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.
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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.
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.
THE SPELLBINDER’S SONATA
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.