Daydreamer. Adventurer. Lover of literature. Reader of all things written. Book talk addict. 

Hey! Call me Kara (that's my pen name) ✨

I mainly write fantasy blended with elements of adventure, historical fiction, mystery, paranormal and romance.

In my books, you will find badass leading ladies who also love flowers, stars and other pretty things, and heroes who are good men (mostly...)

My works 🌺

- Completed

• The Gazelle (A Rapunzel Retelling) - a historical fantasy with elements of adventure and romance


~Featured on:
@adventure 'Fantastical Adventures'
@classicauthors 'Grimm Retellings and Other Fairytales'
@Fantasy 'Fairy Tales and Fables'
@mythandlegend 'Mythology from Around the World'
@NARomance 'Love and Faerytales'
@newlywrittenbooks 'All The Places We Will Go'
@Romance 'Worlds Apart'
@StoriesUndiscovered 'Into the Abyss' (May 2021)
@WattpadMilitaryFiction 'Fantasy Wars'
@WattpadSpiritual 'Next Generation'
@YAFantasy 'New Adult Fantasy'

• A Sprinkle of Stardust - a romantic fantasy with mystery and paranormal elements

~Featured on:
@BadassReads 'The Royals'

- In Progress

• In Fair Verona | ONC 2021 - a historical fantasy novella about Shakespeare and time travel

~Featured on:
@WattpadTimeTravel 'ONC 2021 TimeTravel Stories'

When I'm not reading, writing or studying, you can find me eating Doritos, planning a trip to the Mediterranean or wishing I was a Disney Princess 👸🏽

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  • JoinedOctober 20, 2019

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KaraCarreira KaraCarreira May 15, 2021 08:46PM
And... it is done! After more than a year, I have *finally* rewritten A Sprinkle of Stardust, and it was honestly such fun. It’s scary how it transformed from a novella just less than 40K words to a...
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A Sprinkle of Stardust by KaraCarreira
A Sprinkle of Stardust
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The Gazelle (A Rapunzel Retelling) by KaraCarreira
The Gazelle (A Rapunzel Retelling)
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In Fair Verona | ONC 2021 by KaraCarreira
In Fair Verona | ONC 2021
A historical fantasy novella inspired by 'Romeo and Juliet' After being stood up and then dumped by voice not...
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