Spoiler Alert

Cover of Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade: A handsome blond man in armor is kissing a fat, beautiful, redheaded woman in front of a backdrop of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge.

Marcus Caster-Rupp has a secret.

The world may know him as Aeneas, star of the biggest show on television, but fanfiction readers call him something else: Book!AeneasWouldNever. Marcus gets out his frustrations with the show through anonymous stories about the internet’s favorite couple, Aeneas and Lavinia. But if anyone discovered his online persona, he’d be finished in Hollywood.

April Whittier has secrets of her own. A hardcore Lavinia fan, she’s long hidden her fanfic and cosplay hobbies from her “real life”—but not anymore. When she dares to post her latest costume creation on Twitter, her plus-size take goes viral. And when Marcus asks her out to spite her internet critics, truth officially becomes stranger than fanfiction.

On their date, Marcus quickly realizes he wants more from April than a one-time publicity stunt. But when he discovers she’s Unapologetic Lavinia Stan, his closest fandom friend, he has one more huge secret to keep from her.

With love and Marcus’s career on the line, can the two of them stop hiding once and for all, or will a match made in fandom end up prematurely cancelled?


Spoiler Alert is available at Amazon, Amazon UK, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Kobo, and Google Play, as well as The Ripped Bodice and Love’s Sweet Arrow!

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“This clever, creative love story...is nuanced, unflinching, and deeply romantic. Dade’s fans and new readers alike will fall in love.”
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“With considerable empathy and a generous helping of snarky wit, Dade invites readers into the fascinating world of fan fiction while at the same time deftly addressing some serious topics—body image issues and dyslexia—within the context of a scorchingly sexy contemporary romance. ... Dade is going to be a force to reckon with in the romance genre.”
—Booklist (starred review)

“Even those new to online fanfiction will find this a charming and engrossing read. ... The between-chapter segments of fanfic server chats, fanfic synopsis, and truly horrible screenplays add to the fun.”
—Library Journal (starred review)

“Spoiler Alert is a funny and poignant triumph that defies expectation. … Loyal Olivia Dade fans and new readers alike will love it.”
—BookPage (starred review)

“The journey to self-acceptance is never easy, and Dade doesn’t shy away from that, but she makes it just as beautiful and gentle as the love that blooms between Marcus and April. …Geek out with this romantic homage to fan culture.”
—Kirkus Reviews

“It’s a path of self-discovery, healing, and growth, punctuated by scorching chemistry, whip-smart dialogue, and sidesplitting humor.”
—Washington Post

“[B]old and joyous. ... Dade delivers and then some. … It takes a skillful writer to juggle so many elements, yet the emotional through-line shines clear and strong at every point.”
—New York Times

“Sweet, steamy, and every fanfic writer’s dream. This romance is such a fun take on a fan/celebrity relationship with all sorts of body positivity.”
—Book Riot

“Spoiler Alert is a gentle, funny, and sexy romance that captivated me from the first page and kept me enthralled to the very (happy) end. Olivia Dade has crafted an unforgettable story, one that’s earned an immediate spot on my comfort-reads shelf.”
—Mia Sosa, USA Today bestselling author of The Worst Best Man

“I was engrossed from page one of Spoiler Alert until the very happy, sigh-worthy ending. Olivia Dade is consistently one of my favorite authors. Her writing is warm and witty, frequently funny and often achingly poignant.”
—Lucy Parker, author of Act Like It

“As funny as it is sexy (and boy is it sexy), Spoiler Alert ... was an absolute joy from the first page to the last. Reading it felt like a hug to the heart from someone who wants you to know that you are perfect and deserve to be loved exactly as you are.”
—Jen DeLuca, author of Well Met

“I don’t even have words to explain how much I loved this book. It is a legitimate masterpiece. It’s rare to read a book that manages to be funny and thoughtful AND sexy at the same exact time, but Spoiler Alert pulls it off. How dare Olivia Dade write such a perfect book.”
—Cat Sebastian, author of The Soldier's Scoundrel