CHANGING TO A DIFFERENT GENRE?

on March 28, 2017

By Kat Martin One of the questions people continue to ask me is how I managed to change from writing Historical novels to writing Contemporary Romantic Suspense. I have to say it’s never easy to do.  Publishers are not risk takers.  They always want to take the safe road.  It’s easier for them to sell… Read More

Kat Martin

Kat Martin

Bestselling author Kat Martin is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara where she majored in Anthropology and also studied History. Currently residing with her Western-author husband, L. J. Martin, in Missoula, Montana, Kat has written sixty-eight Historical and Contemporary Romantic Suspense novels. More than sixteen million copies of her books are in print and she has been published in twenty foreign countries. Kat is currently at work on her next Romantic Suspense.

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My Favorite Places

on February 6, 2017

by Kat Martin Since I’m about to make my annual trek from the snow country to my house at the beach, I thought it might be fun to talk about some of my favorite places. Personally, I hate hot weather.  Among my personal favorites are the ski slopes of Aspen and the chalet at the… Read More

Just the Right Match

on January 30, 2017

by Kat Martin Finding the right match for the hero and heroine is one of the toughest and most exciting parts of writing a novel.  The hero of INTO THE FIRESTORM is Luke Brodie, one of my strongest, toughest, sexiest heroes. Luke, a former special forces soldier, is a bounty hunter who works at Brodie… Read More

How BOSS, Inc.was born?

on December 29, 2016

My next book, INTO THE FIRESTORM, book #3 in my BOSS, INC. trilogy, is one of my all-time favorites.  In the novel, Luke Brodie is a bounty hunter, a guy who refuses to follow anyone’s rules but his own.  With his blue eyes and tall, lean-muscled body, Luke is one of the sexiest men alive… Read More

Research Can Really Be A Bitch

on June 10, 2016

(But it’s worth it) As an author, sometimes what you think is going to be a great idea for a novel turns into a great big UGH!  That’s what happens when the research takes over your life and you have a whole lot more work to do than you had planned.  Not that it isn’t… Read More

GLITZ AND GLAMOUR

on February 4, 2016

Behind the Scenes of a Lingerie Fashion Show. One of the fun things about writing is the places your research takes you.  In INTO THE FURY, Ethan Brodie, a bodyguard at Brodie Operations Security Services– BOSS,Inc, the guys call it–is hired to protect the models in the La Belle lingerie fashion when they receive threatening… Read More

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

on January 13, 2016

by Kat Martin In the course of writing more than sixty books, I’ve learned that a character’s name is extremely important.  I spend hours pouring over lists of names:  American, English, Italian, French, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, etc. Months before I start a novel, I begin to work on choosing the right names for my hero… Read More

2016 Brings Promise of New Books

on January 5, 2016

by Jeanne Devlin Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering ‘It will be happier.’ — Alfred Lord Tennyson What would the New Year be without the promise of new books — and new series — by your favorite authors? Not a year this reader would want to endure. But fear not,… Read More

Christmas Traditions!

on December 7, 2015

Do you hike the woods for your Christmas Tree? Hi Everybody! Since Christmas is just around the corner, I thought it might be fun to send you one of my favorite recipes. Living in Montana, we’re lucky to enjoy a white Christmas.  Up here, many people cut their own trees, but we learned early on… Read More