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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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I’m normally a wordy writer, but as I prepared this post, words failed me.


My decision to retire is the right one for me, a decision the Lord has confirmed many times in many ways. That doesn’t stop the rush of emotions washing over me as I embrace this new chapter in my life.


As I reflect on my writing career, one emotion stands out: gratitude. I’m beyond thankful for each one of you who has com...

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message 11: by Keli

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


message 10: by Sharon

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


message 9: by Keli

Keli Gwyn Thanks for celebrating with me, Alexia.


message 8: by Keli

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


Alexia I feel the same as Jeannette. :)


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!


message 5: by Sarah

Sarah Thanks for adding me!


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?


Abigail Mitchell My pastor's last name is Gwin.


Abigail Mitchell Thanks for adding me!


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


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