Katherine Allred

Katherine Allred

Arkansas, The United States


Katherine Allred was born in Arkansas and spent her formative years there learning to love books at her grandfather's knee. When she was five, her mother remarried and moved them to Michigan, where they stayed for the next ten years. At age fifteen, the entire family moved back home to Arkansas, and she's been there ever since, except for brief stints in other countries and states while her hubby was in the army.

After receiving a BS in journalism from Arkansas State University, Katherine began her writing in earnest. To date, she's had seven books published, with number eight being released in April, 2009, and number nine just completed.

A member of Romance Writers of America, Katherine has achieved many awards for her novels, including the

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I've been a busy little bee lately getting ready for the June 8th release of my second book in the Alien Affairs series, Close Contact. On June 10th I'll be blogging at the FF&P Blog, and on June 11th I'll be a guest on Cynthia Eden's Blog where I'll be giving away a copy of both Close Encounters and Close Contact to one person who leaves a comment.

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The Sweet Gum Tree

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What Price Paradise

3.97 avg rating — 6,124 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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Close Encounters (Alien Aff...

3.65 avg rating — 966 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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Second Time Around

3.67 avg rating — 746 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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Close Contact (Alien Affair...

3.78 avg rating — 350 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Sweet Revenge

3.45 avg rating — 377 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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For Love of Charley

3.49 avg rating — 372 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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Close Encounters Close Contact
Alien Affairs (2 books)
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“You can’t turn love on and off like a light switch, no matter how hard you try. All you can do is wall it off, one brick at a time, until you’ve created an impenetrable fortress around your emotions. And once that fortress is built, you camouflage it so well that even you can’t see it anymore.”
Katherine Allred, The Sweet Gum Tree

“To my surprise, Nick reached under his shirt and pulled out the half-heart pendant. With his gaze fixed on mine, he slid the chain over my head. “No one should have to go through life with only half a heart,” he whispered.”
Katherine Allred, The Sweet Gum Tree

“I promise you this. I’ll love you until the day I die even if I have to live without you. And if it’s fifty years from now, you come home, Nick Anderson. Do you hear me? I’ll be waiting on you.”
Katherine Allred, The Sweet Gum Tree

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