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.

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  • The Adventurers: The Mine Caper Book 3: Coming summer 2022! 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.

  • ZIKES: Coming Summer 2022! A new adventure with Hannah and George, her vacuum cleaner sidekick, is coming in Brave New Girls Vol. 6. A mysterious freighter appears out of nowhere near ZOWS. Hannah is shocked to learn that it is the missing freigther from the Jump Drive experiments two years ago. Zenith Corp is on its way to take the ship and leave no witnesses behind. Can Hannah solve the key to the Drive and outwit Zenith Corp before it's too late?

  • Closer to the Heart: Coming Summer 2022! A new sci-fi adventure. A young woman arrives to start her internship with her idol, a renowned bio-mechanical engineer, only to discover her internship isn't what she thought it would be. Stuck in cramped lab, working on an antique computer, Edita meets a mechanical arm who writes poetry, a musical maintenance bot, and a space elevator with an atitude. Together with her new friends, Edita learns research is more than just zeros and ones.

  • 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