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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 Book 3: Revisions are underway! Thank you for your patience, my dear readers! Target date, next spring. Dana, Amy and Jack will finally beat the Troll! I will keep you posted. In the interm, you might want to refresh books one and two. And you can do it with ebooks now!

  • Ebooks are here! The ebook editions of The Mystery of Troll Creek and The Mask of the Troll are now available on Kindle! For iPhone fans, the iBooks are coming soon.

  • New Short Story: Cascadia for the sci fi-fantasy Anthology, Crossroads. In pursuit of the truth, a young professor must flee a fragmented nation that no longer knows what the truth is. Coming November 2017.

  • 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