Kathleen Kirkwood is the pseudonym for award-winning, best-selling author Anita Gordon. She is the recipient of the Romance Writers of America's 1989 Golden Heart Award and winner of RWA's Desert Rose Chapter's 2002 Golden Quill Award, among other honors and recognitions. Having an abiding love for history, she enjoys setting her stories in distant times and places long past. They include a Viking Age trilogy (writing as Anita Gordon), plus other Medieval adventures and Late Victorian paranormal romances - Time Travel and ghosts (writing as Kathleen Kirkwood). Recently, she and her husband returned to the southwest, where they first met at college. Currently, she is dusting off and revising her backlist for release in digital and print format, bringing them all together under her "Kathleen Kirkwood" pen name. The first two books of the Viking Age "HEART" trilogy, THE VALIANT HEART and THE DEFIANT HEART were released in May and June. The third book, THE CAPTIVE HEART will be released In July. Her other works, SHADES OF THE PAST, A SLIP IN TIME and HIS FAIR LADY were released in 2012. She will next turn her attention to a haunting tale set on the Chesapeake Bay and the shores of historic Southern Maryland. Look for updates on PIRATES' MOON. at her website: www.KathleenKirkwoodHistoricals.com. For a behind the scenes look at the creation of these works, drop by her blog at: www.KathleenKirkwood.blogspot.com.
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Kathleen Kirkwood Collection #2: The HEART Trilogy
This collection includes the full versions of all three of the Kathleen Kirkwood HEART Trilogy novels: The Valiant Heart, The Defiant Heart and the Captive Heart, at a savings over purchasing each book separately.
The Captive Heart
A maiden of Normandy, mistakenly abducted . . .
A Saxon lord on a mission for his king . . .
Now only he can save her from family enemies returned from the past . . .
Yet amid the darkest danger, their passions are born . . .
Kathleen Kirkwood Sampler #2
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This Sampler contains:
The Prologue and the first three chapters of The Valiant Heart,
The Prologue and first five chapters of The Defiant Heart, and
The Prologue and first three chapters of The Captive Heart.
The Defiant Heart
A shining warrior of the North . . .
A maiden of Ireland enslaved . . .
Passions unforeseen as fate sweeps them away to distant lands . . .
And a love no chains can bind . . .
The Valiant Heart
A golden warrior of the North . . .
A beautiful heiress and pawn of the king . . .
Love unexpected, bringing peril to all . . .
As Norse and Frank meld into a new people — the Normans.
Their love will burn brightly through all the ages to come.
His Fair Lady
A knight returned from Crusade . . .
A maiden robbed of her birthright . . .
Mysteries to be solved . . .
Wrongs to be righted . . .
And love to be fulfilled, fated long ago . . .
Shades of the Past
A widowed Victorian Lady . . .
A mysterious Viscount . . .
A remote and ancient castle . . .
Where ghostly residents stir anew . . .
A Slip In Time
A Highland Chieftain . . .
A Victorian Lady . . .
drawn irresistibly through
the portals of time . . .
Kathleen Kirkwood Sampler #1
In this first Sampler Edition, Kathleen Kirkwood includes the first four chapters (approximately one-fifth) of three of her best-selling novels - A SLIP IN TIME, SHADES OF THE PAST, and HIS FAIR LADY.
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