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New Year, New Name, Full Series

New Year

Happy new year everyone. I’m sorry it’s been so long since I’v blogged, but I’ve been busy writing the Falling in Love Series.

New Name

For those of you that don’t know, I write nonfiction children’s books under Kathy Coatney and contemporary romance under Kate Curran. I made a decision a few weeks ago to write all my books under Kathy Coatney instead of Kate Curran. I’m still the same author, just under one name.

Free Book

Kathy CoatneyTo kick off the series, I’m offering you a chance to get book 1 of the Falling in Love Series for free, but the offer is good for three days only, January 1-3, 2018! Just click on this link to get your copy Falling in Love…Again.




Full Series

Book 2, Falling in Love for the First Time is available on preorder now:kathy coatney



All other book stores 

Falling in Love With You will be released on February 2, 2018.

Book 3, Falling In Love for the First Time, will be released on March 2, 2018.


Review Team

If you want to get more free books join my review team. All you have to do to get a free book is review it, post it, and send me the link. Just click here to join Kathy Coatney’s Review Team.

Facebook Group

If you haven’t done so yet, come on over and join Kathy Coatney’s The Beauty Bowl, a Facebook group for my readers. Throughout January I will be releasing excerpts from Falling in Love…Again and Falling in Love With You , plus some other fun stuff so come on by and join the fun! Also be sure and follow me on, follow me on BookBub and Amazon.

Finally, don’t forget to pick up your copy of Falling in Love…Again and kick off the new year by indulging yourself.



The Lure of Small Towns

What intrigues me about small towns? For starters, I’m a fourth-generation small-town girl, born and bred. Living in the boondocks has its advantages. Small towns are intimate. The clerks in the grocery store, post office, and florist know you by name. You know your neighbor and probably grew up with them. Where I live, there…Continue Reading

Contemporary Romance Chose Me

I originally started writing time travel historicals. At about that same time, I started reading authors like Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Nora Roberts and Sandra Brown. Suddenly, contemporary romance chose me. The stories that speak to me have deep emotional issues beyond the romance.  I love writing stories that are more than just about falling in…Continue Reading

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