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Kim Wright

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When I was a kid I was so obsessed with books I used to check out four at a time from the library - that was the limit in the small NC town where I was raised - then walk down the street, sit under a tree, and read them as fast a I could so I could go back to get four more.

Now I am the author of Love in Mid Air, The Unexpected Waltz, The Canterbury Sisters, and the most recent, Last Ride to Graceland, all published by Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon and Schuster.

I also write the City of Mystery series which includes City of Darkness, City of Light, City of Silence, City of Bells, City of Stone, and the Christmas-themed novella, The Angel of Hever Castle. This series is set in the Victorian era and deals with another of my obsessions, t
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Kim Wright For The Canterbury Sisters I hired a guide and we walked the trail from London to Canterbury. It would have been very tricky to do without a guide or…moreFor The Canterbury Sisters I hired a guide and we walked the trail from London to Canterbury. It would have been very tricky to do without a guide or as part of a tour since the trail has been broken by highways and private land throughout the years and the trail markers are very subtle. If I hadn't been with someone who knew what she was doing I'd still we wandering around a hops field somewhere in England. For Last Ride to Graceland, I drove the route from Beaufort, SC to Memphis with my dog Thad! It was fun in a whole different sort of way!(less)
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I've read all of Marybeth Mayhew Whalen's books but WHEN WE WERE WORTHY is my favorite. Whalen does a remarkable job of showing how football can become the central unifying force in a small southern town and when an unthinkable tragedy follows a game ...more
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This book is both completely enjoyable and beautifully written. Some historical novels have a distant, remote feel, as if you're looking at the characters through the lens of time. Not The Secret Sisters. Callaway has a light but masterful touch with ...more
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“It is not hard to fool people when they do not want to know the truth.”
Kim Wright, City of Light

“In novels, women run off with their lovers. In real life, women stay.”
Kim Wright, Love in Mid Air

“Falling in love slowly is like awakening one morning to find that the sun has risen in the west.”
Kim Wright, City of Silence

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“In novels, women run off with their lovers. In real life, women stay.”
Kim Wright, Love in Mid Air

“It's funny. Writing is a solitary task, but in order to succeed at it, you need other people.”
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“And despite it all, he has never been able to abandon hope that his betters will someday notice him. Will someday accept him as one of their own.

It is the failing of his lifetime.”
Kim Wright, City of Darkness

“If Anthony Weaver knew anything, it was this: That life and love and country and duty…that all of these things faded in time. They came and went with the impartial cruelty of the Indian sun. But sin and sin alone is eternal.”
Kim Wright, City of Bells
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“For men rise or fall based entirely on what the women in their lives demand of them.”
Kim Wright, City of Bells

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