Kendra's  story

Kendra James lives in London, Ontario with one cat and a mischievous puppy named Shayla  Her three children have flown the coup. She enjoys spending time with her granddaughter, Jasmine, writing, reading, or time in her garden to being in the kitchen.

She writes romance under the pen name of Kendra James. Her mystery, YA, children's novels, and poetry are written as Bev Irwin.

WHEN HEARTS COLLIDE, her first published romance, came second in the Heart of the Rockies contest in the contemporary category.


FAMILY SECRETS, a novel in progress, came  second in the  romantic suspense category.

MISSING CLAYTON, a suspense novel published by Black Opal Books came third in the suspense category for Gateway to the Best, and second in the TARA for women's fiction. It has been adapted to a screenplay.

WITHOUT CONSENT, a medical/police thriller, has a blurbs from Lee Child and Michael Palmer. This book won the Medical Suspense Category of the Chanticleer Clue Award and was nominated for a Silver Falchion.

GHOSTLY JUSTICE, a paranormal YA, has been published by Black Opal Press and available now in print and ebook and audio.


IN HIS FATHER'S FOOTSTEPS, a middle grade / YA won a bronze medal in the Moonbeam Awards. This book has been adapted to a screenplay.

Blurb for WHEN HEARTS COLLIDE : 


If you witnessed an accident on a lonely stretch of highway, would you stop or continue on your way? For nurse Molly Tanner the choice is clear. Risking her own life, she pulls the seriously injured driver and his young daughter from the car. When Pearce begs her to pose as his wife to keep Gracie from foster care, memories of her unhappy childhood rush back. But can Molly keep up the charade without her own secrets being discovered and her heart from being shattered?


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