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Kira Brady

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Author of the Deadglass Trilogy (Kensington Zebra). Hearts of Darkness was selected by Publishers Weekly as one of the Best Books of Summer 2012!

A native Seattleitte, Kira spent her childhood hiking the rainy forests of the Pacific Northwest and drying out by the fire with a good book and a mug of something hot. She graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania, where she met her real life Prince Charming and promptly dragged him back to sunless Seattle. She fell in love with historic, haunted cities in graduate school. Now she writes about the twisted cities of her imagination, where wraiths and shape-shifters stalk the night and love redeems even the darkest heart. When not writing, she can be found drinking inordinately large

There comes a time in the creative cycle when an artist needs to take a little sabbatical and recharge one’s creative juices, but I wanted to pop back in and tell you: I’m not dead yet. It’s been almost two years since I finished writing Hearts of Chaos. A much longer sabbatical than I thought I would take, but “I’m on maternity leave” turned into “I’m taking a little break” to “Someday I will...

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Average rating: 3.38 · 853 ratings · 225 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Hearts of Darkness (Deadgla...
3.32 of 5 stars 3.32 avg rating — 441 ratings — published 2012 — 10 editions
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 154 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
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3.26 of 5 stars 3.26 avg rating — 156 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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Elizabeth Boyle Hi, Kira! Thanks for the friendship!

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