About Kathy

kathy2Kathy Holzapfel (pronounced hole-zaf-el) has been writing fiction since childhood. Her first romantic suspense novel, LONE RIDER, was published by Warner Books, now Hachette, in 2001, under the pseudonym Lauren Bach. She published three more Bach novels with Warner and Kensington Books.

In 2009, Kathy kicked off a new series of romantic thrillers written under the pseudonym, Cate Noble. Book one of the trilogy, DEAD RIGHT, was nominated for a Romantic Times Magazine’s Reviewer’s Choice Awards. Publisher’s Weekly called DEAD RIGHT “impressive.” Her most recent release, DEADLY GAMES, wraps up the saga of three missing CIA agents.

A certified Life Strategies Coach and former accountant, Kathy is passionate about the craft of writing and personal achievement. She is a member of International Thriller Writers, Crossroads Writers Conference, and the Women’s Fiction Writers Association. Kathy writes full time and resides in Florida.

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Kathy has won the RWA Golden Heart and the VRW HOLT Award. Additionally, her work has finaled in a number of contests including The Maggies, The Emily, and TARA First Impressions.