Kathy's professional writing career began in 1997 with a two-book contract with Bantam's Loveswept line. Her first book, For Love or Money, won a Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award.
In 2012, Kathy self-published a paranormal thriller, the first book in a series starring crime reporter A.J. Gregson. Amanda's Eyes has a 4.5-star rating on Amazon and was named a semi-finalist in the 2014 Kindle Book Awards. She's currently working on Book 2 in the series.
Her professional writing experience also includes work as a communications specialist at Texas A&M University, where she wrote more than 200 features for print and the web. After retirement, a short stint as a freelance writer produced another 200 articles.
On the personal side, Kathy is a U.S. Air Force veteran and mom to two outstanding professional musicians who keep her dancing. She enjoys writing, reading, meditation, learning piano, walking her rescue dogs, Lucy and Molly, and working on her 95-year-old American foursquare house.