Kathleen Morris is an aficionado of history, and has lived all over the West, from Seattle to Phoenix and points between. She resides in Phoenix and loves the desert Southwest, especially following in the footsteps of the people she writes about. A graduate of Prescott College in Arizona, she firmly believes the key to good historical fiction is diligent research about the places and people she writes about.
A Spur Award finalist, she is the author of multiple novels including The Wind at Her Back, published by Encircle in 2020. Kathleen’s stories feature strong, independent female protagonists who embrace life and challenge adversity—no princesses allowed. She’s a proud member of the Authors Guild, Western Writers of America, and Women Writing the West. Find out more at kathleenmorrisauthor.com.