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If you like stories with surprises, suspense, and witty banter, you're in the right place!

Explore this site to learn more about author Mackenzie Reide's writing, which includes mystery, adventure, and sci fi, in middle grade, YA, and adult genres. Plus, there's other quirky stuff, too. Each page has different photos, so have fun perusing.

Latest News

  • The Adventurers: The Mine Caper Book 3: Coming summer 2019! A daring plan to catch the Troll sets off events that takes Dana, Amy and Jack on their biggest adventure yet! In the interm, you might want to refresh books one and two. Hardcover, paperback and ebook editions available.

  • ZOWS: New this July 2019! A teenage runaway lives secretly in the ducts of a remote space station with her sidekick, George, a smart hoover vacuum cleaner. When pirates invade the station Hannah must use her engineering skills to outwit the pirates and stop the station from going supernova. Check out the sci-fi anthology Brave New Girls: Gals and Gizmos.

  • Asteroid XXII: Ever heard of that wholly remarkable book Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy? Well, Douglas Adams has inspired me to create a new science fiction short story in the upcoming anthology, Infinitie Dimensions: Memory where you find out what happens when the AI on your space station starts losing its mind. Coming summer 2019.

  • Photos on Blogs Page: Shooting in black & white on my Cannon SL1 Rebel.

"Refreshing to have girls do the fighting ... their survival depends not just on smarts and spunk, but also on cooperation. ... The fast pace, too, will keep [readers] eagerly turning the pages."--Kirkus Reviews