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Welcome to the website of fantasy author Shona Kinsella.

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Welcome to the website of fantasy author, Shona Kinsella. Here you will find news of upcoming events, her current projects as well as giveaways and promotions. 

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Petra MacDonald and the Queen of the Fae available now!

Petra MacDonald and the Queen of the Fae is available for purchase as a beautiful paperback. An LGBTQ+ pagan dark fantasy set on a Scottish island.

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In a Flash: Collected Flash Fiction

Now available for pre-order

Have you enjoyed reading the flash fiction that Shona posts to the blog? Now you can own a collection of her works for less than a cup of coffee.

Ashael Rising is now available in a beautiful paperback edition. Buy from any large book retailer, order from your local independent book store or even request from your local library.



March, Thursday 15th - BFS Glasgow - Waterstones Argyle Street, 6:30pm. Come along to hear readings from RJ Barker, Neil Williamson, Ruth Booth and Shona Kinsella.

October 19th - 21st - Fantasycon, Chester - full details to follow.