Kirsten McKenzie is a full time author. She lives in New Zealand
Her first horror novel PAINTED was published by Squabbling Sparrows Press in June 2017, and she is currently working on her fourth novel.
Her first book in the Old Curiosity Shop series, Fifteen Postcards, was published in May 2015, with its sequel The Last Letter published in November 2016. Both were published by Accent Press in the United Kingdom.
Kirsten has had work published in short story anthologies, poetry anthologies, and non fiction pieces published online.
A former Customs Officer, in both New Zealand and England, Kirsten fought international crime for several years before leaving to help run the family antique shop after the sudden death of her father. Ten years of surrounding herself with beautiful old things resulted in the publication of Fifteen Postcards, and developing the ongoing stories of those characters and antiques.