M.E. Castanares

M.E Castanares has been writing since she was 13. Her writing varied from poetry, stories, speeches, musical lyrics, and music. Her first novel was written during her time off while on maternity leave. It only took 6 months to write the book however, it took 16 years before she decided to publish. She believes that everything needs time to grow and develop. And sometimes you need to trust yourself before you take that leap of faith.


Ellie’s Journal by M.E. Castanares

This is an adventure story about a mortal teenager named Emily Castle and her immortal vampire-with-a-soul father Daniel Sangelos, who set out on a journey to find Emily’s mother, named Ellie. Ellie was thought to have died years ago; however, that is not true. Ellie is alive, and now Daniel and Emily must race to find her. Along with Daniel’s abilities, they have a creative techno genius named Cy, a stranger named Evans, and the written pages of a journal that was left on Daniel’s doorstep to help them with their journey. The journal, to their surprise, belonged to Ellie. Somehow Emily and Daniel will need to decipher Ellie’s words, thoughts, and memories in order to save her life.