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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Ada Palomino
Ada Palomino: design student by day, demon hunter by night, and a snarky badass with a complicated love life.
North Ridge
Three alpha rugged brothers in the Canadian mountains with adventurous jobs and the strong women who love them.


North Ridge Trilogy: Box Set
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 245,530. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Romance » Western
In the wild mountains of British Columbia, three brothers grapple with the dangers of their rugged jobs and the hearts of the women they love. The North Ridge Trilogy Box Set contains all three USA Today bestselling novels, including Wild Card, Maverick and Hot Shot.
Demon Dust (Ada Palomino #3)
Series: Ada Palomino. Pre-release—available October 31, 2022. Price: $4.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
Ada Palomino and Maximus Jacobs are in love. But will their love be enough to battle ex-boyfriends, strange new neighbors, and Lovecraftian cosmic horror that has taken over their family and friends, and possibly started the end of the world?
Veiled (Ada Palomino #1)
Series: Ada Palomino. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,730. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Death. It's something that Ada Palomino has always known so well, having grown up in a house of horrors, surrounded by a family plagued by ghosts and demons and things that go bump in the night. But after the sudden and tragic death of her mother two years ago, death has never felt so personal.
Song for the Dead (Ada Palomino #2)
Series: Ada Palomino. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,000. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
The second book in the Ada Palomino Series. Ada Palomino: Banishing demons by night, attending fashion school by day. Who ever said that love is a battlefield, never had to deal with demons at the same time.
In the Fade (Experiment in Terror #11)
Series: Experiment in Terror, 11. Pre-release—available October 31, 2022. Price: $4.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
Dex & Perry's emotionally charged, sexy, twisted, creepy journey continues in In the Fade (Experiment in Terror #11). Blurb & cover to come shortly.
Came Back Haunted (Experiment in Terror #10)
Series: Experiment in Terror, 10. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,600. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
Ready for a dash of chills and thrills with your romance? Dex and Perry's love story continues in Came Back Haunted, book #10 in the Experiment in Terror Series.
Ghosted (Experiment in Terror #9.5)
Series: Experiment in Terror, 9.5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,880. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Every day is Halloween for married ghost-hunters Dex and Perry Foray. But this year, that thin veil between the living and the dead is more vulnerable than normal, and when they're given the opportunity of a lifetime to contact the dead wife of a desperate man, they end up creating something they can't undo. Told from Dex's POV.
Hot Shot (North Ridge #3)
Series: North Ridge, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,280. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
You know what they say about love - it's friendship set on fire. And their relationship is about to go up in flames. Hot Shot is a friends-to-lovers STANDALONE romance and the third book in the North Ridge Series about the rough and rugged Canadians, the Nelson Brothers.
Maverick (North Ridge #2)
Series: North Ridge, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,070. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
A standalone romance. In the British Columbian mountain town of North Ridge the men are rugged & rough, ready to wrestle bears at a moment's notice or charm the panties off any of the women throwing themselves at their feet. John "Maverick" Nelson might just be the most wild, gorgeous and unattainable of them all. But when beautiful Riley Clarke joins his search & rescue team, all bets are off.
Wild Card (North Ridge #1)
Series: North Ridge, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,480. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Wild Card is the first book in the brand new trilogy of STANDALONE romances, featuring rough and rugged Canadian mountain men, the Nelson brothers. When city girl Rachel Waters returns home to the quaint mountain town of North Ridge to care for her mother, she has to face the man who broke her heart all those years ago, Shane "Wild Card" Nelson. All bets are off when hearts are on the line.
Dirty Souls (Sins Duet #2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,050. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
From New York Times bestselling author Karina Halle comes DIRTY SOULS the much-anticipated, nail-biting CONCLUSION to the sexy and thrilling Black Hearts... "One of the SEXIEST & MOST SEDUCTIVE books I HAVE EVER READ." - Jay Crownover."
Black Hearts (Sins Duet #1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » New adult
I wasn't supposed to know about her. I never should have found her. And I sure as hell shouldn't have taken her... From a New York Times bestselling author comes a BRAND NEW smoldering romantic suspense that will get your pulse racing, your thighs clenching and the pages turning.
Heat Wave
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,390. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Adult
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Pact comes a new standalone romance with a tropical (and forbidden) twist. When Veronica Locke moves to the Hawaiian island of Kauai to work at a small hotel, the last thing she expects is to fall head over heels for her boss, the brooding and grumpy Logan Shepard.
Love, in Duology: The Love in English and Love in Spanish Bundle
Price: $5.99 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.
Dust to Dust (Experiment in Terror #9)
Series: Experiment in Terror, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,780. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General, 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.
Ashes to Ashes (Experiment in Terror #8)
Series: Experiment in Terror, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,830. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General, 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 Legacy. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » 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
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
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, 7.5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,580. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
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: 90,690. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 14 reviews)
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, 6.5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,120. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
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 Experiment in Terror Series. Some of these scenes have been previously published, albeit from Perry's POV, while other scenes are completely new. This novella should be read after book #5 On Demon Wings.
Old Blood - A Novella (Experiment in Terror #5.5)
Series: Experiment in Terror, 5.5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,410. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.73 from 11 reviews)
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: 90,860. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Following the events of Lying Season (EIT #4), Perry Palomino faces her toughest challenge ever when she's left heart-broken and in emotional turmoil, making her a target for demon possession.
Lying Season (Experiment in Terror #4)
Series: Experiment in Terror, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,040. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
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, 2.5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,270. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
The Benson hotel in Portland, Oregon might look like your ordinary, swanky turn-of-the century hotel, but deep in the heart of this historic icon, lie a few restless souls with secrets that won't stay buried. This is an Experiment in Terror short story, #2.5, but can be read as a standalone to new readers.
Dead Sky Morning (Experiment in Terror #3)
Series: Experiment in Terror, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,690. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
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: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,070. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
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: 91,200. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(4.25 from 16 reviews)
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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