The Touched Saga

Author: Amore, Elisa S.

Publication Date:

April 2017



Original language and publisher


Territories Handled


Territories Sold

Ukraine (Nasha Idea)
Germany (Winterfeld)


Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult

Number of copies sold:


The Touched Saga

Author: Amore, Elisa S.


“Touched is one of the most endearing romantic books I’ve ever read and one which totally took my breath away. Elisa S. Amore is a gifted writer and her prose is simply stunning. This was a truly spell-binding read. If you adore gushing, heart-stopping romance, set within a well-developed fantasy world with complex characterisation and beautiful prose, then you will love Touched.” — Siobhan Davis, USA TODAY Bestselling Author

“Elisa S. Amore is the undisputed queen of Romantic Fantasy.” — Vanity Fair

“Girls who dream of love, a new novel just for you has come out in bookshops.” Marie Claire

‘The Caress of Fate is the literary success of the year.’ -Tu Style

“Recommended for all romantics and everyone who dreams of immortal love.” — Italian Book Blog

“The most passionate saga of recent times.” — Books&Coffee Literary Blog

“A really amazing fantasy novel where love is mixed with the supernatural in a superb way.” –The Reviewer magazine

“Unpredictable and mesmerizing: how do you cheat death when it comes looking for you?” − Goodreads reviewer

“The world the author created is marvelously dark and mysterious. Such a gruesomely dark and passionate read. I have never fallen so hard for a book before but with this book.” − Amazon reviewer

“If you loved stories like Twilight, The Vampire Diaries, Fallen, Shadowhunters and Teen Wolf, you can’t miss this book for anything in the world.” −Goodreads reviewer

Fans of Veronica Roth, Stephenie Meyer, Cassandra Clare, and Lauren Kate will love this series by Elisa S. Amore.

The Touched saga is a story about life and death. It’s a young adult supernatural romance series based on a Norwegian legend, hailed by critics as “a young adult version of City of Angels and Meet Joe Black, with the vibes of Final Destination and a pinch of Dante’s Inferno.”

For fans of The Vampire Diaries comes a series full of Death Angels, evil Witches and ancient enemies that will rip your heart off. Meet Evan, Simon and Drake as they fight against all odds to protect a human girl from the Grim Reapers sent to kill her.

What are you willing to sacrifice when the only person who can save you is the same one who has to kill you?

After vampires and werewolves, after wizards and fallen angels, a new breed of Angels is here to usher you into their dark world. An ancient, deadly, inescapable race.
No one can see them. Theyre shadows of destiny. Theyre knights of death. Theyre the Subterraneans and theyre here to claim our lives.
Commanded by a mysterious congregation called the Msala, the Angels of Death ensure that each mans destiny takes its due course on Earth.
But what happens when love intervenes?
Can an Angel of Death deny his own nature and challenge destiny?
Can love rebel against fate?

When Gemmas eyes first meet the dark, piercing gaze of Evan James, an ominous shadow creeps into her life, ultimately leading her to face her destiny. She doesnt realize Evan is one of Deaths soldiers and that Death is summoning her.
Her time is up: Gemma must die . and Evan has been sent to kill her.
But what if shes the only one who can truly see him?

Against every rule. Against fate itself. Against everything and everyone. A story of forbidden love and star-crossed destinies.

Dark. Romantic. Dangerous.

BOOK 1: THE CARESS OF FATE – TOUCHED – February 2016 – 376 pages

An invisible world hides before our eyes. Since the beginning of time, good and evil have fought over the souls of mortals. Gemma is a quiet human girl who loves books and photography. When she meets a dark boy with icy eyes in the woods, she has no idea how dangerous he is. She isn’t afraid of him. Yet, she should be… because he’s there to take her life. Evan is a Subterranean, a ferryman of souls. For centuries he has killed mortals in order to ferry their souls to the other side. Until he met her. Gemma’s fate is sealed—He must take her soul. What never occurred to him was that he would fall in love with her. They seem bonded by a supernatural power… but she’s next on his list. Can love rebel against fate?

A Sealed Fate. An Angel of Death. A Forbidden Love.


What are the consequences of cheating Death? Five months have gone by since her last encounter with Death, and in spite of having experienced the most intense period of happiness in her life at Evan’s side, Gemma’s instinct reminds her that the game is far from over. When Evan, overconfident, lets his guard down, revealing an unmentionable secret, Death returns to claim Gemma, sending its faithful servants to kill her. An error that can be paid for only with blood. Desperate, Evan will do anything to save her, but the enemy will seek them out even where they feel safest . . . The challenge between passion and death will pit the protagonists against each other. In the face of jealousy, betrayal, and emotional devastation, Evan and Gemma find it isn’t easy to escape their fate.

Extreme Decisions A Secret that Should Never Have Been Revealed

BOOK 3: THE POWER OF DARKNESS – BROKEN HEARTED – October 2016 – 396 pages

Are you strong enough to tempt Fate? Evan defied the laws of Fate to save Gemma, paying dearly for his disobedience: falling into the trap laid by an Angel of Death, he was poisoned by Gemma’s own lips. Since that accursed kiss, she has been tormented by nightmares and hallucinations in which Evan is tortured by invisible hands. Just when Gemma believes she’s losing her mind, a deep, seductive evil begins to entwine itself around the fragments of her broken heart. A terrible, mesmerizing power seems to be growing inside her, threatening to take possession of her soul. Tormented by frightening premonitions and dangerous secrets, Gemma will have to summon all her courage if she wants to challenge Fate and resist the power of darkness.

A journey through dark, forbidden worlds, beyond the limits of fear.

BOOK 4: THE WHISPER OF DEATH – EXPIATION – April 2017 – 427 pages

One great sacrifice will end it all—but can true love ever be forgotten? How can you look forward to the future when you know your days are numbered? Gemma has asked herself that every night since making her fateful pact with Sophìa, queen of the underworld. Three days after giving birth to her child, Gemma must return to Hell and be transformed into a Witch, erasing her past and surrendering herself to Evil. This is the price she’s agreed to pay in exchange for bringing Evan back to life and ensuring the safety of their child. Evan, however, refuses to accept her agreement. He’s convinced that together, they can overcome this new challenge. His deepest fear is different: he knows the Angels of Death will do everything they can to kill Gemma before she becomes a Witch. Pursued by unrelenting danger and dark secrets, Evan and Gemma ready themselves for the ultimate bloody battle to defend their love. How far will you go to save the person you love? Prepare yourself for a journey with no return.


Marketing Information

  • #1 on the Amazon bestseller list, surpassing The Mortal Instruments, Twilight and Divergent.
  • A #1 bestseller mentioned on Vanity Fair Italy, Marie Claire Italy, Wired Italy and Vogue UK.
  • #1 in Best Paranormal Romance/Urban Fantasy on Goodreads
  • 100 million pages read and 2500 worldwide 5 star reviews of the series.
  • Top 100 of over 23,000 in Books that Should be Made into Movies on Goodreads
  • Kindle Unlimited All Star