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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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In His Good Hands

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I'm pleased to announce the release of my first self-published book, Win Me, Book 1 in The Outback Bachelor Ball series with writer friends Karina Bliss and Sarah Mayberry.

Win Me is a friends-to-lovers romance with a bit of Cinderella fun thrown in. My heroine, Ellie, and her girlfriends, take a road trip to the Australian Outback to a Bachelor and Spinster ball. She's not looking for romance... Read more of this blog post »
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You Had Me at Christmas by Karina Bliss
"Sharing page space with some of my favorite contemporary authors - Molly O'Keefe, Stephanie Doyle, Jennifer Lohmann and Laura Florand - is MY early Christmas present.
Play is a 30,000 word novella written especially for this anthology. While it's..." Read more of this review »
The Secret Son by Joan Kilby
"Alex Chernoff was ready to celebrate his 30th birthday with a Mexican vacation when he receives a card and picture from the Dad he seen since he was a kid. Wondering what it could mean, Alex heads for Cherry Lake, Montana instead of the airport. A..." Read more of this review »
The Secret Son by Joan Kilby
"This is my first book to read by Joan Kilby and love it! I love her writing style. She had me laughing and crying. I recommend reading the prequel to get a quick background on the characters. I can't wait to read more about Cherry Lake."
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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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“Lots of men would love to--“ Fuck you silly. The words just popped into his mind. Jesus. Where had that come from?”
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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.”
Joan Kilby, Mad About You

“The day had come when he needed Cassy, and Cassy alone. No one, and nothing else, would satisfy him.”
Joan Kilby, Mad About You




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message 6: by Joan

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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