Linda writes romance fiction from YA to adult, contemporary to fantasy. Most Kage stories lean more toward the lighter, sillier side with a couple meaningful moments thrown in. Focuses more on entertainment value and emotional impact.
Published since 2010. Went through a 2-year writing correspondence class in children's literature from The Institute of Children's Literature. Then graduated with a Bachelors in Arts, English with an emphasis in creative fiction writing from Pittsburg State University.
Now she lives with hubby, two daughters, cat Holly, and nine cuckoo clocks in southeast Kansas, USA. Farmgirl. Parents were dairy farmers. Was youngest of eight. Big family. Day job as a cataloging library assistant.
Harry Potter House Gryffindor, Patronus White Stallion, character match Hagrid. Supernatural Team Dean. Game of Thrones Team Jon Snow and Tyrion Lannister. The Walking Dead Team Daryl. Outlander Team Jamie Fraser. Teen Wolf Team Stiles. Avenger Team Thor...or Hulk (can't decide). Justice League Team Flash. Arrow Team Stephen Amell. Stranger Things obsessed. Heard Laurel, not Yanny.
Started out reading with the Baby-Sitters Club. Then moved to Sandra Brown, Linda Howard, Julie Garwood, and LaVyrle Spencer in high school. Now all over the place with her romance reading tastes.
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2010 - Trouble with Tomboys voted Book of the Week at Long and Short of It Reviews.
2011 - The Stillburrow Crush was a finalist in 2011's EPIC ebook contest.
2012 - Hot Commodity was a finalist in 2012's EPIC's eBook Awards Contest.
2014 - The Color of Grace won the Young Adult division of 2014's EPIC ebook contest.
2014 - Fighting Fate was a finalist in RomCon's 2014 Reader's Choice contest.
2014 - Price of a Kiss was a finalist in the 2014 Aspen Gold Awards contest.
Fruits (excluding bananas, sorry!), Roast beef, loaded baked potatoes, onion rings, chocolate with nuts or peanut butter, and bacon.
Dr. Pepper, Mocha frappe, Fruit Punch, Girly alcoholic beverages!
I have enjoyed Cheers, Friends, Arrow, Flash, Supernatural, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Outlander, Sweet Vicious, Stranger Things, Santa Clarita Diet, The Umbrella Academy, and Teen Wolf.
Shawshank Redemption, The Princess Bride, Dirty Dancing, The Fugitive, A Walk to Remember, The Incredibles, Big Hero 6, and Tangled.
"Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. It never gives up." -1 Corinthians 13:7-8
"Books wash away from the soul the dust of everyday life." -Unknown (to me!)
"What if I fall?" "Oh, my darling, but what if you fly?" --e.h.
"Equipment" by Edgar A. Guest.
I can't even narrow that down to one favorite author! Favorite types of books: Romance, of course!
I started out loving authors like Sandra Brown (she popped my romance book cherry!), Linda Howard, Nora Roberts, Julie Garwood, Judith McNaught, LaVyrle Spencer.
After that, I went through a romantic suspense phase and fell for Suzanne Brockmann, Karen Robards, Roxanne St. Claire, Tara Janzen, Cindy Gerard, and Gennita Low.
Then, along came my passion for historical romance, and hello Julia Quinn, Lisa Kleypas, Elizabeth Hoyt, and Sabrina Jeffries.
My paranormal loves include Cassandra Gannon, Gena Showalter, J. R. Ward, Lara Adrian, and Eve Langlais!
Young adult romance snagged me with authors like Simone Elkeles, Katie McGarry, Jennifer L. Armentrout, Chelsea Fine, Huntley Fitzpatrick, and Jay McLean.
Tammara Webber, Colleen Hoover, Kristen Callihan, and Elle Kennedy got me hooked on new adult romance!
I can't forget my favorite feel-good contemporary authors like Mia Sheridan, Brittainy C. Cherry, Emma Chase, Aly Martinez, and Christina Lee.
And, of course, I love anything by Ada Frost.
I also like the books: Harry Potter series, To Kill a Mockingbird, His Kiss by Melanie Marks, Losing It by Cora Carmack, Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire, Bully, Tangled, Real, One-Week Girlfriend, Ten Tiny Breaths, The Sweet Gum Tree, On Dublin Street, #Nerd, and The Hooker and the Hermit.
Web site designed by Linda Kage, 2009.