Stephanie Keyes
 
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Unlock your happy ever after…

Meet

Steph

Stephanie Keyes is the author of the YA Fantasy series, The Star Child [Inkspell Publishing]. Her work also appears in the anthologies Moonbeams and Magic, Can’t Buy Me Love, Blood In The Shadows, and the international bestseller, Ever in the After: 13 Fantasy Tales. Her most recent title, The Spellbinder's Sonata [October 2018], her Beauty and the Beast meets Phantom mash-up, was an Amazon #1 new release and won the RONE Award for Best YA Book of 2019. Spellbinder’s also took 2nd place in the Athena Awards For Excellence in NA & YA Fiction.

Keyes has spoken at events throughout the US and the UK, and was the featured author at Pittsburgh's First Night 2019. She is the webinar and online education coordinator for The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and a member of Pennwriters and Parsec.

She also writes contemporary romance as Gemma McKay. Her debut novel in that genre, The Internship of Pippa Darling, was a finalist in the 2018 International Book Awards and 2018 Reader's Favorite Awards, as well as a 2019 Rone Award nominee.

When she's not writing, Keyes is a technical writer and content strategist, teacher, and speaker. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with her husband and her two boys, and dog, Duncan MacLeod. Steph is a hopeless romantic and Whovian who's shamelessly addicted to Nutella and spontaneous singing.

 
Author, Stephanie Keyes

Author, Stephanie Keyes

 
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Books For

Young Adults
(of any age)

Steph’s books are filled with heroines and heroes who use their minds to solve problems. If there just happens to be a little magic and a curse thrown in, then all the better!

Escape into a faerie ring in magickal Ireland, visit urban haunted houses where ghosts are real, or investigate the real reason to stay away from the trees under a full moon.

 

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The Spellbinder’s Sonata gets back to Steph’s Pittsburgh roots, pulling in the local legend of the ghost of the Byers-Lyons house on the historic North Side. Witches and blood curses abound in this award-winning tale.

 
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Photo by Kristina Serafini photo

Photo by Kristina Serafini photo

Winner, RONE Award For Best Young Adult Book

Winner, RONE Award For Best Young Adult Book

 

THE SPELLBINDER’S SONATA

Cover design by Najla Qamber Designs.

Cover design by Najla Qamber Designs.

 
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COMPELLING

Series

Travel to Ireland, where local folklore blends with Celtic mythology in the stunning Star Child series, filled with magic, romance, and a little bit of saving the world.

 
 

The Star Child,
Book #1

All cover design work by Najla Qamber Designs.

All cover design work by Najla Qamber Designs.

The Fallen Stars,
Book #2

THE STAR CATCHER,
BOOK #3

 

The Last Protector, Book #5

 

A Faerie Wedding,
Book #5

 

Into Faerie: the Star CHild Novellas,
Book #6

 
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INTRIGUING

Shorts

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BLOOD IN THE SHADOWS
”THE BOY IN THE TREES”

Covert Art by Najla Qamber Designs.

Covert Art by Najla Qamber Designs.

Moonbeams and Magic
”The Star Child”
(Re-release)

Covert Art by Najla Qamber Designs.

Covert Art by Najla Qamber Designs.

Can’t Buy Me Love
”His Royal Typeface”
(ADULt Title)

Covert Art by Eva Talia.

Covert Art by Eva Talia.

 
The entire estate oozed moodiness, as though covered by a cloak of despair. It reminded me of my childhood residence in Warwickshire, England; more than a few spirits roamed that home.
— Stephanie Keyes, The Spellbinder's Sonata
 
 
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