Kate Rothwell, who also publishes as Summer Devon, writes a lot of fiction.
Twenty-four of her stories have been published; several are here on Smashwords. She’s written novels or novellas for Kensington, Samhain, Ellora’s Cave, Total-e-Bound Publishing, Carina, Loose Id, Liquid Silver, an All Romance Ebooks anthology, Booksforabuck and herself.
Though her favorite subgenre is late Victorian historicals, especially with a New York City setting, she also writes contemporaries, paranormals and fantasy. The one consistent factor: the stories are all character-driven romance.
She’s won numerous awards such as the Passionate Plume (she finalled a few times and won this year with co-writer Bonnie Dee), finalled in the Eppies, won a RIO award, the Golden Rose, the ecataromance Reviewer's Choice award, and she was a Romantic Times Readers' Choice finalist.
Her books have been translated into Dutch, Portuguese, Italian and Spanish.
Kate spends too much time on the internet. You can find her at twitter, Facebook, her own blog (http://katerothwell.blogspot.com) and if she’s really avoiding work, she’s exploring sites like tvtropes.org or Lee Jackson’s historical blog.
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by Summer Devon
Approx. 18,280 words.
Published on September 25, 2012 by
Grant is furious: some guy has been taking dips in his pool.
Ned has been visiting neighbors' pools to jump-start his creativity. When one homeowner flips out, Ned's apologetic--and intrigued.
When they run into each other again, Ned is definitely interested. He has to convince Grant he’s not trying to ruin his life and career, and that the attraction of opposites can be very, very good.
by Summer Devon
Approx. 31,670 words.
Published on July 20, 2012 by
A novella about a superhero.
Caleb is an ordinary guy...except for his bizarre ability to adapt to any situation. Really. Anything goes. Fire and water are no problem for him.
Someone is shoving innocents into dangerous situations and Caleb is forced to act again and again. It's up to him to stop the person who's trying to draw him out and he thinks it might be his very attractive neighbor.
Love Between the Lines
by Kate Rothwell
Approx. 86,620 words.
Published on October 16, 2013.
Danger won't deter this intrepid reporter--even when life and love are on the line.
Sir Gideon Langham wants the best for his newspaper. Hiring daring lady reporter Lizzie Drury seems like a smart decision--until he finds himself attracted to her.
Lizzie falls for her new boss. Worse, she discovers digging up dirt can unearth danger. Now someone is after Gideon's reputation--and Lizzie's life.
Someone To Cherish
by Kate Rothwell
Approx. 74,940 words.
Published on March 17, 2013.
1884 NYC. Callie's father left her with nothing except an inquisitive mind not even her grandmother’s puritanical upbringing could quash. Life seems to improve when she lands a trial job in a “special” library.
Detective Cutter leads a police raid that leaves Callie in disgrace. He offers her work. She brings temptation--and perhaps other dangers--into his life.
previously titled The Ratcatcher
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- The Peasant Queen
on May 08, 2012
on Sep. 05, 2012
The story pulled me in and I stayed up way too late reading. The villain was particularly intriguing.