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Kristy McCaffrey

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Kristy McCaffrey writes historical western romances brimming with grit and emotion, as well as romantic adventure suspense. Her work is filled with smoldering romance, compelling heroes, determined heroines, and her trademark mysticism. Life is a wondrous endeavor, and she strives to bring that sense of awe and joy into the tales she weaves, along with in-depth research into settings and time periods. Kristy holds a bachelor's and master's degree in mechanical engineering, but writing has been her passion since she was very young. Her first novel, The Wren, was a CAPA winner for Best New Author Traditional, a Texas Gold finalist, and a HOLT Medallion finalist for Best First Book. The Sparrow was the 2012 Winter Rose Winner in the Published ...more

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Kristy McCaffrey Music helps a lot. I have playlists on my iPod for each project. Movies and books usually help to trigger ideas for me. Memoirs are excellent resource…moreMusic helps a lot. I have playlists on my iPod for each project. Movies and books usually help to trigger ideas for me. Memoirs are excellent resources.(less)
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“For the right woman, we all strive to be a man worth his salt.”
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“Emma finally understood. Life was magic, a gift from the heavens, and each person harbored an immense potential within themselves.
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“We’re all blessed,” she whispered.”
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“Do not fear death, for it does not fear you. We are not weak because we are women. Instead, we are strong.”
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Kristy McCaffrey Dear C.J.,
Thanks so much. It's a pleasure to meet you as well!
Best,
Kristy


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C.J. Heck C.J. Heck
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Hello Kristy,
It's such a pleasure having you for a friend. I am looking forward to reading your work! Thank you and best wishes.
Warmest regards,
CJ

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