Meet Kate Carley
Giveaway - $10 Amazon GC + digital copy of HELPING HER REMEMBER
February 27, 2018
Small-town contemporary romance. I'm launching my new series, Crawford Falls,
beginning with the release of book #1 HELPING HER REMEMBER.
Fun-loving, down-to-earth romance author seeks readers for a steamy reunion
story starring a sexy and slightly reckless hero who is balancing the
responsibilities of his family's apple orchard with a father in the early stages
of dementia and a kind-hearted heroine who returns to her hometown after
accepting her dream job, knowing she'll be forced to face the truth about why
she left seven years ago.
What I'm looking for in my ideal reader:
- Loves a hero who could be the guy next door or the well-dressed gentleman
sipping a latte at the local coffee shop or the athletic-looking dude selecting
produce in the grocery store.
- Appreciates a strong heroine whose life is fully complete without a man in
- Enjoys the nostalgia and community found in a small town.
- Finds a rich layer of quirky and eclectic friends to be a decadent treat
that can bring a bit of comic relief at the same time providing support to the
hero and heroine.
- Chooses to spend some Saturday nights curled up with a good book and a
glass of wine.
- Is attracted to a hero who isn't afraid to be emotionally vulnerable when
he realizes that he has finally met the gal of his dreams.
- Cheers on a heroine that will do whatever she must when she finds Mr.
- Imagines visiting one of those cutesy tourist towns.
- Enjoys a perfect blend of romance and a little bit of steamy sex.
- Is looking for a happily ever after in every story.
What you can expect if we're compatible:
- A casual writing style in third person point of view.
- Descriptive text and thorough storyline that allows for a fully immersive
- Frequently released stand-alone stories.
- Future stories about many of the friends you'll meet in Crawford Falls or
in my other small-town romance stories.
- Always a happily-ever-after ending.
How can two simple words make Dylan Bronstad's heart ache and sing at the
Even seven years ago, Kelly Anne Leeson had possessed that power. Back then,
all Dylan wanted to do was drink and make love to her. Really, it was no wonder
she'd climbed out of his bed and walked out of his life, leaving him with
nothing but a nasty hangover and the lonely memories of their time together.
Today, Dylan's life is on track. He's sober with the support of his family
and his tight-knit group of friends. But Kelly could derail all he's worked to
accomplish. Unfortunately, he can't seem to stay away from her.
Lured by the offer of her dream job, Kelly returns home to Crawford Falls
and the friends she'd abandoned a lifetime ago. Mending those broken
relationships will require some honest answers and a fair amount of
But facing Dylan will take a lot more—like maybe a suit of armor to protect
her battle-weary heart and the secret she fears she'll never be able to keep.
While Kelly searches for a way to maintain the safe life she's created for
her son, Dylan works to remind her of the relationship they once had.
Just as they rekindle their relationship, secrets and half- truths threaten
to destroy everything.
Self-Published, On Sale: February 26, 2018,
e-Book, ISBN: 2940155016618 / ]
How Kate Carley went from majoring in mathematics and computer science in
college to writing steamy contemporary romance still remains a mystery. She
broke out into the indie publishing scene in 2015 with her debut novel,
Challenged, a 2017 RONE award winner. Two more books completed her romantic
suspense trilogy, Changing Krysset. With three published works under her belt,
Kate is excited to launch her new contemporary romance series. Just like her
first novels, the Crawford Falls series is set in a small town in Kate’s home
state of Minnesota. When Kate isn’t busy at her desk writing, you’ll find her
dreaming up new characters and plotting perfect ways to make their lives
miserable before giving them their happily ever after.
Giveaway - $10 Amazon GC + digital copy of HELPING HER REMEMBER Just tell us below why you think you'd be a great reader match with Kate!
33 comments posted.
Re: Meet Kate Carley
Great new author. Love the style.
(Jan Scott 5:23pm February 27)
Passionate reader always looking for a great story. Must have HEA.
(Phyllis Lamken 5:32pm February 27)
(Jan Bishop 7:39pm February 27)
Long-time reader from Wisconsin who, although she is from the second-largest city therein, enjoys stories set in small towns set in the Upper Midwest. Even Minnesota!!
(Lynn Rettig 7:45pm February 27)
I think I fit your list pretty well... love the sound of your book!
(Colleen Conklin 9:17pm February 27)
(Sherry Pincus 11:18pm February 27)
would love to win your book
(Linda Hall 11:41pm February 27)
I grew up in a small town and love reading stories set there, especially series.
(Sharon Mitchell 3:53am February 28)
Cute description!! I haven't read any of your books
before, but I'm intrigued by the blurb! Thanks for the
(Marcia Berbeza 4:44am February 28)
I do enjoy small town series. I'm from a small town and know what to expect caring and nosiness. I feel like I would fit your reader profile. Thanks for sharing your debut series. i'd love to start reading it.
(Laurie Gommermann 6:18am February 28)
Sounds good to me
(Ruth Arcone 9:19am February 28)
Captivating, lovely setting and great characters.
(Sharon Berger 10:43am February 28)
You are a new author to me but going to check my local
library and see what I can get! Thanks for the giveaway!
(Angie Lilly 10:43am February 28)
I love small town and second chance HEA romances.
(Cheryl Castings 10:55am February 28)
I love your idea of a perfect hero. I agree.
(Linda Harrison 11:23am February 28)
Your hero is my hero! Thanks for the opportunity.
(Kathleen Bylsma 3:08pm February 28)
This book sounds great!! Thanks!!
(Jessica Chappell 3:27pm February 28)
A small town romance is perfect!!! Thanks for writing and publishing (hard work!) and sharing with all of us happy readers!! Thanks for the contest opportunity too!
(Shirley Bennett 3:37pm February 28)
want to get your new book I grew up in a very small not even a town just out in the country.
(Jeri Dickinson 4:37pm February 28)
You are a new to me author but I'd love to read this book. I love small town romance.
(Linda Henderson 6:16pm February 28)
I think her books set in a small town wodul remind me of
where I grew up also in a small town in MA!
(Barbara Ryan 11:23pm February 28)
Nice to hear of people breaking into being an author. Congrats.
(Pam Howell 5:35am March 1)
I haven't read any of your books, yet. But I do like a
story with well rounded characters.
(Deb Philippon 10:02am March 1)
Whew, tough history for this hero. But I do enjoy small town romances!
(Lexi Hansen 1:47pm March 1)
sounds likr a good book to read
(Ann Unger 9:50pm March 1)
Sounds like a good one!
(Amber Niebaum 10:32pm March 1)
Helping Her Remember sounds awesome!
(Becky Richardson 1:50am March 2)
thanks for chance I would love to read her
(Susan Gannon 10:13am March 2)
I love HEAs, sounds like the books fit my list!
(Vicki Tunell 12:52pm March 2)
I think im compatible! Would love to read
(Casey Garvey 12:19pm March 3)
Small towns have intrigue....everyone knows you. And you THINK you know them.
(Susan Coster 1:35pm March 3)
I come from a small town in SE Texas, with no book clubs,
so to have someone to share the novels we read with, would
be awesome. I'm an avid reader!!
(Tiffany Miles 1:54pm March 3)
Most nights curled up with a good book and some hot coffee ,or hot coco. Plus I love romance novels. :)
(Deb Pelletier 10:23pm March 3)
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