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Barbara Kyle

Barbara Kyle

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Barbara Kyle is the author of the bestselling Thornleigh Saga series of historical novels and of acclaimed thrillers. Over half a million copies of her books have been sold worldwide. Before becoming an author, Barbara, trained at the National Theatre School of Canada, enjoyed a 20-year acting career in Canada and the U.S. An internationally acclaimed writing mentor, Barbara has coached hundreds of writers in her online classes and many have become award-winning authors. Barbara and her husband live in Guelph, Ontario. She is represented by Alec Shane of Writers House, New York.

"Riveting...adventurous...superb!" - Historical Novel Society on The Queen's Gamble

"A heart-stopping thriller. Kyle is a master at her craft." - RT Reviews on The Queen's Exiles

"Riveting Tudor drama" - USA Today on The Queen's Exiles

"A haunting thriller. Kyle keeps the cinematic action scenes and nail-biting suspense rolling throughout." - Publishers Weekly on The Experiment

Email:
bkyle@barbarakyle.com
City:
Guelph
Province:
Ontario
Genre:
Thriller, Mystery, Historical
I write professionally in the following language(s):
English

Publications

The Man From Spirit Creek. 2020, Rosethorn Books
Page-Turner: Your Path to Writing a Novel that Publishers Want and Readers Buy. 2016, Rosethorn Books
The Traitor's Daughter. 2015, Kensington Books
The Queen's Exiles. 2014, Kensington Books
Blood Between Queens. 2013, Kensington Books
The Queen's Gamble. 2011, Kensington Books
The Queen's Captive. 2010, Kensington Books
The King's Daughter. 2009, Kensington Books
The Queen's Lady. 2008, Kensginton Books
The Experiment (writing as Stephen Kyle). 2003, Warner Books

Awards

The Dorothy Shoemaker Literary Award
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

WITS

Are you available for public presentations and/or workshops:
Yes
Grades:
Adults, Teens
Are you available for school visits?:
Yes
Interested in participating in the Union’s Ontario Writers-in-the-Schools program:
Yes
Interested in participating in the Northern Ontario WITS program:
Yes