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Sneak Peek of Savage Skies (The Fourth Empire #1)

Chapter One   It was a bad year for fever. Even out in the Boundary, Castelio knew it was a bad year. His parents were woodwards, practitioners of green lore. When the fever came with the rains, they would gather moss and bark in the misty glens and cross the river to minister to the villagers on the far bank.…

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Sneak peek of The Scarlet Thread!

So the next Gaslamp Gothic book is almost out; I sure have missed this series. We all went a little crazy in lockdown; I ended up writing a trilogy of sci-fi westerns (who'd have thunk it?), but I'm back on track now, Harry & John fans! There will be another coming out on Christmas called The Beast of Loch Ness.…

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New Release! Plus get Book #1 free today

CITY OF WOLVES, Book #2 of my epic/urban fantasy Nightmarked series, is out today! I was tinkering around with edits until the last moment; now that I’m halfway done writing the third one, I had some critical revelations about where exactly this epic adventure is going (not to mention the prequel trilogy planned for next year). My poor kiddo had…

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Sneak Peek from City of Storms!

The baying of the Markhounds jolted the priest to wakefulness. Even after three years living next to their kennels, the eerie sound—frantic barking mingled with deep-throated howls—lifted the hairs on his neck and sent adrenaline coursing through his veins. Fra Alexei Bryce fumbled for a match in the darkness. An instant later, a wavering flame appeared. He touched it to…

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Sneak Peek From Balthazar's Bane (Gaslamp Gothic #6)

Chapter One Egypt, New Year's Eve, 1889 Once upon a time, when only the royal family and its retinue were permitted within Cairo’s fortified walls, there was a grand mausoleum known as the Turbat az-Za’faraan. Eleven generations of caliphs rested peacefully in the saffron tomb -- until the first Mamluk sultan came along and decided it would make a splendid…

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Welcome to the Spring 2020 YA Scavenger Hunt!

Hello and welcome to my blog! You’re hunting on Team Gold right now, and I’m Kat Ross, your hostess for this leg of the game. I write historical fantasy and supernatural suspense, but I also like stories that throw a few different genres into a blender. My YASH giveaway book, A Feast of Phantoms, mixes the Old West with a…

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Author of the Day Interview on Manybooks!

I'm honored to have been invited to talk about A Bad Breed this month, as well as my writing process and sundry book-related things. Here are the first two questions, click here to read the whole thing! Please give us a short introduction to what A Bad Breed is about. The story is a (very) loose retelling of Beauty and…

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Sneak Peek from A Dead Ringer!

August 31, 1889 It all started with some drunk boys from Brooklyn. They were walking back to the Sixth Avenue Elevated after a night of carousing in the Tenderloin when they claimed they were assaulted by a large, lurching thing that reeked of the sewers. As you might have guessed, the patrolmen of the Twenty-Ninth Ward failed to take the…

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And Now for the Tale of Mikey, the Bra-Stealing Cat....

If you subscribe to my newsletter, you know I run a contest once or twice a month in which fans answer a question and I give away a signed paperback. Last month, my witchy little black cat Shadow reappeared after a three-month hiatus (wearing a strange collar, no less!). Naturally, I had to ask fans for their best pet stories…

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Welcome to the Fall 2019 YASH!

Hello lovelies, and welcome to my blog! You’re hunting on Team Blue right now, and I’m Kat Ross, your hostess for this leg of the game. I'm a fan of villains with justifiable axes to grind and heroes who lie, cheat and cuss. I suppose you could call my books historical fantasy/paranormal suspense, but they're unruly offspring and generally refuse…

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