Romantic Book of the Year author, Kendall Talbot, writes action-packed romantic suspense loaded with sizzling heat and intriguing mysteries set in exotic locations. She hates cheating, loves a good happily ever after, and thrives on thrilling adventures with kick-ass heroines and heroes with rippling abs and broken hearts.
Kendall has sought thrills in all 46 countries she’s visited. She’s rappelled down freezing waterfalls, catapulted out of a white-water raft, jumped off a mountain with a man who spoke little English, and got way too close to a sixteen-foot shark.
She lives in Brisbane, Australia with her very own hero and a fluffy little dog who specializes in hijacking her writing time. When she isn’t writing or reading, she’s enjoying wine and cheese with her crazy friends and planning her next international escape.
Kendall’s book, Lost in Kakadu won the acclaimed title of Romantic Book of the Year in 2014, and she’s also been a finalist for Best Romantic Suspense, Best Crime Novel, Best Continuing Series, and Best New Author.
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Kendall's exciting adventures
Abseiling (Australia, New Zealand)
Alligator Tour (New Orleans USA)
Alcatraz Tour (San Francisco USA)
Ate deep fried grasshopper (Vietnam)
ATV buggy adventure (Mexico)
Bartered in the Bazaar (Turkey)
Black water rafting (In a cave) (New Zealand)
Bob Sledding/Snow Mobile (Canada and Sweden)
Cable Car rides (Brazil, Greek Islands, Vancouver)
Camel riding (Egypt)
Canyoning (New Zealand)
Caving (New Zealand, Thailand)
Climbed Ayers Rock/Uluru (Australia)
Climbed Mackinnon Pass (New Zealand)
Climbed Mount Warning (NSW Australia)
Climbed Mount Tibrogargan (QLD Australia)
Climbed Sydney Harbour Bridge (NSW Australia)
Crawled through Cu Chi Tunnels (Vietnam)
Danced a few Irish jig at New Years Eve - (Galway Ireland)
Deep Sea Fishing (Australia, Solomon Islands)
Dog sledding on a frozen lake (Sweden)
Explored Pompeii - twice (Italy)
Explored Chichen Itza Mayan Temple (Mexico)
Flying Fox/High Trees (New Zealand, Tasmania, Australia)
Gambled in the casino (Macau, Las Vegas)
Go Carting (New Zealand, Australia, Canada)
Gondola Ride Venice (Italy)
Hang Gliding (Rio - Brazil)
Hiked the Cinque Terre (Italy)
Hiked the Franz Josef Glacier (New Zealand)
Ice Hotel Sweden - slept in Ice room
Jet Boating (Australia, Bali, New Zealand)
Jet Skiing (Australia, Bali)
Jumped into a Cenotes (Mexico)
Marveled at Stonehenge (England)
Overnight Train (New Orleans to Chicago)
October Fest Party (Germany)
Paragliding (Australia, Bali)
Quad Biking (Bali)
River rafting (Jamaica)
Rock Climbing (Australia)
Sailing (Australia, Bali)
Scuba diving (Australia, Christmas Island, Solomon Islands)
Scuba Dive with Sharks (Solomon Islands)
Scuba Dive with whale sharks (Christmas Island)
Searched for the Loch Ness monster (Scotland, of course)
Snow Skiing (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, France)
Stand up paddle board (Australia)
Swim with Sting rays (Grand Cayman Island)
Tramping/Hiking (Australia, New Zealand-Milford Track)
Underground tour (Seattle)
Visited Vasa - the 300 years old Viking ship
Visited the Amish communities of Philadelphia (USA)
Visited the Vatican City (Italy)
Voodoo tour in New Orleans (USA)
Waved to the Queen outside Buckingham Palace (UK)
Whale Watching (Australia, Mexico)
White water rafting (Australia, Bali, New Zealand)
Wine tasting - every where.....bring it on.
Places Kendall has visited
Kendall's Writing Achievements
2021 - Short listed for the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize.
2021 - Received a 3 book audiobook deal for my Waves of Fate series.
2020 - Received the rights back to all my books and self published
2017 - Signed a 3 book deal with USA publisher - Kensington Publishing
2016 - 3 books in finals for Best Crime Novel - Davitt Awards.
2015 - My book - Double Take - sold to publisher Harlequin Mira
2014 - Signed a 3 book deal with Escape Publishing
2014 - Winner Romantic Book of the Year (Romantic Elements) for Lost in Kakadu.
2014 - Top 100 in Australia's Favourite Novelist - Booktopia
2014- Finalist in the Australian Romance Readers Association awards for Best New Author, AND Best Romantic suspense for Lost in Kakadu
2013 - First Book (Lost in Kakadu) published by Harlequin Escape - YAY
2011 - Winner Romance Writers Australia 5DI - 5 day intensive manuscript development workshop
2011 - Short story published
2011 - Winner Byron Bay Writers Festival - Pitch Perfect Competition
2010 - Winner CAL society of editors manuscript assessment
2008 - Wrote my first book - Lost in Kakadu
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