Dead Cereus

When the rare night-blooming cereus plant is scheduled to open its petals at Shellesby College’s Night Lights Gala, Holly is there—and so is a killer. Events unfold that not only place her scholarship on the line, but also her life…and that of her rival. 

Holly finds herself racing the clock to save her arch nemesis, secure her scholarship, and catch a murderer...if she can! This is the ultimate escape book with an epic romance and a fantastic, unique mystery rolled into one hilarious story. In fact, it just might be the funniest book you’ve read all year!

Here is what The BookLife Prize had to say about Dead Cereus: 

“This alluring mystery offers a brush of romance and plentiful humor, combined with abundant details about rare plants and gardening. The plot moves briskly and evenly and will keep readers engaged. The main character is energetic and enthusiastic. Side characters are well crafted and great fun. The inclusion of recipes from the novel's event is a nice touch. The focus on plant life, paired with a mystery, allows this novel to stand apart.”

Enter the world of Dead Cereus; you’ll never want to leave. With a blazing love affair with her botanical boyfriend, and a murder hot enough to scorch her eyebrows off, can Holly stand the heat in the hothouse, or is she headed for a spectacular meltdown? Pick up a copy of Dead Cereus today to find out! Kira Seamon is the debut author with the killer imagination.


A Cereus Curse

Kira Seamon's horror short story, A Cereus Curse, is in Terror Tract's 2021 Halloween anthology.


Peru Photography

Kira Seamon's Peru photography is the editorial feature in DRIFT Travel magazine's Fall 2021 edition.

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Peru Travel Tale

Kira Seamon's Peru travel tale is in the Writer and Readers' magazine's September/October  2021 edition.


Christmas & New Years in Hawaii

Kira Seamon's holiday essay about Christmas and New Year's in Hawaii is in the Writer and Readers' magazine's November/December 2021 edition.

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