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WELCOME TO KNAVE
At our heart, we are a small press with big ideas. We focus on building a loyal audience for our authors and creators by publishing outstanding genre fiction and family-friendly games. We also work tirelessly to promote our family of wordsmiths through special events, interactive social media and innovative author platforms.
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MASTERS OF MURDER
by Liam Ashe
The Golden Age of Detective Fiction was an era of exotic poisons and smoking pistols. Of locked rooms and elaborate charades. Of shrewd spinster sleuths and effete gentleman detectives. This free guide explores these twisty tales of murder with a curated list of ten of the most influential early mystery writers.
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THOU SHALT NOT KILT
by Liam Ashe
Elle has a flair for bad life decisions, but new research on disappearing Scottish clans offers her a second chance — and an invitation to historic Aldermire on Roan Island. When her former flame, Stuart MacUspaig, is brutally murdered, Elle races to find his killer and risks becoming collateral damage in the extinction of Clan MacUspaig.
Coming in 2019 >
THE INSCRUTABLE RUBY CHU
by Mercy Heller
Ruby has problems. Her rent is due, her job is in jeopardy, her love life is a farce and the dead simply will not let her sleep. When her failing Vaudeville act attracts the right attention from the wrong people, Ruby must rely on her wits, her flair and her talent for talking to ghosts to save her own skin — and get a good night’s rest.
Coming in 2019 >

Meet Miss Mercy Heller

Depending on who you ask, Mercy Heller is a folklore researcher, a curiosity collector or an all-around trouble maker. To her readers, she is the author of the Cull County collection of horror novels. To us, she is the newest…
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ARE YOU AN AUTHOR?

You've got the idea, and you've got the words. Now, you just need the tools to get it all on paper. If you are an author (or an author-to-be), we would like to talk to you. At Knave, we have a hand-picked family of genre authors and creators who are working together to build a small, hands-on publishing community. We want to work with new authors to develop their craft, find the right editors, artists and sales channels.
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UPCOMING RELEASES
GOOD NEIGHBORS
by Mercy Heller
Generally, good fences make good neighbors. In Cull County, even fences aren't enough as envy, resentment and petty jealousy turn a quiet cul de sac into a suburban war zone. Four families find their secrets exposed and their lives turned upside down in one night of shocking, brutal violence.
Coming in 2019 >
ARGAT
A Game of Strategy
Use your wits and quick thinking to complete as many gem encrusted uches — traditional Scottish kilt pins — as possible in this fast-paced game for 2 to 4 players. Place, spin and lock tiles, all while keeping several steps ahead of your opponents. The rules may be simple, but the gameplay is intense!
Coming in 2019 >
A HOUSE OF CINDERS
by Mercy Heller
For more than 100 years historic Hinnom Hall has perched like a bird of prey overlooking the town of Jericho. When invited to reconnect with distant kin, young Nia discovers she shares more than blood with the true host of Hinnom — an evil as old as hate itself.
Coming in 2019 >
HELMORTEM HALL
A Friendly Game of Murder
It was no surprise when elderly Hannah Helmortem died in her sleep. But was it old age or murder that did her in? And who among her heirs could be greedy – or desperate – enough to hasten hes demise? Think fast and pay attention or the next victim could be you.
Coming in 2019 >
NEW CARTOMANCY DECKS
THE TAROT 1.0 DECK
Our exclusive Tarot 1.0 training deck combines a full-sized Rider-Waite deck with subtle hints to guide the novice cartomancer to a deeper, more meaningful understanding of the mysteries of the eternal cards. Perfect for those who are new to the Tarot.
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THE VIRI TAROT
Our exclusive Viri Tarot channels the animus energy of the male figure. The Major Arcana cards have been recast and reimagined into classic male-centric archetypes using classic beefcake pinups. A fantastic, vintage-flavored deck.
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THE MINIMALIST TAROT
Let the imageless simplicity of our exclusive Minimalist Tarot guide you to an uncluttered understanding of the universe’s true intentions. This 1.75" x 2.5" deck for is perfect for travel and for experienced readers.
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THE PULP & PINUP TAROT
Featuring stunning figures from the best of pulp and pinup girl artwork, this exclusive deck is a favorite. The colors are electric, the dames are shady and the sensuality is simmering. This run is strictly limited to 50 decks.
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