Author: Kat Richardson

Author of the Greywalker paranormal detective novels. Kat is a former theater brat and non-fiction editor who currently lives on a boat in Washington state with her husband and the ghosts of ferrets. She also rides a motorcycle, shoots target pistol, and makes trouble.

In the past, she helped develop a fan-built PC game (T2X), wrote a short horror screenplay (The Glove), taught English Country Dance, fenced epee, broke both arms, wrote about diamonds, ate alligator (no, she didn't kill it), sold dead lizards, pretended to be a nun, sang, and has been kidnapped by pirates! (well... maybe not pirates....)

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Urban Allies - Ten Brand-New Collaborative Stories

Urban Allies
  • Number: 9780062391346
  • Release: 2016-07-26
  • Authors: Kelley Armstrong, Caitlin Kittredge, C.E. Murphy, Charlaine Harris, Kat Richardson, Seanan McGuire, Carrie Vaughn, Diana Rowland, Christopher Golden, Jaye Wells, Joseph Nassise, Jonathan Maberry, Stephen Blackmoore, David Wellington, Steven Savile, Weston Ochse, Jeff Somers, Craig Schaefer, Sam Witt, Larry Correia
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Harper Voyager
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In this impressive anthology, twenty of today’s hottest urban fantasy writers—including Charlaine Harris, Jonathan Maberry, Kelley Armstrong, Seanan Mcguire, and C. E. Murphy—pair together to write ten original stories featuring their favorite series characters.

Worlds collide when two different urban fantasy series meet in each of the ten electrifying stories in this collaborative project, featuring beloved characters such as Peter Octavian and Dahlia Lynley-Chivers, Joanne Walker and Harper Blaine, Joe Ledger and Special Agent Franks, Sabina Kane and Ava. Urban Allies melds the talents of some of the most high-profile authors in the genre today—many of whom are working together for the first time—to give readers a chance to see their favorite characters in an imaginative and fresh way.

Edited by acclaimed bestselling author Joseph Nassise, who is also a contributor, this outstanding collection showcases the brilliant storytelling talents of some of the most acclaimed urban fantasy writers working today—among them seven New York Times bestselling authors and one USA Today bestselling author.


Possession - A Greywalker Novel

Possession
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780451465122
  • Release: 2013-08-06
  • Author: Kat Richardson
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Supernatural
  • Publisher: ROC
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Harper Blaine was your average small-time PI until she died? for two minutes. Now Harper is a Greywalker, treading the thin line between the living world and the paranormal realm. And she’s discovering that her new abilities are landing her all sorts of ?strange” cases.

When a comatose woman suddenly wakes up and starts painting scenes she’s never witnessed, with a skill she’s never had, medical science has no explanation. As more bizarre phenomena manifest, including mysterious writing appearing on the patient’s skin and strange voices issuing from her mouth, even her doctors start to wonder whether the woman may be possessed.

Frustrated, frightened, and at the end of her rope, the patient’s sister reluctantly turns to Harper Blaine to discover who?or what?is occupying her sister’s body. As Harper digs into this case of apparent possession, she discovers other patients struck with the same mystifying afflictions and a disturbing connection to one of the most gruesome episodes in Washington’s history....


Seawitch - Greywalker, #7

Seawitch
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780451464552
  • Release: 2012-08-07
  • Author: Kat Richardson
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC
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A quarter century ago, the Seawitch cruised away from her dock and disappeared with everyone on board. Now, the boat has mysteriously returned to her old berth in Seattle and the insurance company has hired Harper to find out what happened. But Harper is not the only one investigating. Seattle Police Detective Rey Solis is a good cop, albeit one who isn’t comfortable with the creepy cases that always seem to end up in Harper’s lap. As Solis focuses on the possible murder of a passenger’s wife, Harper’s investigation leads her to a powerful being who may be responsible for the disappearance of the Seawitch’s passengers and crew.


Downpour - Greywalker, Book 6

Downpour
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780451463982
  • Release: 2011-08-02
  • Author: Kat Richardson
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC
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Harper Blaine is on the mend, but evil never rests-in the latest novel from the national bestselling author of Labyrinth.

After being shot in the back and dying-again- Greywalker Harper Blaine's only respite from the chaos is her work. But while conducting a pre-trial investigation in the Olympic Peninsula, she sees a ghostly car accident whose victim insists that he was murdered and that the nearby community of Sunset Lakes is to blame.

Harper soon learns that the icy waters of the lake hide a terrible power, and a host of hellish beings under the thrall of a sinister cabal that will use the darkest of arts to achieve their fiendish ends...


Labyrinth - Greywalker Series, #5

Labyrinth
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780451463364
  • Release: 08/03/2010
  • Author: Kat Richardson
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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The toughest case yet for Greywalker Harper Blaine, "a great heroine" (#1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris).
 
Harper Blaine was your average small-time P. I. until she died-for two minutes. Now she's a Greywalker, walking the line between the living world and the paranormal realm. There are others who know about her new powers-others with powerful tools and evil intentions, and now that the man who "killed" her has been murdered, the police are also paying close attention. That means Harper has to watch her step while searching for the ghost of her "killer"-who could be a valuable clue in the puzzle of Harper's past and her father's death, as well as a key to figuring out who's trying to manipulate her new powers and why. But with her growing powers pulling her into the Grey, Harper might not be able to come back out...


Vanished : A Greywalker Novel - Greywalker novel #4

Vanished : A Greywalker Novel
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780451462770
  • Release: August 2009
  • Author: Kat Richardson
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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The toughest case yet for Greywalker and P.I. Harper Blaine, "a great heroine" (New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris), has arrived.

Harper Blaine was your average small-time P.I. until she died—for two minutes. Now Harper is a Greywalker—walking the line between the living world and the paranormal realm. And she's discovering that her new abilities are landing her in all sorts of "strange cases."

But for Harper, her own case may prove the most difficult to solve. Why did she—as opposed to others with near-death experiences—become a Greywalker? When Harper digs into her own past, she unearths some unpleasant truths about her father's early death as well as a mysterious puzzle. Forced by some very demanding vampires to take on an investigation in London, she soon discovers her present troubles in England are entangled with her dark past back in Seattle—and her ultimate destiny as a Greywalker.


Mean Streets

Mean Streets
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780451462497
  • Release: January 2009
  • Authors: Thomas E. Sniegoski, Simon R. Green, Kat Richardson, Jim Butcher
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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From four of today's hottest fantasy authors-all-new novellas of dark nights, cruel cities, and paranormal P.I.s.

The best paranormal private investigators have been brought together in a single volume-and cases don't come any harder than this.

New York Times bestselling author Jim Butcher delivers a hard-boiled tale in which Harry Dresden's latest case may be his last.

Nightside dweller John Taylor is hired by a woman to find something she lost-her memory-in a thrilling noir tale from New York Times bestselling author Simon R. Green.

National bestselling author Kat Richardson's Greywalker finds herself in too deep when a "simple job" goes bad and Harper Blaine is enmeshed in a tangle of dark secrets and revenge from beyond the grave.

For centuries, the being that we know as Noah lived among us. Now he is dead, and fallen-angel-turned-detective Remy Chandler has been hired to find out who killed him in a whodunit by national bestselling author Thomas E. Sniegoski.


Underground - A Greywalker Novel - Book 3

Underground
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780451462121
  • Release: August 5, 2008
  • Author: Kat Richardson
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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Harper Blaine was your average small-time P.I. until she died-for two minutes. Now Harper is a Greywalker-walking the thin line between the living world and the paranormal realm. And she's discovering that her new abilities are landing her all sorts of "strange" cases.

Pioneer Square's homeless are turning up dead and mutilated, and zombies have been seen roaming the underground-the city buried beneath modern Seattle. When Harper's friend Quinton believes he may be implicated in the deaths, he persuades her to investigate. But the killer is no mere murderer-it is a creature of ancient legend. And Harper must deal with both the living and the dead to stop the monster and its master.unless they stop her first.