Melissa de la Cruz

Melissa de la Cruz

Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publishers Weekly and #1 IndieBound bestselling author of Isle of the Lost and Return to the Isle of the Lost as well as many critically acclaimed and award-winning novels for readers of all ages. Her books have also topped the USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times bestseller lists and have been published in more than twenty countries.

A former fashion and beauty editor, Melissa has written for the New York Times, Marie Claire,Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Allure, the San Francisco Chronicle,McSweeney’s, Teen Vogue, CosmoGirl! and Seventeen. She has also appeared as an expert on fashion, trends and fame for CNN, E! and Fox News.

Melissa grew up in Manila and moved to San Francisco with her family, where she graduated high school salutatorian from the Convent of the Sacred Heart. At Columbia University, she majored in art history and English. Today she lives in Los Angeles and Palm Springs with her husband and daughter.


Photo: Genevieve / CC BY 2.0
Edited: Darkki March 29, 2021
Book Covers
Blue Bloods (Blue Bloods #1)8.66
Masquerade (Blue Bloods #2)8.50
Revelations (Blue Bloods #3)8.66
The Van Alen Legacy (Blue Bloods #4)8.66
Keys to the Repository
Misguided Angel (Blue Bloods #5)
Bloody Valentine
Witches of East End (The Beauchamp Family #1)
Lost in Time (Blue Bloods #6)
Serpent's Kiss (The Beauchamp Family #2)
Wolf Pact
Wolf Pact: Part One (Wolf Pact #1)
Wolf Pact: Part Two (Wolf Pact #2)
Wolf Pact: Part Three (Wolf Pact #3)
Wolf Pact: Part Four (Wolf Pact #4)
The Gates of Paradise (Blue Bloods #7)
Winds of Salem (The Beauchamp Family #3)
Frozen (Heart of Dread #1)
The Ring and the Crown (The Ring and the Crown #1)
Vampires of Manhattan (The New Blue Bloods Coven #1)
Stolen (Heart of Dread #2)
Isle of the Lost (Descendants #1)
Triple Moon: Summer on East End
Golden (Heart of Dread #3)
Return to the Isle of the Lost (Descendants #2)
Rise of the Isle of the Lost (Descendants #3)
Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe
White Nights (The New Blue Bloods Coven #2)
The Lily and the Cross (The Ring and the Crown #2)
Someone to Love
Escape from the Isle of the Lost (Descendants #4)
The Queen's Assassin (The Queen's Assassin #1)
The Thirteenth Fairy (The Chronicles of Never After #1)
The Queen's Secret (The Queen's Assassin #2)
 The League (The League #1)
The Stolen Slipper (The Chronicles of Never After #2)

Speculative Fiction Novels (34)

(The Chronicles of Never After #2)
2021 | fantasy, young adult | Release date December 7, 2021
(The League #1)
2021 | fantasy, young adult, adventure | Release date October 5, 2021
(The Queen's Assassin #2)
2021 | fantasy > high fantasy, young adult
(The Chronicles of Never After #1)
2020 | fantasy, young adult
(The Queen's Assassin #1)
2020 | fantasy > high fantasy, young adult
(Descendants #4)
2019 | fantasy, young adult
(The New Blue Bloods Coven #2)
2017 | fantasy
(The Ring and the Crown #2)
2017 | fantasy, young adult
(Descendants #3)
2017 | fantasy, young adult
(Descendants #2)
2016 | fantasy, young adult
(Heart of Dread #3)
2016 | fantasy, young adult
(The Beauchamp Family)
2015 | fantasy, young adult
(Descendants #1)
2015 | fantasy, young adult
(Heart of Dread #2)
2014 | fantasy, young adult
(The New Blue Bloods Coven #1)
2014 | fantasy
(The Ring and the Crown #1)
2014 | fantasy, young adult
(Heart of Dread #1)
2013 | fantasy, young adult
(The Beauchamp Family #3)
2013 | fantasy
(Blue Bloods #7)
2013 | fantasy, young adult
(Wolf Pact)
2012 | fantasy, collection, young adult
(The Beauchamp Family #2)
2012 | fantasy
(Wolf Pact #4)
2012 | fantasy, young adult
(Wolf Pact #3)
2012 | fantasy, young adult
(Wolf Pact #2)
2012 | fantasy, young adult
(Wolf Pact #1)
2012 | fantasy, young adult
(Blue Bloods #6)
2011 | fantasy, young adult
(The Beauchamp Family #1)
2011 | fantasy
(Blue Bloods)
2010 | fantasy, young adult
(Blue Bloods #5)
2010 | fantasy, young adult
(Blue Bloods)
2010 | fantasy, short stories, young adult
(Blue Bloods #4)
2009 | fantasy, young adult
(Blue Bloods #3)
2008 | fantasy, young adult
(Blue Bloods #2)
2007 | fantasy, young adult
(Blue Bloods #1)
2006 | fantasy, young adult

Others non-spefi books (2)


2018 | mainstream

2017 | mainstream