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Kate Forest is an American award winning author of chick-lit, historical romance and contemporary romance novels.

She has previously worked in a psychiatric hospital, as a dating coach, and spent one terrible summer trying to convince people to buy above ground swimming pools.

However, it was her two-decade-long career as a social worker that prompted her to come up with romantic tales revolving around characters that one wouldn’t ordinarily read about.

Kate currently lives in Philadelphia with her husband, their two kids, and a corgi.

More about Kate Forest

Genres: Chick Lit, Contemporary , Historical Fiction, Romance

United States


Non Series

  • Interior Design and Other Emotions (2016)
  • Grounded (2016)
  • In Tune Out of Sync (2017)
  • Standing Up (2017)
  • A More Perfect Love (2019)
  • Washed Up (2019)
  • Just for Laughs (2019)

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Non Series

Interior Design and Other Emotions

Gina Giancarlo is a gifted interior designer who is good with numbers.

She is however autistic.

Desperate to be “normal”, she takes part in a drug trial that bears great promise.

Chris Rinaldi, who has just secured his MBA, is looking forward to making a lot of money and getting a lot of women.

As such, his company purchases stock in a pharmaceutical firm with a groundbreaking autism drug.

While Gina’s life starts getting better, she forms a solid connection with Chris, who experiences happiness for the first time ever since the demise of his sister.

But what happens when the drug is discontinued?

Author: Kate Forest
First Release: 2016
ISBN: 978-0692727362

Biologist Julia is desperate not to be trapped in Chicago for another winter of exploring the frozen Great Lakes.

However, for each passing hour that her flight delays, her hopes of joining a research voyage in Florida becomes ever more unlikely.

Jeremy is determined to head to Florida to get it over with the demands of his family's boating business.

What he really wants is to become curator of a Chicago museum.

Stranded in an airport, waiting for the blizzard to end, can two individuals, who are on different journeys, converge and fall in love?

Author: Kate Forest
First Release: 2016
Publisher: Ruby Basset Publishing
In Tune Out of Sync

Veronica “Ronnie” Lukas dreams of playing violin with the New York Philharmonic, so much that not even her dyslexia will stop her.

Scott Grossman may have Tourette’s Syndrome, but the effects of the disorder have reduced ever since he started playing the violin.

Now in the spotlight due to his talent, he becomes the voice of those living with Tourette’s.

So when Scott is awarded first chair of a tiny regional orchestra, Ronnie reluctantly accepts to be under the shadow of the lovable violinist who's open about his disorder.

However, there is only one open slot in the New York Philharmonic.

This contest will pit secrecy against openness, and spotlight against shadows.

Author: Kate Forest
First Release: 2017
ISBN: 978-0998560748
Publisher: Ruby Basset Publishing
Standing Up

Physics major Jill Kramer tutors college athletes in an effort to raise money for her tuition.

With NASA being her end goal, the one thing that the college junior will never allow is for a guy to derail her from her dreams.

She learnt that the painful way from her ex.

Ex-football star Mike Lewis is getting tutored by a lovely calculus expert in a bid to appease his tough father with good grades.

That should convince his old man that he is still pursuing law school, rather than his theatre dreams.

On prosthetics after a tragic accident, his Broadway dreams seem unattainable.

When feelings emerge, will Jill and Mike be willing to stand up for what they want?

Author: Kate Forest
First Release: 2017
ISBN: 978-0998560700
Publisher: Ruby Basset Publishing
A More Perfect Love

Recently graduated exceptionally, Cathy Gold’s future looks promising—until her domineering father takes away her dream job, ordering her to tie the knot with the delightful Jewish boy next door.

Desperate for one final experience of freedom, she goes to work as an interim bookkeeper at a resort.

Thomas Cullen rose to become manager of Catskills resort, despite having a terrible past.

Set to living the American dream, the last thing that the Irish migrant needs is a distraction.

Cathy is more than just a distraction. She is an irresistible temptation.

Given how being together is forbidden, will these two fight for the happiness that they deserve?

Author: Kate Forest
First Release: 2019
ISBN: 978-0998560779
Publisher: Ruby Basset Publishing
Washed Up

Desperate to make a fresh start, discredited PR representative, Elizabeth Willison, will take on any clients.

Not even working during the winter with a secluded movie playboy, who everyone is avoiding like plague, is enough to discourage her.

Well beyond his best years in front of the camera, Cole Jenkins will stop at nothing to redeem himself and rebuild his career.

Not even shooting a low-budget lifeguard series, and constantly being at loggerheads with the annoying PR lady rebuilding his image, is enough to discourage him.

But even in the winter of Jersey Shore, sparks can fly.

Will Cole and Elizabeth manage to keep things professional?

Author: Kate Forest
First Release: 2019
Ebook: B07QNRJ7KQ
Publisher: Ruby Basset Publishing
Just for Laughs

Mark Lewis would love nothing more than to pursue his acting career.

However, his secure job as a social worker acts as a safety net as he fulfills the dreams of others.

The last thing that Dana Helman, the “disabled daughter” of a popular mom, wants is to live in the limelight again.

She most especially doesn’t want the trouble that comes with being with a man in the entertainment industry.

But when Mark and Dana cross paths once again a decade after high school, strong emotions will push them to convert their worries into love, and their dreams into reality.

Author: Kate Forest
First Release: 2019
Ebook: B07MTLQ9SP
Publisher: Ruby Basset Publishing