Thank you so much for making the Timeless Encore release such a success! 

I’ve been getting some comments about Fee’s restaurant, Gus, and how the characters would be a potentially great series. Well, that wasn’t by accident. I definitely want to explore a series based on Gus.

Little known fact: I used to own a restaurant! Actually, two restaurants!

Yes, it’s true. My husband and I owned an Irish Pub in West Seattle for 11 years. We sold them both 8 years ago.

When I say that Timeless Encore is my most personal book, it’s very, very true. So much about putting together and opening Gus stemmed from my own experience. Sure, our pub was more casual, but both my hubby and I are foodies. Everything was made from scratch. Our food was excellent.

However, some of the things that happened during that time are so nuts that sometimes I don’t even believe they’re true. 

So, yeah. I could write an entire series inspired by the characters who we met by virtue of owning the restaurants.

What do you think? Would you like a series centered around a restaurant?

If you haven’t picked up Timeless Encore yet, here is a link.



Readers Take Denver was 4 days of jam-packed solid fun! Willow, my PA, Kiki, from my PR team and Enrico (aka Zane) Ravenna were all on deck to share in the non-stop action. 

Highlights for me included:

  • Speaking on a From Naughty to Hottie panel with Kat Singleton, Jack & Piper Davenport, Sasha Marshall and Emmanuele Snow, moderated by TikTok influencer Kaylawiththebookproblem.
  • Meeting all of the readers, signing books and taking pictures – I’m still pinching myself when you guys actually know me! 
  • The events! From red carpet Passionflix screenings to panels to donuts and pizza, there was always something to do.
  • Special thanks to Lisa Renee Jones and her entire team. This event was brand new, but you’d never have known it. World class event organizers.

Here are some fun pics, next up is Love N Seattle on April 21/22, there are still tickets available here – so if you want to see me and Enrico in my home town, there is still time!



Erin Branscomb, All Inn ThymeI met my friend Erin Branscomb last year at Inker’s Con, and we were fast friends. She is an innovative marketer with her on Amazon Live channel. She’s also a famous YouTuber and social media maven.

But she’s also a talented romance author. Her latest book, “All in Thyme” from her Freedom Valey Series is available here.

It hits all the right notes: Reverse grumpy sunshine, right next door, protector, a woman in jeopardy, single parent, mistaken identity, shelter from the storm, created families, saving someone you love, ultimate cinnamon roll, undercover love, small town, circle of friends.

When I said “I do” five years ago, I was young and had no idea the nightmare I was walking into.

When I finally escaped my husband with my young son, we ended up at an idyllic family-owned New England inn, living under new names and building a life that was safe and happy with new friends that became like family to us. I thought had figured out a way to make our lives beautiful and happy again.

Then I met Ty, the sexy and charming yet protective mechanic who didn’t seem to mind my complicated past. But then we unexpectedly ended up housemates, and he became everything I never knew I wanted or needed.

Like any good mechanic, he’s good at fixing broken things, and he’s been hard at work fixing my heart.

He showed us what a real family could be like and fixed the family he didn’t break.

And now, I can’t imagine our lives without him.

Only it turns out we both may have something to hide.

When secrets surface and truths are revealed, can our hearts be rebuilt?

Happy reading!



Kaylene Winter

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