Books by Kate Bateman

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A Wicked Game

Now that’s more like it! The Davies and Montgomery family feud has seen the resurgence of the banter and sparkle that’s been missing from some of her recent books, and has produced some of her best work. A Wicked Game, which takes a unique, fresh approach to that old childhood-friends-to-adul ...

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A Daring Pursuit

Kate Bateman returns to the world of the feuding Davies and Montgomery families for this second book in her Ruthless Rivals series. The protagonists this time around are Carys Davies and Tristan Montgomery, sister and brother respectively of the hero and heroine from A Reckless Match – but while t ...

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A Reckless Match

Set in nineteenth-century Wales, Kate Bateman’s A Reckless Match is an entertaining frenemies-to-lovers romance between scions of two noble families who have been enemies for so many hundreds of years that no-one now alive can remember the reason for that enmity.  The humour and effortless banter ...

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To Catch an Earl

Kate Bateman’s To Catch an Earl is complicated by a simple fact; its plot hangs on the loosest of logic threads.  One tug and it all comes apart.  Oh well, at least the banter is decently witty until we get there. Emmy Danvers – formerly Emmeline Louise d’Anvers  -  is the daughter of E ...

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This Earl of Mine

Kate Bateman – or K.C. Bateman as she was known then – made her début as an author of historical romance in 2016 and To Steal a Heart impressed me to such a degree that I counted her as one of the “finds” of the year.  To date, she’s published four historical romances and I’ve rated th ...