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Reader’s Giveaway Winner and Kate’s Favorite Pics

Reader’s Giveaway Winner and Kate’s Favorite Pics

Please help me congratulate Robin Weiss, winner of my "I Want To Read Giveaway", including a book tote, reading light, and a copy of either Stage Fright or From Rome With Love. Kate's Pics - A Walk at the Nature Preserve I took advantage of this weekend's good weather...

I Want to Read! Giveaway

I Want to Read! Giveaway

When was the last time you went somewhere without reading material? A little something in your purse or bag in case you're stuck in line, which we have many these days. All standing 6 feet apart for social distancing in my state. But that's another subject. Even if...

Giveaway Winners and Kate’s Favorite Pics

Giveaway Winners and Kate’s Favorite Pics

Please help me congratulate the 5 winners of a paperback copy of Stage Fright or From Rome With Love:  Pat Cory, April Chauvin, Kris Ross, John Smith, Deborah Hazelton. And the 10 winners of an e-book of either book: DennynCarol Stringer, Deb Calvin, Brenda...

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.

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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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