I never had the opportunity or privilege of meeting this remarkable woman. However, she was a giant in the romance community and I just wanted to honor her and send my condolences to her family, friends and colleagues.
On Twitter, Christina Dodd pointed out a picture of Kate Duffy on Jill Shavis blog. It's incredible and the story moving. Jill Shavis
A tribute to Kate Duffy from Smart Bitches, Trashy Books, here.
Also, on Heart to Heart, Michelle Bunofiglio said this about Kate Duffy
Duffy remarked that the key to a good romance simply is the reader's knowing the hero and heroine are in love long before they understand. "The hero and heroine may think it's temporary, the reader knows it's forever." I remember howling when she added about the classic "opposites attract" construct upping that ante, "He's a demon and she's mostly human, but those kids were meant to be together!
More of the article here.
Borders and authors say farewell to Kate Duffy. A beautiful tribute.