Barbara Kyle

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BARBARA KYLE is the author of the bestselling "Thornleigh Saga" series of historical novels set in 16th-century England, and of acclaimed thrillers. Over half a million copies of her books have been sold in seven countries.

Barbara’s 12th novel, The Deadly Trade, will be published in September 2023. A murder mystery set in an Ontario city based on Guelph, The Deadly Trade features animal rights activist Natalie Sinclair and her band of volunteers who rescue abandoned and abused animals.

A screenwriter as well, Barbara wrote the screenplay for the feature film Saving Dinah available on Amazon Prime.

Barbara has taught writers at the University of Toronto and is a popular guest presenter at international writers' conferences. She has also coached hundreds of writers in her online programs, and many have become award-winning authors. Her video course "Your Path to Writing a Page-Turner" is a Udemy bestseller.

Barbara and her husband have lived in Guelph since 2013. They call it "Camelot."

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The Deadly Trade

The Man From Spirit Creek

The Thornleigh Saga series:

The Traitor's Daughter

The Queen's Exiles

Blood Between Queens

The Queen’s Gamble

The Queen’s Captive

The King’s Daughter

The Queen’s Lady


Beyond Recall

After Shock

The Experiment


Titles by Barbara Kyle