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Cat Gardiner

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Cat Gardiner loves romance and happy endings, history, and comedy. A member of the esteemed National League of American Pen Women and a PAN member of Romance Writers of America, she enjoys writing across the spectrum of the romance genre from Contemporary to Chick-Lit Romantic Comedy, 20th Century Historical Fiction, and Pride and Prejudice-inspired.

Her greatest love is writing Historical Fiction, WWII-era . Her debut novel in this genre, A Moment Forever, was a 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Award Romance Finalist. She is currently working on the second volume of Flying with the Swallows, a two volume WWII Women's Fiction set to publish in summer 2020. Volume I: The Lisbon Affair. Volume II: Rendezvous in Berlin

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* Do You Hear What I Hear? * Hi-di-ho, friends! Well, here we are, another year coming to a close and the bright fresh promise of a New Year. For the men and...
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Sophia Thanks for the friend request, Cat!

See you around GR!

Best of luck with your latest WIP.


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Cat Gardiner Your next Christmas read. Fun, sexy & filled w/ NYC magic http://goo.gl/e3XnGp #christmasreading #JAFF #SexyMrDarcy

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Cat Gardiner HOT SUMMER AUSTENESQUE READ! Get your copy! Add to your TBR! Tomorrow (6/24) Denial of Conscience goes LIVE on Kindle! Paperback available next week.

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Denial of Conscience: A Modern Darcy & Elizabeth Adventure


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Cat Gardiner Winners Announced!! #ChickLitMay Winners are up on my blog. Thank you to all who participated and Congratulations to the winners http://catgardiner.blogspot.com/2015/...


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Cat Gardiner Today's the last day of International Chick Lit month and the last day to win a Lucky 13 paperback!! Giveaway ends at midnight so get your entry in: http://goo.gl/kWx2ed


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