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Kathleen D. Bailey

Author Bio:

Kathleen Bailey is a journalist and novelist with 40 years’ experience in the nonfiction, newspaper and inspirational fields. Born in 1951, she was a child in the 50s, a teen in the 60s, a young adult in the 70s and a young mom in the 80s. It’s been a turbulent, colorful time to grow up, and she’s enjoyed every minute of it and written about most of it.
Bailey’s work includes both historical and contemporary fiction, with an underlying thread of men and women finding their way home, to Christ and each other. Her first Pelican book, ‘‘Westward Hope,” was published in September 2019. Her second full-length novel, “Settler’s Hope,” was released July 17, 2020. She published two Western Dreams novellas, “The Logger’s Christmas Bride” in December 2019 and “The Widow’s Christmas Miracle” in December 2020, both as part of Pelican’s Christmas Extravaganza. “Redemption’s Hope,” the third Western Dreams novel, was published July 22, 2022.
She lives in New Hampshire with her husband David. They have two grown daughters.
For more information, contact her at ampie86@comcast.net; @piechick1 on Twitter; or Kathleen D. Bailey on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Books by Author

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"Redemption's Hope"

“Two orphaned children. Two different sets of villains. A man without a country and a woman with too much past. And a rambunctious young country where anything went, especially in the West. Seriously. What could go wrong?”

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The Widow's Christmas Miracle

After renegade white men burn her village, Red Dawn doesn't want anything to do with the race. Put in a sutler's trading post for her own safety, she resents this gentle man, even though he's more than kind. For his part, Laban Jones doesn't think any woman can love a one-legged man, and he's doing…

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Settlers' Hope

Oona Moriarty never thought she'd be attracted to a man who looked like he was "carved from the Western woods." Deeply scarred by the troubles back in Ireland, she comes to Halls Mill, Oregon, to recruit her brother to come back to Ireland and help her fight the landlords. For his part, Pace…

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The Logger's Christmas Bride

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Westward Hope

"Why him? Why here? Why now?" Caroline Pierce O'Leary expected to work hard to earn her passage West. She didn't expect to find that the wagon train scout is a man with whom she shares a troubled past. For his part, Michael Moriarty never quite forgot the young schoolteacher who'd captured…


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