Kate Rothwell, who also publishes as Summer Devon, writes a lot of fiction.
She's written novels or novellas for Kensington, Samhain, Ellora's Cave, Total-e-Bound Publishing, Carina, Loose Id, Liquid Silver, an All Romance Ebooks anthology, Booksforabuck and herself.
Though her favorite subgenre is late Victorian historicals, especially with a New York City setting, she also writes contemporaries, paranormals and fantasy. The one consistent factor: the stories are all character-driven romance.
She's won numerous awards such as the Passionate Plume (she finalled a few times and won 2011 with co-writer Bonnie Dee), finalled in the Eppies, won a RIO award, the Golden Rose, the ecataromance Reviewer's Choice award, and she was a Romantic Times Readers' Choice finalist.
You can find her at twitter, Facebook, her own blog and if she's really avoiding work, she's exploring sites like tvtropes.org or Lee Jackson's historical blog.
Kate has worked as: a service manager/parts runner in a Saab garage, an artists' model, a day care center child care provider, a sales clerk, a bartender in an Irish bar in Boston (green beer on St. Patrick's day), a reporter, a feature writer, a food prep chef, a cross-stitch kit instructions writer, a publisher and editor of a newspaper for children, a substitute teacher (for about a month).