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Joan Kilby

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Joan Kilby is the award-winning author of thirty contemporary romance novels. Originally from Canada, Joan studied to be a marine biologist and worked for many years in the field of environmental biology. In mid-life she returned to her first love--writing--and never looked back. These days Joan lives in Melbourne, Australia with her husband and three children. She loves to cook and grows her own herbs, fruit and vegetables. Other interests include hiking, yoga and travel. She once spent six months sailing the South Pacific on a fifty-five foot sailboat built and skippered by her father. Joan belongs to Toastmasters International and is an accomplished speaker--teaching romance writing and giving talks to community organizations. When she’s ...more

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Fancy Pink

My latest book, Fancy Pink, is now available. It's a fun, fast-paced story with lots of elements - romance, comedy, action, adventure, and mystery. If it was a movie it would be called a 'caper,' in the tradition of "To Catch A Thief."

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"Sweet Christmas Romance in a lovely town called Sweetheart that you just simply fall in love with. I loved the fact that it was well researched in regards to the log cabin business."
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"Set in Sweetheart, Montana, this sweet Christmas story is all about family, loyalty and trust. The story is written in Joan Kilby’s trademark sweet and endearing manner and it hooked me from the start.
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“I don't know what the future holds. I only know that I want to be with you. You and me. Everything else is negotiable.”
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“It doesn’t matter if you don’t love me right away,” he said. “Just give me a chance.”
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“Her brain said, he’s like a brother to you. Her body rejected that notion absolutely. Her heart was confused as hell.”
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Joan Kilby Christine wrote: "thanks for being my friend"

Hi Christine, and thank you! Nice to see you on here.


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


message 4: by Joan

Joan Kilby Melissa wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request, Joan. I won a copy of MOM FOR CHRISTMAS from you years ago. :-)"

Hi Melissa! Nice to 'see' you again here on GoodReads. Thanks for your friendship.


Maureen Mullis Hello Joan, nice to meet you! Thank you for for adding this fellow author to your circle of friends here. I hope you'll add my books What Would Nancy Do?, In the Company of Women, The Christmas to Remember and Finding Normal to your to-read list. I look forward to reading your reviews and recommendations!


message 2: by Joan

Joan Kilby Thanks, Nicola! A bit overwhelmed at the moment what with my recent foray into Twitter as well but I hope to slowly get on top of both.


Nicola Marsh Hi Joan, great to see you here!


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