Kai Gracen, Book Four’s Cover Reveal and All That Stuff

I am very excited to announce the upcoming release of the fourth book in the Kai Gracen series, Silk Dragon Salsa. It will be published by Dreamspinner Press on 14 July 2020 and once again, Chris McGrath graciously provided the cover art for the book and once I saw the comp I got very excited because it was dynamic and most of all, very much Kai. I liked how it captures the “hunter” aspect of Kai’s life and at the same time, shows San Diego’s understreets which do play an integral part in this book.

Silk Dragon Salsa is both a homecoming and a journey for Kai and can I say, it was one of the hardest writes I’ve ever done because I wanted it to hit just so. There was a lot of delicate balancing of relationships and events so I had to pack a lot into these pages but I’m happy with how it turns out and I hope you are too.

Oh! Be sure to explore more of Chris’ fantastic illustrations and book covers at: https://www.christianmcgrath.com/illustration

There’s also an online shop he’s got on the site if you want to buy a print of something you like.


And what would be a PRG post without a giveaway? Enter to win a $25 USD gift certificate to the Dreamspinner Press store so you can stock your Kindle or whatever you use to read on! Leave a comment on this post to be entered! 

Cover Reveal. Written by Rhys Ford, Cover Illustrated by Chris McGrath


Silk Dragon Salsa by Rhys Ford

SoCalGov Stalker Kai Gracen always knew Death walked in his shadow. Enough people told him that, including his human mentor, Dempsey. Problem was, the old man never told him what to do when Death eventually caught up.

Where Tanic, his elfin father and the Wild Hunt Master of the Unsidhe Court, brought Kai pain and suffering, Dempsey gave him focus and a will to live or at least until everything unraveled. Now caught in a web of old lies and half-truths, Kai is torn between the human and elfin world, unsure of who he is anymore. Left with a hollowness he can’t fill, Kai aches to find solace in the one elfin he trusts, a Sidhe Lord named Ryder but he has unfinished business with Dempsey’s estranged brother, a man who’d long ago swore off anything to do with the feral elfin child Dempsey dragged up from the gutter.

Reeling from past betrayals, Kai searches for Dempsey’s brother, hoping to do right by the man saved him while trying to keep one step ahead of the death haunting his every step. Kai never thought he’d find love or happiness as a Stalker but when Death comes knocking at his door, Kai discovers a fierce need to live life to the fullest — even if that means turning his back on people he calls family.

Preorder the Silk Dragon Salsa ebook at: https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/silk-dragon-salsa-by-rhys-ford-11709-b

Paperback preorders coming soon. As always, if you purchase a paperback from DSP, you get the ebook for free.

About Rhys Ford

Rhys Ford is an award-winning author with several long-running LGBT+ mystery, thriller, paranormal, and urban fantasy series and is a two-time LAMBDA finalist with her Murder and Mayhem novels. She is also a 2017 Gold and Silver Medal winner in the Florida Authors and Publishers President’s Book Awards for her novels Ink and Shadows and Hanging the Stars. She is published by Dreamspinner Press and DSP Publications.

She’s also quite skeptical about bios without a dash of something personal and really, who doesn’t mention their cats, dog and cars in a bio? She shares the house with Harley, a grey tuxedo with a flower on her face, Badger, a disgruntled alley cat who isn’t sure living inside is a step up the social ladder as well as a ginger cairn terrorist named Gus. Rhys is also enslaved to the upkeep a 1979 Pontiac Firebird and enjoys murdering make-believe people.

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