Brenda Kennedy

Biography

Brenda Kennedy, an award winning and Amazon bestselling author, is a true believer of romance. Her stories are based on the relationships that define our lives - compassionate, emotionally gripping, and uplifting novels with true to life characters, that stay with her readers long after the last page is turned.

Her varied, not always pleasant background has given her the personal experience to take her readers on an emotional, sometimes heart wrenching, journey through her stories.
Brenda has been a struggling single mom, a survivor of domestic abuse, waitress, corrections officer, hostage negotiator and a corrections nurse. She is also a wife, mom, and grandmother. Even though her life was not always rainbows and butterflies, she is a survivor and believes her struggles have made her the person she is today.

Brenda is the author of the award winning book, Forever Country (The Rose Farm Trilogy Book 1). She has been dubbed "The Queen of Cliffhangers" by her adoring readers because books one and two always have a cliffhanger ending. In Brenda's own words, "I write series that end in cliffhangers, because I love them. I always give away the first book in each series so you have nothing to lose by reading it."

She was born and raised in Zanesville, Ohio and moved to SW Florida in 2006 with her husband Rex. They have a combined family, and she often jokes about not remembering what child belongs to who.

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Books

Christmas on Seashell Island
Series: The Seashell Island Series. Pre-release—available December 20, 2017. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Nothing says Christmas like family gatherings, twinkling Christmas lights, stockings hung from the fireplace, eggnog, and Christmas carols. These are some of the many reasons that brought Sarah Stewart home for Christmas on Seashell Island. She can’t remember the last time she was with her family for the holidays, and she definitely can’t remember what was so important to keep her away.With Bi
Home on Seashell Island
Series: The Seashell Island Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,360. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Carly Stewart put everything she owns in storage before leaving her live-in boyfriend in New York to pursue happiness. While staying temporarily at her family’s vacation home on Seashell Island, Carly runs into an old family friend, Beauregard Romano. She’s a wine enthusiast and he’s a preacher. Will sparks fly or do they fizzle?
Learning to Love
Series: The Learning Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,940. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Luke When it was confirmed that my wife and son were taken, I knew I had to find them as quickly as possible. I would hire an army of men to help me if I had to. I would stop at nothing until they were found. My only problem is, how do you find a man who's legally dead? Nichole And that's when I hear it. That's when I know my nightmare is just beginning.
The Learning Trilogy Box Set
Series: The Learning Trilogy. Price: $7.98 USD. Words: 177,760. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
While healing from unimaginable abuse from her husband and adult son, Nichole is trying to figure out how to live again. After getting custody of her young grandson, she’s learning that raising a child in her fifties as a single woman isn't all that easy.
Learning to Trust
Series: The Learning Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,240. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Luke Tanner has worked hard to earn Nichole's trust, and he's vowed to protect her and Connor at all costs. While searching unsuccessfully for Lorraine, Connor's birth mother, they've both decided to move forward with their lives in hopes that she may have left the area for good. But when an accidental encounter brings them full circle, Nichole and Luke are stunned at what they learn.
Learning to Live
Series: The Learning Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 59,710. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Can Nichole learn to trust a man again? Is she even capable of love and intimacy? Is Luke patient enough to give her the time and the space she needs? Or will her past ruin any chance of her future with him? But when a ghost from her past appears from the dead, Nichole is faced with an unthinkable reality. She can do one of two things: stay and fight, or run and hide.
Aging is Not for Sissies
Series: Another Round of Laughter. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,240. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Four sisters and a brother decided to write this book about everything from infancy to adolescence to menopause and beyond, talking about everything from pimples, Spanx, hair dyes, adulting, and yes, even hot flashes. If they have experienced it, lived through it, or wanted to die because of it, they'll share it with you.
Seeking the Future
Series: The Forgotten Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Can Ava pull it together to move forward? Does she hide the truth to protect the people who love her? Will her past define her future? The long-awaited conclusion of the Forgotten Trilogy is at your fingertips. Happy reading.
The Forgotten Trilogy Boxset
Series: The Forgotten Trilogy. Price: $7.98 USD. Words: 178,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When Ava Emerson wakes up from a coma, she has no memory of the past 25 years. The only things she knows are the confusing stories told to her by her family and her two best friends, Chase and Skylar. Learning that her husband, Connor, died in the car accident that caused her amnesia, Ava is sad and heartbroken. When her nightmares become terrifying memories, Ava is confused and frightened.
Kids are Not Always Angels
Series: Another Round of Laughter. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Since that book was so much fun and a great success, they decided to write another book in the Another Round of Laughter series, calling it Kids are Not Always Angels. They hope you enjoy the tattered tales of the devil angels who grace their lives, and remember that kids are not defined by age, but by their actions. These stories are written about kids of all ages.
Living for Today
Series: The Forgotten Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When Xander Jamison went to Savannah, Georgia, he had given up on life and love. His plan was to accept his death sentence and die with dignity. That was until he met Ava Emerson.
Cupcakes Are Not a Diet Food
Series: Another Round of Laughter. Price: Free! Words: 28,200. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Desserts
While on a Caribbean Cruise and after numerous bottles of Moscato wine and several trips to the all-you-can-eat dessert bar, four sisters decided to write a book about their love affair with food and their experiences with diet disasters. With a combined 224 years of experience between the sisters, they consider themselves experts at diet failures.
Forgetting the Past
Series: The Forgotten Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 60,380. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
When Ava Emerson wakes up from a coma, she has no memory of the past 25 years. The only things she knows are the confusing stories told to her by her split family and her two best friends, Chase and Skylar. Learning that her husband, Connor, died in the car accident that caused her amnesia, Ava is sad and heartbroken.
Country Love
Series: The Rose Farm Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,460. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Savannah Mae and Abel Lee have been through so much in such a short time. Can their love withstand another downfall? Will she ever be able to trust him? Why does he not just tell her the truth? In the final book of the Rose Farm Trilogy, Country Love, all of your answers will be revealed. The long-awaited conclusion is at your fingertips. Happy reading.
The Rose Farm Trilogy Boxset
Series: The Rose Farm Trilogy. Price: $7.98 USD. Words: 179,160. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The book is about country living, and realizing how little a person needs to be truly happy.
Country Life
Series: The Rose Farm Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,850. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Have you ever met someone you couldn't live without, but knew they would be better off without you? Abel Lee has. He met Savannah Mae and he can’t live without her, but he is determined to not be with her until he is deserving of her. Have you ever made a rash decision and realized it was a mistake? Savannah Mae has.
The Freedom Trilogy Box Set
Series: Freedom Trilogy. Price: $7.98 USD. Words: 185,820. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Emma Greyson, age 22, has a loving husband, Max, and a newborn son, James. She is finally living her dream, until fate steps in and shatters everything.Emma thought she had it all, until she was faced with Alec Collins’ ugly past. Just when she thinks their relationship is on steady ground, the unthinkable happens.
The Starting Over Trilogy Boxset
Series: The Starting Over Trilogy. Price: $7.98 USD. Words: 196,240. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Angel Perez had a second chance at a new beginning. After the death of her Aunt Rosie, Angel followed the instructions of her aunt and packed up only a few of her belongings and headed to Florida. Trying to move on and build a life together with Angel, Mason Myles plans a special birthday dinner proposal for Angel Perez, where he learns that Angel is still being tortured by her past.
The Fighting to Survive Boxset
Series: Fighting to Survive. Price: $7.98 USD. Words: 189,060. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
This is a boxed set of the Fighting to Survive Trilogy. It’s a book of love, and obstacles a family endures as they try to remain strong and committed.
Forever Country
Series: The Rose Farm Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 60,730. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Family
Ten years ago, Abel Kennedy was anxious and excited to leave his country upbringing behind, and find his way in the world as a professional boxer. Abel now returns home for the holidays to his country roots after his championship fight with Bobby Grether. During his visit home, Abel learns how little a person needs to be truly happy.
One Last Fight
Series: Fighting to Survive. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,770. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Robert and Leah have many problems and aren’t sure how to solve them. The kidnapping of their daughter. The condition in which Madison will be if she is found. The custody battle with the family over their biological daughter. And the upcoming fight with heavyweight champion Abel Kennedy. Will it all be too much for Leah and Robert to handle? Will depression claim Leah once again?
Against the Odds
Series: Fighting to Survive. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Robert and Leah Grether’s life was turned upside down when they receive devastating news that their deceased daughter, Jamie, was switched at birth. While trying to come to terms with this new reality, Leah goes into pre-term labor, jeopardizing the life of their unborn daughter.
A Life Worth Fighting
Series: Fighting to Survive. Price: Free! Words: 63,170. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Leah and Robert Grether face many battles after losing their only child, three-year-old Jamie. Leah still grieves and battles depression while Robert fights his own inner demons of guilt. As they try to move on, their attempts to conceive work. And then Leah and Robert receive devastating news that could tear their world apart, forever.
Mending Hearts
Series: Freedom Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,200. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Emma Greyson’s life has been in chaos ever since she met the irresistible Dr. Alec Collins. Just when she thinks their relationship is on steady ground, the unthinkable happens. Alec tries to understand the reasons behind Molly’s drug overdose as Emma prepares herself to be a mother that Raelynn deserves. When Molly recovers from her drug overdose, will she get the help she desperately needs?
Broken Lives
Series: Freedom Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,900. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Emma Greyson thought she had it all, until she was faced with Alec Collins’ ugly past. While Alec tries to leave the past in the past and move on to the future, his wife, Molly, has other plans for her husband. After Emma is stalked and taunted by Molly, Alec makes a decision that could change everything.
Shattered Dreams
Series: Freedom Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Adult
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Emma Greyson, age 22, has a loving husband, Max, and a newborn son, James. She is finally living her dream, until fate steps in and shatters everything. Trying to deal with the death of her husband and learning how to be a single mom, Emma decides to move from Fort Drum, New York, back to her hometown of Sarasota, Florida. This story is part of a trilogy. Books 1 and 2 have cliffhangers.
Destined to Love
Series: The Starting Over Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,320. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Trying to move on and build a life together with Angel, Mason Myles plans a special birthday dinner proposal for Angel Perez, where he learns that Angel is still being tortured by her past.
Saving Angel
Series: The Starting Over Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,940. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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When Angel heard that Jim had been fired from his job as an L.A. Police Detective, she feared he would come and find her. Angel started noticing noises outside her bedroom window and lights in her house would mysteriously turn on and off. She started getting hang-up calls at work and would often see a dark SUV parked along her cul-de-sac road and around her workplace.
A New Beginning
Series: The Starting Over Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Angel Perez had a second chance at a new beginning. After the death of her Aunt Rosie, Angel followed the instructions of her aunt and packed up only a few of her belongings and headed to Florida. After moving into her Aunt Rosie’s small cottage on Siesta Key Beach, she was quickly adjusting to her new life. This story is part of a trilogy. Books 1 and 2 have cliffhangers.

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