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 get free stories, hear about new releases and get reader goodies! Want to reach me? Just click my Contact page.

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

– Cate

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



“Cate Rowan charmed me with her fantastic worldbuilding about the kingdoms of Kad and Teganne.… A must-read for all fantasy romance lovers.”

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—The Romance Reviews

“Rowan brings in the exotic, the magic and the passion in The Source of Magic. If you love magic and romance, you will love Rowan’s books.”

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—The Pen & Muse Book Reviews

“What little girl (and big girl) hasn’t kissed their share of frogs hoping to have their prince appear? A fun, fast-paced, enjoyably modern fairy tale.”

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—Sizzling Hot Books

“From the first page I was instantly transported into a well-developed fantasy world and couldn’t put my Kindle down until I had finished the last page. A fast-paced story with heartfelt emotion!”

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—Amazon Reviewer

“So much sexual tension that the pages are likely to burn your fingers as you eagerly beg for more.”

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—Coffee Time Romance

“A sweet, magical story. I’m so glad I found it!”

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—Amazon Reviewer

“Cate Rowan is a dream-weaver of paranormal fiction. Sword and Lute has a time-warp vibe fusing elements of Antiquity with the Middle Ages and fantasy. Emotionally enlightening and sensually uplifting.”

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—Susan Frances, Goodreads Reviewer