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Catherine West

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Catherine West is an award-winning author of contemporary (Upmarket) fiction. When she’s not at the computer working on her next story, you can find her taking her Border Collie for long walks or reading books by her favorite authors. She and her husband reside in Bermuda, and have two adult children and one beautiful granddaughter. Catherine is the winner of the 2015 Grace Award (Bridge of Faith) and the Romance Writers of America’s Faith, Hope & Love Reader’s Choice Award (The Things We Knew). The Memory of You released March 2017. Her most recent novel Where Hope Begins released May 2018. As the Light Fades is due out September 10th, 2019.
Catherine loves to connect with her readers and can be reached at Catherine@catherinejwest.com



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There are many great books on fiction writing, so I'd start there, regardless of genre. Donald Maas, James Scott Bell, Ann Lamott to name…more
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Newton and Polly A Novel of Amazing Grace by Jody Hedlund Newton and Polly: A Novel of Amazing Grace by Jody Hedlund
 
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Karen Malena Thank you for accepting my friend request Catherine! Have a lovely day!!! Karen


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