Kira Brady

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Jun 8
2012
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Publishers Weekly chose Hearts of Darkness as one of their best summer reads of 2012! I’m in good company as one of their five romance picks along with one of my favorite authors, Nalini Singh (squeee!). Publishers Weekly Best Books of summer – reads – 2012 Hearts of Darkness Kira Brady (Kensington/Zebra) Brady’s dazzling debut blends Norse, Babylonian, and Native American mythology to create a dark and compelling story set in an alternate present-day Seattle. A human nurse and a werewolf mercenary find unexpected romance as they try to stop dragon shapeshifters from opening a gate into another world and… Read more »
Jun 6
2012
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It’s been a stressful few months, not at all keeping with what the beginning of the Summer of Awesome should be, so it’s time to embrace the sun (quick! run outside, Seattleittes, and see it now!) and get this big adventure started off right. Please join me in kicking the Deadglass Trilogy off with a contest for 3 autographed ARCs and cover flats of the book Publishers Weekly called, “Dazzling…thrilling…irresistible.” I’ll be celebrating all summer long with book contests and a blog tour, sharing details of my Grand Tour of Europe, and giving away Scottish tea, Seattle coffee, and Swiss… Read more »
May 16
2012
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I’m over at Books Make Me Happy Reviews talking about my tea addiction and giving away an autographed advance copy of HEARTS OF DARKNESS to one lucky commenter. Come join me! (Contest closes Friday.)… Read more »
May 14
2012
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I am pleased to announce my very first official interview! And it’s in Publishers Weekly, no less. In it I expound upon the Deadglass Trilogy and the inspiration behind my haunted, alternate Seattle. I also chat about my favorite books growing up–all Young Adult Fantasy–and why I chose Norse/Babylonian/Native American mythology for the trilogy. From Urban Planning to Urban Fantasy: PW Talks with Kira Brady By Julie Naughton May 11, 2012 Kira Brady’s studies in urban planning and historic preservation helped her create a fantastical alternate Seattle in Hearts of Darkness, the first in a paranormal romance trilogy.… Read more »
Apr 23
2012
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I woke up this morning to excellent news: Hearts of Darkness, my debut and the first book of the Deadglass Trilogy, earned a starred review from Publishers Weekly! I am so excited. Publishers Weekly also interviewed me about the series, and you can read it next month in the print and online editions. The short version: “Dazzling…thrilling…irresistible” Full text version of the review, but you can also read it directly on the Publishers Weekly website here. Hearts of Darkness Kira Brady. Kensington/Zebra, $6.99 mass market (352p) ISBN 978-1-4201-2456-9 In this dazzling debut, Brady blends Norse, Babylonian, and Native American mythology… Read more »
Jan 24
2012
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A Japanese dragon from wikipedia Dragons: fierce, evil creatures or benevolent, lucky beasts? It differs from culture to culture, but one thing is for sure–dragons have captured the imagination of humans for millennia. Welcome to the Year of the Dragon. Today starts off the Chinese New Year with fifteen days of celebration to ensure this is a year of good luck. The dragon is one of 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac. It’s considered the luckiest and is the only one that is, according to wikipedia, legendary. But maybe that’s just what dragons want you to think. After all, mythology… Read more »
Jan 19
2012
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I am so excited to announce my very first covers!!! Hearts of Fire is the prequel novella of the Deadglass Trilogy, which will debut in July as ebook only. Hearts of Darkness is the first book in the Deadglass Trilogy, which will debut in print and ebook August 7, 2012. Read more »
Sep 28
2011
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Drum roll please… da DUM da DUM da DUM Yesterday my editor revealed the sparkling new cover copy for my debut novel, Hearts of Darkness, the first book in The Deadglass Trilogy. I love it. HEARTS OF DARKNESS In the first of a dazzling new romantic trilogy, one woman’s courageous search plunges her into a millennia-old supernatural war—and an irresistible passion… Nurse Kayla Friday has dedicated her life to science and reason. But for her, Seattle is a place of eerie loss and fragmented, frightening memories. And now the only clue to her sister’s murder reveals a secret battle between… Read more »