#MusicMonday with Abigail Baker


THE REAPER’S KISS Music Playlist…with metal.

If you think a book about a woman who tattoos death into people would have a playlist crammed full of heave metal, you are a partly right. When I wrote THE REAPER’S KISS, music was an essential vehicle for creativity. In fact, a good song on repeat for hours was sometimes the only way I could write a particular scene. There was a time for heavy-head-banging metal…a time for trancelike electronic…a time for 80’s goth rock…and even time for The Man in Black.

Here is the soundtrack to THE REAPER’S KISS, A Deathmark Novel. Enjoy! (and maybe turn your speakers down for #7).


1. Soilwork, Let This River Flow:



2. Florence + the Machine, Shake It Out: 

3. Blue Oyster Cult, Don’t Fear the Reaper: 

4. Johnny Cash, Ring of Fire:



5. Daughter, Love: 



6. All That Remains, Forever In Your Hands (Acoustic):

7. Mnemic, Deathbox:

8. I:Scintilla, The Bells:



9. Lacuna Coil, I Like It:



10. The Cure, Lovesong:




I’m turning this post on you, readers. What songs move you?
Thank you for reading!

Peace out!




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Drop-dead gorgeous…and fatal.

Ollie Dormier’s tattoos are deadly. She is a Scrivener—an employee for Death—and her skull tattoos mark her clients for their demise. She does her job, and she stays out of trouble. But when her hands start to burn hot and fierce, and her control goes leaping out the window, all hell breaks loose. Ollie is showing the early signs of being a Master…demonstrating power that is forbidden.

That power is exactly what Reaper Brent Hume is counting on. A hot, scruffy rebel, who does marvelous and terrifying things to Ollie’s insides. Now he needs Ollie’s help—and her skills—to overthrow the evil and corrupt Head Reaper. That is, if he can figure out a way to keep this hot-handed girl cool…and keep his hands off.




Abigail Baker shares her home with a Siamese cat endearingly named “The Other Cat” and two rescued mutts with mundane human names that people think are cute. In addition to writing about rebellious heroines, she enjoys hiking, discovering craft beers, baking the perfect vanilla bean cupcake, and rock climbing (going as far as scaling 800 vertical feet to the summit of Devil’s Tower National Monument in 2013.).

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