Kate Danley

Kate Danley

Kate Danley began her writing career as an indie author in 2010. Since then, her books have been published by 47North, she spent five weeks on the USA Today bestseller list, and she has been honored with various awards, including the Garcia Award for Best Fiction Book of the Year (The Woodcutter), McDougall Previews Award for Best Fantasy Book of the Year (Queen Mab), Best of 2014 by Suspense Magazine (M&K Tracking), and the 2017 Utopia Award for Best Anthology of the Year (Once Upon A Kiss - "Galatea & Pygmalion"). She also writes cozy mysteries under the pen name Agatha Ball.

Her play Building Madness won the prestigious Panowski Playwriting Award and her play Bureaucrazy was a semi-finalist for the O'Neill National Playwrights Conference. Her works have been produced in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Canada, and the UK. She has over 300+ film, television, and theatre credits to her name, and specializes in sketch, improv, and Shakespeare. She wrote sketch for a weekly show in Hollywood and has performed her original stand-up at various clubs in LA. She learned on-camera puppetry from the man who played Mr. Snuffleupagus and performed the head of a 20-foot dinosaur on an NBC pilot. She lost on Hollywood Squares.

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NEWEST RELEASE: Miss Spell's Hotel

The Woodcutter
Olde Robin Hood
Queen Mab
Der Holzfäller

Book I: Maggie for Hire
Book II: Maggie Get Your Gun
Book III: Maggie on the Bounty
Book IV: M&K Tracking
Book V: The M-Team
Book VI: Maggie Goes to Hollywood
Book VII: Maggie Reloaded
Book VIII: Maggie Goes Medieval
Book IX: Eine Kleine Nacht Maggie
Book X: Of Mice and MacKays
Book XI: Auntie Mags (coming 2019)
Book XII: Moons Over My Maggie (coming 2019)

The Ghost & Ms. MacKay
Red, White, and Maggie
My Maggie Valentine

Miss Spell's Hotel

Book I: A Spirited Manor
Book II: Spirit of Denial
Book III: Distilled Spirits
Book IV: In High Spirits
O'Hare House Mysteries Boxed Set

Book I: The Dark of Twilight
Book II: Moon Rise
Book III: Light of Dawn

Writing Emergency - 99 Tricks for Busting Through Writer's Block

Queen Mab
The Woodcutter

Building Madness

5:00 Breakout
Cursed by Magic (A Spirited Manor)
Demons & Djinn (A Spirited Manor)
From the Indie Side (Queen Joanna)
Faery Hearts (Queen Mab)
Galatea & Pygmalion
Heroes (Maggie for Hire)
Holiday Wishes (The Spirit of Krampus)
Magic After Dark (Maggie for Hire)
Magic Under Fire (Queen Joanna)
Nightshade (The Ghost & Ms. MacKay)
Once Upon A Kiss (Galatea & Pygmalion)
Queen Joanna
Quite a Pair
Reborn: A Dead Man Adventure
Shifters After Dark (The Dark of Twilight)
Seven Against the Dark (Maggie for Hire)
The Spirit of Krampus - Illustrated
Wicked Magic (Queen Mab)

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Best Sellers

    • The Woodcutter

    • By: Kate Danley
    • Narrated by: Sarah Coomes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 965
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 853
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 854

    Deep within the Wood, a young woman lies dead. Not a mark on her body. No trace of her murderer. Only her chipped glass slippers hint at her identity....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fantasy for fairy tale lovers

    • By A. Sines on 03-25-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Queen Mab

    • A Tale Entwined with William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet
    • By: Kate Danley, William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Julian Rhind-Tutt
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    When Faunus, the god of daydreams, breaks the heart of Queen Mab, revenge can be the only answer. Using the most powerful families in Verona, they wage their war against one another....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Magical Underpinnings of Character Motivation

    • By Lisa Davidson on 07-28-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Reborn

    • A Dead Man Adventure, Book 1
    • By: Kate Danley, Phoef Sutton, Lisa Klink, and others
    • Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Tanis dies.. That should have been the tragic end of her story. But she wakes up on a cold morgue slab…and soon learns that miraculous resurrections have brutal side effects....

    Regular price: $10.49

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