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Announcing THE KING'S QUESTIONER by Nikki Katz!

I’m back! The Midnight Dance came out in October and it’s been a whirlwind ever since. I’ve loved having that beautiful book and cover out in the world, but it’s time to share other exciting news...

I’m publishing a second book with Swoon Reads!

I’ve always been a huge fan of traditional fantasy books, so while The Midnight Dance is a blend of a historical retelling with a bit of science fiction, The King’s Questioner falls more into the realm of fantasy with magic, sword fighting, and a quest!

The King’s Questioner follows Kalen, a mental lockpick who has the ability to enter into people’s minds and reveal their deepest secrets. When he uncovers something the king has been hiding in the mind of the prince, Kalen must put aside their differences and work together—to save his life and the fate of the kingdom.

The idea for the novel came to me when I started toying around with the idea of keys and a lockpick. Kalen came to me full-fledged, as did another of the characters with her silver hair, eyes, and an array of tattoos.

The King’s Questioner allowed me to explore mental magical abilities and fun new landscapes—including dungeon towers, a deserted island, abandoned catacombs, and a city of glass built over the water. I absolutely adore the foursome of Kalen, Cirrus, Luna, and Reign and their interactions with one another.

I can’t wait to share more of the novel over the next coming months!

Author spotlight

Nikki Katz

Nikki is the author of The Midnight Dance, her debut young adult novel, replete with magical realism and Gothic settings. …

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