Kaya McLaren
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Kaya McLaren

After a couple years as a nomad spending winters in Mexico, Kaya McLaren has recently returned to her roots are in the mountains of Washington State. She returned to her career as an art teacher, as well, a career that took her to diverse landscapes like the Quinault Rainforest, Snoqualmie Pass, the wheat country of north central Oregon, and the Jicarilla Apache Reservation in northern New Mexico. In addition to being a writer and art teacher, she's been an archaeologist and a massage therapist. She enjoys art in all its forms, making music with friends, travel, riding horses, telemark skiing, kayaking, soaking in hot springs, and going for walks with her Mexican street dog, Frida.

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    • Church of the Dog

    • By: Kaya McLaren
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Deep in Oregon farm country, Edith and Earl McRae are looking down the barrel of their 50th anniversary with none of the joy such a milestone should hold....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • it was ok....

    • By Anonymous User on 08-28-18

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Firelight Girls

    • By: Kaya McLaren
    • Narrated by: Tanya Eby
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    The past and present collide as five women work to save the summer camp of their youth in this heartwarming novel....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Summer Camp Story

    • By snuffanie on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Road to Enchantment

    • A Novel
    • By: Kaya McLaren
    • Narrated by: Amy McFadden
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Things tend to happen in threes: her mother dies, her boyfriend dumps her, and Willow discovers she is pregnant....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great!

    • By mandy on 12-12-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • How I Came to Sparkle Again

    • A Novel
    • By: Kaya McLaren
    • Narrated by: Tanya Eby
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Three people at the crossroads of heartbreak and healing. Three lives that will be changed one winter in Sparkle, Colorado. One tender, funny, tear-jerking novel that you won’t soon forget....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good read

    • By Brandon on 08-14-16

    Regular price: $29.99

    • On the Divinity of Second Chances

    • By: Kaya McLaren
    • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    A broken family finds its way back together in this captivating story from the author of Church of the Dog....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book full of wonderful insights!

    • By Caitlin on 10-05-12

    Regular price: $28.00

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