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Katie O'Rourke

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I was born and raised in New England, growing up along the seacoast of New Hampshire. I went to college in Massachusetts and graduated with a degree in gender and sexuality. I live in Tucson, Arizona where I am always writing my next book.

I'm a hybrid author. My debut novel, Monsoon Season, was traditionally published along with A Long Thaw, which I later rereleased on my own. Finding Charlie, was chosen for publication by KindleScout in 2015. I'll be releasing my fourth book, Blood & Water, before the end of 2017. I write family sagas with overlapping characters, so they're all connected.

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Book Review: All Threats Within

I was excited to receive an early copy of All Threats Within, a sequel to Sam Boush's cyber thriller All Systems Down, in which a cyber attack cripples America, and a group of strangers comes together to fight back.

I was worried I might have forgotten some important details since reading the first over a year ago, but Boush does a good job refreshing my memory just enough without too much reha Read more of this blog post »
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Stacey Thank you for the friendship! As a fellow Arizonian, I'm looking forward to reading Monsoon Season.


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