C. K. Kelly Martin

Biography

C. K. Kelly Martin is the author of several critically acclaimed YA books: I Know It's Over, One Lonely Degree, The Lighter Side of Life and Death, My Beating Teenage Heart, Yesterday, Tomorrow, The Sweetest Thing You Can Sing and Delicate. She has also penned an adult novel titled 'Come See About Me.'

Currently residing near Toronto with her husband, she's an aunt to twenty-one nieces and nephews, and a great-aunt to two great-nephews. She's a citizen of Ireland and Canada and visits Dublin as often as she can while working on novels about young people. Learn more at her website: ckkellymartin.com

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Books

The Lighter Side of Life and Death
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,740. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Sixteen-year-old Mason loses his virginity to his good friend and secret crush, Kat Medina, which leads to enormous complications at school just as his home life is thrown into turmoil by his father's marriage to a woman with two children.
One Lonely Degree
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,710. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
When fifteen-year-old Finn's world falls apart after a violent sexual encounter, the only person she can talk to is her best friend, Audrey; until beautiful boy Jersy moves back to town and both girls develop feelings for him that threaten to destroy their friendship.
My Beating Teenage Heart
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,130. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Two unexpected and heartbreaking deaths cause the lives of two very different teenagers to become intertwined as one struggles to deal with his grief and stay in the world, while the other finds herself inexplicably caught between this world and the next.
I Know It's Over
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,860. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Sixteen-year-old Nick, still trying to come to terms with his parents' divorce, experiences exhilaration and despair in his relationship with girlfriend Sasha especially when, after instigating, a trial separation, she announces that she is pregnant.
Yesterday
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,620. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
After the mysterious death of her father and a sudden move back to her native Canada in 1985, sixteen-year-old Freya feels distant and disoriented until she meets Garren and begins remembering their shared past, despite the efforts of some powerful people to keep them from learning the truth.
Just Like You Said It Would Be
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,850. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
The first cut is the deepest. On New Year’s seventeen-year-old Amira texts the Irish ex-boyfriend she’s missed desperately since they broke up at the end of summer, when she returned to Canada. But Is there somehow still a chance for them? A frank exploration of the extraordinary highs and shattering lows of first love that will appeal to fans of Jennifer Echols, Sarra Manning and Trish Doller.
Yesterday & Tomorrow: Yesterday Books 1 and 2
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 171,690. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Two sci-fi books in one. Teenagers Freya and Garren face the grave threats of climate change and a global plague on the run for their lives in 1985 and 2063.
Tomorrow
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,020. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The sci-fi adventure that began with Yesterday continues with a thriller which can also be read as a standalone. Garren and Freya have managed to escape the nightmare world of 2063. But the future's reach is long and they're no longer safe in 1986 Vancouver. No one is. Shadowy forces are intent on influencing the past's path. And when Freya is taken, it's up to Garren to save her & the future
Come See About Me
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Twenty-year-old Leah's been in a state of collapse since her boyfriend’s fatal accident. His aunt swoops in and saves her by providing a rent-free place to stay in a nearby town where Leah hides out from life, immersing herself in memories, until a connection with local people—including a magnetic but troubled Irish actor—and a second shocking event begin to draw her back into the present.

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