Meet Kate

Kate Bridges is a USA Today bestselling author of historical romance novels. Her books have hit several bestseller lists and she’s been honored with multiple awards, such as Best Western of the Year from RT Book Reviews magazine, CataRomance Best Historical of the Year, the Booksellers’ Best nomination, and Top Picks on reader websites. Her novels have been studied in college writing courses for popular fiction.

Kate lives in northern Ontario with her husband and daughter, where they enjoy canoeing on the Muskoka Lakes. She’s lived in Alberta and traveled to Alaska and the Yukon where many of her books are set. Prior to becoming a writer, Kate was a pediatric intensive care nurse, and enjoyed caring for children and their families. Kate invites you to join her VIP newsletter for exclusive updates.


Kate’s Awards and Accolades:

  • USA TODAY Bestseller
  • Borders National Bestseller
  • Amazon Category Bestseller
  • Colorado Award of Excellence Winner
  • CataRomance Reviewers’ Choice Award Winner for Best Historical
  • Barclay Gold Award Winner for Best Historical Novel of the Year
  • Anne Bonney Reader’s Choice Award Winner
  • RT Reviewers’ Choice Award Winner for Best Western Romance of the Year
  • Aspen Gold – Finalist in Young Adult fiction
  • National Excellence in Romance Fiction Award (NERFA) Finalist in Young Adult fiction
  • Booksellers’ Best Award – Finalist in Young Adult fiction
  • Colorado Award of Excellence – Finalist in Young Adult fiction
  • Featured on a writing documentary on Canada’s BRAVO network
  • Featured on Entertainment Tonight Canada
  • Daphne Finalist for Best Historical Mystery/Suspense
  • Recommended by Readers at Fresh Fiction
  • Desert Rose Golden Quill Finalist for Best Novella
  • Rated 5 Blue Ribbons at Romance Junkies
  • Anne Bonney Reader’s Choice Finalist for Best Heroine
  • RT Reviewers’ Choice Award Nominee for Best Hero of the Year
  • RT Reviewers’ Choice Award Nominee for Best Historical K.I.S.S. Hero of the Year
  • Love Western Romances Nominee for Best Western of the Year
  • Several novels studied in college writing courses
  • Romance Junkies Bookclub Top Pick
  • Author of the Month at The Romance Reader’s Connection
  • Recommended Reading by Library Journal
  • Placed in the What Do I Read Next library index