Cast, Kristin

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(1986-    ) US author, almost exclusively of Young Adult fantasy, much of it with her mother P C Cast, most prominently their House of Night sequence beginning with Marked (2007), set in an Alternate History version of America inhabited by both homo sapiens and "vampyres" (see Vampires), the latter being genetic sports whose nature manifests itself in early adolescence. The protagonist, young Zoey Redbird, having become vampyric, spends much of her time in the House of Night boarding school in Oklahoma, gradually earning the (literal) tattoos that mark an adult vampyre. In the sequel series, the House of Night: Other World sequence beginning with Loved (2017), also with P C Cast, which expands upon conflicts between good and evil vampyres; a long backstory is slantingly unpacked.

Of Cast's singletons, The Key to Fear (2020), in which the secretive Key Corporation protects humanity from a deadly Pandemic, is of sf interest. [JC]

Kristin Cast

born Tulsa, Oklahoma: 4 November 1986

died

works (selected)

series

House of Night

  • Marked (New York: St Martin's Griffin, 2007) with P C Cast [House of Night: pb/Cara E Petrus]
  • Betrayed (New York: St Martin's Griffin, 2007) with P C Cast [House of Night: pb/Cara E Petrus]
  • Chosen (New York: St Martin's Griffin, 2008) with P C Cast [House of Night: pb/Alamy]
  • Untamed (New York: St Martin's Griffin, 2008) with P C Cast [House of Night: pb/]
  • Hunted (New York: St Martin's Griffin, 2009) with P C Cast [House of Night: hb/]
  • Tempted (New York: St Martin's Griffin, 2009) with P C Cast [House of Night: hb/]
  • Burned (New York: St Martin's Griffin, 2010) with P C Cast [House of Night: hb/]
  • Awakened (New York: St Martin's Griffin, 2011) with P C Cast [House of Night: hb/]
  • Destined (New York: St Martin's Griffin, 2011) with P C Cast [House of Night: hb/]
  • Hidden (New York: St Martin's Griffin, 2012) with P C Cast [House of Night: hb/]
  • Revealed (New York: St Martin's Griffin, 2013) with P C Cast [House of Night: hb/]
  • Redeemed (New York: St Martin's Griffin, 2014) with P C Cast [House of Night: hb/]

House of Night: Other World

  • Loved (Ashland, Oregon: Blackstone Publishing, 2017) with P C Cast [House of Night: Other World: pb/]
  • Lost (Ashland, Oregon: Blackstone Publishing, 2018) with P C Cast [House of Night: Other World: hb/]
  • Forgotten (Ashland, Oregon: Blackstone Publishing, 2019) with P C Cast [House of Night: Other World: hb/]
  • Found (Ashland, Oregon: Blackstone Publishing, 2020) with P C Cast [House of Night: Other World: hb/]

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