Magical fantasy meets
delicious romance.

Once upon a time, a little girl dreamed of magic—and of princes and sultans and the wondrous ladies who stole their hearts. Today Cate Rowan writes stories of quests and danger, passion in faraway realms, and the triumphant power of love.

Hello! I’m an award-winning author of sensuous fantasy romance novels, including the Alaia Chronicles series. My books explore themes of magic, fate/kismet, exotic cultures, the dark responsibilities of royalty, and love’s healing nature.

Here at my website you’ll find links to my books, the awards they’ve won, my blog, and a bit about me. Sign up for my newsletter to hear about new releases and get extra stories and other goodies! Want to reach me? Click my Contact page.

Enjoy your visit—and dream of love in magical worlds.

- Cate

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  1. My stories are now available as audiobooks at Audible, iTunes and Amazon!
  2. The Romance Reviews has chosen The Source of Magic as a Top Pick. Woohoo!

TheRomanceReviews Top Pick for The Source of Magic

The Romance Reviews has awarded The Source of Magic
its coveted Top Pick designation

 TheRomanceReviews Best Book of 2010 nominee Kismet's Kiss

The Romance Reviews nominated Kismet’s Kiss
for Best Fantasy Romance AND Best Debut of 2010

Award-Winning Fantasy Romance: Kismet's Kiss by Cate Rowan


REVIEWS of my books are available at many wonderful places, including:

The Romance Reviews






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Acclaim for Cate’s Books

One of those rare treasures that, once started, you hope will never end. A magical ride. Unforgettable characters and twists and turns that keep us turning the pages. Forget about sleeping, because I wasn’t able to put this novel down until the end, and you won’t be able to either.”

Cover of The Source of Magic by Cate Rowan
—The Romance Reviews

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