the Apocalypse, sends Conrad, a powerful black mage, to destroy her before her destiny can be fulfilled. The veil that separates the world of humans from that of demons is about to be torn apart. Alicia must assume her true nature as an enchantress and the virile Keith, a Celtic warrior responsible for her protection, will see to it... for better or for worse.

In this second volume of Guardians of the Gates, sensuality and twists and turns awaits you. Let the captivating pen of Sonia Alain draw you into an exciting story, where darkness and light confront each other without mercy.

 

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The Gardians of the Gates : Amelie

(Adult Fantasy Novel)

 

Éditions Coup d’œil, 2020, 345 p., ISBN : 978-2-89814-054-9

 

Trained at a young age to become a ruthless demon hunter, Amélie lives to rid humanity of these monsters. However, with the death of her cousin Courtney in strange circumstances, her world is turned upside down. While in Scotland, she investigates what happened to Alicia, Courtney's roommate, who disappeared on the site of the Brodgar's Stone Circle. Animated by a bad feeling, Amélie begins to make connections between herself, Alicia, and another young woman: Abbygaelle. A connection unites them and she is determined to find out what it is.

Amélie's journey continues in Rome, where mysterious revelations await her. With the help of Isis, the ancient one, bits of a bygone century come back to her memory. She has already lived in Roman times, she is more and more certain of it. She must discover the truth. However, her path will be filled with obstacles. Vivian, a fury in the service of Abaddon, arrives straight from hell to capture her. And Logan, her former companion who is now on the dark side, resurfaces. For Amelie, it's the beginning of the end.

In this third volume of Guardians of the Gates, travel between the past and the present. From the era of gladiators to today, Sonia Alain will make you discover the relentless struggle of a cursed couple through time.

 

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The Guardians of the Gates : The Lords of Darkness

(Adult Fantasy Novel)

 

Éditions Coup d’œil, 2020, 292 p., ISBN : 978-2-89814-056-3

 

Abbygaelle, Alicia and Amelie, the keystones responsible for the balance of the worlds, have managed to overcome all of Abaddon's attempts to defeat them. But he has not said his last word. In a final effort to reach them, he decides to go back in time and corrupt each of their guardians. Warned by Isis, the three women are sent to the rescue of their lovers.

Transported back to the time when Marcus, Keith and Logan are under the spell of the fallen angel, they do everything they can to free their men from this evil control. A long road awaits them, and the henchmen they once confronted are back. The sacrifices required are immense, and the ordeals, relentless. But the young women, true to themselves, will stop at nothing. Will they be able to save their companions from the yoke of evil and, in the process, counteract Abaddon's plans once and for all?

In this fourth and final volume of the Guardians of the Gates, dive into the final battle between good and evil. Sonia Alain brilliantly brings this series to an end in a frantic race where fiery characters fight for the survival of humanity.

 

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Of love and hate : When everything goes wrong

(Historical fiction)

 

Éditions Coup d’œil, 2021, 384 p., ISBN : 978-2-89814-058-7

 

May 29, 1914 - The Empress of Ireland sailed through the mists of the St. Lawrence River without suspecting that it would meet a tragic end. On board, Adélaïde de Beauchamp, a distinguished young woman from English high society, survived the shipwreck thanks to her ardour and determination. During the rescue, she will be taken in charge by the mysterious Aidan MacBain. Little do they know that their destinies will be linked forever.

Taken in by Elsie Reford, Adelaide tries to overcome her trauma in the rustic decor of Estevan Lodge. During a social event organized by the Refords, she comes face to face with her dark savior, who does not seem to recognize her. Although she doesn't know why he's in Métis, she will have to resist the desire that drives her towards this reckless-looking man, because he could cause her loss.

With this first volume, Sonia Alain traces the beginning of a larger-than-life romance. Placing the scene at the dawn of the First World War, the author takes us along on a tumultuous and bewitching passion, which will have to brave many trials.

 

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Of love and hate : Betrayal

(Historical fiction) 

 

Éditions Coup d’œil, 2021, 384 p., ISBN : 978-2-89814-060-0

 

After Aidan MacBain's abrupt abandonment, Adelaide decides to leave Quebec and follow her uncle, newly appointed governor of the English colony of Nigeria. She wants more than anything to free herself from the grip her former fiancé has on her mind and heart.

But little does she know that Africa is the scene of bloody power games. Cameroon, a neighboring country to Nigeria, is under the control of the Germans, which does not bode well. In addition, she is unaware that Aidan is also on that continent, leading a dangerous mission. Adelaide is forced to make a difficult choice: to take part in the conflict and trust the man who has made her miserable or to preserve her own survival.

In the second volume of this exciting historical series, Sonia Alain portrays with finesse the colonial issues of the First World War. Throughout the pages, she also unfolds a passionate and tragic love story that keeps us on the edge of our seats from beginning to end.

 

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Of love and hate - In the throes of hell

(Historical fiction)

 

Éditions Coup d’œil, 2021, 309 p., ISBN :  978-2-89814-050-1

Determined to escape Aidan MacBain, and especially to hide from him that she is expecting a child, Adélaïde boards for France, where she devotes herself entirely to the care of wounded soldiers. One of them, a ghost from her past, could well be the solution to all her worries.

Once again left to her own devices, in a torn Europe, Adelaide will once again be called upon to put her talents at the service of the Allies. As a leading woman, she will be able to rely on her courage to get through the horrors of the war. But will she be able to come out of it unscathed? Especially since Aidan always seems to pursue her... Will they be able to find each other through the chaos that rages?

In this third volume of the series, Sonia Alain signs the final chapter of Adelaide and Aidan's story. The story of these two lovers flayed by tragedy ends in this period novel that transports us to the depths of turmoil and passion.

 

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The Lady of Knox : The mask

(Historical fiction)

 

Éditions Pochette, 2017, 408 p., ISBN : 978-2-89765-207-4

In 1335, the King of England claims the French crown, plunging both countries into a pitiless war. Joffrey de Knox, a powerful warrior from Brittany, takes the opportunity to extend his territory and wealth by allying himself with England. Just like his father before him, he particularly covets the southern lands which belong to Lord Vallière, second cousin to the King of France. To achieve his goals, Lord Knox decides that the time has come for him to ask Lord Vallière’s widow her daughter’s hand, which as a child, was promised to Lord Knox to settle Lord Vallière’s gambling debt.

But the courageous Anne de Vallière is determined to defy the fearsome Lord Knox… She finds the strength to endure her fate by forging friendships with his entourage. Sensitive and clever, she comes to realise that behind the irascible and brutish husband that was imposed on her lies a complex personality marked by deep wounds.

 

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The Lady of Knox : The Turmoil

(Historical fiction)

 

Éditions Pochette, 2017, 328 p., ISBN : 978-2-89765-249-4

The year is 1346. War rages in France, pitting King Philip VI against Edward III of England. Jane of Belleville, a lady of England’s high society, suffers from a life left in ruins by the never-ending conflict. Blinded by vengeance after the loss of her husband under terrible circumstances, she pledges to hamper the French monarch’s reign. Seizing this opportunity, Edward offers his help to the widow, with an intent of his own: to punish Lord Knox, his fearsome enemy.

A valiant warrior, Knox has defected to France, renouncing his past allegiance to live alongside his love, Ann of Vallière. Having previously fought in Edward’s army, Knox has taken sides with Philip, High treason unforgivable in his homeland.

Warfare and misery cast a shadow on the land in the ongoing Hundred Years’ War. Foes lurk everywhere while conspiracies and betrayals make their way. In these dark times, the country also faces decimation by the Plague. Proving as resourceful as her numerous opponents, Ann of Vallière will do everything in her power to spare her children and husband from tragedy. In the midst of chaos, will she find the strength to face her destiny?

 

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THE LADY OF KNOX : UNSUBSERVIENCE

(Historical fiction) 

 

Éditions Pochette, 2017, 360 p., ISBN : 978-2-89765-282-1

In 1349, the war that has been raging between France and England has been causing casualties on both sides.

 

Forced to flee to distant lands, Anne de Knox will find herself compelled to face a culture opposite from her own. How can she confront the harsh reality of the harems that her husband wants to impose on her, but especially, how can she protect her children in this hostile environment? Alas, when her beloved takes the role of a sultan’s sheik, he becomes a completely different man. Someone who is a total stranger.   

 

Meanwhile, in France, Joffrey de Knox’s troubled past resurfaces, weakening his bond with Anne. The young woman will have to regain the king’s court in order to fight to keep what is rightfully hers. How far is she willing to go out of devotion to Joffrey? Will love for him alone be enough to counter the hate vowed upon them by Rémi, Joffrey’s bastard half-brother, as well as the Ghalib and the king of England’s thirst for revenge

 

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Trailer - novel “The Lady of Knox - The mask” by Sonia Alain