About Kathy L Wheeler / Mia Augustine

Kathy L Wheeler loves:

  • the NFL
  • the NBA
  • Musical Theater – don’t ask how her how many times she’s seen:
    • Phantom of the Opera (12),
    • Wicked (7),
    • Something Rotten (3)
    • Les Miserables (4)
  • Travel:
    • Europe
    • Grand Cayman
    • Mexico
    • All over the US
  • Reading (practically a book a night),
  • Writing (35 published books and counting) and…
  • Karaoke (well… what can she say)

She assists other authors in critiquing, formatting, and creating covers for their publishing dreams.

She writes contemporary and historical romance under Kathy L Wheeler where the heroines save themselves and the heroes who honor their courage with dark suspense and humor.

She is thriving in the Pacific Northwest with her musically talented, lawyer husband and her adorable dog Angel who lives up to her name (…mostly).

 Memberships / Awards

Current Ethics Director – Regency Fiction Writers

Current RWA’s Pen2Paper Guide/Mentor – for Accelerated Writing Course on writing Romance (start to finish) and Paper2Polished Guide/Mentor (edits course)

Captivated By His Countess – Best Regency 2023 – N N Light Book Awards Winner

The Kerse Who Saved Christmas – 1st Place Cupid Awards 2022

A Dagger Cuts Deep – 1st Place Heart Awards 2021

Mail Order Bride: The Breakaway – Finalist International Digital Awards 2019

The Mapmaker’s Wife – 1st Place International Digital Awards 2015

Quotable – 3rd Place International Digital Awards 2013