Victoria Kinnaird lives in Glasgow, Scotland with her pug, Mr T and her French bulldog, Charlie. She has been writing since she was 15 years old.
Victoria's debut novel The Red Sun Rises was released in September 2013 by Crushing Hearts and Black Butterfly Publishing. The groundbreaking novel, which was praised for featuring an all male teen love triangle, became an Amazon international bestseller on release day. The couple at the heart of the story, Eren and Corbijn, were nominated for the Young Adult and Teen Reader's Book Couple of the Year award in 2013 and were the only gay couple to be featured. They would go on to win the fan voted Chapter.Con Most Loveable Couple Award in 2017, where they were the only gay couple shortlisted.
The Red Sun Rises was the first book in The Red Sun Rises Series. The second book in the series, The Red Sun Rises: Fire and Ash was released in March 2014 and went on to win The Kindle Hub's Best YA LGBT Book award in 2014. (Birth) Day of the Dead a standalone novella from The Red Sun Rises universe, was released on November 1st 2014. It was the first of Victoria's novels to hit #1 in its Amazon category, before being dethroned by The Red Sun Rises.
The third novel in the series, The Red Sun Rises: Seven Letters was released by Crushing Hearts and Black Butterfly Publishing in March 2015. The book went on to become an international bestseller, hitting #1 on Amazon UK's YA LGBT chart on release day.
Victoria left her former publisher, CHBB Publishing, in August 2019 to allow her to republish her books with a company that's more closely aligned to her moral values and desire to succeed. She's now looking for new homes for her Keswick Chronicles series and The Lightning Project Series! Keep your eyes peeled for updates on the relaunch of these beloved books.
The Kindle Hub Best LGBT YA Novel 2014 - awarded to The Red Sun Rises: Fire and Ash
S&T Awards Best LGBT Book 2nd Place - awarded to Fake It
Nerd Girl 5 Star Review - awarded to The Red Sun Rises, The Red Sun Rises: Fire and Ash and Fake It
Black Words White Pages 5 star review - awarded to Fake It
Reader's Favorite 5 Star review - awarded to Fake It
Rainbow Awards 2016 Finalist/Honourable Mention - awarded to Fake It
Chapter.Con Most Loveable Couple Award 2017 (fan voted) - awarded to Eren Anderson and Corbijn Cohen from The Red Sun Rises Series
Victoria is currently hard at work getting ready to self publish The Red Sun Rises series. She is also looking for a new home for The Keswick Chronicles and The Lightning Project series.