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Keli Gwyn

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July 17, 1959

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Award-winning novelist Keli Gwyn is a California native who lives in a Gold Rush-era town at the foot of the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains. Her stories transport readers to the 1800s, where she brings historic towns to life, peoples them with colorful characters and adds a hint of humor.

Keli enjoys taking walks on her local hiking trail, working out at Curves and writing letters the old-fashioned way, with pen and paper. One of her favorite hobbies is avoiding housework so she can write, as her collection of dust bunnies will attest.

Keli is currently under contract with Harlequin's Love Inspired Historical line of sweet, faith-filled romances.

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Keli Gwyn Thanks for your question. My favorite fictional couple is actually a fictionalized couple, that being Almonzo and Laura Wilder. I read the Little…moreThanks for your question. My favorite fictional couple is actually a fictionalized couple, that being Almonzo and Laura Wilder. I read the Little House books many times when I was a girl and enjoyed watching Almonzo and Laura fall in love. His devotion to her was beautiful. I dreamed of marrying a man like Almonzo, and I did.

Laura's books also influenced me as an aspiring author. I became smitten with the Victorian Era, and that's why I write stories set during that period.(less)
Keli Gwyn I completed edits for my first Love Inspired Historical romance over Thanksgiving and dived into revisions on another story I hope to share with…moreI completed edits for my first Love Inspired Historical romance over Thanksgiving and dived into revisions on another story I hope to share with readers one day. I'll be starting a new story as soon as I finish. All three stories are set in the heart of California's Gold Country where I live.(less)
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Undercover Sheriff by Barbara Phinney,

an April release from Love Inspired Historical.


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Look-Alike Lawman  


Former lawman Zane Robinson never thought he’d wear a badge again—but to locate his missing twin brother, Zane’s taking on his identity as sheriff of Pro...

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" Happy birthday, Jennifer! I've brought a plate of green tea swirl cookies, which go along with the green and white color scheme.

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Keli Gwyn made a comment in the group Love Inspired HistoricalsMarch 2017 Author Q&A topic
" Becky wrote: "I just posted my review for Her Motherhood Wish."

Thanks so much, Becky! Reviews mean so much to an author. They really help.
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Her Motherhood Wish by Keli Gwyn
"Her Motherhood Wish


    Take a man who has his whole life planned out and a woman who feels she isn't whole and therefore not marriage material add in two orphaned children and the outlaws after them and add God into the mix.

    The story of Chip..." Read more of this review »
" Wishing you the happiest of birthdays, Jenny!

I'm adding a platter of the cutest book cookies to the table.

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"Chip is a make-a-plan-stick-to-the-plan kind of guy. You might say he has blinders on, too busy looking ahead to the next part of the plan to see what's right in front of him. That would be Callie and two endearing orphans. Only finding a wife and..." Read more of this review »
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"Such a lovely cover…and the story inside is just as beautiful!

Her Motherhood Wish is filled with sweet moments as carpenter Chip Evans and loving Callie Hunt discover their happily-ever-after as they work at the Double T Orphanage. Callie’s deares..." Read more of this review »
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" Andrea wrote: "I want to say, I loved The Bounty Hunter's Baby! It has one of the best first lines ever."

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Gwendolyn Gage Hi Keli! So happy to connect with you on Goodreads! Hope you're having a fantastic day. :-)


Abigail Mitchell Thanks for adding me!


Abigail Mitchell My pastor's last name is Gwin.


message 4: by Keli

Keli Gwyn Abigail, I like my last name. Of course, I came by it thanks to my hubby with his Welsh heritage. Do you know if your pastor has Welsh heritage as well?


message 5: by Sarah

Sarah Richmond Thanks for adding me!


Jeannette Garcia Keli, congratulations on your debut novel! I watched the video and it just made me tear up to see how elated and thankful you were to hold your book. I can't wait to read it... I'm sure it will be fantastic!


Alexia I feel the same as Jeannette. :)


message 8: by Keli

Keli Gwyn Thanks for sharing in my excitement, Jeannette. I hope you enjoy the story.


message 9: by Keli

Keli Gwyn Thanks for celebrating with me, Alexia.


message 10: by Sharon

Sharon Srock Keli, I'm a California girl as well!
Sharon


message 11: by Keli

Keli Gwyn Sharon, I'm a native Californian. Are you?


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