Saturday, October 14, 2023 - 10am-4pm at Florence Filberg Centre in Downtown Courtenay

Dove Cavanaugh King


Author headshotFor as long as I can remember, I have devoured books. I would sneak them inside my school text books so that it would look like I was working, but I was totally reading. Sorry, Mr. Thompson.
My first love was epic fantasy, stories with dragons and sword fights, and a devious mage working against the hero. Not much romance in those types of books, but that was all I knew.
Then I found romance books, and there was just no turning back. I consumed them like a black hole of happily ever afters. It wasn’t until April of 2020 that I even considered writing my own book, but quarantine gave me the opportunity to step outside my box, and now there is no turning back.
I am so glad you’ve taken a chance on my books. I have so many stories coming your way, and I can’t wait to share them with you.



Tainted Princess: Castoff Empire Book One (Romance)

The Cowboy and The Bombshell: Opposites Attract Book One
Penelope knows that nothing good ever comes easy.
So, when she finds herself pitted against the CEO’s dreadful son-in-law for a promotion that she deserves, Penelope is determined that no amount of nepotism is going to keep her from landing her dream job.
The one thing she didn’t count on was a handsome, grumpy Cowboy that keeps putting his boots all up in her business.

Stone knows better than anyone that working in the family business is a challenge on many levels.
And that’s even more true when your family isn’t really yours.
He has had to work twice as hard to prove he belongs.
So Stone isn’t about to let some know-it-all Blonde Bombshell in hot pink heels question his every move.

But, under the glittering lights of Las Vegas, everything is not as it seems.
When an outside force begins to work against her, can Penelope still prove she has what it takes?
And will Stone and Penelope look far enough past their assumptions about each other to see that they may not be that different after all?

The Soldier and The Princess: Opposites Attract Book Two
Torn between the brother of his soul and the woman who held his heart,
Silas made a choice that still haunts him every day.

Doing the right thing was never going to be easy,
But Silas was starting to wonder if pushing Daphne away was really the right thing after all.

But when trouble finds her, there is no question in his mind:
He’s going to do everything in his power to get her back.

And this time, he’s never letting her go.

Bastard Prince: Castoff Empire Book Two
Enzo Argenti was a born opportunist.
And this was just the kind of thing he’d been looking for.
It was an arrangement. A deal.
Marry the girl, get into the life.
And try to keep his heart out of the equation.

But Francesca De Marco was so much more than he’d been told.
And now someone was trying to hurt her.
Someone was trying to take the woman who meant the world to him.
They call him the Bastard Prince of Las Vegas

But they have no idea.

This time, he’ll show them what a Bastard he can really be.

Bad Medicine: Castoff Empire Book Three
Secrets were never good.
I knew that.
But I had spent so long protecting mine
I didn’t even remember what a life without lies felt like.
But this man?
He made me want to spill my soul at his feet
Just to watch him play with the pieces.
But every secret has a price
And when mine comes due
The cost may be more than I could ever hope to pay.

She shot me down.
It’s not like it had never happened before.
I mean, it was rare, but it had happened.
But this woman?
Man, there was something about her that I just couldn’t shake.
It was starting to look like I really didn’t want to.
But when the truth came out
And I finally saw the whole picture
I knew I’d do whatever it took to keep her.
To keep them both.


Dove is based in Comox, BC.


Tainted Princess: Castoff Empire Book One Francesca De Marco dedicated her life to the Mafia. And the Mafia took without shame. It took her mother. It took her brother. It took everything. And still, she gave. But no matter her hard work and commitment, A woman would never be taken seriously in a man’s world. To the Family, her only use was her ability to be married off. To use her as a pawn, when she was born to be a Queen. But Francesca De Marco is done giving. This time, it’s her turn to take.


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