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Harper, Karen (Karen S.)

Works: 116 works in 706 publications in 11 languages and 45,052 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Suspense fiction  Love stories  Christian fiction  Historical fiction  History  Biographical fiction  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3558.A624792, 813.54
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Publications about Karen Harper
Publications by Karen Harper
Most widely held works about Karen Harper
Most widely held works by Karen Harper
Fall from pride by Karen Harper( Book )
30 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,776 libraries worldwide
When an arsonist sets fire to their barns one by one, destroying her beautiful murals, Sarah Kauffman must help outsider and arson investigator Nate MacKenzie process the crime scenes while adhering to Amish ways in a community riddled by fear
The queen's governess by Karen Harper( Book )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,756 libraries worldwide
Katherine Ashley, the daughter of a poor country squire, happily secures an education and a place for herself in the Tudor court of Henry VIII. As a dying favor to the doomed Anne Boleyn, Kat becomes governess and surrogate-mother to the young Elizabeth Tudor ... ultimately emerging as the lifelong confidante to Queen Elizabeth I
Down river by Karen Harper( Book )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,680 libraries worldwide
"In the churning water, she felt her future slipping away ... Attending a corporate retreat at a remote resort in Alaska, Lisa Vaughn is plunged into the frigid rapids of the Wild River. Swept away, battered and alone, she has been left for dead. Lodge owner Mitch Braxton knows something is terribly wrong when Lisa fails to turn up for a private meeting to clear the air and close the book on their broken engagement. Embarking on a heroic search that takes him miles downriver, he saves Lisa from the deadly water, but not before they've been swept deep into the wilderness. Far from civilization, the former lovers must put aside their hurt feelings and find the will to survive against nature. There's a killer on the loose and, for now, they must measure their future together in days rather than years."--P. [4] of cover
The Poyson garden by Karen Harper( Book )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,455 libraries worldwide
A new mystery series featuring as sleuth the future Queen Elizabeth I of England. She investigates poison deaths, believed to be the work of agents of her half-sister, Queen Mary I, who is trying to eliminate Elizabeth's side of the family. One probe takes her to a castle which she infiltrates, dressed as a man. By the author of River of Sky
Dark harvest by Karen Harper( Book )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,454 libraries worldwide
When someone begins targeting the children of a peaceful Amish community, town leader Luke Brand must get help from the outside world and teams up with big city policewoman Kat Lindley to stop the madness, a partnership that evokes forbidden passion
Shaker run by Karen Harper( Book )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,443 libraries worldwide
After unexpectedly inheriting a fortune upon her wealthy employer's baffling death and finding herself a suspect in her death, divorced Kate Marburn struggles to build a new life as a gardener at Shaker Run, but dark plots continue to pursue her, forcing Kate into the arms of Jake Kilcourse, a mysterious furniture builder
Dark angel by Karen Harper( Book )
23 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,433 libraries worldwide
"One morning Leah Kurtz goes to wake her adopted infant daughter and instantly knows something is terribly wrong. She is convinced that her baby has been switched with another child. Afraid that no one will believe her, Leah turns to an unlikely ally, despite the fact that her Amish community frowns on its members seeking help in the outside world. Dr. Mark Morelli studies the genetic illnesses that plague the Amish, but he has other, private reasons for coming to Maplecreek--reasons that may be tied to the mysterious disappearance of Leah's daughter. Together, Leah and Mark must uncover a conspiracy--before there are deadly consequences."--P. [4] of cover
The hiding place by Karen Harper( Book )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,407 libraries worldwide
After spending nine months in a coma, Tara Kinsale awakes to devastating news. Her best friend Alexis, has been murdered, leaving Tara as guardian to her daughter, Clarie. And Tara's husband has divorced her for another woman. Forced to start over, Tara focuses on reopening her P.I. firm and caring for Claire. But soon her world is shattered again when Nick MacMahon, Claire's uncle, returns from military service in Afghanistan to take guardianship of his niece. The bad dream turns unbearable when Tara learns that something precious was taken from her while she was in a coma. Working with Nick, a man haunted by his own past, Tara begins to investigate the missing months of her life. Together, they will find that secrets don't stay buried forever ... even when they are kept in the darkest of hiding places
Return to grace by Karen Harper( Book )
18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,392 libraries worldwide
Having fled her Amish community to pursue her dreams of a singing career, Hannah Esh returns with four friends to the Amish graveyard near her family home for a Halloween party. But when shots are fired and one of her friends is killed, Hannah is pulled back into the world of her past. Caught between her former betrothed Seth Lantz and FBI agent Linc Armstrong, between old and new, between Amish and worldly, Hannah must choose her future. Unless a killer, bent on secrecy, chooses it for her
The tidal poole : an Elizabeth I mystery by Karen Harper( Book )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 1,372 libraries worldwide
It is the crowning day of twenty-five-year-old Bess Tudor's life as she returns from exile to become England's queen. But even as her magnificent procession wends its way to Westminster Palace, a shot rings out, muffled by the jostling crowd. Within moments of becoming England's ruler, Elizabeth learns of the brutal murder of a highborn lady of the court, the sister of one of her dearest friends. Elizabeth cannot refuse her friend's request to find the killer--especially since the prime suspect is too close to the crown--and her friends--to overlook. Elizabeth must be circumspect. Trust can be deadly. So she summons her small band of loyal retainers and plunges into a cauldron of conflicting loyalties and deadly intrigue. From the pomp, pageantry, and insidious gossip of the court to the lethal tidal pools swirling under London Bridge, the passionate young queen must seize the reins of her empire--and find a killer determined to destroy the crown itself
The falls by Karen Harper( Book )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,330 libraries worldwide
When Claire Malvern disputes the ruling that her husband, whose body was found in the rapids downstream from the spectacular waterfall that first drew the couple to Bloodroot River, sheriff Nick Braden thinks her suspicions of foul play are unfounded, but, despite his reservations, helps Claire start digging into her husband's past
Finding Mercy by Karen Harper( Book )
18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,251 libraries worldwide
Quiet, cautious Ella Lantz has spent her entire life in the close-knit Amish community of the Home Valley. Tending her lavender fields, she finds calm and serenity in purple blooms, heavenly scents and a simple life. But the sudden arrival of a stranger visitor to her parents' home heralds a host of new complications
Deep down by Karen Harper( Book )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,245 libraries worldwide
When Jessie Lockwood learns that her mother is missing, she returns to her childhood home in the tiny Appalachian town of Deep Down, Kentucky--and to the man she secretly loves, Sheriff Drew Webb
Below the surface by Karen Harper( Book )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,220 libraries worldwide
Briana Devon knows her twin sister would never deliberately leave her -- but when she emerges from underwater, Daria and their boat have vanished. Fighting rough waves and a fast-approaching storm, Bree doesn't have time to question: if she wants to survive, she has to swim. Exhausted and terrified, Bree barely makes it to a tiny barrier island, where Cole De Roca, who has also taken shelter, revives her. Bound to Cole by the harrowing experience, she turns to him as she struggles to understand what happened to her sister. What was her twin, whom she thought she knew so well, hiding? What really transpired that terrible afternoon? And what secrets lie dormant<U+2026>below the surface?
Inferno by Karen Harper( Book )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,147 libraries worldwide
When a newcomer, Evan Durand, arrives in Vermillion, Lauren Taylor is sure she recognizes him as the Boy Next Door Arsonist she has read about in the papers, a deranged, egomaniacal killer wanted by the FBI and relays her suspicions to a federal hotline, who send out FBI arson investigator Brad Hale arrives to check out the scene
Mistress Shakespeare by Karen Harper( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
Spanning half a century of Elizabethan and Jacobean history and sweeping from the lowest reaches of society to the royal court, this richly textured novel tells the real story of Shakespeare in love
Dark road home by Karen Harper( Book )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,053 libraries worldwide
Attorney Brooke Benton is hiding in an Amish community to escape a stalker. Daniel Brand is returning after several years in the outside world. When a hit-and-run driver kills four teenagers, they join forces to find the killer and protect the community
Circle of gold by Karen Harper( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 1,039 libraries worldwide
Rebecca Blake is an orphaned mountain girl who is adopted by the Shakers and marries a British lord, and eventually returns to her Kentucky roots
The wings of morning by Karen Harper( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
The Irish princess by Karen Harper( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
Raised in a family at the center of the struggle for Irish home rule, young Irish noblewoman Elizabeth Fitzgerald, known as "Gera", flees to England as most of her relatives are imprisoned or executed. Entering court politics first as a lady-in-waiting to Henry's doomed fifth queen and later wife to highly placed courtier Sir Anthony Browne, her desire for revenge and the reinstatement of her family is balanced by respect for the disinherited princesses Mary and Elizabeth, care for her husband's position, and her secret attraction to seagoing nobleman Edward Clinton
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Cameron, Caryn

Cameron, Caryn.
Harper, Karen S.
ハーパー, カレン
English (310)
French (11)
Dutch (8)
Spanish (5)
Japanese (2)
Finnish (2)
Swedish (2)
Polish (2)
Czech (2)
Italian (1)
Indonesian (1)
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