Alexandrea Weis, RN-CS, CRRN, ONC, PhD, is an award-winning author of twenty-four novels, a screenwriter, ICU Nurse, and historian who was born and raised in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Having grown up in the motion picture industry as the daughter of a director, she learned to tell stories from a different perspective and began writing at the age of eight. Infusing the rich tapestry of her hometown into her novels, she believes that creating vivid characters makes a story moving and memorable. A permitted/certified wildlife rehabber with the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries, Weis rescues orphaned and injured animals. She lives with her husband and pets in New Orleans. Weis writes paranormal, suspense, thrillers, horror, crime fiction, and romance.
~Winner of the gold medal from Reader’s Favorite Book Awards for Romantic Suspense, the Silver Medal from the Foreword Magazine Book of the Year awards for Romance, the gold medal from the Feathered Quill Book Awards for Romance, and an InD’Tale Magazine RONE winner for Paranormal Romance.
The Chimera Effect by Alexandrea Weis with Lucas Astor has been optioned by RHINO PICTURES and is in development for a TV series.
ABOUT RHINO PICTURES:
Phil Conserva and Louis Shaw Milito are producers and directors with over 45 years experience in the film and TV industry. They are founding partners of Los Angeles based, Rhino Pictures Inc., a production company focused on creating and producing provocative factual and dramatic entertainment for film and TV.
The filmmakers are veteran producers from all 15 years of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS) – the longstanding #1 show in the world. Other credits include directing CSI, CSI: Immortality (2015 TV Movie), and most recently, hit TV series episodes of GOTHAM (FOX), LUCIFER (FOX), and TRAINING DAY (CBS).
The duo also created the groundbreaking docu-series, Cuban Chrome. The Discovery Channel series was the first ever American-based production to be filmed entirely in Cuba. Viewers gained an intimate look inside the island nation and the A Lo Cubano Car Club prior to the United States declaration to restore diplomatic relations. www.rhinopicturesinc.com
Honorable Mention 2014 InD’Tale Magazine RONE Awards Paranormal
Honorable Mention BTS Red Carpet Awards Paranormal
Gold Medal 2014 Feather Quill Book Awards Program for Romance
Honorable Mention Readers’ Favorite Book Awards 2013 for Contemporary Romance
Best Romance 2012 NABE Pinnacle Book Achievemnet Awards
Silver Medal ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year 2012 Contemporary Romance