Extra! Extra! Baby Duck Hits the Front Page!

Last week I was interviewed by a young journalist, Rebecca Copley, who works for the local newspaper, The Monte Vista Journal. I’d sent them a press release about the upcoming book launch (October 26 at the Narrow Gauge Book Coop in Alamosa), and Rebecca called. The paper wanted to do a feature. One of the…

Wonderful Review of The Brothers Path by Tracy Rail

…”Ms Kennedy proves a fine storyteller and I was engaged right from the start and carried along by the drama.  It is claimed by historians that the Protestant Reformation shaped modern day Europe, helping to draw the boundaries of each nation state, as powerful forces coalesced around their preferred new religious leader, and thus their…

Now an Award-Winning Book!!!!

What started here on WordPress as a blog, is now an award-winning memoir. One reader said, “I started reading your book today. Martha—I love it…If ever there was a love story—this is it.” It is a love story. Another reader says, “Ms. Kennedy’s narratives are rich with sensory descriptions and heart-warming adventures. Anyone who loves hiking and…

Good News for Martin of Gfenn!

CHAUCER BOOK AWARDS 2017 Short Listers for Historical Fiction pre-1750s This is the Official Semi-Finalists List of the Authors and Titles of Works that have been SHORT-LISTED for the Chaucer 2017 Book Awards. These titles will now compete for the First In Category positions. The Chaucer Awards FIRST IN CATEGORY sub-genres  are:  Pre-Historical Fiction, Ancient Historical…

Christmas Excerpt from Martin of Gfenn

Christmas at the Leper Community in the village of Gfenn, Switzerland, sometime in the mid-13th century. Posted on “Before the Second Sleep” — book blog by Lisl Zlitni, part of her Journey to Zürich series.  

Book Signing! Reading! Fun!

I’m very excited about participating in the upcoming Book Blizzard, the San Luis Valley Holiday Book Fair, Friday, December 2 at 5 PM – 8 PM in the Nielsen Library at Adams State University, 208 Edgemont Blvd, Alamosa, Colorado I will have some copies of each of my novels, Martin of Gfenn, Savior, and The Brothers Path for sale…

The Story of Zürich and Me

Lisl Zlitni has kindly invited me to write a guest post on her blog, Before the Second Sleep, in connection with a series she’s doing on my novels. Here’s Journey to Zürich. Zürich Through Time and Space by Martha Kennedy Grossmünster (Great Church) My relationship with Zürich did not start well. On my first visit…

Martin of Gfenn — An Artist’s Story

Martin of Gfenn BY MARTHA KENNEDY Find & buy on Amazon In Martha Kennedy’s quiet, intensely moving novel Martin of Gfenn, the title character is given at a young age by his father to the Augustine Canons of St. Martin in thirteenth-century Zurich. The boy quickly demonstrates a talent for art, which the Augustinians encourage…