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Melanie Karsak

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in Warren, PA, The United States
May 21

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New York Times and USA Today best-selling historical fantasy author Melanie Karsak is the author of the Celtic Blood series, Steampunk Red Riding Hood, Steampunk Fairy Tales, the Road to Valhalla Series, and other works of fantasy and fiction. The author currently lives in Florida with her husband and two children.

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Melanie's Series:

The Celtic Blood Series:
Highland Raven
Highland Blood
Highland Vengeance
Highland Queen

The Road to Valhalla Series:
Prequel: Under the Strawberry Moon
Shield-Maiden: Under the Howling Moon
Shield-Maiden: Under the Hunter's Moon
Shield-Maiden: Under the Thunder Moon
Shield-Maiden: Under the Blood Moon
Shield-Maiden: Under the Dark Moon

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Melanie Karsak Thanks for asking, Skye! The Shadow Aspect, Book II, is my current WIP but I hope to have it out this summer if not sooner :)
Melanie Karsak Yes! I have a trilogy planned for her for 2019. It will give her backstory and bring up to the same timeline as Clemeny. Thanks for the note. Glad to …moreYes! I have a trilogy planned for her for 2019. It will give her backstory and bring up to the same timeline as Clemeny. Thanks for the note. Glad to hear you're enjoying the stories :)(less)
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Queen of Oak: A Novel of Boudica, Now Available For Pre-Order

 

When searching through time for inspiration, there is no shortage of inspiring women to explore. Boudica, the ancient warrior queen of Celtic Britain, is the heroine of my next novel. Book 1 in the Celtic Rebels series, my new series will follow the life of Boudica and her daughters, as well as a few interesting side characters. What's been really fun about writing Boudica's story is starting Read more of this blog post »
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I sort of write all over the place in terms of genre. If you want action, start with Wolves and Daggers. If you like a slower-paced read, maybe start with Highland Raven. Enjoy!
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Melanie
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