Catherine Butzen was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. Her upbringing gave her an enduring interest in history, a deep love of fiction, and a healthy respect for Baba Yaga.

  • Fell the Angels
  • 978-1-933586-89-2
  • In this sequel to Thief of Midnight, Abby Marquise and the Society for the Security of Reality are up against a group of rogue selkies. Reviews for Thief include this from Publishers Weekly: "Butzen's strong debut livens up some common urban fantasy tropes with witty dialogue and fun monsters." Her new fantasy mystery is darker—and even stronger. Due October 2015.

  • Thief of Midnight
  • 978-1-933586-31-1
  • A dark fantasy novel about a battle between a small group of humans and the bogeymen of ancient legend. The first in a new series featuring phantom hunter Abby Marquise. “Thief of Midnight is a book to be appreciated and savored for its moody prose… and to be read with the doors locked by those who still believe in the bogeyman.”–bestselling fantasy author Jean Rabe.