Laura Kinsale

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Laura Kinsale
Born DOB unknown
Pen name Laura Kinsale
Occupation Novelist
Nationality American
Period 1985-present
Genre Historical romance

Laura Kinsale is an award-winning and New York Times bestselling American writer of historical romance novels since 1985.


Kinsale has a Master of Science in Geology from the University of Texas at Austin.[1] She worked in the petroleum industry before beginning to write. Now, she is a winner and multiple nominee for the Best Book of the Year award given by the Romance Writers of America.


  • The Prince of Midnight: 1991 Rita Awards Best Novel winner
  • Shadowheart: 2005 Rita Awards Best Historical Novel winner


  • Uncertain Magic, (1987/Mar)
  • Midsummer Moon, (1987/Nov)
  • Seize the Fire, (1989/Oct)
  • The Prince of Midnight, (1990/Oct)
  • Flowers From the Storm, (1992/Oct)
  • The Dream Hunter, (1994/Dec)
  • My Sweet Folly, (1997/Jan)
  • Lessons in French, (2010/Feb)

Victorian Hearts Series[edit]

  1. The Hidden Heart, (1986/Apr)
  2. The Shadow and the Star, (1991/Oct)

Medieval Hearts Series[edit]

  1. For My Lady's Heart, (1993/Dec)
  2. Shadowheart, (2004/Apr)

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