Kelly Gay

Kelly Gay is the critically acclaimed author of the Charlie Madigan urban fantasy series. She is a multipublished author with works translated into several languages and earning accolades: a two-time RITA nominee, an ARRA nominee, a Goodreads Choice Award finalist, and a SIBA Book Award Long List finalist. Kelly is also a recipient of North Carolina Arts Council’s Fellowship Grant in Literature. She can be found online at


Books by this Author

HALO: Smoke and Shadow
HALO: Fractures
The Hour of Dust and Ashes
Carniepunk: Hell's Menagerie
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Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. A room without books is like a body without a soul. ~ Cicero

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Gardening, research & art

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Archaeologist

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. When people follow blindly & don't think for themselves.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. King Arthur; Lestat; Aragorn; Sherlock Holmes

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