by Kat Martin Coming the end of January, Beyond Danger is the second book in my Texas trilogy, following Beyond Reason. In the first novel, Lincoln Cain is a Texas multimillionaire with a shady past. After two years in prison, Linc is as tough as they come, six foot five, two hundred pounds of solid… Read More
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.
NATCHEZ FLAME is the third book in my Southern Night’s Trilogy, after CREOLE FIRES and SAVANNAH HEAT. The book, reprinted several times over the years, is coming out at a special rate of $1.99 from October 10th thru October 21st in all digital formats. In NATCHEZ FLAME, Priscilla Wills sells everything she owns to go… Read More
In the course of writing almost seventy novels, I’ve learned the importance of a character’s name. In the weeks before I start writing, I work to choose the right names for my hero and heroine. It’s my way of getting to know them, the way I begin to figure out their identity. I like names… Read More
People often ask what my writing day is like. Since I’m a workaholic, most of my writing days are long and mentally tiring. I thought it might be fun to tell you what my perfect day would be. Aside from a trip to Paris, Rome, or some other exotic location, I had a perfect day… Read More
by Kat Martin One of the best ways to make your story believable is to use real places to locate the action and the real names of restaurants and streets. Actually going there, of course, is the best way to make that happen. Or using places you went to at some other time in your… Read More
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
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
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
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
… a story that will touch your heart! Some stories just won’t get out of your head until you write them down. That’s what happened to me with THE CHRISTMAS CLOCK. Being known for writing romance, I had written a spicy historical Christmas romance set around Sherman’s occupation of Savannah on Christmas Eve. It was… Read More
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What’s cooking for Thanksgiving Dinner in 1889 New Orleans?
Greetings! My debut historical mystery Fanny Newcomb and the Irish Channel Ripper launched earlier this month! Since then, it’s been a whirlwind of guest blog posts and author-reader chats. Thanks to everyone who’s visited my website and liked my author page on Facebook! Since it’s Thanksgiving week, right now I’m thinking about FOOD—smoked turkey, oyster… Read More