Finding Just the Right Match When I come up with a story idea, one of the most import aspects and sometimes the most difficult, is to find the right romantic match. The right hero for the right heroine, two people who, by the end of the novel, will fit perfectly together. Since AGAINST THE TIDE… 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.
The idea for a trilogy set in Alaska began when my husband and I took a road trip several years ago all the way to Fairbanks and back. We loved it, couldn’t wait to go again. A second trip seemed the perfect opportunity to develop plots and characters for books about the three brothers I… Read More
A question I’m often asked is how I managed to change from writing Historical Romance novels to writing Contemporary Romantic Suspense. To be honest, it wasn’t easy to do. Publishers are not risk takers. They want to take the safe road. It’s easier for them to sell the same kind of book by an author… Read More
I smiled at the question. The back cover of my new book, AGAINST THE WILD, says words to that effect so I got the question during a recent interview. Having traversed the vast Alaskan landscape on two different month-long occasions, staying in the back of a tiny pickup camper, I can guarantee America’s largest state… Read More
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Where Everyone Knows Your Name: Writing small-town stories.
I have nothing against big cities. My youngest lives in Seattle, two blocks from the Space Needle. I fall more in love with the city each time I visit, but when it comes to where to set my stories, small-town wins every time. Although I admit, sitting near the water’s edge at Lake Union and… Read More