Kathleen S. Allen is a young adult writer who writes YA gothic horror, YA fantasy, YA historical and YA contemporary.

Aine O’Shea is the pseudonym she uses for her adult fantasy books.


Being brought up in an urban setting means not much scares her. She prefers dark to light, carries salt, a vial of dead man’s blood and one of holy water in her messenger bag, Mr. Pointy, a sonic screwdriver, a floral bonnet, a box of Twinkies, a wand made out of faerie dust and dragon’s blood, a bow and a quiver of arrows and a dog-eared copy of Frankenstein, She lives on coffee and words and the occasional cuppa. 

Literary Representation:

Lindsay Leggett of The Rights Factory



Posted May 17, 2015 by kathleea


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