Ashlee Cowles

About me

Ashlee Cowles fell in love with historical fiction the first time she read classics such as Little House on the Prairie and Anne of Green Gables–stories about girls growing up in the “olden days” that continue to speak years later.

An “army brat” upbringing gave Ashlee the opportunity to travel the world. Living in Europe during her teenage years sparked an interest in stone castles, cathedrals, and stories of the past, which led to graduate studies in Theology at Duke University and Medieval History at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

Ashlee writes novels for adults and teens that explore a variety of historical and philosophical themes. Her work is represented by Erin Harris of Folio Literary Management.

From my website

The Camino Continues!

I’m excited to share the cover of BELOW NORTHERN LIGHTS, coming November 2017! Isn’t it pretty? As a spin-off companion to Beneath Wandering Stars (meaning it can stand on its own and you don’t necessarily need to read the first book to “get it”), BELOW NORTHERN LIGHTS follows Gabi, Seth,…

Exciting News!

Beneath Wandering Stars was named the winner of the 2017 Colorado Book Award in the Young Adult Literature category! What an honor…I’m so grateful for this generous response from readers in my lovely home state of Colorado! The post Exciting News! appeared first on Ashlee Cowles.

The Ultimate Pilgrimage

I’m fortunate, in that without being wealthy (or anywhere close), I’ve managed to do quite a bit of traveling, thanks to a combination of tax payer dollars (i.e. growing up in the U.S. military), school scholarships, and a general awareness of budget travel options and how to find good deals.…

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