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Kathy Otten

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Historical romance author Kathy Otten, enjoys writing westerns with wounded heroes and feisty heroines. Multi-published, Kathy also writes contemporary romance, historical fiction, and is working on a young adult novel. She writes in all lengths of fiction from short story to novel. She was a finalist in the Utah/Salt Lake RWA Hearts of the West Contest and a winner of the Northwest Houston RWA Lone Star Writing Competition.

She lives in the rolling farmland of western New York and is putting the finishing touches on a Civil War romance.

You can contact Kathy through her web site at www.kathyotten.com

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Kathy Otten Sorry, not really. A two sentence story is flash fiction, which I struggle with. Two sentences is super short. The shortest flash fiction I ever did…moreSorry, not really. A two sentence story is flash fiction, which I struggle with. Two sentences is super short. The shortest flash fiction I ever did was 495 wds. and I'm not sure how good it was. Some folks excel at it, but I'm afraid that's not me. (less)
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Between the Lines

3.87 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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A Tarnished Knight

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A Place in Your Heart

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A Christmas Smile

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An Ordinary Angel

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Another Waltz

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Someone to Share the Sunsets

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After the Dark

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2015
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Lost Hearts

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Redemption Of A Cavalier

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2007 — 2 editions
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