Kilby Blades is a USA Today bestselling author of Romance and Women’s Fiction. Her debut novel, Snapdragon, was a HOLT Medallion finalist, a Publisher’s Weekly BookLife Prize Semi-Finalist, and an IPPY Award medalist. Kilby was honored with an RSJ Emma Award for Best Debut Author in 2018, and has been lauded by critics for “easing feminism and equality into her novels” (IndieReader) and “writing characters who complement each other like a fine wine does a good meal” (Publisher’s Weekly).
A 15-year digital marketing veteran, Kilby has a passion for dispelling marketing myths and teaching critical thinking skills that lead to better marketing decisions. She is the author of Marketing Steamy Romance and The Book Marketing Audit. Follow her nearly everywhere @kilbyblades.