Kalayna Price

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USA Today Bestselling author Kalayna Price writes the Alex Craft Novels, a new dark urban fantasy series from Roc, and the Novels of Haven from Bell Bridge Books. Her works have been translated into several languages and are available (or have been contracted for release) in the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, France, Poland, Russia, and Germany. Kalayna draws her ideas from the world around her, her studies into ancient mythologies, and her obsession with classic folklore. Her stories contain not only the mystical elements of fantasy, but also a dash of romance, a bit of gritty horror, some humor, and a large serving of mystery. Kalayna is a member of SFWA and RWA, and an avid hula-hoop dancer who has been known light her hoop on fire. To ...more

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Hello and happy New Year everyone!

Cover for GRAVE WAR by Kalayna Price 2019 saw the release of the sixth book in the Alex Craft novels, Grave Destiny, and I turned in the final book in the series, GRAVE WAR. This was an unexpectedly emotional event. While I've written "the end" on nearly a dozen books, this was my first time ending a series. This book marks the end to the Alex's story, and while I hope that I can write in Alex's Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 01, 2020 13:22
Average rating: 4.03 · 93,135 ratings · 5,745 reviews · 12 distinct worksSimilar authors
Grave Witch (Alex Craft, #1)

3.96 avg rating — 29,879 ratings — published 2010 — 23 editions
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Grave Dance (Alex Craft, #2)

4.10 avg rating — 21,408 ratings — published 2011 — 15 editions
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Grave Memory (Alex Craft, #3)

4.15 avg rating — 16,988 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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Grave Visions (Alex Craft, #4)

4.08 avg rating — 7,639 ratings — published 2016 — 9 editions
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Grave Ransom (Alex Craft, #5)

4.13 avg rating — 4,868 ratings — published 2017 — 10 editions
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Once Bitten (Haven, #1)

3.55 avg rating — 3,683 ratings — published 2009 — 8 editions
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Grave Destiny (Alex Craft, #6)

4.33 avg rating — 3,175 ratings — published 2019 — 8 editions
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Twice Dead (Haven, #2)

3.89 avg rating — 2,307 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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Third Blood (Haven, #3)

3.78 avg rating — 78 ratings
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Grave War (Alex Craft, #7)

4.04 avg rating — 47 ratings — expected publication 2020 — 2 editions
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“If you're going to carry a dagger, you need to learn to use it."
I frowned at him. "I know how to use it. I stick the pointy end in things I don't like.”
Kalayna Price, Grave Dance

“His shoulders sagged as he stepped back. Then a half smile made the edge of his lips crook. " You're mad at me."
"And that's amusing because?"
The half smile spread into a lopsideed grin, and he stood up straighter. "You wouldn't be mad if you didn't care. I'm onto you, Alexis."
Oh, that insufferable, arrogant--
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Blendy Hi Kalayna! I hope that all is well and I am SUPER excited that you added me :) So, any latest news or updates on Grave Visions? I do believe I check about every other day and feel like a complete stalker, soooo not one of my finer moments I admit, but any tiny, little, itty, bitty bit of news would be SO WELCOME!!!!

message 7: by Amy

Amy Armstrong Hi Kalayna, thanks so much for accepting my friend request. Hope you're having a fab day!

Maria Renee Thanks for the friendship...just finished Alex Craft#2 over the weekend. Had to sleep late just to finish it, and I also sneaked in a few pages at work. Please don't tell my boss, lol. Waiting for Grave Memory & Third Blood so I can continue with the series. Again, thanks for accepting my request.

Kalayna Price Sangria3 wrote: "Thanks for your friendship, Kalayna! :)
I love your name, by the way! It sounds beautiful! :D"

Thanks! Glad to be friends.

Kalayna Price Roxanne wrote: "Hey thank you for accepting, looooooooved your book. Was very original. Cannot wait for the next one! Starting your other series this week!"

Thanks so much, Roxanne. I'm glad you enjoyed the book!

Roxanne Hey thank you for accepting, looooooooved your book. Was very original. Cannot wait for the next one! Starting your other series this week!

William O'Brien Hi Kalayna - Thank you for your friendship. Please visit my website http://www.peteradarkenedfairytale.co.uk to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book. Expected release date mid-late Jan. Best wishes, William

Vanessa Hi Kalayna!

Thanks for the friendship!


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