ABOUT KARINA

Karina Machado is a journalist with 25 years’ experience, and the author of the non-fiction series Spirit Sisters, Where Spirits Dwell and Love Never Dies. Karina was born in Uruguay and was 2 when her family moved to Australia, where she grew up hearing stories of her mum’s psychic gift, igniting a life-long curiosity about marvel, mysteries and the unseen world. Always passionate about books and writing, Karina began her career in journalism as editorial assistant at TIME magazine in 1994, and is a former senior editor at Who magazine. Her books are available in audio format through Bolinda Publishing—all narrated by Karina—and she is exploring opportunities to publish them in Latin America and Spanish-speaking countries. A podcast celebrating the 10th anniversary of the publication of her debut book, Spirit Sisters, launches in 2019. Karina lives in Sydney with her husband and two children.

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ABOUT KARINA

Karina Machado is a journalist with 25 years’ experience, and the author of the non-fiction series Spirit Sisters, Where Spirits Dwell and Love Never Dies. Karina was born in Uruguay and was 2 when her family moved to Australia, where she grew up hearing stories of her mum’s psychic gift, igniting a life-long curiosity about the unseen world. Always passionate about books and writing, Karina began her career in journalism as editorial assistant at TIME magazine in 1994, and is a former senior editor at Who magazine. Her books are available in audio format through Bolinda Publishing—all narrated by Karina—and she is exploring opportunities to publish them in Latin America and Spanish-speaking countries. A podcast celebrating the 10th anniversary of the publication of her debut book, Spirit Sisters, launches in 2019. Karina lives in Sydney with her husband and two children. Learn More»

WHERE SPIRITS DWELL

WHERE SPIRITS DWELL unearths the creaking, spine-chilling moments when ghosts appear in suburbia. Alongside infamous Australian haunted homes, like Junee’s Monte Cristo Homestead and Annandale’s haunted Abbey, WHERE SPIRITS DWELL also takes readers inside other haunted dwellings including schools, pubs and even shopping centres. Along with these real-life experiences, Machado also investigates the haunted house in history, literature and popular culture in this creepy, intriguing book. Learn More»

SPIRIT SISTERS

A collection of true-life encounters with the supernatural based on first-hand experiences. In SPIRIT SISTERS you’ll meet Australian women of all ages who share their very personal encounters with the supernatural. From a high-flying banking executive whose life changed for ever after a visit from a bizarre, winged entity, to a mother of seven who was held and soothed by her husband five days after she’d buried him, to the woman who lost most of her family in one car accident, this book is heart-breaking, inspiring, scary and comforting. Learn More»
© Karina Machado 2016