K.L. Kranes’ riveting debut novel, The Travelers, is an exciting story of two teenagers who meet serendipitously and discover they have a mysterious connection. Follow the heroes of this fast-paced romantic adventure as they face the trials of high school while battling terrifying magical foes.

K.L. Kranes lives in the Washington, DC metro area with her husband, daughter and their adorable dog. She graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Communications. K.L. moved to New York City after college and worked in public relations before returning to her true passions of writing and editing. She currently works as a freelance writer and editor. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with her family and trying out new potential hobbies. Her latest endeavors include driving her dog crazy as she learns the guitar and making a fool of herself as a novice swing dancer.


Random Facts

In my previous work life, I was a: shoe store clerk (still miss the discounts), clothing store saleswoman (ditto), a pool-side snack shop worker (where I learned to make a mean grilled cheese), lifeguard (which is scary because I’m a terrible swimmer).
If I wasn’t a writer, I’d be: a singer/songwriter (except I can’t sing, so that would be a problem) or an English Professor.
When I was a kid I wanted to be: a writer. (As soon as I could write, I would fill books and papers with poems and stories.)
The first music artist I remember loving: was Neil Diamond. (Try not to sing along to Sweet Caroline. I dare you.)
My favorite music artists right now: are Cold War Kids, Portugal. The Man and Unknown Mortal Orchestra, but that could change tomorrow.
My favorite books: are Atlas Shrugged, Midnight’s Children, A Brief History of 7 Killings, The Giver.
My favorite TV shows of all time: are Gilmore Girls, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Veronica Mars. (Do you see a theme here?)
My favorite TV shows right now: are Orphan Black, Jessica Jones (carrying on the theme).
If I could live anywhere, I would live: in New York City again.
If I could have a superpower it would be: telekinesis because then I could reach things that are too high. (I’m short.)
My actual superpower is: predicting the end to any movie or TV show.