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Kathryn Le Veque

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USA TODAY Bestselling Author
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#1 multi-published Bestselling Amazon Author
#1 ranked English Medieval Romance Author on Amazon

"Le Veque writes... winning epics...." -- Publisher's Weekly

"Kathryn Le Veque is a force of nature. Her stories are epic, with timeless themes and heroes to die for." --Tanya Anne Crosby, New York Times Bestselling Author

"The epic Medieval Romance is back - thanks to Kathryn Le Veque!" -- Claire Delacroix, NYT Bestselling author

"This author... genius...!" -- Ind'Tale Magazine



KATHRYN LE VEQUE is a USA TODAY Bestselling author, an Amazon All-Star author, and a #1 bestselling, award-winning, multi-published author in Medieval Historical Romance and Historical Fiction. She has been featured in the NEW
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Kathryn Le Veque Yes, I write every single book with my name on it. I am a prolific writer who works up to 15 hours a day. I can type 90 WPM, and my mind works very qu…moreYes, I write every single book with my name on it. I am a prolific writer who works up to 15 hours a day. I can type 90 WPM, and my mind works very quickly, meaning I can write 5k words a day with no problem. At that rate, I can put out out a 100k book in about 4 weeks.

I have never, nor will I ever, use ghost writers. If my name is on it, I write it. I strive for a quality product every time and I achieve it. This is my business - I don't have a 'day' job. This is it, so I can devote all of my time to it. Seven days a week.

When I first published in 2012, I had about 30 books in my backlist that I had been writing since the 1980's, so I had a lot of books when I first published. I write anywhere from 8 to 12 every year.

Yes, it is possible, as I am living proof of that. Just because it doesn't take me 3 months to write a book doesn't mean a)I'm not writing them, and b) it's not a quality product, because if you've read my books, then you know they are quality.

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Kathryn Le Veque I have an editorial team who handles the editing and proofing. Sorry, but it's hard to take you seriously when your sentences don't really make sense,…moreI have an editorial team who handles the editing and proofing. Sorry, but it's hard to take you seriously when your sentences don't really make sense, ie, "There were very misspellings in the last book"....??? And "I actually indulged in the collection because it gave me a respite from the books I devour"... do you mean reading my books gave you a break from your usual books? I'm not really sure what you mean. Therefore, what you think may be 'misspellings' might not be at all. (less)
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The Hell's Eight is the only family he's ever needed, until he meets the only woman he's ever wanted...

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The well-beloved daughter of a sacred tribe of Celtic mystics, Lady Margaret of Blackthorns vows never to yield to the bold Norman invader who has been forced upon her. For she fears an ancient curse may bring further bloodshed to her battle-scarred land ... and sorrow to her marriage bed.

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The Wolfe by Kathryn Le Veque
The Wolfe, by Kathryn Le Veque
1231 A.D.

After a nasty skirmish along the England/Scotland border at Bog Wood, a badly wounded knight has crawled off to die. As women from the Clan Scott fan out across the battlefield to collect the spoils of war, one woman breaks off from the pack. She is sickened by the tradition of stealing valuables off the dead and runs off to hide. In her hiding place, however, lingers the badly wounded knight. The young woman is frightened at first but her natural instinct to lend aid takes over. She tends the knight and saves his life. Little does the Lady Jordan Scott know that she has just saved the life of the dreaded English knight known to her people as The Wolf….

Several months later, peace is proposed along the border. An English groom is offered to a Scots bride. The Lady Jordan Scott is that bride and her groom is the aged and powerful Earl of Teviot, John de Longley. When Lord de Longley sends his mighty and hated army to collect his new bride, the captain of the army personally retrieves Lady Jordan. When Jordan looks upon the fearsome English knight, she realizes there is something oddly familiar about his voice. When the man finally reveals himself, she sees that it is none other than the man whose life she saved. Sir William de Wolfe, the scourge of the Scots, makes his presence known.

William has never forgotten about his Scots angel. One look at the Lady Jordan after all of these months and he is stricken with appreciation and adoration. He has thought of nothing else but the lady since the time she tended his injury and now, his infatuation with her takes flight. As he escorts her back to Northwood Castle to wed his liege, each passing minute sees him fall more and more hopelessly in love with her. Jordan comes to know the man beyond The Wolf of legend, and so the love story begins….

Join William and Jordan in a tale of true and utter devotion, of a love that bleeds beyond the boundaries of Scots and English, and where loyalty, friendship, and family bind them all together in this uncertain and political world. These are the dark days of dark times, but in the midst of a treacherous world of secrets and hatred, William and Jordan share a love that is only dreamt of.
 
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