Vela Roth writes epic paranormal fantasy romance, blending the immersive worldbuilding you love in epic fantasy with the steamy, scorching passion of paranormal romance. Enter the world of Akanthia and discover Hesperines, a high fantasy twist on vampires. These powerful immortals romance their fated mates with undying devotion, even when it’s forbidden love.
Vela loves a good slow burn and writes cinnamon roll heroes who adore strong women and think consent is sexy. A firm believer in comfort reads, she promises that in every one of her series, trauma will heal, found family will prevail, and love will conquer all for a guaranteed HEA.
Influenced by female-led romantic fantasy and the deep lore of classic fantasy, Vela infuses her world with rich detail, drawing on Greek mythology, European history, and multicultural inspirations from Africa and Asia. She’s committed to building a world of diverse characters where LGBTQ and BIPOC readers feel welcome and valued.