Chapter 1 Excerpt | The Gift of Joy

CHAPTER ONE Joy tried not to limp or rub at her sore backside as she paused at the edge of the tree line to observe the area around her family’s home. The large barn where her dat housed the horses he trained—for Amish as well as Englischers—partially blocked her view. Beyond that lay their old... Continue Reading →

Snowball’s Christmas in German!

This is a very exciting day for me. Snowball's Christmas is now available in German! Seeing my work translated into more languages and reach more readers...absolutely a dream come true! Snowball's Christmas in German! Isn't the cover adorable? A huge thank you to my publishers, S. Fisher Verlag and Kensington, for giving me this opportunity... Continue Reading →

New Release | The Twelve Days of Chistmas

Are you looking for a bit of fluff that brings you holiday hope and cheer? The Twelve Days of Christmas, featuring Snowball the kitty is here! This Christmas, one gold ring will do purrfectly… Just in time for the holidays, author Kristen McKanagh gifts readers with the latest heartwarming novel featuring lovable, irresistible, mischievous feline... Continue Reading →

Kobo Labour Day Sale!

This Labour Day / Labor Day weekend... relax with a fantastic new book! Kobo is having a terrific ebook sale, including Snowball's Christmas for only $1.99! KOBO SALE!!!*limited time only. 9/2-6/21SNOWBALL'S CHRISTMAS $1.99*discount price available at most retailers

Goodreads Giveaway

Merry early Christmas! My awesome publisher is giving away 100 PRINT COPIES of The 12 Days of Snowball on Goodreads! This uplifting, humorous Christmas rom-com is set at a charming B&B that's ruled by a matchmaking cat named Snowball! ENTER HERE*Giveaway open for entries thru 8.20.21


Life is full of joy when it’s least expected in this sweet Amish romance from the author of The Gift of Hope. Joshua Kanagy’s older brother has left the family gift shop business, which is wonderful gute for Aaron, but not for Joshua. Horses are his talent—raising and training them. But how can Joshua step away... Continue Reading →

Snowball’s Christmas in Czech & Hardcover

Several countries have picked up Snowball's Christmas to translate and publish this fall including the Czech Republic. I just got the copies of my book from the Czech Republic and was thrilled to find that my publisher there--Motto--are publishing it in hardback. With a sparkly book jacket, a red silk attached bookmark, and everything. Even adorable paw... Continue Reading →

New Release | The Gift of Hope

It's finally here! The Gift of Hope is now available in paperback, in ebook, and in audiobook! Hope and Aarons story flew onto the pages. It was truly a pleasure to lose myself in characters and a world where faith and family and good hearts are all something to honor and cherish. I hope you... Continue Reading →

The Gift of Hope | Chapter 1 Excerpt

The knock at the door was expected, but a bit early. “I’ll get it,” Hope Beiler tried to quietly shout down the stairs from her doorway. Her sister was always saying she was too loud, but she was trying. She needn’t have bothered this time. The front door squealed a protest at the use. Over... Continue Reading →

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