K.A. Perkins





K.A. Perkins

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born
in Harrogate, The United Kingdom
May 22, 1971

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Treasure Island, Stephen King, Phillippa Gregory


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Karen Perkins lives in Yorkshire with her partner. She has been a keen sailor since childhood, competing nationally and internationally until the day she had both National and European Ladies Champion titles - and a terminally bad back.

Under the name K A Perkins She has written 1 novella (An Ill Wind) and 2 full-length novels: Dead Reckoning (which was long-listed in the Novel Competition in 2011) and Ready About! (coming in 2013 from LionheART Publishing House) in the Valkyrie series.

Thores-Cross, a haunting novel set in the Yorkshire Moors about isolation and superstition, will also be published in 2013 by LionheART Publishing House.

She has also co-authored a series of children’s books inspired by traditional African stories with acclai
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Exciting times, the publication of my new historical novel Thores-Cross is coming up fast - 1st June 2013.
Thores-Cross by K.A. Perkins
No pirates this time, but a haunting novel set in the North Yorkshire Moors about isolation, superstition and persecution. Thores-Cross follows the stories of Emma, a present day writer, and Jennet, an eighteenth century witch.

For a sneak preview check out the trailer:
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Published on May 03, 2013 11:36 • 90 views • Tags: book-launch, drama, giveaway, historical-novel, new-book, persecution, superstition, trailer, witch
Average rating: 4.12 · 129 ratings · 48 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
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“This is Klara. She’s yours to do with as you will. Here.’ He gave me a small, silver handled whip. ‘You might need this to remind her of that, though”
K.A. Perkins, Ill Wind

“How can I work out where I’m going if I can’t work out where I am?”
K.A. Perkins, Dead Reckoning

“she looked heaven-sent – her crew of angels harnessing the clouds and skipping effortlessly through the seas.”
K.A. Perkins, Dead Reckoning

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