K.A. Silva (he/they) loves the darker side of Oz. His dark, romantic urban fantasy series for adults, Needle & Straw, is inspired by L. Frank Baum's Oz books, and by film versions including the cult classic "Return to Oz." K.A. loves Halloween and all their books involve at least a touch of spookiness! K.A. has been editing fiction professionally (Regency romance and urban fantasy) since 2013, and his first published novel was Wendigogo in 2020. They reside happily in Wisconsin with their audio-engineer partner. Their books in urban fantasy, romantic fantasy, and horror comedy through indie house Graythorn Publishing can be found at https://www.amazon.com/author/kasilva. Updates irregularly on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/KASilvaAuthor .
Needle & Straw: Oz is real and deadly, filled with ancient magic and monsters, powerful witches and cunning fae. Our heroes will need more than brains, heart, and courage to survive! Romance, humor, queer rep, and a touch of horror in a dark Oz series intended for adults.
Book 1: Straw Song: The Scarecrow didn't know he had a heart as well as brains. Can there truly be a good witch in the Outside World, and can he trust her? Modern witch Theo didn't think she had any real magic. Taking Scarecrow on a wild road trip to Kansas may prove deadlier than she thought! Nick Chopper uncovers a dangerous coup afoot in Oz. Together, they all must stop a conspiracy of evil fae to save two worlds from dark magic and monsters!
Book 2: Straw Soul: Does Scarecrow harbor dangerous magic? Can Theo fend off her awful family? Is Ozma Tip strong enough to root out the horror still lurking in Oz-- and underneath? More magic, mayhem, and romance between our world and Oz!