Cathryn Parry is the author of eleven novels from Harlequin Books. Her long contemporary romances have received such honors as a Booksellers’ Best Award, HOLT Medallion Awards of Merit, and several readers’ choice nominations. She enjoys writing about flawed but noble characters who find healing through love.
“If you are looking for a feel-good story, one that will touch your heart and engage your emotions, then Secret Garden by Cathryn Parry is perfect for you. It will leave you with more than a good feeling. It will leave you with hope.” Debby, Cataromance Reviews
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News and Appearances:
2018 Public Events: On April 22, Cathryn will be participating in the Author Fair from 1-3 PM at Bigelow Public Library in Clinton, MA. All are welcome.
August, 2017 News: End your summer with a spark of romance–meet the romance authors! Cathryn will be participating in a book signing with romance authors Stephanie Queen, Karen Foley, and Jean Grant at the Barnes & Noble in Leominster, MA on Saturday August 26 from noon to 4 PM.
May 2017 News: The Secret Between Them is a Booksellers’ Best Award finalist for long contemporary romance.
October, 2016 News: Beginning October 29 from 10-12 a.m., Cathryn will be hosting several “write-in” sessions for National Novel Writing Month at the Clinton, MA Bigelow Public Library. All are welcome!
May, 2016 News: Secret Garden is a New England Readers’ Choice Award finalist for long contemporary romance. Secret Garden is also a finalist for the HOLT Medallion in long contemporary romance. And, Secret Garden finaled in the contemporary series category of the National Readers’ Choice Awards.
2016 Public Events: On February 16, Cathryn will be participating in a book club for Secret Garden at the Bigelow Public Library in Clinton, MA. On April 6, she will be giving an author spotlight at Harlequin Junkie.com. On April 30, she will be signing The Secret Between Them at The New England Chapter Let Your Imagination Take Flight Book Fair in Burlington, MA. July 13th she’ll be signing The Secret Between Them at the Readers For Life Literacy Autographing in San Diego, CA.
August, 2015: Cathryn will be participating in an author event on Saturday, August 22nd from 12-4 PM at the Barnes & Noble in Leominster, MA. All are welcome!
July, 2015: Signing Scotland for Christmas at the New York City Marriott Marquis on Wednesday, July 22nd from 5:30-7:30 as part of the “Readers for Life” Literacy Autographing. The proceeds from book sales will go to literacy organizations. Please stop by and say hello!
February, 2015: Scotland for Christmas received the Cataromance Reviewers’ Choice Award for 2014. Thank you, Cataromance.com!
December, 2014: Book signing scheduled! On Saturday, December 13, 2014, Cathryn will be signing Scotland for Christmas at the Barnes & Noble in Leominster, Massachusetts from 12-4 PM.
July, 2014: Signing The Sweetest Hours at “Readers for Life Literacy Autographing” in the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter, July 23rd 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The public is welcome.
May, 2014: Cathryn will be signing romances at a book signing, open to the public, on Saturday, May 3, 2014 in Burlington, MA, Marriott Hotel, 4-5:30 p.m. This is a group signing following the New England Chapter RWA writers’ conference. She’ll also be delivering a workshop on Friday during the conference to registered attendees.
June, 2014: Updated the book pages with covers from French-translation editions. The Long Way Home will be released as Retour à Wallis Point on June 1, 2014.
November, 2013: The Sweetest Hours received a 4-Star Review from RT Book Reviews: “Charming, yet flawed characters make this book a keeper.”
July 17, 2013: At the Romance Writers of America Annual Conference, The Long Way Home won the Booksellers’ Best Award for best long contemporary romance of 2013!
February, 2013: A French version of Something to Prove is now available. Titled “Week-end Sous La Neige.”
November, 2012: Book signing scheduled! On Saturday, December 1, 2012 Cathryn will be signing The Long Way Home at the Barnes & Noble in Leominster, Massachusetts from 12-4 PM.
January, 2012: Updated “Cathryn’s Books” page with new reviews. Updated “Bio” page with book signing photos. Thanks to all who attended! Your support is appreciated!
November, 2011: Book signing scheduled! On Saturday, January 7, 2012 Cathryn will be signing Something to Prove at the Barnes & Noble in Leominster, Massachusetts from 12-4 PM.
May, 2011: First Sale News! Cathryn is pleased to announce her recent sale to Harlequin Superromance. Something to Prove will be a January, 2011 release.