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Kay MacLeod

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in The United Kingdom



Member Since
November 2013

Authentic characters, innovative abilities, serious snark!

Kay MacLeod is a fantasy addict from Nottinghamshire in England. She loves magical worlds and spends much more time in them than that boring real one.

If Kay isn’t writing, or thinking about writing, she’ll be immersed in reading, gaming, playing bass at church, or painting miniatures. She grew up addicted to Terry Pratchett books, Magic: The Gathering, and lording it over her fellow nerds as the DM in Dungeons & Dragons games. Fortunately, this gave her plenty of storytelling practice and made her grateful that all the characters do as they’re told now other people aren’t controlling them.

Kay’s gaming experience shines through in her works, from the Pokemon-inspired Maiyamon books to

Average rating: 4.41 · 285 ratings · 175 reviews · 6 distinct worksSimilar authors
Heirs of Power (The Constel...

4.31 avg rating — 91 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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The Carnelian Fox (Maiyamon...

4.32 avg rating — 87 ratings3 editions
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The Amethyst Panda (Maiyamo...

4.50 avg rating — 34 ratings3 editions
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The Mage-Lord's Legacy (The...

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The Missing Branch (Bulwark...

4.52 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2019 — 2 editions
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Trial of the Red Rune (Worl...

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I Have A Reader Group!

Hi guys!

There are some awesome new things going on right now. Firstly, check out my gorgeous new logo! Pretty, right?

Along with the new branding, I’m launching a reader group on Facebook. Make sure you join to stay up to date with everything going on, get sneak previews, and generally hang out and have fun.

Join Kay MacLeod’s Legendary Guild

I’m also working on a fantastic gift for all my

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Published on July 19, 2019 05:56
The Carnelian Fox The Amethyst Panda
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Heirs of Power The Mage-Lord's Legacy
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Trial of the Red Rune
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4.53 avg rating — 15 ratings

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"'The Amethyst Panda' by Kay Macleod
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