Catherine Kean has always loved tales of heroic knights and stubborn damsels.  She penned her first novella at age twelve and her first full-length manuscript at sixteen.

After completing a B.A., double major (first class), in English and History from the University of Victoria, B.C., Canada, she was accepted into the post-graduate Works of Art Course run by Sotheby's auctioneers in London, England, where she studied centuries of history, antiques, and fine art.  She worked in Canada for several years as an antique and fine art appraiser.

Her debut medieval historical romance, Dance of Desire, was the launch title of Medallion Press's Sapphire Jewel Imprint.  Dance of Desire won two Reviewer’s Choice Awards, Best Medieval in industry review magazine Affaire de Coeur’s 2006 Reader-Writers’ Poll, and finaled in four contests for published romance novelists.

 

Her other medieval romances have also garnered accolades.  Among them, My Lady's Treasure won the historical category of the 2008 Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence Contest and finaled in the 2008 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.  A Knight’s Reward was a 2008 National Readers’ Choice Awards finalist.

Catherine also writes contemporary romances as
Cate Lord.  Her romantic comedy Lucky Girl was released in trade paperback and eBook by Entangled Publishing in September 2011.

Busy working on her next novel, Catherine lives in Central Florida with her husband, daughter, and two very spoiled rescue cats. 

 

 

About Catherine Kean

Designated a “Rising Star”

by Love Romances