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The Journals of Octavia Hollows 

The Journals of Octavia Hollows; Books 1-6

With a touch of her hand, Octavia Hollows can restore life. Yet, she couldn’t save the man she loved from the horrific accident that stole him from her. Octavia thought she could outrun the pain, but ghosts from the past refuse to be silenced. Out of options, she chooses to retrace her wayward journey across the country in search of answers. Surrounded by baffling mysteries of the undead, what she learns about herself along the way might become her greatest weapon.

This six novella series chronicles Octavia's adventures in:
Wake the Dead
Dead Man's Hand
Caught Dead
Drop Dead Gorgeous
Dead Ringer
Dead as a Doornail

"This is Rourke at her finest: sassy and completely unapologetic. Proving again why she's a powerhouse in this industry." 
-USA Today Best Selling Author Rue Volley

"This book has it all: a kickass heroine, loads of action... and a pig named Bacon."
-NYT & USA Today Best Selling Author Karen Lynch

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Fate Worse than Death: Octavia Hollows Book 2


A necromancer with an attitude meets a killer with a vendetta.

After facing off with a Jinn, a Minotaur, and a siren, necromancer Octavia Hollows thought she’d seen the most vicious creatures in existence.

Until she learns of a depraved serial killer hunting young women. One of his victims is still missing while someone close to Octavia is being held by police in connection to the crimes.

Flanked by hot-as-sin wolf-man, Reid, and her undead pig, Bacon, Octavia races to stop the killer and clear her friend’s name. Yet as she risks her neck for those she loves, she may land on the chopping block of a merciless madman…


"Stacey Rourke is an expert wordsmith. She has a way of captivating readers and never fails to deliver an unforgettable story. Fate Worse Than Death contains all the necessary ingredients for a truly enjoyable read —romance, action, suspense, and even a pig! I simply couldn't put this book down!" - Mary Ting, Benjamin Franklin Award-Winning Author

"A thrilling murder mystery with True Blood and Dexter vibes. Octavia's latest journey brings her closer to the darkness than ever before." -Award-winning author Tish Thawer

"Holy undead pig! This is a non-stop thrill ride of wicked badassery. Stacey grabs you by the gumballs and never let’s go. Hands down one of the best books of the year!" -USA Today Bestselling author Rue Volley

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