Indie writer, freelance editor, sensitivity reader
C. J. Kavanaugh is an indie writer to follow. Queen of Thieves is a YA retelling of the tale, Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves. In this tale, Kavanaugh asks, is saving your family worth becoming your worst nightmare? This story is filled with secrets, blackmail, and desperate choices. You can find it on Amazon. It is available both in Kindle and paperback. (Links to books not monetized.)
She is currently working on an LGBTQ+ romance novel, Duet Rubato. Catie Klarken, a single mother and dancer, runs into her ex-girlfriend on set after a harrowing year. Catie survived a near-fatal accident and has been struggling to support her daughter. After three years, she lands the lead in a musical, where the assistant director is her ex-girlfriend. Is re-igniting the old flame between her and her ex be worth the risk? Sign up for Kavanaugh’s newsletter to keep up to date. You can also follow her on Instagram.