Kathleen Baldwin has written several award-winning Regency romantic comedies including Mistaken Kiss, a Holt Medallion Finalist. Her alternate historical fantasy for teens, A SCHOOL FOR UNUSUAL GIRLS, was a Junior Library Guild selection. Kansas State NEA Reading Circle gave her a starred review in their “Best of the Best” for High Schools. Texas library Association awarded Kathleen the Spirit of Texas for their 2016 middle school reading programs. Scholastic licensed her books for school book fairs. REFUGE FOR MASTERMINDS, Book 3 in the Stranje House series, won a 2018 Booksellers’ Best award.
Her books have been optioned for film multiple times, including by Ian Bryce, renowned producer of Spiderman, Transformers, Saving Private Ryan, and other blockbuster films. #1 New York Times bestselling author Meg Cabot calls Kathleen’s series, “completely original and totally engrossing.” New York Times Sunday Review called it, “enticing from the first sentence.”