Christopher Pike is a bestselling author of young adult novels. The Thirst series, The Secret of Ka, and the Remember Me and Alosha trilogies are some of his favorite titles. He is also the author of several adult novels, including Sati and The Season of Passage. Pike currently lives in Santa Barbara, where it is rumored he never leaves his house. Dec 23, · Dec 23, · Christopher Pike is the pen name of Kevin McFadden, an American author of thrillers and science fiction. He is best known for his young adult thrillers published in the s and s.