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MK McClintock

Award-Winning Author. Storyteller. Poet. Baker. Seeker of Beauty & Quiet Places.


About MK McClintock

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Award-winning author MK McClintock writes historical romantic fiction about courageous and honorable men and strong women who appreciate chivalry, like those in her Montana Gallagher, British Agent, and Crooked Creek series. 

Born on the west coast, she studied business at university until she decided culinary school was a lot more fun. Armed with a gypsy spirit and adventurous nature, MK traveled from coast to coast living in remote mountain towns and small New England villages, traversed rocky coasts, experienced fine Southern hospitality, and explored the Highlands of Scotland before returning home to the mountains.


Her stories of adventure, romance, and mystery sweep across the American West to the Victorian British Isles, with places and times between and beyond. With her heart deeply rooted in the past, she enjoys a quiet life in the northern Rocky Mountains. Visit her online at

A note from MK

Welcome to my home on the great wide web, where there's always time for a cup of tea and a good book. I hope you enjoy browsing the various historical romance and mystery novels to discover heartwarming love stories and exciting adventures set against breathtaking scenery in the American West and across the sea to Scotland, Ireland, and England. Peruse the website to discover all the books, plus find links to different series pages and bonus content. Have fun and happy reading!


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It is my favorite escape, full

of discovery and wonder. Writing allows me to live every life I have ever wanted.



I am an amateur and wanderer, seeking to capture moments on an eternal canvas.



C.S. Lewis said it best: "You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me."



One cannot know how they got to where they are without knowing what came before.



Once upon a time, I was going to be a pastry chef . . . plans changed, but my love for baking never went away.

Social Media


It is a love-hate relationship . . . but mostly hate. Instagram and Pinterest are kind of fun.


A little more . . .

Although I avidly wrote poems and short stories from a young age and spent hours upon hours reading when I should have been studying (or paying attention in class), I did not set out to be an author. From education to business to culinary arts, I couldn't decide what I wanted to do with my professional life. After one final summer break from school managing a lakeside marina, my mother and I launched our first business—and I've never looked back.


Over the following two decades, I enjoyed time in the rolling hills of New England, the heather-covered landscape of Scotland, and of course, the majesty of my Rocky Mountain home. It was also during this time that floods of ideas filled my imagination, and I started many novels. After my last return to Montana, I realized it was time to begin a new journey and finish the first book. Every event and experience has shaped my characters and stories, giving them depth and life they might not otherwise have had. Wherever the story takes you, I hope you discover amazing places, meet fascinating people, and enjoy many exciting adventures. 

When it comes to questions about my personal life, I tell most everyone this: If you want to know the real me, the deep-down-to-my-heart-and-soul-me, read my books. Everything I love, dream about, want to be, hope to ever do, and more, can be found amongst the characters, romances, and adventures in my stories.

Be well, be kind, and never stop believing something wonderful is waiting for you.

—MK McClintock

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This website is updated regularly and has a lot of information, so chances are you'll find answers to most of your questions within these virtual pages. You won't find information about my family (except the four-legged members), but I do like to share pretty pictures. 


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