Kate's Blog

Writing Pains

Writing Pains

When my new book A Lancaster Family Secret released it felt like giving birth. Well, maybe not that painful, but I couldn’t do it on my own. Now that I'm getting reviews, the whole writing process is so worth it!  I hope all of my readers enjoy A Lancaster Family...

Congratulations

Congratulations

Please help me congratulate Kyra Risma, winner of the $100 Amazon gift card and a signed copy of one of my books. Many thanks to all who entered. I appreciate you so much and wish I had a prize for everyone.

First Day of Summer Giveaway!

First Day of Summer Giveaway!

Sipping my coffee this morning I could hear the rain drizzling down. Piper hates walking in the rain. So I opened my laptop to the local weather station and peeked at the hourly forecast to see it was 47 degrees with a high of 64! What happened to springtime in the...

Congratulations

Congratulations

Please help me congratulate Annette Johnson, winner of the $100 Amazon gift card and a signed copy of one my books. Many thanks to all who entered. I appreciate each and every one of you!

The Colorful Month of May

The Colorful Month of May

To my mind, May is a colorful and celebratory month. After a chilly and damp spring here in the Pacific Northwest, the days are getting longer and colorful signs of spring are popping up everywhere. The rhododendrons, which are Washington’s state flower, are finally...

Congratulations

Congratulations

Please help me congratulate Amy Bradsher, winner of the $100 Amazon gift card and a signed copy of one my books. Many thanks to all who entered. I appreciate each and every one of you!

Easter Season giveaway

Easter Season giveaway

Easter has always been a time of joyful exuberance, an explosion of traditions from around the world. The traditions might be religious, cultural, familial, personal or a mix of all four, but I’ve found that none of my friends and family celebrate Easter quite the...

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About Kate

Kate Lloyd is a bestselling novelist, a mother of two sons, and a passionate observer of human relationships.

A native of Baltimore, Kate spends time with family and friends in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, the inspiration for Leaving Lancaster. She is a member of the Lancaster County Mennonite Historical Society.

Kate and her husband live in the Pacific Northwest, the setting for Kate's first novel, A Portrait of Marguerite. Kate studied painting and sculpture in college. She has worked a variety of jobs, including car salesman and restaurateur.