Nebraska Authors

Kathryn Grant

AKA: Kathryn Ptacek, Les Simmons, Kathryn Atwood, Anne Mayfield, Kathleen Maxwell

nee Ptacek

Born 1952 Omaha, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Albuquerque, NM

Author Of

  • Fiction


Science fiction; fantasy; horror; suspense; romance; short stories; novels


Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, with a minor in history, with honors, 1974, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque


Short story "Each Night, Each Year" was nominated for the 1989 Bram Stoker Award for Best Short Fiction


As Les Simons:
Gila!. 1981.

As Kathryn Atwood:
Satan's Angel. 1981.
Renegade Lady. 1982.
The Lawless Heart. 1984.
My Lady Rogue. 1986.
Aurora. 1987.

As Anne Mayfield:
The Wayward Widow. 1982.

As Kathleen Maxwell:
The Devil's Heart. 1983.
Winter Masquerade. 1984.

As Kathryn Ptacek:
Shadoweyes. 1984.
Blood Autumn. 1985.
Kachina. 1986.
In Silence Sealed. 1988.
Women of Darkness. 1989
Ghost Dance 1990.
The Hunted. 1993

As Kathryn Grant:
The Phoenix Bells. 1987.
The Black Jade Road. 1989.
The Willow Garden. 1989.

Looking Backward in Darkness. 2013.

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