R.K. Ryals

Biography

Born in Jackson, Mississippi, R. K. Ryals is a scatterbrained mother of three whose passion is reading whatever she can get her hands on. She makes her home in Mississippi with her husband, three daughters, a Shitzsu named Tinkerbell, and a coffeepot she couldn't live without.

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Books

Moonpies & Magic
Pre-release—available April 30, 2019. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
17-yr-old Charlotte is a nomad, traveling the festival circuit with her airbrush artist father & older brother, Wes. Life is endless crowds. Until Charlotte stumbles into a carnival tent, her attention riveted by a musical magician with the ability to make stories come alive. When Wes is lost to one of these stories, Charlotte follows, sending her and a handsome minstrel on a perilous adventure.
Love in the 80s: A New Adult Anthology
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 289,140. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Before the internet…before sext messages, selfies, like buttons, and d**k picks…epic loves and broken hearts played out offline, on mixtapes that became the DIY soundtracks of a generation. Love in the 80s: A New Adult Mix is a collection of ten contemporary romance, new adult, stand-alone stories set in the 1980s written by award-winning authors.
1986: Why Can't This Be Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by WaWa Productions. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Spring break junior year is supposed to be Tori Allen's chance to catch the eye of wicked hot Corey Sanders, a bouncer at The Cube, an 18 and under club. Only what should have been a night to remember turns into a grody tryst that sends her into the arms of bad boy, Dylan Black. A malfunctioning photo booth, a crazy game of midnight madness bowling, and her night becomes one totally rad adventure.
Revelation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,200. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
There's a prophecy forbidding Angels from ever being w/Demons. Love cannot exist between the races. The prophecy wasn't supposed to concern Dayton Blainey & Marcas Craig, a half-Demon ruler & a Naphil. But there are those who believe otherwise. Torn asunder by a fear much bigger than themselves & the threat of celestial war, Marcas & Dayton will fight for a love that never should have existed
An Introvert's Tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,960. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
A dependable and quiet high school senior, Maia Parker is the go-to girl who keeps a notebook with things she "should have said" scribbled between the things she must do. A free spirited adrenaline junkie, Jackson Taylor is a drag racing sky diving instructor who isn't good at following rules. One summer. One disaster. An unbelievable romance. And suddenly everything changes for them both ...
City in Ruins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,630. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Medeisia is a city in ruins, half of its rebels dead, & a temporary ruler in power … 17 yr-old Drastona is a pillar of hope for her people. With the construction of a scribe school underway, & the promise of peace, Medeisia’s future is looking bright. That is, until Drastona is thrust into a new kind of war between gods, dragons, & men alongside a powerful prince embroiled in betrayal & politics
Dancing with the Devil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,650. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Monroe Jacobs is a witch with growing powers coveted by many, including the man she loves. Luther Craig is a remorseless demon ruler with everything he's ever wanted: power. But now Luther's kingdom is at risk, his newfound strength a challenge to the Princes of Hell. Luther isn't the only one who wants power and a blonde-haired witch. He'll have to face the seven deadly sins to keep both.
Deliverance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,730. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
I need to remember my name. I'm a Reinhardt. I've protected my mark, fallen in love w/a hybrid, survived the Labyrinth, & helped procure the Spear of Destiny. Now there's only darkness & metal against my skin. For gargoyles know better than to imprison another gargoyle in stone. There is corruption in the gargoyle hierarchy, & I need to escape. I need to save the girl I love. I need Deliverance.
The Story of Awkward
Price: Free! Words: 48,630. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Perri is an artist w/an odd sketchbook full of awkward childhood sketches--a spectacled princess, a candy loving troll, & a graceless fairy--for there's no better way to hide from bullying than to create a world of your own. At 19, Peregrine leaves her home & her sketches behind. But what happens when something goes wrong in Awkward, leaving her trapped w/the bully she thought to leave behind?
Fist of the Furor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,850. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
There's chaos in Medeisia. The rebels have gone into the mountains to hide. Hope lies in a band of insurgents who made a trek across the Ardus to seek a king's aid. 17 yr-old Drastona has become a leader for her people, the voice of the common folk & the forest. Living now among the royalty of Sadeemia, Drastona & the rebels must navigate something much more complicated than war, politics.
Possessed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
As an Ayers witch, Monroe Jacob's powers have always been linked to Demons. For centuries, the Ayers have been slaves to the Demon Lilith. one destined to do her will while another was sacrificed to Hunters. But Monroe has changed the rules. Luther "Thorne" Craig has always been happy being a denizen of Hell. But now he's declared war on his mother & Lilith won't rest until she sees him dead.
Tempest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,770. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The king of Medeisia is slaughtering scribes & mages. All marked are destroyed. The people are desperate. Months after challenging Raemon, the rebels must rise against their king or chance being annihilated. Drastona, the prophesied phoenix of peace, will follow the lead of a scarred prince on a journey with a band of rebels & a dragon across a cursed desert to bring down a king & save a kingdom.
Cursed: The Thorne Trilogy Book I
Price: Free! Words: 45,470. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
A grimoire. A witch. A Demon. Monroe Jacobs is a darned good witch! But there is also something wrong w/her. Demonic energy makes her stronger, she can ward off Demons, & Lucifer wants her. Sometimes being bad is better. That's Luther Craig's philosophy. The hybrid Demon is reluctantly sent to New Orleans, LA to protect Monroe from Lucifer's Hellhounds. But what happens when things go wrong?
Mark of the Mage: Scribes of Medeisia Book I
Price: Free! Words: 59,490. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00 from 1 review)
Books never die, but they can be forbidden. Medeisia is a country in turmoil. The king has outlawed magic & learning. Those who practice are branded. 16 yr-old Drastona lives secluded, spending her spare time in the Archives of her father's manor surrounded by scribes. She wants to be one of them. But when the scribes are disbanded, she enters a world where the marked must survive or die.
The Labyrinth: Acropolis Series Book II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,590. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
My name is Conor Reinhardt. I'm a gargoyle Guardian in exile for killing my own. My mark is safe, the group of hybrids we've led from the Acropolis, secure. There's a new hybrid king in Hell, and he needs the Acropolis refugees. I expect the journey ahead. I even expect the danger. I don't expect the shadows that haunt me, those beckoning spirits of guilt that never let me sleep.
The Acropolis
Price: Free! Words: 59,550. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00 from 1 review)
"We have a new assignment for you, Mr. Reinhardt." These words are not comforting to me. At eighteen, I am a gargoyle who has been demoted because I broke the rules. Now I have a new mission, a new mark to protect. But I don't expect Emma Chase. I don't expect to question my own race. I don't expect to care for my own mark. And I am not prepared for what I find at The Acropolis.
Redemption (Redemption Series Book 1)
Price: Free! Words: 105,600. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dayton finds life sucks when you live in a creepy Abbey w/your aunt, the “Queen” of nuns, who may be keeping some strange secrets. Otherwise, Dayton’s a sweet, typical 17 yr-old girl who may have a tiny cursing problem. Then again, communicating w/her bestie using telepathy, having the same nightmare about her dead father, & having dudes show up at her window isn't exactly "typical."

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