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Thank You Dear Readers

Thank You Dear Readers

I am delighted to thank each and every one of you for supporting my writing career and my sanity. For any author, readers and writers go hand in hand. What would I do without you? To say this has been an unusual year is an understatement. First, my husband planned to...

Congratulations and Happy Thanksgiving

Congratulations and Happy Thanksgiving

Please help me congratulate Deborah Gardner, winner of the $100 Amazon gift card plus, a signed copy of either Stage Fright or From Rome With Love. Thank you to all who entered. Happy Thanksgiving November is a time to be thankful.  Thankful for what we have, for the...

Remaining Thankful

Remaining Thankful

No matter what is happening, I try to stay thankful. Speaking of Thanksgiving … or was I just dreaming of turkey and mashed potatoes and gravy … I have much to be grateful for during the pandemic, even though my mother-in-law’s memorial service must be postponed...

Congratulations and Kate’s Favorite Pics

Congratulations and Kate’s Favorite Pics

Please help me congratulate Morgan Maples, winner of the $100 Amazon gift card plus, a signed copy of either Stage Fright or From Rome With Love. Thank you to all who entered. Kate's Favorite Pics The chilly mornings and damp, mostly gray days mark the change to Fall...

Book By Its Cover

Book By Its Cover

Do you judge a book by its cover? Some book covers seem to jump off the shelf at me. I think of children zeroing in on a colorful book with a dramatic design. Not that I’ve been to a library or bookstore for ages. I’m not much of a shopper but I could spend hours rifling through books. And I admit the covers are what snag me.

Congratulations

Congratulations

Please help me congratulate Starr McDaniel, winner of the $100 Amazon gift card plus, a signed copy of Stage Fright. Thank you to all who entered. Pics from the last winner Thank you to last month's winner, Meredith Briski, for sending these pictures of the Royal...

Lifelong learning

Lifelong learning

It’s the first week of school in some places! As children head back, even if at the dining room table, it’s never too late to learn something new. New challenges, new ways of learning, new ways of teaching. Many parents have never sat in the head of the class desk...

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Kate Lloyd is a novelist, a mother of two sons, and a passionate observer of human relationships.

A native of Baltimore, Kate spends time with family and friends in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, the inspiration for Leaving Lancaster. She is a member of the Lancaster County Mennonite Historical Society.

Kate and her husband live in the Pacific Northwest, the setting for Kate's first novel, A Portrait of Marguerite. Kate studied painting and sculpture in college. She has worked a variety of jobs, including car salesman and restaurateur.

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