Alexandra Christo is a British author whose characters are always funnier and far more deadly than she is. She studied Creative Writing at university and graduated with First Class Honours and the desire to never stop letting her imagination run wild. Her Young Adult fantasy books have been translated into over a dozen languages worldwide.


“With well-crafted fight scenes and vivid descriptions, Christo has created a world of beauty and monstrosity that will draw readers in.” —Publishers Weekly

“With its gangland details, creative magical caste system and surprisingly brutal characters, Into the Crooked Place is very much its own thing. And that thing will likely be a story you can’t put down.” —Culturess

City of Spells UK cover

“Christo offers the reader creative and thoughtful backstories for each protagonist, along with fully realized worlds rife with magic…Everywhere are people of color and acknowledgment of LGBTQ characters—nice touches not always seen in fantasy.” –Booklist (on Into the Crooked Place)