Kathleen Knowles

Biography

Kathleen Knowles grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but has lived in San Francisco for more than thirty years. She finds the city’s combination of history, natural beauty, and multicultural diversity inspiring and endlessly fascinating.

Other than writing, she loves music of all kinds, walking, bicycling, and stamp collecting. LGBT history and politics have commanded her attention for many years, starting with her first Pride march in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1978. She and her partner were married in July, 2008, and live atop one of San Francisco’s many hills with their three pets. She works as a health and safety specialist at the University of California, San Francisco.

She has written short stories, essays, and fan fiction. Awake Unto Me is her first published work.

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Books

Taking Sides
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,800. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When campaign organizer Trevor Connelly comes to Indianapolis to help local advocates fight their Republican state government’s religious freedom law, she finds that’s not her only challenge. Librarian Gail Moore would rather avoid both politics and romance, but with Trevor, she finds it hard to resist either. Can two women from different worlds overcome their misgivings and find true love?
Two Souls
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,530. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Can love blossom in the wake of tragedy?Abigail Eliot is a brilliant naturalist whose entire life is dedicated to her work. When she meets an earnest doctor, Norah Stratton who’s new to San Francisco, they start an unlikely friendship. When the 1906 earthquake and fire strike, they’re both caught up in the event in very different ways.
Warm November
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,210. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Just out of the closet, Hayley Daniels is excited to start exploring lesbian life in San Francisco. It has its ups and downs, but the one thing she can depend on is the support of her housemate, Merle Craig. Merle’s trying to recover from a broken heart and Hayley is a breath of fresh air, but neither of them is prepared for their attraction to each other.
A Spark of Heavenly Fire
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,700. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Kerry O’Shea and Beth Hammond have plans for the future. Beth dreams of becoming a doctor and helping the poor citizens of San Francisco. More than anything, Kerry wants them to have a home of their own, but she is committed to helping Beth make her dream come true. Kerry makes a fateful decision that could have dire consequences.
Awake Unto Me
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,500. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
In turn of the century San Francisco, two young women fight for love in a world where women are often invisible and passion is the privilege of the powerful.
Forsaking All Others
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,870. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sylvia Ramirez believes in marriage, two people bound together forever in love. Jules Marvin is a contented polyamorist and has no plans to change. She enjoys her freedom and has no interest in monogamy.

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