Rebel Sinclair – Author & Artist

Rebel Sinclair is a pseudonym for Kari Jones, an author, artist and jill-of-all-trades. Born in Washington State to an Air Force father and an artist mother, she spend most of her early years in Northern Wisconsin and Minnesota, leaving Duluth for Charleston, South Carolina in April 2002.

Author of several romantic novels and many non-fiction short articles on Charleston history, Rebel resides in the West Ashley neighborhood of Charleston with her husband, crime-writer and presenter Mark R. Jones and many cats. Together they operate Black Cat Tours historic walking tours.

A lifelong motorcycle enthusiast, Rebel also enjoys airbrushing and has since her teenage years. Artwork for t-shirts, motorcycle tanks, and leather clothing can be commissioned through Kustoms by Kari.



“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” – Marilyn Monroe