I'm thrilled to be part of this esteemed group of authors in WWII and Art in Fiction. My heroine Lydie is a young artist who uses her craft to cope with the horrors of war, grief, and abuse. It becomes a pivotal method in expressing what she cannot say, and helps guide her towards freedom. … Continue reading WWII and Art in Fiction
It's always a pleasure working with Jenny Kane on her fabulous blog, and I'm back for another edition of Opening Lines, this time with The Broken Tree! So, grab your favorite beverage of choice, relax, and enjoy the opening lines to my latest novel! https://jennykane.co.uk/blog/opening-lines-with-kellie-butler-the-broken-tree/
I'm so thrilled to reveal the cover for The Broken Tree, the third book in The Laurelhurst Chronicles saga, due out August 1, 2019! An anxious homecoming, a three-hundred-year-old legend, and an obsessed, scorned heir bent on revenge. Welcome back to Laurelhurst. Fifteen years ago, Lydie Cavert Bainbridge left the dark days of her youth … Continue reading Cover Reveal: The Broken Tree
If you've been waiting for both books of The Laurelhurst Chronicles saga to go on sale, wait no more! My e-books are 99 cents from now until the end of April 2019! It won't be long before The Broken Tree will be available for pre-order, so grab this while you can at this low price … Continue reading Spring e-Book Sale
I'll be chatting about my series and signing books at the McComb Public Library on April 4th, 2019 at noon as part of the McComb Public Library's Munch-a-Lunch program! Come see me and have books signed!
I'm pleased to mark the beginning of a new blog post series on the historical background of Before the Flood, and we're starting off with Lydia's artistic background at Barnard College, one of the Seven Sisters colleges of the Northeast. Someone asked me if Lydia is based upon a real historical figure, and the answer is … Continue reading Behind the Book: Mary Carroll Nelson, A Portrait of a Barnard College ’50 Fine Arts Alumna
Today through Cyber Monday, I'm offering all my books - paperbacks and eBooks for 25 percent off! Ebooks are discounted to $2.99 on Amazon, Kobo, Barnes and Noble, and iBooks! Paperbacks are discounted to $9.75 and $11.99 on Amazon! You can purchase the Kindle and paperback editions here on my site! For e-books on Kobo, … Continue reading Holiday Surprise Sale! 25 Percent Off All Books!
I'm thrilled to be part of this year's Bookluver's Christmas Hamper giveaway with both of my books Beneath a Moonless Sky and Before the Flood! There are a lot of excellent books in the hamper this year, including some by my friends Marion Kummerow and Dianne Ascroft. There is something in every genre to … Continue reading Christmas Hamper Giveaway!
See that new Extras page? I'll be adding some really neat stuff there, from signed copy requests (which is there now) and upcoming things such as book club questions. I'll post on my blog when new features are added to the page. Thank you for supporting independent presses.
Note: I receive a small amount of compensation from books ordered on my site through Amazon. The second chapter of the Laurelhurst Chronicles is now live online and available through a number of retailers! A sneak peek is on the books page! The paperback edition is available exclusively through Amazon or myself at signings or … Continue reading Before the Flood is now available!