Karina Halle


From a rock music journalist to a New York Times & USA Today bestselling author for The Pact, Where Sea Meets Sky, The Artists Trilogy series, and over 20 other books, Karina Halle has seen a lot of the world. Luckily, all the years of dabbling in different careers and traversing the globe has given her the perfect background for her stories. Whether it's writing horror romance, romantic suspense or contemporary romance, Karina manages to combine very real people and relationships with very edgy circumstances. When she's not writing about flawed characters or chilling situations, you can find her on Salt Spring Island, BC, drinking wine in her 1920's farmhouse with her husband and their adopted pitbull.

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Where to buy in print


The Lie
Pre-release—available February 15, 2016. Price: $0.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The Lie is a second chance romance with a dark, forbidden twist. Their love led to a lie. Their truth led to the end. Scotsman Brigs McGregor is busy putting his tragic past behind him when he runs into the woman he still loves, the very woman who ran his life into the ground. Now Brigs most confront years of guilt if they ever have a shot at love again.
The Play
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,080. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
A troubled Scottish rugby player who doesn't play by the rules. A vivacious man-eater who's given up on love. When it comes to Lachlan and Kayla, opposites don't just attract - they explode. The Play is a contemporary romantic standalone spinoff of the New York Times Bestselling books The Pact and The Offer. It is roughly two books in one, clocking in at 156,000 words.
Dirty Promises
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,660. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Drug lord Javier Bernal has sliced and diced his way to the top of the Mexican drug trade, presiding over the country's largest cartel. But his rise to power comes at a brutal price.
Love, in Duology: The Love in English and Love in Spanish Bundle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 185,170. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A new adult contemporary romance duology about falling in love with someone you can't have and the heartbreaking mess that unfolds when you take a chance and follow your heart. Get the USA Today bestselling Love, in English and the follow-up, Love, in Spanish, in one bundle.
Dirty Deeds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,110. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Derek Conway always thought he wasn't worth redemption. Doing the dirty deeds of Mexican cartels and carrying out assassinations has made him an inhuman killing machine with no way for a better life. But when he's hired to kill Alana Bernal, he realizes her sweet soul might be the ticket out of this hell. Unfortunately for them, there are some jobs you can't turn down...
Love, in Spanish
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The companion to the highly emotional, scandalous and USA Today Bestselling love story - Love, in English - is finally here! LOVE, IN SPANISH is a sequel about 60K words, told from Mateo Casalles' POV. This is not a "rehash" of LIE and is instead a whole new story about Mateo and Vera on their quest to a happily-ever-after.
Dust to Dust (Experiment in Terror #9)
Series: Experiment in Terror, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,270. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » General
Perry Palomino and Dex Foray. On their own, they’re uniquely brilliant. Together, they’re an unstoppable team. Until now. Because after everything the duo has encountered, they haven’t come across an evil quite like this. An evil that has been years in the making, an evil that will stop at nothing until they, and everyone they care for, are destroyed.
Dirty Angels
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
From the NYT Bestselling author of Love, in English and The Artists Trilogy, comes a dark and twisted romance about a good girl and a very, very bad man. It’s a deliciously twisted take on forbidden love, set among the drug cartels of hot, steamy Mexico and is not for the faint of heart. It contains triggers for some people, including those sensitive to explicit sex, violence, abuse and rape
Love, in English
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,550. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
In this contemporary romance standalone novel, a 23-year old college student gets more than she bargains for when she spends a month in Spain and finds herself falling in love with an older, married man.
Donners of the Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,560. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The year is 1851 and pioneers are still afraid to travel on the same route as the tragic Donner party did years before. When the last wagon train to go into the Sierra Nevada mountains fails to arrive at their destination, Eve Smith, an 18-year old half-native girl with immense tracking skills is brought along with the search party. What they find in the snow is horrifying...and inhuman.
Ashes to Ashes (Experiment in Terror #8)
Series: Experiment in Terror, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,300. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
When the team is sent back to the Oregon coast to investigate a haunted school, Perry wants to use the opportunity to reconnect with her family and reintroduce Dex into their lives. Only Perry’s not the only one who’s reaching out – her grandmother Pippa has started appearing to her with disturbing warnings and Perry’s presence at the school has ignited a chilling new wave of the supernatural
Stories for Amanda
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,740. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Amanda Todd Foundation. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Amanda Todd wanted to share her story with other kids and let them know they should never be punished for who they are. AmandaToddLegacy.org reaches out to kids in need, and provides resources for finding help. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated toward that vision. 16 bestselling authors offer a new story or scene from their most popular series for this worthy cause.
Come Alive (Experiment in Terror #7)
Series: Experiment in Terror, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
For Dex Foray, con­vinc­ing Perry Palomino to open her­self to their bur­geon­ing rela­tion­ship has been more chal­leng­ing than hunt­ing ghosts, bat­tling demons and stalk­ing Sasquatch com­bined. Now they must take on a third part­ner in the form of the mys­te­ri­ous Max­imus — all while inves­ti­gat­ing a sin­is­ter voodoo sect in New Orleans. Told from Dex's POV.
And With Madness Comes the Light (Experiment in Terror #6.5)
Series: Experiment in Terror, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,620. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Dex Foray has never been anyone’s fool – until he missed his chance for happiness with Perry Palomino. Broken and alone, Dex has no choice but to rise from the ashes Perry left behind and find his own path to redemption. But nothing in Dex’s life has ever come easily, especially when there’s a dark madness waiting in the wings. An EIT novella - not a stand-alone book. *spoilers*
Into the Hollow (Experiment in Terror #6)
Series: Experiment in Terror, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Perry Palomino has fought her demons – and won – but the battle is far from over. She’s now left broken and on her own, leaving behind her life and family in Portland to focus on giving Dex Foray – and the Experiment in Terror show – a second chance. But their past mistakes continue to tease and test their relationship, as does the wild and desolate terrain of the Canadian Rockies.
The Dex-Files (Experiment in Terror #5.7)
Series: Experiment in Terror, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,130. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
*Warning - this novella contains graphic sexual scenes + language. 18+. MUST BE READ AFTER BOOK #5.5 in the EIT series* This is NOT a stand-alone* In the Dex-Files we find a variety of scenes and chapters from the enigmatic Dex Foray's POV from books #1-6 in the series. Some of these scenes have been previously published, albeit from Perry's POV, while other scenes are completely new.
Old Blood - A Novella (Experiment in Terror #5.5)
Series: Experiment in Terror, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,070. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Old Blood is not a stand-alone novella and it is recommended you read books #1-5 in the Experiment in Terror Series before embarking on this tale. From her harrowing introduction in Darkhouse, the spectre known as “Creepy Clown Lady” has been a constant fixture in Perry Palomino’s life. But beyond the horrid makeup and piercing stare lies Pippa, a woman just like everyone else. Well not quite.
On Demon Wings (Experiment in Terror #5)
Series: Experiment in Terror, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,800. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
EIT #5 When the life you wanted has crumbled beneath your fingers, there’s nothing left to do but pick up the pieces and soldier on. You’ve done this before. But what happens when you no longer feel like yourself anymore? When fires spontaneously start-up around you, when you hear growling coming from underneath your bed, and you no longer recognize your face in the mirror. What happens then?
Lying Season (Experiment in Terror #4)
Series: Experiment in Terror, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,050. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
As if competing against a local ghost hunting TV show and investigating a haunted mental institute isn't bad enough, Perry Palomino's love and loyalty is tested when she has to live with her partner Dex (and his bodacious girlfriend) for a week in wintery Seattle. Can she make it out with her heart and sanity intact?
The Benson (Experiment in Terror #2.5)
Series: Experiment in Terror, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
This free short story/novella sees amateur Youtube ghost hunters, Perry Palomino and Dex Foray, investigating the real-life hauntings of Portland's infamous Benson Hotel. It occurs between books #2 (Red Fox) and #3 (Dead Sky Morning) and is the perfect primer for anyone interested in the EIT series. "This series never ceases to amaze me" - I Heart Reading
Dead Sky Morning (Experiment in Terror #3)
Series: Experiment in Terror, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,550. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
With the Experiment in Terror show finding some success, amateur ghost hunters Perry Palomino and Dex Foray embark on their most terrifying investigation yet.
Red Fox (Experiment in Terror #2)
Series: Experiment in Terror, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,070. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Ghost-hunters Perry Palomino and Dex Foray trade in the wild coast of Oregon for the unforgiving deserts of New Mexico, hoping to find the creatures responsible for terrorizing a Navajo couple.
Darkhouse (Experiment in Terror #1)
Series: Experiment in Terror, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 91,210. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When 22-year old Perry Palomino gets roped into a ghost hunting web series with a slightly unhinged producer called Dex Foray, the pair discover that the only thing scarier than dealing with the dead is dealing with each other.

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