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Kate Bateman / KC Bateman is the #1 bestselling author of Regency and Renaissance historical romances, including the Secrets & Spies series and the Bow Street Bachelors series. Her books have received multiple reviews and stars from Publishers Weekly and Library Journal, and feature smart, combative heroines (tough ones in corsets!), slyly inappropriate pranksters, and heroes we want to strangle and kiss. His renaissance play O Diabo para Pagar was nominated for a RITA in 2019.
When not writing, Kate leads a double life as a fine art appraiser and antique expert on the screen of various UK TV shows. She currently lives in Illinois, USA, with her numbers-loving husband and three tireless children, and regularly returns to her native England "for research". Kate loves to hear from readers. Get in touch with her through her website:, and sign up for regular updates on new releases, giveaways, and exclusive snippets.

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Secrets & Spies


Spies do what they have to to fulfill their missions and prevent Napoleon from succeeding.
They just didn't expect to come across women so determined and capable of turning their hearts around.


The Devil to pay


The promise of a Kiss


The promise of a Kiss

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