Official website of Kate Grannis, author of historical fiction and romance
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Caerthwaite, Book 1: Love’s Vows and Book 2, Love's Bonds are the first in a planned series. Set in pre-Conquest Anglo-Saxon Cumbria, Sussex, and Ireland, the Caerthwaite series follows the relationship between Josselin Ironstone, a woman born to privilege, if not nobility, and Sven Augensson, the son of her father’s steward. A childhood friendship and a forbidden love affair lead the reader through a complicated tangle of emotions and circumstances, as well as unplanned adventures. The one constant is the great love Josselin and Sven have between them.
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"Love's Vows is a richly detailed historical fiction novel set during the late 9th and early 10th century England. The author does an excellent job researching the times and the herbal remedies. . . The author allows this couple to rediscover their love in the form of a second chance. I'm looking forward to the sequel."
-- Cryssa Bazos, author of Traitor’s Knot
"A powerful and touching historical romance."
-- Holly Kinsella, author of Tell Him About It and My Life
A book which has everything by way of appeal: strong characters, an engaging plot, along with the sprawling landscape of ancient England. Grannis has woven a tale that displays historical fiction at its finest.
-- Lyndsy Spence, author of House of Lies and Mistress of Mayfair
KATE GRANNIS lives in a mid-Atlantic state, midway between the mountains and the sea, in a 1930’s bungalow. When not writing historical fiction, the author enjoys traveling—especially to Great Britain, gardening, reading and a wide variety of needlework, including making historical costumes. Other than historical fiction, visitors to the author’s bookshelves will find an assortment of mysteries, romance, and non-fiction. In other words, hardly any topic is off-limits for this voracious reader.
Images from St. Declan's Abbey in Ireland as well as images that portray important aspects of the novels.
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