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Kat Martin

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Kathleen Kelly Martin (aka Kathy Lawrence, Kasey Mars)

Kathleen Kelly was born on 14 July 1947 in the Central Valley of California, USA. She obtained a degree in Anthropology and also studied History at the University of California in Santa Barbara. She was a real estate broker, when she met her future husband, Larry Jay Martin. A short time after the two became acquainted, Larry asked her to read an unpublished manuscript of an historical western he'd written. Kat fell in love with both the book and the author! Then, after doing some editing for him, she thought she'd try her own hand at writing. She moved on to become a full time writer.

Published since 1988, she singed her books with her married name, Kat Martin, but she also used two pseu
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Kat Martin Hi, Lauren-- Against the Mark was Tyler Brodie, whom you met in Against the Night with Johnnie Riggs. Dylan, Nick, and Rafe are Ty's cousins. The…moreHi, Lauren-- Against the Mark was Tyler Brodie, whom you met in Against the Night with Johnnie Riggs. Dylan, Nick, and Rafe are Ty's cousins. The Johnnie helped Dev in Against the Law. So you can see these guys are all friends. I'm sticking with the Brodies for a while. Hope you enjoy Against the Sky! warmest, kat (less)
Kat Martin My current series, the Brodies of Alaska, was inspired by a two, month-long driving trips to Alaska. We stayed in the back of a pickup camper--not for…moreMy current series, the Brodies of Alaska, was inspired by a two, month-long driving trips to Alaska. We stayed in the back of a pickup camper--not for the faint-hearted. A tough trip, but I would go again in a heartbeat. I fell in love with Alaska, knew I wanted to write stories set up there. For me, Alaska is the most romantic place on earth, in a tough, challenging way. I wanted to write about the men who live there, give them the ultimate adventure and reward them with the love of their lives. (less)
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“Another hour of strained silence passed. Hawk left to speak with an aquaintance in another car.
"Would you like to tell me about it?" James offered as soon as his friend was out of earshot.
Mandy looked out the window, shamefaced. "I'd really rather not discuss it, if you don't mind."
"You know, even if he is a friend, I'd be happy to black his eye if-"
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"Whatever you say." He sighed resignedly, leaning back against the tapestry seats.”
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“Precisely who are you,Captain Sharpe?"
He looked into that beautiful, treacherous face and a sweep of lust rushed through him. "You want to know who I am? Well, I am the devil incarnate and you,my sweet, are about to pay the devil's due.”
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He took hold of her hand, brought it to his lips. "I would have looked forever if I'd had to.”
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Joan Ross Ilove all your against books but then I love all your books can't get enough of them


message 2: by Kat

Kat Martin Thrilled to report than my AGAINST THE ODDS is doing very well (released on 12/18) and is No. 6 on the Baker & Taylor mass market list...that's No. 6 out of ALL mass market books. Thank you, all for the great support.


Savannah Kat,

Thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
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