California native Kate Curran has spent long hours behind the lens of a camera, wading through cow manure, rice paddies and orchards over her twenty-year career as a photojournalist specializing in agriculture. One day, while leaning on a corral fence, ankle deep in cow manure, Kate paused to consider if this was the life she’d envisioned when she’d been young and idealistic. Definitely not, and although she enjoyed her career as a photojournalist, she was ready to spread her wings and make a leap into something new—contemporary romances. Ironically, her books still carry an agriculture thread in them, some more than others.
Kate’s always been a believer in jumping into the deep end of the pool and learning
to swim later, whether it’s venturing into self-publishing, mountain biking or cross-country skiing. Is she an adventure junkie? Yes and no. She’s willing to try, but with caution since she’s not a fan of road rash. Kate’s characters, on the other hand, tend to be much more willing to drive blindfolded or leap into the unknown.
Kate’s favorite things: cuddling by the fire, ice cream, fresh-baked scones, mochas, and finding outdoor activities for every season, whether it’s swimming, skiing, mountain biking or a quiet stroll through the woods.
Happily married for over thirty-five years, she and her husband have two grown sons, a grandbaby on the way and a menagerie of animals—a black lab who thinks she’s human, a house cat that looks part bobcat, and half a dozen cottontails roaming freely on her property. Kate loves—and writes—deeply emotional, feel-good stories. She gets her inspiration from movies like While You Were Sleeping, Return To Me, music, and from her own happily-ever-after. Her favorite place to plot out novels is swinging in a hammock on a warm spring day.
Also writing under Kathy Coatney, Kate has written two series of children’s books, From the Farm to the Table and The Adventures of Fisher the Wonder Pup.
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Leave Me Breathless
What does an inquisitive reporter, a dedicated cop, and a band of geriatric mystery sleuths have in common? The desire to see justice done!
Tossed from her position at a prestigious San Francisco newspaper, C. J. Pulaski returns to her hometown of Conspiracy in disgrace. She's hit rock bottom and will do anything to find her next big story and get her career back on track. In
Falling For You...Again
They vowed to love each other forever, then grief tore them apart when their daughter was killed in a boating accident. Two years later Clare and Ethan still love each other, but their grief has pushed them to the brink of divorce. Their problems become insignificant when Clare is lost in the mountains. With a blizzard looming, Ethan must move heaven and earth to find her.
Only For You
Emma Delaney has always loved Sam Parker, her childhood friend turned superstar athlete. Sam reminds her of warm sunshine, laughter and passion. In his arms, she dreamed of white picket fences and happily-ever-afters, until the day he abandoned her. She won’t fall for him again, or so she says until he comes home...
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