Hi! I’m Liselle


Liselle Sambury Circle Crop Headshot credit to Stuart W

Liselle Sambury is the Trinidadian-Canadian author of the Governor General’s Literary Awards Finalist, Blood Like Magic, its sequel Blood Like Fate, and the standalone novel Delicious Monsters. In her free time, she shares helpful tips for upcoming writers and details of her publishing journey through a YouTube channel dedicated to demystifying the sometimes complicated business of being an author. She’s represented by Kristy Hunter at The Knight Agency.

Delicious Monsters by Liselle Sambury book cover

Get ready for the house that devours and the girls who bite back


The Haunting of Hill House meets Sadie in this evocative and mind-bending psychological thriller following two teen girls navigating the treacherous past of a mysterious mansion ten years apart

Available now in hardcover, including an exclusive version and signed copies at select stores


Cover of Blood Like Magic, Black girl with natural hair out, crop top and jeans, and purple and pink smoke, says Blood Like Magic by Liselle Sambury with blurb from Tracy Deonn

Blood Like Magic

Available Now

Sixteen-year-old Voya Thomas is given the impossible task of either killing her first love or losing her family’s magic forever.

the cover of Blood Like Fate which is a Black girl in a white dress, with thick naturally curly hair in a half up style with white hair pins, and a small scar on her chest

Blood Like Fate

Available Now

Voya deals with the fallout from the impossible task she was given in Blood Like Magic, and encounters an even greater danger.

Delicious Monsters by Liselle Sambury book cover

Delicious Monsters

Available Now

Seventeen-year-old Daisy Odlin must confront the figurative and literal ghosts of her mother’s past when they inherit a mansion in northern Ontario.

Tender Beasts book cover by Liselle Sambury - Illustrated by Elena Masci Designed by Greg Stadnyk

Tender Beasts

Coming out on Feb 27, 2024

Sunny Behre’s family reputation is on the line when her brother is accused of murder. They’ll have to find the real killer, but she isn’t so sure of her brother’s innocence.

Upcoming Events

September 28th @ 12:00 – 12:45 pm

Kingston WritersFest • In Person

A haunted mansion, a young woman who sees ghosts, and another trying to escape a very human monster. Join Liselle Sanbury for Delicious Monsters, a mind-bending psychological thriller with some chilling characters and a pair of teens, who, ten years apart, are determined to get answers!

Location: Bellevue @ Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront