Have you ever wondered whether love is destiny or chance? What if it's both? What if it's the universe at work linking one hungry heart to another? That's what you'll find in my romance novels. I aspire to give you romance entwined with the comedy of life, the complexity of circumstance, the importance of family and friends, and the hope of what is meant to be....
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M. Kate Quinn
New Release - August 3, 2016
from Soul Mate Publishing
Victoria at Sea
Book 1 - Destiny's Detour Series
Why has no place in what the
heart knows for sure.
On the eve
of their wedding Victoria Gliden and fiancé Owen Walker call it quits. He
accuses her of not being able to get over her deadbeat father’s vanishing act when
she was a child and she and her cold feet run and don’t look back.
interior designer, Victoria, has an important meeting on Cancun that could
garner her a promotion and the plan was to incorporate her presentation with
the honeymoon cruise that’s journeying to the island. Since she’s sure Owen is
on his way to Portland to escape the aftermath of their ruined wedding, Victoria
takes the honeymoon cruise anyway. Only Owen has the same idea and they’re
stuck with each other for six days, five nights.
Gliden, Victoria’s father, dies in a freak accident and is sent back to earth
disguised as a crotchety old man with the mission to convince his daughter to
believe in love. So, he, too boards the ship.
destiny takes a detour when Victoria befriends the quirky old man with kind
eyes and together they join forces with a quartet of unabashed women in their
fifties who drink pink martinis and flirt with the wait staff but are wiser
than they look. While trying to dodge Owen, Victoria’s new acquaintances help
her face old wounds and confront new fears.
all, Victoria and Owen both realize it all boils down to one word—why?
By journey’s end will two broken hearts get
The Ronan's Harbor Series
Book II - Restless Spirit
Strange things are happening at Aubrey Donner's cottage
in Ronan's Harbor, NJ. Noises in the night, crashing antiques and an eerie
presence all add up to only one thing: her cottage is haunted. Her new job
hosting a pet-related program on local television finds her battling to hide
her lifelong fear of dogs from local no-nonsense K-9 officer Asa Kavanaugh and
his four-footed, pony-sized partner, Scout. Aubrey can't wait to be done with the duo
until she realizes she can use Asa and Scout's help to wrangle her phantom.
While chasing shadows, yearnings of two wounded hearts collide, banishing old
fears and unveiling the possibility that true love may really exist after all.
Book I - Letters and Lace
Where the heart's journey requires love as its compass.
Finalist - Best First Book - Golden Quill Awards
Moonlight and Violet - Winner - Best Long Contemporary Romance - Golden Leaf Award
Brookside Daisy - Finalist - Best Contemporary Romance - Golden Leaf Award