Press Kit


Kathleen Irene Paterka is an Amazon bestselling author of Women’s Fiction. Her novels embrace universal themes of home and family relationships, of courage and faith, and love. Her popular series, The James Bay novels, are set in Northern Michigan. The fictional town of James Bay plays home to five stand-alone titles: Fatty Patty, Home Fires, Lotto LucyFor I Have Sinned, and Deep Fried Reservations. Kathleen’s latest book, Saturday Night Sisters, will be available late 2020. Kathleen is also the author of two women’s fiction novels, The Other Wife (released February, 2015) and Royal Secrets.

Kathleen is co-author of the non-fiction book For The Love of a Castle, the biography of Castle Farms of Charlevoix, a historic castle listed on the National Registry. Kathleen’s works have also been published in trade journals.

Kathleen and her husband Steve live in the beautiful north country of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. When not pursuing her career as a writer, Kathleen can be found indulging in her favorite pastime: curled up with a good book.

Author Photos

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Kathleen Irene Paterka Color Photo

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All photos courtesy of Anora O’Connor / A13 Studios