Kim Taylor Blakemore

Kim Taylor Blakemore

Kim writes historical novels that feature fierce and often dangerous women. She writes about the thieves and servants, murderesses and soiled doves, grifters and dancehall girls - the women with darker stories, tangled lies and hidden motives. Her adult debut in historical mystery, The Companion (Lake Union) was lauded by Publisher’s Weekly as “a captivating tale of psychological suspense.” Her novel After Alice Fell will be released by Lake Union in March 2021. She is also the author of Bowery Girl and the WILLA Literary Award winner for her YA novel Cissy Funk. Recipient of a Tucson Festival of Books Literary Award, WILLA Literary Award, and three Regional Arts and Culture Council (RACC) grants, and is a member of Historical Novel Society, Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime. Outside of writing, she is a novel coach (, history nerd, and gothic novel lover. She lives with her family in the Pacific Northwest and loves the rain. Truly. ​ Visit her at: Subscribe to her newsletter:

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