Kathleen Kent is the author of two best-selling novels, The Heretic’s Daughter, for which she received the David J. Langum Sr. award for American Historical Fiction, and The Traitor’s Wife (published in hardcover as The Wolves of Andover).  Her most recent novel, The Outcasts, was awarded the American Library Association’s “Top Pick” Historical Fiction in 2014 as well as being the recipient of a Will Rogers Medallion award for Western fiction.  She is currently working on her fourth novel based on a short story published in the crime anthology Dallas Noir.  Her novels are collectively published in 16 countries.