Biofantasy romances about magic, danger and passion in faraway realms have won more than thirty awards. Her debut novel, Kismet's Kiss, was a two-time Romance Writers of America Golden Heart® finalist and was nominated for Best Fantasy Romance of 2010 and Best Debut of 2010 by The Romance Reviews. A prequel, The Source of Magic, has been named a Top Pick by The Romance Reviews.
Cate credits her favorite childhood authors — a list that includes J.R.R. Tolkien, Guy Gavriel Kay, Anne McCaffrey, Nora Roberts, Ursula K. Le Guin, James Herriot, and C.S. Lewis — for her love of fiction, great characters, and a rich imagination. She also thanks her family for forgiving all those times she brought a novel to dinner.
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Kiss That Frog: A Modern Fairy Tale Cate Rowan
One green frog. One cynical artist. One innocent kiss. A lifetime of magic. When prickly Los Angeles artist Sofia Ballondor reluctantly agrees to frog-sit (*grumble*) for her seven-year-old niece, she has no idea what’s to come. Her cranky demeanor starts wearing off as her new amphibious muse stimulates her artistic talents. One morning, excited about her fresh creations, Sophia impulsively gives the green frog a quick peck. And everyone knows what happens when you kiss a frog . . . “A fun, fast-paced, enjoyably modern fairy tale.” —Sizzling Hot Books “A cheerful romp.” “An enchanting good time!” —Manic Reader Reviews This romantic fairy tale remix with a Regency time-travel twist is 12,000-word novelette (~50 pages). Cate Rowan’s fantasy romances have won more than thirty awards.