Hailing from the state of Wisconsin, she has lived in Texas for over thirty years as a mother, writer, and wife. Married to the love of her life for more than fifteen years, she knows that true love exists and shares that vision with the world.
She writes contemporary and historical romance as well and also ventures into the realm of paranormal romance. She invites you to join her in her world of fantasy, love, and make believe, no matter the location, where there is always a happily ever after at the end.
novelist. She spends her days dreaming up stories and her nights writing them
down. Her biggest hero is her husband, and you might just see bits and pieces
of him as you read her novels.She loves all things historical and enjoys learning about days gone by, but
she’s glad she was born more recently (she won’t say how recently or not
recently) because the Internet is awesome, and she’s glad she doesn’t have to
wash her clothes by hand in a galvanized tub. She has hit Amazon bestseller
status twice, once for A Clean Slate
and once for A Clear Hope.
Cassie Hayes, Bestselling author, grew up pretending she was Laura Ingalls (before that pesky Almanzo arrived on the scene) in the middle of Oregon farm country. She writes sweet stories about love and adventure in the Old West and lives with her husband and cat on the Pacific Ocean.
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Kristin Holt, USA Today Bestselling Author, writes Sweet Romances (G- and PG-rated) set in the Victorian American West. While secular in nature, her titles are “Appropriate for All Audiences” and appeal to selective readers and fans of Christian historical romance.
Readers are welcome to contact Kristin on her website (www.KristinHolt.com) with questions, feedback, comments, or just to say hello. She enjoys connecting with readers and replies to every (reasonable) email. Her site offers links to social media, previews of upcoming releases, book lists, an ever-growing cache of articles about all things “Old West”, and more!
sister, and friend. I believe kindness matters, people matter, and “nice matters”. Mail
Order Bride Collection: A Timeless Romance Anthology recently made the USA Today Bestseller’s List–I’m
honored! I’m a Christian who writes secular
Sweet (clean) Victorian Westerns, Romance Appropriate For All Audiences.
irreplaceable individuals and my relationships with them, I’d have to say I
love quality fiction most in the world. I love
to immerse myself in reading.
genuinely don’t fear? Sure, I’d rather not find myself a (relatively) young
widow. I’d rather not experience another allergic reaction to bees. But in the
big perspective, my faith in God is the antidote of fear.
and what are you doing to reach it?
for a good long while. For so many years, seeing my books in print and enjoyed
by people outside my immediate circle of family and friends would have been my
largest unfulfilled dream. Now that I’ve achieved that benchmark, (and the
pleasure of the USA Today Bestseller
list) I guess, as of today, my largest unfulfilled dream is to make the NYT Bestseller list. In order to reach
it, I simply need to keep writing, keep learning the craft of fiction, continue
working hard, and refuse to settle for anything but my personal best.
I lost 70 pounds and kept it off for many years, I survived the deliveries of
my four children (including one C-section), and many highly personal and
emotional catastrophes. More important than the difficulty quotient or what,
precisely, I did, are the lessons learned: I am more resilient than I believed
possible, and my faith in God is never misplaced.
other, tell me a story. It can be long or short. From your childhood or last
week. Funny, sad, or somewhere in between. Just make sure it’s yours. What’s
lived in the Rocky Mountains of the West. She was neither old nor young, fat
nor thin, stylish nor plain. She loved to sew, to make everything from dresses
to suits to men’s shirts to tote bags for books.
local fabric store to buy more fabric. She’d heard that She Who Dies With The Most Fabric Wins. Though she had no idea what
prize the champion would win, she determined to attempt to take her
cloth-buying hobby to infinity and
dollars, thus increasing her capacity to purchase more cloth and notions, the
woman brought her adult daughter along on the shopping trip. This daughter, a high
school math teacher, was the proud owner of a perpetual 15% off discount at the
fabric and craft store. This magical discount was available to all in the
teacher’s household, as long as the teacher was present.
adult daughter presented her teacher’s discount card to obtain the much-desired
definitely more young than old–took one look at the lady who must have
appeared more old than young with her hair of silver and white and gray and
with a great deal of confusion announced, “But she gets 20% off
constant pursuit of more fabric, zippers, thread, and buttons) had no idea what
the young clerk meant. The lady shared a surprised moment with her daughter the
math teacher, hoping the math somehow made sense to one who thought in numbers
rather than English. 15%? 20%?
sense to the lady until in the heat of the parking lot where it suddenly made a
great deal of sense. The silver-haired lady laughed. “The clerk thinks I
qualify for the Senior Discount!”
be a Wednesday, the one day when Senior Citizens received a 20% discount, just
for being old. “She didn’t bother to check my I.D. or she’d see I’m only forty-nine.
Six years too young to qualify–if and
only if (a math term) Seniors, in her world, are 55 and not 65.”
haired lady decided she could be cranky that the young clerk misjudged her age
or she could laugh about the extra 5% savings. Neither young nor old, the lady
with the gray hair decided to laugh and smile and share her story.
never have too much laughter. So the lady decided, too, that the ageless advice
should go like this, instead: She Who
Dies With The Most Laughter Wins.
lived, happily ever after.