Krystal Jane Ruin


Krystal Jane Ruin is a writer of supernatural and paranormal fiction living in the Tennessee Valley. She can often be found knee deep in Sudoku, in a Youtube hole, or blogging about books, writing, and random things at

Smashwords Interview

How do you discover the ebooks you read?
The vast majority of my books are recommendations. I see a book on a blog or on YouTube that catches my eye. Amazon will recommend a book. A newsletter I'm subscribed to will recommend a book. Friends and siblings recommend books!
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I flip-flop between my iPad mini and my iPhone! I started reading on my phone one day because my iPad was downstairs for some reason and I didn't want to get out of bed. It's also easier to read books at work if I'm on my phone. People just assume I'm "one of those millennials" who's attached to my phone. If I'm on my iPad, people want to know what I'm doing.
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Where to find Krystal Jane Ruin online


Garden of Ravens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,070. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2019 by The Narcissistic Rose. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Fairy tales
A collection of dark poetry that journeys through folklore, twisted tales, mental breakdowns, and depression. We hide in shadows We wither under layers Sunlight is for beautiful people Darkness is for us
House of Falling Embers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,120. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2018 by The Narcissistic Rose. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When Artemis was thirteen, her best friend was swallowed by a charred house in the woods. Like a coward, she abandoned him to the horror within. She tried to forget. But when she moves back to her old neighborhood after college, the ghosts—and her guilt—are waiting. Because nine years later, the house is still there. Still waiting. Still restless.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,020. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2018 by The Narcissistic Rose. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Jade has been hearing voices since she was five. No, not voices. One voice. Worse yet, it turns out the voice in her head is real. If she ignores it, it'll drive her off a cliff, like it has done to every single woman on her father's side for over 1000 years. If she listens, something terrible will happen. The choice should be simple.
Winter's Siren
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,470. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017 by The Narcissistic Rose. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
For five years, Fawn has been the star soprano of a secluded opera house, forced to sing for her kidnapper. His daughter, Devi, hides a face so horrible that no one who’s seen it will look at it again. As Fawn plots her escape, whispers spread through the corridors of dark sorcery, warning her that she must flee by opening night. But when she's close to the exit, it's Devi who stands in her way.
No Rest for the Wicked
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,560. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017 by The Narcissistic Rose. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Since her release from the psychiatric facility and into the smothering guardianship of her aunt, twenty-one-year-old psychic Tatum Torabi has been sneaking away to sell curses and plagues in a black market known for illegal and supernatural wares. Her abilities catch the attention of a seedy organization who want her to use those skills for a much darker purpose.

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