Dear Reader,

Harlequin Heartwarming Thanksgiving Reader event!

Harlequin has another special promotion for you for the month of November: A Heartwarming Thanksgiving with 13 brand new FREE short stories available on the Harlequin website starting November 2nd. My short story, The Firefighter's Promise, was featured on Monday, November 23rd and is still available here!

Also, all Heartwarming books are now an extra $1 off for a total 30% saving all month long! Enter code HEART1115 at checkout and enjoy great savings! Follow our book tour and other media stops for chances to win FREE books, a Harlequin Heartwarming one-year subscription, gift cards and other great prizes, with a total value in excess of $620.

Happy reading!



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When the right one comes along, Book 1 of the K-9 Trilogy  - now available!

Brought together by disaster. Kept together by love. 

In the aftermath of a deadly earthquake, it's chaos for trauma surgeon Jessica Hansen. Among the many victims, one patient stands out—San Diego Police K-9 search and rescue officer Cal Palmer. 

Cal vows to help Kayla, a child orphaned by the disaster. But he needs Jessica's help. Will their shared concern for Kayla and for Cal’s canine partner, Scout, allow them to put aside their personal torments and discover the difference                                                                      love can make?

What reviewers are saying about When the Right One Comes Along

     ~ “brims with emotional intensity”

     ~ “brilliant writing"

     ~ "transports readers into a sentimental place filled with deeply moving moments of spell-binding drama and heartbreak . . . eventually healed with a balm called love”

     ~ “the characters' journey in this beautifully written story will have you wiping a tear or two”

     ~ “[Kate James] brings her characters together in the most beautiful and deserving way”

     ~ “a story that will melt your heart as only Kate James can do”

     ~ “a compelling story that reaches into your soul”

     ~ “this story touched me in ways that few have”

     ~ “[Kate James] gives you wonderful characters that you will fall in love with from the first page”

     ~ “a story that will stay with you long after you have laid the book down”


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when love matters most, BOOK 2 OF THE K-9 TRILOGY                        -  available for pre-order!

Keeping her safe at all costs

Could their backgrounds be any more different? Rick Vasquez, a K-9 unit sergeant with the San Diego Police Department, fled drug-related violence in Mexico as a boy. Madison Long, who recently became primary veterinarian to the SDPD's canines, is the privileged daughter of a judge.

Rick has dedicated his life to curtailing cross-border drug trafficking and preventing other young boys from being drawn into the dark world of the cartels. But everything Rick and Madison value, and the growing love between them, is threatened by the dangers of Rick's job, and the risks he's determined to take…



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A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS - 2015 GAYLE WILSON AWARD OF EXCELLENCE WINNER, And finalist for 2015 CRW Award of excellence, 2015 Golden Quill and 2015 ACRA Heart of Excellence

I am honored that Southern Magic, the Birmingham Chapter of the Romance Writers of America, has chosen my novel, A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS, as the first place winner in its category for the 2015 Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence!

The Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence was conceived in honor of multi-RITA winner Gayle Wilson to award excellence in published fiction. The contest is judged by avid readers, booksellers, and/or librarians.

A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS is also a finalist in the Colorado Romance Writers' 2015 Award of Excellence, the Desert Rose RWA's 2015 Golden Quill Contest and the 2015 ACRA Heart of Excellence.

Much thanks to Southern Magic, Colorado Romance Writers, Desert Rose, ACRA and all the judges!


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