'Consistently engrossing...an absorbing, romantic twist on the traditional pirate's tale.' - Kirkus Reviews
The Amazon.com Bestseller. Born of the Sea is a historical romance and adventure novella based on the true story of 18th-century pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read.
New Providence, 1719. A fierce and fearless Anne Bonny joins Jack Rackham and the crew of pirate ship William, embarking on the adventure of a lifetime.
Born of the Sea follows Anne as she cross-dresses, drinks and fights her way through the Caribbean during the Golden Age of Piracy. But Anne's life is changed forever when she meets Mary Read, plotting a new course on a voyage of self-discovery.
'An engrossing tale...utterly romantic' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'A sexy, Sapphic, swashbuckling romp...I loved it.' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'Brave and brilliant...This little book challenges gender and sexuality in a fresh and powerful way, which is remarkable given it is historical fiction.' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'Beautiful, adventurous love story...I couldn't put it down!' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'What a beautiful little novella. Read in one sitting - inhaled more like - and felt like I fell straight into the world Castle illustrated.' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'I was completely captivated from the first sentence to the last by this gem of a book. The atmosphere and the exploits of the pirates are so vivid, and Anne and Mary's love was beautifully depicted. I could read about them for centuries.' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Amazon and Goodreads reviews
Kate's debut novel Girl Island - a contemporary dystopian adventure - will be released in Autumn 2021.
Six teenage girls survive a plane crash on a deserted island.
Removed from civilised society, can they challenge class, identity and toxic femininity to pull together and survive? Or will they descend into savagery?
'Mean Girls meets Lord of the Flies...I loved it' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'Fans of The Hunger Games will love this book' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Beta reader reviews