Asa Maria Bradley

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(For a longer and more personal bio, please see About Me.)

Asa Maria Bradley grew up in Sweden surrounded by archaeology and history steeped in Norse mythology, which inspired the immortal Vikings and Valkyries in her paranormal romances. She came to the US as a high school exchange student and quickly fell in love with ranch dressing and crime TV series. Asa currently resides on a lake deep in the pine forests of the Pacific Northwest with a British husband and a rescue dog of indeterminate breed. Booklist has attributed her writing with “nonstop action, satisfying romantic encounters, and intriguing world building.” Her debut book, Viking Warrior Rising, was a 2016 double RITA® finalist and her  most recent release, Viking Warrior Rebel, received Top Pick! status by Romantic Times Book Reviews, which described the book as “filled with action and passion from the first page until the last.” The book went on to be a RT Reviewers’ Choice Award finalist and won a Bookseller’s Best Award.

Asa graduated from Eastern Washington University with an MFA in creative writing and also holds a Master of Science in Medical Physics from University of Colorado. Visit her at, follow her on Twitter @AsaMariaBradley, or connect with her on

(For even more information about Asa, check out this list of interviews and features about her and/or her writing.)


Feel free to use any of the photographs below for publicity, but please credit Christopher Wooley of Heads and Tails Photography. Click on the pictures for a larger version of the high resolution image.



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