Welcome to My Web Site

As you explore the website, I hope you will order the Nikki Garcia Thrillers and the collection of short stories in – Backyard Volcano, If you do, please drop me a note to let me know what you think of Nikki’s adventures and the short stories in Backyard Volcano.

Thanks for visiting my website. Enjoy reading and I look forward to hearing from you.

Kathryn Lane

Coyote Zone, the second novel in the Nikki Garcia Thriller Series, released in October 2017, has Nikki undercover with human traffickers. Coyote Zone has been awarded a Pinnacle Achievement Award for Best Thriller (Fall 2017) by the National Association of Book Entrepreneurs.  See Killer Nashville International Writers
Conference review. (click here to read)

Waking Up in Medellin, the first novel in the Nikki Garcia Thriller Series, received two Silver Falchion awards by Killer Nashville Writers Conference – Best Book of the Year for 2017, and Best Adult Suspense Fiction for 2017. It also received a Pinnacle Award for fiction by the National Association of Book Entrepreneurs (NABE). The novel is also a finalist for a RONE Award by InD’tale Magazine.


Backyard Volcano And Other Mysteries of the Heart,  published by Alamo Bay Press, is a collection of my short stories. These stories contain symbolism, punctuated by hints of surrealism. They surprise you with twists & turns so common in every day life in Latin cultures.