The Dragon's Staircase

Romantic Suspense/Thriller

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A woman haunted by her past. A man willing to do whatever it takes to save her. A killer closing in. 

FBI Agent Alexa Kyndall devoted eight years of her life to the search for justice, showing no mercy to the guilty and depraved. When she joins a special task force to bring down a serial killer, Alexa encounters the most unexpected criminal of her career. 

When a child witnesses a brutal slaying, Alexa's life becomes intertwined with Craig Pierson's, a man with his own haunted past. They join forces, only to discover they must put everything on the line in a pulse-pounding struggle to protect and survive. 

Nestled in a small town in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, The Dragon's Staircase is an intriguing, nonstop adventure that will keep readers enthralled from start to finish.

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“The Dragon’s Staircase is a mind boggling adventure that will keep you guessing until the last page."

— Night Owl Reviews, Top Pick

The Dragon's Staircase

What Readers are Saying

"Holy smokes! This is one suspenseful, anxiety-ridden, skin-crawling tale of murder, mystery, and psychological creepiness. Looking for a hard-to-figure-out mystery with a side order of nail biting? Then look no further!" – InD'tale Magazine on The Dragon's Staircase

“THE DRAGON’S STAIRCASE by McKenna Grey and Everly Archard is romantic suspense full of thrills and spine-tingling moments. The twist at the end is as unexpected as it is disconcerting . . . the story keeps you guessing at every turn. This is a great start to a series that promises to be full of wonderful surprises."
– Readers' Favorite

"The well-defined characters combined with the suspenseful storyline make this a must read, and one that I will be recommending to all of my bookworm friends. I’m amazed at how smooth these two authors have combined their talents into one fabulous story." – Linda Thompson, Host of

“A MUST for your TBR list! Fast-paced! Riveting! Exciting! Addictive! Not only is this a very well-written book with wonderfully-interesting characters, but the suspense builds at just the right pace as the story unfolds. It was an artful melding of twisted psychological thrills and nail-biting suspense that kept me guessing the whole way! ” —BookBub review on The Dragon's Staircase

“The suspense doesn’t let up and it’s a fight to the end. This is the beginning of a new series and you can tell they will all be suspenseful and have lots of fast action. This was a very good read.” – Long & Short Reviews

"I was literally at the edge of my seat. The suspense level is amazing." – My Life, One Story at a Time

"The Dragon's Staircase is a heart-stopping non-stop thrilling suspense. A must to read if you love thriller suspense with a romantic touch! It's very well written, by McKenna Grey and new-to-me author Everly Archard! The authors have nicely intertwined their charming characters, Alexa and Craig into a captivating thriller. Beware, you won't be able to put it down! Got captivated from the first page until the very end! Alexa, is riveting in the role of an ex FBI agent! This new series, Kyndall Family Thrillers, seems very addictive, because I stayed up all night waiting to see what would happen next!" - Goodreads Review

"The Dragon's Staircase is a fabulous read. It is full of fast-paced suspense. I just could not put it down. I especially enjoyed the setting because it is one of my favorite places. Highly recommended. 5 stars."
- Goodreads Review

"So from the first this tale ensnares the reader from the first page and keeps one reading to seen what is going to happen next. Really enjoyed the characters and family interactions . Find a comfortable seat and settle in to read because you won't be able to guess what happens. Can't wait for the next books about this family." - Goodreads Review

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