Susanna Kearsley's writing has been compared to Mary Stewart, Daphne Du Maurier, and Diana Gabaldon. Her books have been translated into several languages, selected for the Mystery Guild, condensed for Reader's Digest, and optioned for film. She lives in Canada near the shores of Lake Ontario.
"I loved The "Winter Sea". It drew me in from the start and I found myself reading faster and faster just to find out what would happen next... " - Starting Fresh "Reading this book was pure magic. " - Queen of Happy Endings "A creative tour de force... Brilliant!" - New York Journal of Books "This is historical fiction at its best!" - Library of Clean Reads "A beautiful work of historical fiction ." - Rundpinne "The "Winter Sea" is a beautiful story... It will transport you to another time and place. " - A Buckeye Girl Reads "A wonderful book to escape into for a couple of days with fabulous characters, and an engaging story." - In Spring it is the Dawn "Beautiful, clear writing, a believable storyline, adventure and romance." - Bookfoolery and Babble "A well written, engaging historical novel with a dash of romance... it's a page turner. " - A Work in Progress "A breathtaking novel... Kearsley's writing style beautifully spells out the mood for this novel. " - Luxury Reading "One of the most enchanting romance novels of the decade, The "Winter Sea" will find a home on everyone's bookshelf. " - Romance Fiction on Suite101.com "Each page I devoured only made me want to read the next one and the next one... highly engaging. " - The Royal Reviews "Absolutely phenomenal... A stunning, gorgeous and heart-wrenching tale. " - Psychotic State "If you are a fan of Mary Stewart and Barbara Erskine, this is a must for your bookcase." - Celtic Lady's Reviews "The "Winter Sea" was an emotionally poignant, gripping tale of adventure both in the past and the present with characters full of life, and conflicts that tug at the heart strings. A definite read!" - History Undressed "A beautiful and engrossing story... The "Winter Sea" will appeal in spades to fans of Mary Stewart and Diana Gabaldon. " - Angieville "What a gifted writer Ms. Kearsley is! This is one book that I wish had gone on... T" - Books by the Willow Tree " I loved how the author wove the past and the present together as Carrie dreamed of the Jacobite invasion, finding inspiration for her novel, and then in her research discovered that her dreams were more than just dreams." - Let Them Read Books "This book had it all: romance, intrigue, mystery, historical fiction, kick-ass location, and a storyline that made me not want to put the book down." - Life in the Thumb "Marvelous and flawless... " - Read All Over Reviews "The "Winter Sea" is one of those novels that a reader doesn't come across too often." - Midwest Book Review "Beautifully written... A book to be read carefully and savored." - DearAuthor.com "I loved The "Winter Sea." It drew me in from the start and I found myself reading faster and faster just to find out what would happen next... " - Starting Fresh "An excellent "time-travel" story with alternating chapters set in modern time and in the past. I would definitely recommend this book to those who love an epic story rich in historical detail. " - In the Hammock "From the moment I picked up this novel I was intoxicated by the idea of finding not just a muse but true love by pure accident.. A book not to be missed." - Pencil Pushers and Ink Splotches "This book has everything: historical romance, contemporary romance, rebellion, tragedy. All the good stuff... A+ storytelling!" - Readin' and Dreamin' "The Winter Sea is a beautiful story... It will transport you to another time and place. " - A Buckeye Girl Reads "A beautiful work of historical fiction ." - Rundpinne " A perfect blend of romance, real history and what if... " - At Home with a Good Book and the Cat "Vivid... One of those books that you remember long after the last page has been turned." - Debbie's Book Bag "This is historical fiction at its best!" - Library of Clean Reads "Scotland past and present comes vividly alive in this superior piece of historical fiction - the rugged countryside, salty sea air and rich heritage are the perfect setting for this tale of love, loss and destiny. " - Thoughts From Lady Tess "A creative tour de force... Brilliant!" - New York Journal of Books "I loved The Winter Sea. It drew me in from the start and I found myself reading faster and faster just to find out what would happen next... " - Starting Fresh "Reading this book was pure magic. " - Queen of Happy Endings "Skillful writing and research... Readers will not be disappointed in Sophia's enthralling story. Highly recommended." - Historical Novels Review "The rich history and the historical aspect of this novel made it a book that was hard to put down. " - The Romance Studio "Kearsley's novel is highly reminiscent of Barbara Erskine's Lady of Hay and Mary Stewart's works: evocative novels that lift readers straight into another time and place to smell the sea, feel the castle walls, see history and sense every emotion. These are marks of a fantastic storyteller. 4 1/2 Stars, Top Pick of the Month" - RT Book Reviews "The story was deliciously romantic and the writing style matched the brooding, haunting tale very well. Definitely well worth reading!" - All About Romance