Creepy middle grade and so much more…

K.r. Alexander is the pseudonym for fantasy author Alex R. Kahler.

Here, in the cursed library, you’ll find information about all of my new and upcoming books. Look for them at the Scholastic Book Fair.

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There are three rules…

Josie always liked visiting her grandmother’s house. But when she’s forced to move there, she starts to feel like something is a little . . . off. Her grandmother has some very strange rules:

1. Never leave your windows open after dark.
2. No dolls in the house.
3. Never, ever go by the house in the woods.

A little spooked, Josie is relieved to find that her school seems pretty normal. She even manages to make friends with a popular girl named Vanessa. When Vanessa invites Josie back to her house to hang out, Josie doesn’t question it. Not even when Vanessa takes her into the woods and down an old dirt road, toward the very house her grandmother had warned her about.

The house that has been calling for her.

Available now!


Connect with the author

Although I am not currently doing school visits (too many books to write!) I am offering a small number of free, 15 minute Skype sessions for classrooms/literacy clubs. Feel free to reach out to me at alexrkahler @gmail .com to schedule your own!

Looking to send fan mail? I can be contacted at
14419 Greenwood Ave North
Suite A #225
Seattle, WA 98133

Want a signed book?

I wish I could sign everyone’s book, but that would take a lot of time and money to do through the mail. So, I have signed bookplates that I can send to enthusiastic classrooms or readers for a small fee (basically just shipping and sticker cost). Email me if you are interested!

More to come…

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