Media Kit


Kellie VanHorn is a Publishers Weekly bestselling author of inspirational romantic suspense. She has college degrees in biology and nautical archaeology, but she’s always found her sense of adventure most satisfied by a great story. When not writing, Kellie can be found teaching her four children, camping, baking, and gardening. She lives with her family in west Michigan.

Kellie is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers, FHL Christian Writers, and Michigan Romance Writers. She’s a 2022 HOLT Medallion winner and 2020 double finalist, 2019 Golden Heart® finalist, 2018 Daphne du Maurier award winner (unpublished), and double 2018 Genesis semi-finalist.

Kellie is represented by Ali Herring of Spencerhill Associates.

Newest Release (coming july 25, 2023:

(Click the book cover for buy links and blurb)

ISBN-13 (mass market paperback): 978-1335597540

ISBN-13 (ebook): 978-0369741059

Publisher: HarperCollins/ Harlequin Love Inspired Suspense

Page count: 224

Past Interviews:

The Suspense Squad video interview – Kellie VanHorn – Buried Evidence

The Romantic Side of Suspense podcast with Sarah Hamaker – Ep. 56 How the Setting Got Kellie VanHorn into Writing

Four Foxes, One Hound blog – Guest Author: Kellie VanHorn and Buried Evidence

Inkwell Inspirations blog – BURIED EVIDENCE by Kellie VanHorn Interview with Trixi Oberembt

Sample INterview Questions:

  • What inspired you to start writing? When did you know you wanted to be an author?
  • What’s your favorite thing about writing romantic suspense?
  • Where do you find your ideas?
  • What was the publishing journey like for you? How long did it take to get published?
  • How much do you write each day? Do you have any specific routines you follow, or a favorite place to work?
  • What’s something unique about you readers don’t know?
  • What other hobbies or interests do you have besides writing?
  • What was your favorite part about writing DANGEROUS DESERT ABDUCTION? The hardest part?
  • Which character was your favorite to write? Why?
  • Why did you decide to set the story in the Badlands?
  • How did you do the research for this book?
  • What do you hope readers take away from the story?

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