Barbara Kyle is the author of the acclaimed Thornleigh Saga, a seven-book series of historical novels set in 16th-century England (“Riveting Tudor drama” – USA Today) and of contemporary thrillers including Beyond Recall, which was a Literary Guild Selection. Her latest novel is The Man from Spirit Creek (“A stunning thriller” – Goodreads). Over half a million copies of her books have been sold in seven countries.
Barbara has taught writers at the University of Toronto and is a popular guest presenter at international writers’ conferences. Her book Page-Turner has inspired writers around the world. Her video course “Your Path to Writing a Page-Turner” is a Udemy Bestseller.
Through her master classes and mentoring Barbara has helped launch many writers to published success, including bestselling mystery author Robert Rotenberg, award-winning historical novelists Cryssa Bazos and Bruce Gardner, debut novelist Christine Higdon, sci-fi author Colleen Winter, and Steven T. Wax for his award-winning memoir.
Before becoming an author, Barbara enjoyed a 20-year acting career in television, film, and stage productions in Canada and the U.S.