Kim Taylor Blakemore



Kim Taylor Blakemore


McMinnville, OR 97128, USA


Fiction, Historical Fiction, Thriller and Mystery, Young Adult and Children, Audiobook

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Kim writes historical novels that feature fierce and often dangerous women. She writes about the thieves and servants, murderesses and soiled doves, grifters and dancehall girls – the women with darker stories, tangled lies and hidden motives.

She is the author of THE DECEPTION (Sept 2022),  Amazon bestselling historical thriller AFTER ALICE FELL, and THE COMPANION, lauded by Publisher’s Weekly as “a captivating tale of psychological suspense.” She is also the author of BOWERY GIRL and WILLA Literary Award for Best Young Adult novel, CISSY FUNK.

Recipient of a Tucson Festival of Books Literary Award, WILLA Literary Award, and three Regional Arts and Culture Council (RACC) grants, she is a member of Historical Novel SocietyInternational Thriller Writers, and Sisters in Crime.

She LOVES meeting with book clubs to talk story, research, characters and anything else book related!


THE COMPANION was a finalist for the Women’s Fiction Writers Association Star Award, a finalist for the Golden Crown Literary Award in General Fiction, a recipient of a Regional Arts & Culture Council Grant (RACC) and a winner of a Tucson Festival of Books Literary Award. Her YA novel CISSY FUNK received a Willa Cather Award for Best Young Adult Fiction.

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The Deception

available 9/27/2022


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After Alice Fell

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The Companion

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Bowery Girl

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Cissy Funk

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