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Author Series: Kim Campbell

Author Kim Campbell sells and signs copies of her exciting Triple Crown Trilogy in the Authors Hub.


Book One (released 2015):  The Calm Before the Storm, is a historical fiction novel that introduces Genuine Storm and his team as they overcome challenges on their way to running in Thoroughbred racing’s biggest crown jewel, The Kentucky Derby.

After the sudden passing of her husband, Charlie Jenkins has found it hard to go about living life with the same kind of fire and tenacity she had before. Her two kids, Ryan and Skylar, are stuck in the same rut. Together, they’ve barely gotten through each day, and the idea of normal is starting to seem impossible: that is, until one night when Charlies friends take her out on the town. Charlies world is turned upside down when she meets Genuine Storm, a horse that seems to be going through a rough patch similar to her own. As Charlie rediscovers her lifelong dream to race a horse in the Kentucky Derby, she must combat the feelings that come with moving on from the startling loss of her husband, as well as those surrounding the intriguing man helping her with her horse. With her friends and family around her, she relearns how to live life to the fullest, and possibly achieve her dreams.

Book Two (released 2017):  The Eye of the Storm, continues the journey of Genuine Storm, telling the background story of his jockey, Lilly Garrett, as they continue their quest and attempt the second race in the Triple Crown, The Preakness Stakes.   

When Lilly Garrett came out of retirement to ride Genuine Storm in the Kentucky Derby, no one expected them to win. Now, the Preakness is coming up and while Storm gets ready for his next big race, Lilly is confronted with a past that no longer wants to stay hidden. Lost love, heartbreak, betrayal everything comes to light in the two weeks leading up to the big race. With the help of Charlie, Doug, and the rest of the team, Lilly must confront the reasons she left racing in the first place. Does she want to be a jockey again, or will she leave the sport behind forever? Time is running out, and the team is desperate. Will Lilly make her decision in time to help the people who count on her? Most importantly, will Genuine Storm stand a chance at the Triple Crown if Lilly Garrett isn't the one riding him?