Ash Krafton




Taylor
19,860 books | 1,151 friends

Timothy...
556 books | 683 friends

Paula M...
463 books | 5,916 friends

Shannon
255 books | 963 friends

Brandi
266 books | 49 friends

Beckie ...
651 books | 2,963 friends

Lee Tho...
1,627 books | 656 friends

Dawna R...
348 books | 1,918 friends

More friends…

Ash is following 33 people

Ash Krafton

Goodreads Author


url

born
in Lackawanna County, PA, The United States
gender
female

website

twitter username

genre

influences
Music is my muse...

member since
January 2011


About this author

Ash Krafton's poetry and short fiction have appeared in several journals, including Niteblade, Bete Noire, Abandoned Towers, and Silver Blade. Ms. Krafton resides in the heart of the Pennsylvania coal region and lurks near her blog (http://ash-krafton.blogspot.com). No surprise she is still hard at work writing-- the Books of the Demimonde (BLEEDING HEARTS, BLOOD RUSH, WOLF'S BANE) are available through Pink Narcissus Press, while STRANGER AT THE HELL GATE and WORDS THAT BIND can be found at The Wild Rose Press.


To ask Ash Krafton questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Ash Krafton I grew up near Scranton in the Mid Valley area and spent my school years near Chapman Lake. Now, I live in the other side of Luzerne County, below…moreI grew up near Scranton in the Mid Valley area and spent my school years near Chapman Lake. Now, I live in the other side of Luzerne County, below Hazleton.

Jealous of HL folk, you guys always got the best concerts!(less)
Ash Krafton I've always had the heart and mind of a writer, long before I started putting words on paper. I studied pharmacy in college and work full time in…moreI've always had the heart and mind of a writer, long before I started putting words on paper. I studied pharmacy in college and work full time in retail (LOVE giving flu shots!) but ten years ago, or so, I just started writing. I had no real goals or plans; didn't have any specific projects or books. I just wanted to write out the schemes and passages that I daydreamed about in my down-time moments.

I wrote several thousand words in a series of related passages, kind of a loosely-jointed story. It was fun. It was a hobby. But then one morning I woke up with a tagline in my head and the remnants of a dream that still held my mind's eye... and I was driven to write it out.

That dream eventually became my first novel, BLEEDING HEARTS.

Been tapping the keys non-stop every since!

Thanks for asking...(less)
Average rating: 4.28 · 306 ratings · 150 reviews · 21 distinct works · Similar authors
Bleeding Hearts (Demimonde,...
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Blood Rush (Demimonde, #2)
4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Stranger at the Hell Gate
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Wolf's Bane (Demimonde, #3)
4.41 of 5 stars 4.41 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
Words That Bind
4.45 of 5 stars 4.45 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Deliverance
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Doorways: Three Tales of No...
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Bearing North
by
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2010
Rate this book
Clear rating
Blind Alleys: A Collection ...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tales of the Demimonde
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Ash Krafton…
Hey, YA and NA fans... this one is for you!
Today, I'm hanging out at the AJ Krafton blog because there is a whole lotta Bollywood going on over there :)
http://ajkrafton.blogspot.com/2015/01/bollywood.html
Join us for a Bollywood-style giveaway hosted by Sonali Dev and Susan Kaye Quinn. Books and trinkets and gorgeousness galore... don't miss out!

Thinks it's time to find my Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam DVD so I can go total subversive. Enjoy your day..... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on January 19, 2015 02:30 • 5 views
Bleeding Hearts Blood Rush Wolf's Bane
Demimonde (3 books)
by
4.191616766467066 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 167 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

The Witch's Thief
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
The Golden Key
Rate this book
Clear rating

Ash Krafton Ash Krafton said: " I never tire of this book...it's like comfort food to me. I adore the cover, too--Michael Whelan, you cheeky bugger! "

 

Ash's Recent Updates

Ash Krafton is now a fan of Goodreads Author Julia Mills and Goodreads Author Brenda Whiteside
7200721 3972045
★Moonrise Books
★Moonrise Books is finished with Words That Bind: @ashkrafton Review to come!
Words That Bind by Ash Krafton
"Interesting!

Did not know exactly where this was going. I was pleasantly surprised. I have become jaded by too many authors telling the same old story line over and over again. This book was crisp and fresh in its perspective. And no misspellings o..." Read more of this review »
Ash Krafton and 1 other person liked Miki's review of Words That Bind:
Words That Bind by Ash Krafton
"This Review was first published on my blog Lecture toute une Aventure
Note: until the 23January 2015 this book is only 99ct on most digital retailer, take advantage of it while it lasts

My opinion:
Last year I’ve been learning of the existence of a..." Read more of this review »
154355 151595
8265278
date: January 03, 2015 01:17AM
location: Australia
description: Indie Book Club is holding it's first Book Club reading.
Thrilled that they have chosen my novel:
SEED: Keepers of Genesis I

Join up and discover a whole new world of Indie Books

https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/...

349874 12151372
More of Ash's books…
“Some things aren’t meant for sunlight. The only place for them is in the shadows.”
Ash Krafton, Bleeding Hearts

“Never be fooled by what you see. It's what you do not see that will kill you.”
Ash Krafton, Blood Rush

“Even a deep chick like me needed to have a shallow spot somewhere inside.”
Ash Krafton, Bleeding Hearts

“Perhaps it is our imperfections that make us so perfect for one another!”
Douglas McGrath

“The universe is a continuous web. Touch it at any point and the whole web quivers.”
Stanley Kunitz

“Here’s to books, the cheapest vacation you can buy.”
Charlaine Harris

“Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor.”
Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

“One is happy once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self denial to a point, love of work, and above all, a clear conscience.”
George Sand, Correspondance, 1812-1876, Volume 5

60696 Making Connections — 8251 members — last activity 37 minutes ago
Over 1000 books listed to Read & Review.....come join us. This is a place for Authors, Bloggers, Publishers, Reviewers, Book Tours, Giveaways, and Int ...more
65690 Paranormal and Horror Lovers — 2230 members — last activity 52 minutes ago
This is a group focused on sharing the passion we all have for the paranormal, horror and fantasy genre. My aim is to have the spotlight on indie Auth ...more
99123 Paranormal, Fantasy, Dystopia and Romance Readers, Writers and Reviewers — 3291 members — last activity 26 minutes ago
This Is A Group for Readers,Writers and Reviewers of All Different Genres. Our Goal Is To Help Promote Writers, Give Reviews, Get Good Books Out To Rev ...more
29900 Paranormal Addicts & Newbies — 8923 members — last activity 5 hours, 23 min ago
A group for anyone who loves paranormal romance & urban fantasy, and related sub-genres. Vampires, werewolves, shifters, witches, fae and everything e ...more
56898 Shut Up & Read — 7860 members — last activity 7 minutes ago
A safe place for all types of readers.
80221 Ask Red Tash — 93 members — last activity Oct 08, 2012 10:46AM
...September 27, 2012 to October 27, 2012... This is a great time for a Q&A! Why? 1.) Book Junkies is winding up their September Book of the Month read ...more
30887 Basically Books! — 1771 members — last activity 16 hours, 18 min ago
Run by 4 GR friends, Basically Books is a place for booklovers who like to read, write and chat about anything. Read, Review, Relish
40140 Ladies & Literature — 2975 members — last activity 8 minutes ago
Welcome Women Readers Near & Far!
25x33 Women's Fiction authors — 675 members — last activity 10 hours, 11 min ago
A group for authors of contemporary women's fiction only. (This isn't the place for sci-fi or fantasy.) Post a description of your book for readers to ...more
64104 Speculative Society — 86 members — last activity Oct 16, 2013 12:04PM
The Speculative Salon's home for discussion of our bi-monthly reads.
More of Ash’s groups…



Comments (showing 1-11)    post a comment »
dateUp_arrow    newest »

Sophia Hi Ash!

Thanks for the friend request! See you around GR!


message 10: by April

April Thanks for the friend request!! And the book recommends!!

Cheers, Neighbor!LOL!


message 9: by Ash

Ash Krafton I just picked up another copy. My poor paperback is in tatters. <3'd that book a little too much!

Nice to meet you too!

Kyra wrote: "Hi, nice to meet you :) I *love* The Golden Key, too!"


message 8: by Kyra

Kyra Halland Hi, nice to meet you :) I *love* The Golden Key, too!


message 7: by Stan

Stan Law A belated thanks for choosing me to be among your friends, Ash. It may interest you that my book Marvin Clark—In Search of Freedom in now a matching FREE download on Amazon Kindle. Enjoy it while you can. (A little review on Amazon wouldn't hurt either!)
http://www.amazon.com/Marvin-Clark-Se...


message 6: by Dark

Dark Zoo Thanks for accepting my friend request :)


Penelope Marzec Thanks for your friendship!


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


message 3: by Karen

Karen Tyrrell Hi Ash thanks for friending,
Check out my giveaway ...#10 free copies of my thought provoking memoir, Me and Her: A Memoir Of Madness
A Teachers Recovery from mental illness. How did I Reclaim my Life?
http://www.karentyrrell.com/10-global...
cheers,
Karen :)


Kristina Ivashkov hey thanks for the request!


message 1: by Dana

Dana Davis Thanks for the friendship, Ash. Happy writing! www.danadaviswriting.com


back to top