Celebrating Juneteenth and Building a Future of Equality and Fairness

It wasn’t until about ten years ago that I first began hearing of Juneteenth celebrations being held on June 19th each year. But I had no idea of the historical significance and importance of the date to Black communities around the country. I decided to educate myself.According to a New York Times article, (June 2,... Read more

Salvation Station National Indie Excellence Awards Finalist in Two Categories

I am thrilled to share the news that Salvation Station was a finalist in two categories of the 15th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards (NIEAs). The NIEAs celebrate independent publishing as a strong and vital sector of the industry. Recognizing excellence in all aspects of the final presentation, NIEA champions self-publishers and the independent presses... Read more

Mystery and Remembrance

Memorial Day is celebrated by many Americans as a remembrance and thank you to those men and women who served in the military. For those without any military connections, it takes the form of what used to be referred to as Decoration Day. In 1971, Memorial Day became a national holiday as declared by Congress.For... Read more

Darkness and Grace | By Kathryn Schleich

Inspired by real-life events, Darkness and Grace is a compelling story of the Pierson family as they discover that neither their money nor their considerable influence can keep them safe from one woman’s malicious intent. It’s the classic struggle between good and evil, as well as the violent undercurrent running beneath the illusory serenity of a close-knit Midwestern family.

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Salvation Station | A Crime Novel by Kathryn Schleich

When committed female police captain Linda Turner, haunted by the murders of two small children and their pastor father, becomes obsessed with solving the harrowing case, she finds herself wrapped up in a mission to expose a fraudulent religious organization and an unrepentant killer.

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About Kathryn

Kathryn Schleich is an author, feminist and activist in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul Metro area. She champions youth literacy and press rights.

Published Works

Kathryn’s published works seek to uncover the obvious and hidden portrayals of women in the public space. She brings women to the focal point of stories as protagonists and antagonists, and is driven to promote fellow women writers within the community.

Resources For Writers

Kathryn has compiled a one-stop shop for valuable resources for writers of fiction and non-fiction. Some blogs and sites are tried and true; others are new finds. Kathryn is always on the lookout for fresh, useful material.