All About Kate

Kate has found historical romance fits her to a tee, since she discovered romance in an era most consider historical these days. A lifelong reader, she began writing when her three children were grown and no longer dragging her away from the typewriter every thirty seconds. Now she writes on a computer, which is faster, except when her very own historical hero calls.

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Kate's Fun Facts

Back of beyond, NC

GH Year(s)

Completed Manuscript(s)
too numerous to count

romantic historical mystery

Started Writing:

Day Job:
retired, thank you, Lord

For Fun:
boating, swimming

Blog Posts from Kate

Two book debuts this month!

Debut Number One: Why murder a dying man? Young widow Olivia Denis finds herself forced to investigate another murder, this one involving her noble relatives, in DEADLY WEDDING, by Kate Parker, out now. The sequel to DEADLY SCANDAL takes place in London in the spring of 1938, where Olivia’s cousin is marrying a rich commoner. […]

What Mama didn’t tell me

…OR IF SHE DID TELL ME, I WASN’T LISTENING Never lug a rolling suitcase full of books to a signing. No matter how rosy your forecast, if you bring that many books, you will sell one. Okay, I sold one. The best thing I brought were my cute business cards that link to my website […]

Fangirl Friday

There’s a Ruby sister sale! (Say that 5 times fast.) All three of these Ruby sister books are only FREE for a day or two, so grab them while you can! First up, TODAY ONLY Bev Pettersen’s Fillies and Females is free. She’d rather die than be the center of attention…that may happen. Becky Rivers […]

Fangirl Friday

There’s nothing special going on in Ruby land this week, which is good news for all you readers! You have this week to get caught up on all the wonderful Ruby stories out there before more stories come your way in the next few weeks. And there is a treasure trove! Between about fifty Ruby […]

Fangirl Friday

Ruby sister Kim Law has books on sale this week, no matter where you live! In the U.S. Sweet Nothings is on sale this month. For those of you who don’t know, that’s the cupcake story with the 235 wonderful ratings. A lot of people LOVE that story. http://www,           If […]

Fangirl Friday

I recently received an email from a lady who told me she’d read all four of my Victorian Bookshop Mysteries in four days, and then asked when the next one would be out. Oh, that we could write as fast as readers read! But never fear, readers. There’s plenty of new Ruby stories out this […]

Fangirl Friday

First up, the Ruby Sisters have learned a new play by William Shakespeare has been found in an old manor house near Stratford on Avon. Scholars are going nuts over this new find. Already there is a bidding war to produce it as a movie as well as a stage show. The name? Rubies Rock […]

2016 Ruby Winter Writing Festival Check-In Monday #3

Wow! We’re almost half way there. Or to put it another way, it’s February, ready or not. Have you been working hard to make those goals you set three weeks ago? Those goals that didn’t seem so daunting then may look like Mt. Everest now. Or if you’re lucky, those lofty goals look easy now. […]

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