Books by Kate Milford

BLUECROWNE by Kate Milford
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2018

"A tale to sweep new and confirmed fans into the author's distinctively imagined blend of history, magic, mythology, chemistry, and nautical lore. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
In this prequel to Milford's Nagspeake tales, a privateer's daughter takes on a ruthless time traveler who kidnaps her little brother. Read full book review >
GHOSTS OF GREENGLASS HOUSE by Kate Milford
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"A brainy, satisfying assemblage of puzzles with an immensely likable protagonist. (Mystery/fantasy. 10-14)"
Winter in the inn above the River Skidwrack finds Milo and his parents hosting several guests who are not what they seem—and a mystery to be solved. Read full book review >
THE <i>LEFT-HANDED FATE</i> by Kate Milford
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"Rich and strange of place and premise; suspenseful and thought-provoking. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
An ancient inscription and a handful of inscrutable artifacts plunge three young people into both the War of 1812 and a much larger, older conflict. Read full book review >
GREENGLASS HOUSE by Kate Milford
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"An abundantly diverting mystery seasoned with mild fantasy and just a little steampunk. (Mystery/fantasy. 10-14)"
When his parents' hotel fills up with a variety of unexpected guests just days before Christmas, Milo is caught up in mysterious goings-on. Read full book review >
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"Readers will be captivated. (Steampunk. 12 & up)"
Two teens race against time to thwart the forces of evil in this prequel to The Boneshaker (2010). Read full book review >
THE BONESHAKER by Kate Milford
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2010

"The tension built into the solidly constructed plot is complemented by themes that explore the literal and metaphorical role of crossroads and that thin line between good and evil. (Historical fantasy. 10 & up)"
In 1913 Arcane, Mo., 13-year-old Natalie Minks loves mechanical things, and her father's bicycle-repair shop is the perfect place to tinker. Read full book review >