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Dakota writes cozy mysteries, romantic comedy, erotic romance, paranormal romance and contemporary romance.

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A Lemon Layne Mystery | Witchless In Seattle Mysteries | Accidentally Paranormal | A Paris, Texas Romance | Wolf Mates | Fangs of Anarchy | Non-series titles

A Lemon Layne Mystery -- Contemporary Cozy Mystery Series

Hello, all, and welcome to my fictional town of Fig Harbor, Washington, where, despite how quaint and utterly charming the backdrop of mountains and ocean can be in this small burg, dead bodies keep showing up!

Prawn of the Dead

A Lemon Layne Mystery, Book 1

Fig Harbor, Washington home to amateur sleuth Lemon Layne, the best Sherlock Holmes wannabe west of the Mississippi! Dakota Cassidy serves up conspiracy, suspects, bedlam, and murder in Prawn of the Dead, Book 1 in A Lemon Layne Mystery series. Prawn of the Dead is sure to keep you guessing from start to finish as you and Lemon follow the trail of a murderer. Word Count: 61,000 | Heat Level: 0

Play That Funky Music White Koi

A Lemon Layne Mystery, Book 2

Welcome back to Fig Harbor, Washington home to amateur sleuth Lemon Layne, the best Sherlock Holmes wannabe west of the Mississippi! No way. Vampires aren't real. Period! Or are they? Play That Funky Music White Koi is packed with twists, turns, and suspects that will keep you guessing. Word Count: 50,000 | Heat Level: 0

Witchless In Seattle Mysteries -- Paranormal Cozy Mystery Series

An ex-witch robbed of her powers named, Stevie, her dead British spy ghost, and a sassy bat familiar named, Belfry, solve mysteries in the fictional, small coastal town of Ebenezer Falls, WA.

Witch Slapped

Witchless In Seattle Mysteries, Book 1

A rib-tickling cozy mystery complete with an ex-witch, a dead British spy, a cotton ball bat, and a cast of suspects that will keep you guessing right up to the end! Join the hunt for a murderer with Stevie, Winterbottom, and Belfry, in a race against time as the local police prepare an eight by ten cell for our intrepid ex-witch.Word Count: 64,500 | Heat Level: 0

Quit Your Witchin', Book 2

There's been another murder in Ebenezer Falls, Washington State, and Stevie, Winterbottom, and Belfry are on the case…sort of! A hilarious thrill ride of food trucks, suspects, and spirits for our intrepid spy-in-training. This whodunnit will keep you guessing from beginning to end!Poor Tito the Taco Man…it’s “nacho” lucky day…
Word Count: 58,500 | Heat Level: 0

Dewitched, Book 3

Ebenezer Falls, sleepy fishing village or murder central? The game's afoot as Stevie, the powerless witch (or is she?), her bat familiar Belfry, and resident British ghost spy Winterbottom, hunt for a killer. Book 3 of the Witchless In Seattle Mysteries is a thrilling whodunit, and this time, it's personal!
Word Count: 69,500 | Heat Level: 0

The Old Witcheroo, Book 4

Ebenezer Falls, Washington…a sleepy burg or murder central? The game is afoot...again, as amateur sleuth Stevie Cartwright plunges head first into another murder investigation. With twists, turns, and suspects aplenty, this one will keep you guessing from start to finish.
Word Count: 62,500 | Heat Level: 0

How the Witch Stole Christmas, Book 5

The game is afoot in Ebenezer Falls, Washington, and this time someone is trying to ruin Christmas! With twists, turns, and suspects aplenty, amateur sleuth Stevie Cartwright is determined to find a murderer and her missing familiar before the silver bells tarnish! Dakota Cassidy serves up mayhem and murder in How the Witch Stole Christmas, Book 5 of her bestselling series, Witchless in Seattle Mysteries
Word Count: 51,000 | Heat Level: 0

Accidentally Paranormal series

Three women, each accidentally bitten by a paranormal, battle foe and find love, laughter, and eternal friendship in this ongoing series.

Interview With an Accidental - A free introductory guide to the girls of the Accidentals!

FREE BOOK - Dakota Cassidy is puttin' on her tiara, sharpening her fav hot pink pen, and kicking her feet up on the desk to ask the hard questions. Get the inside scoop on all the hot, sexy cast members in this free, uproariously funny interview with the girls of her Accidental series. Find out who's doing what to whom and more, as Dakota hosts the interview of the decade!
Word Count: 12,500 | Heat Level: 1

Accidentally Aphrodite, Book 10

Get swept away to Greece in this international romp where you'll meet a few Gods and Goddesses, and fall in love with Quinn Morris as she transforms from a heartbroken mess to the goddess of love. Accidentally Aphrodite is a hilarious contemporary, paranormal romance sure to become a favorite.
Word Count: 69,000 | Heat Level: 3

Accidentally Ever After, Book 11

A fairytale romp complete with fairy godmothers, an evil queen, woodland creatures, a Jersey salesclerk on a mission to find Shamalot, and of course a handsome hero. This laugh-out-loud addition to the Accidentally Paranormal series will get you in the holiday spirit as the girls from OOPS strut their stuff in a land far, far, far away. This hilarious romantic comedy is a wonderful addition to your romance library.
Word Count: 75,500 | Heat Level: 3

Bearly Accidental, Book 12

An uproariously funny trek into the wilds of Colorado. Bear shifters, the OOPS crew, and the Russian mob will keep you turning the pages in this paranormal romantic comedy. Dakota does it again in Book 12 of the Accidentally Paranormal series!
Word Count: 63,500 | Heat Level: 3

How Nina Got Her Fang Back, Book 13

A hilarious tale about ex-vampire Nina, a witch doctor... in charge of helping Nina cope, and the crew of OOPS as they are dragged into danger...again! A paranormal romantic comedy complete with vampires, shifters, and LOL fun.
Word Count: 48,500 | Heat Level: 3

The Accidental Familiar, Book 14

When the warlock's away, the familiar will play! A Halloween party gone wrong will keep the OOPs crew putting out one fire after another. Join them this Halloween for a ghoulishly, magic-filled tale!.The Accidental Familiar, is a laugh-out-loud addition to your Halloween reading list.
Word Count: 76,500 | Heat Level: 3

A Paris, Texas Romance series

Witches on parole for misdemeanors find love and valuable lessons in the small "paranormal only" town of Paris, TX.

Witched At Birth, Book 1

A small town, a parole officer, and the blazing Texas heat, all wrapped up in a laugh-out-loud romantic comedy. Paris, Texas will never be the same after not-so-good witch Winnie serves out her parole with determination...determination to get out of this small town and back to the 'real world'.
Word Count: 50,500 | Heat Level: 3

What Not to Were, Book 2

Welcome back to Paris...Texas that is, where witches, werewolves, and magic rule the day. Or do they? Passion, missing memories, and a looming deadline will keep you turning the pages!
Word Count: 39,000 | Heat Level: 3

Witch Is the New Black, Book 3

Welcome back to Paris, Texas, y'all! Join residents for a laugh-out-loud tale of intrigue and magic spells gone awry. Witty dialogue, a quirky cast of characters, and one hot, sexy hunk will keep you turning the pages fo this contemporary paranormal romance!
Word Count: 60,000 | Heat Level: 3

White Witchmas, Book 4

A laugh-out-loud Christmas romp full of intrigue, secrets, and magic. Cozy Meadows, a middle school music teacher, is a little low on spirit this holiday season. After being abandoned by her fiancé Finn Donovan months earlier, she's just not the same. When Finn comes back he behaves as though he didn't literally disappear the night of their engagement party...not cool!
Word Count: 35,500 | Heat Level: 3

Wolf Mates series

Curses, the ASPCA, werewolves, cats, vampires, and unlikely life mates roam the town of Cedar Glen, NY, in search of their one and only true loves.

An American Werewolf In Hoboken, Book 1

Dakota Cassidy takes you on a laugh-out-loud roller-coaster ride from beginning to end, complete with werewolves, magic users, and shifters. Discover what happens when Max Adams, one strong alpha male, finds himself at the mercy of a woman who thinks he's a big fluffy dog in An American Werewolf In Hoboken. Book 1 in the bestselling Wolf Mates series.
Word Count: 59,000 | Heat Level: 4

What's New, Pussycat?, Book 2

Welcome back to Cedar Glen, where cats and dogs may not be what they seem. In fact, you can just about count on meeting things that go bump in the night, even during the day. Home to vampires, weres, and other shifters, all looking for a little fun, a little power, and maybe a life mate.
Word Count: 64,500 | Heat Level: 4

Gotta Have Faith, Book 3

All wrapped up in laugh-out-loud fun. Welcome back to Cedar Glen where outcast Brock Adams is about to find out life isn't dealing from a clean deck. A romantic comedy full of twists, turns, and the unexpected!
Word Count: 21,000 | Heat Level: 4

Moves Like Jagger, Book 4

Return to Cedar Glen with a laugh-out-loud cast of characters as Jagger the bear and Vivienne the cat come together to solve the mystery of who wants to turn Jagger into a bear rug! Love is in the air and danger is on the horizon in this holiday romp in the woods. This holiday paranormal romance contains romantic comedy, shifters, and LOL Christmas fun.
Word Count: 36,500 | Heat Level: 3

Bad Case of Loving You, Book 5

Return to Cedar Glen, home to a laugh-out-loud cast of characters including Crosby Nash, a werewolf with amnesia! Love is in the air. Or is it, as Cedar Glens resident psychiatric nurse struggles to discover the cause and cure her patient.
Word Count: 33,500 | Heat Level: 4

Fangs of Anarchy series

Forbidden love and a new world order brings trials and tribulations in the gritty setting of Rock Cove, Maine.

Forbidden Alpha, Book 1

In a world gone crazy, where the supernatural is segregated from humans, a lone vampire stands against the odds in a dystopian society, and fights for the rights of his fellow paranormals to exist. A stunning tale of revenge, murder, passion, and desire, as Irish McConnell risks everything for the woman he loves.
Word Count: 62,000 | Heat Level: 3

Outlaw Alpha, Book 2

Welcome back to Rock Cover, Maine where biker gangs rule with an iron fist. Vampires and werewolves vying for control, and the hatred between warring clans is stronger than ever. Banned from his gang and ostracized by his family, a lone vampire will risk it all for one woman. Dakota sculpts an esoteric tale of revenge, surrender, passion, and second chances as Liam McConnell fights for the forbidden.
Word Count: 57,000 | Heat Level: 3

Non-series titles

Dakota's stand-alone titles include lol romantic comedy, grab-some-ice erotic romance, sexy alpha males, paranormal shifters, contemporary kick-ass women, and more.

Polanski Brothers: Home of Eternal Rest

A funeral home, and a sleepy little town set the stage for murder with a whole lot of laugh-out-loud fun to keep you turning the pages. Detective McBride has his hands full as he tries to catch a murderer while dealing with the voice in his head…a deliciously sexy voice that has his libido working overtime. The voice of a vampire and maybe a murderer!
Word Count: 50,000 | Heat Level: 3

Sexy Lips 66

What happens when a journalist joins an online dating site for research? Find out in the uproariously funny romantic comedy, Sexy Lips 66. This laugh-out-loud contemporary erotic romance will keep you laughing as Callie Winston discovers men from all over the world think she has oh so sexy lips!
Word Count: 87,000 | Heat Level: 4

Whose Bride Is She Anyway?

Lights, camera, action! Join the cast and crew of reality TV show Whose Bride Is She Anyway? for a hilariously funny tale that will keep you turning the pages. The stage is set, the players are in place, and the cameras are rolling as an ex- cheerleader and two ex-geeks compete for love, marriage, and money…a lot of money!
Word Count: 92,000 | Heat Level: 3


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  • Heat Level:
  • 0 = General Audience - 13+
  • 1 = General Audience - 16+
  • 2 = Sensual love scenes - 17+
  • 3 = Explicit love scenes, adult language - 18+
  • 4 = Graphic love scenes, adult language and situations - 18+
  • 5 = Graphic love scenes, adult language, subject matter some readers may consider objectionable - 18+