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Templeton, Karen

Works: 88 works in 359 publications in 7 languages and 5,945 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Love stories  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3620.E47, 813.6
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Publications about Karen Templeton
Publications by Karen Templeton
Most widely held works by Karen Templeton
Loose screws by Karen Templeton( Book )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 364 libraries worldwide
In the space of a few hours, thirty-year-old Ginger Petrocelli had gone from bride-to-be to bride-who-never-was. So here she sat, alone in her cramped apartment, wedding crinolines askew, drowning her sorrows in a hundred-dollar bottle of Veuve Cliquot, when her doorbell rang. And her trip to hell in a handbasket was about to escalate
Welcome home, cowboy by Karen Templeton( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
"He'd never really had a place to call his own... But the broken-down ranch in front of him was the closest he'd ever come. Now, pregnant widow Emma Manning was struggling to keep it, her children and herself going. She could use a hand. Well, that was all burned-out musician Cash Cochran could spare. He'd never had a woman to call his own, either... That was painfully obvious to Emma as soon as Cash knocked on her door. And though, with her ever-growing brood and her money pit of a ranch, she was the last woman on earth he could ever fall for, he was falling nevertheless. They both were. But what would happen when they landed?" -- p. [4] of cover
Husband under construction by Karen Templeton( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
When her life goes topsy-turvy, Roxie Ducharme seeks refuge in the town she'd left years before; but as she plunges into renovating a house as an antidote to heartbreak, she faces an obstacle: Noah Garrett--still as unattainable as he'd been years before
Adding up to marriage by Karen Templeton( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Silas Garrett has done the math. This widowed father knows that his two wonderful young sons deserve all of his hardworking heart. Still, the handsome accountant can't help but notice the carefree new nanny. But for Jewel Jasper, family equals trouble. She is not going to follow in her mother's reckless footsteps, chasing romance no matter what the risk. The pretty nanny has her own career to consider, and her tall, dark employer is not part of her plan. The heart has its own logic, though, and with two adorable tykes to bind them, the calculus just may add up to love
More than she expected by Karen Templeton( Book )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
"Neighbor, handyman and ? husband? One woman finds her heart's desire right in her own backyard"
Pride and pregnancy by Karen Templeton( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Karleen Almquist, a thrice-married--and thrice-divorced!--personal shopper, had sworn off men, and their inherent complications ... aka babies. Until the most gorgeous widower moved in next door--complete with the two most adorable little boys she'd ever seen. True, Troy Lindquist had been alone a long time, but the ice cream mogul was looking for a real relationship, and his next-door neighbor was clearly not his type. Still, that didn't stop him from turning to her one night--which resulted in Karleen being pregnant with Troy's child. First came the baby carriage. Then came love. And then ... marriage?
Yours, mine-- or ours? by Karen Templeton( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 161 libraries worldwide
He took one look ... and fell in loveFrom the moment Rudy Vaccaro saw her, he was a goner. Never mind that his twelve-year-old daughter hated the house on sight. The old girl might be nothing to look at, but Rudy saw her potential. So did Violet Kildare ... The house was supposed to be hers! Now Violet would have to find another place for her and her two sons to live. And then Rudy made an offer the struggling single mother couldn't refuse. There was plenty of room at the inn. But Rudy needed Violet's help--actually, he needed Violet, period. Somehow he had to show the once-burned mom that what was his was hers--and vice versa!
Arrastrados al paraíso by Karen Templeton( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Temporarily retired dancer--and big-city girl--Carly Stewart was aghast when a fender bender caused her to set up housekeeping in Sam Frazier's house in tiny Haven, Oklahoma. But "aghast" didn't begin to describe her reaction as she realized she was attracted to this tall, dark and handsome...farmer! And father...of six!
The real Mr. Right by Karen Templeton( Book )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Divorced mother Kelly McNeil and her teenage crush Matt Noble have a second chance at love, but will they take it?
A mother's wish by Karen Templeton( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Winnie Porter just couldn't forget the child she'd given up for adoption all those years ago ... or the wonderful family that had taken him in. Now it was finally time to see her son one last time. Still reeling from his wife's untimely death, the last thing Aidan Black needed to deal with was the unwed mother who brought his beloved Robbie into the world. Especially when she was all grown up into a beautiful, vivacious young woman who'd immediately drawn his boy into her spell--not to mention Aidan himself. Would Winnie's secret shatter Aidan's family--or make it whole again?
The marriage campaign by Karen Templeton( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 155 libraries worldwide
"Maid of honor at her cousins' double wedding is as close as Blythe Broussard plans to get to tying the knot again. But Wes Phillips refuses to take 'I won't' for an answer. The widowed Maryland congressman is passionately campaigning for a date with the once-burned D.C. designer. And Wes's eleven-year-old son just joined the race. Getting reelected isn't as important as winning Blythe's trust and convincing the guarded beauty to take a shot at love...even if her scandalous past threatens to derail Wes's political future. His future with Blythe comes first--if they're both willing to risk their hearts for a second chance that's worth fighting for."--Publisher
The prodigal valentine by Karen Templeton( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 153 libraries worldwide
When hometown boy Ben Vargas shot out of town ten years ago, he also left Mercy Zamora behind. And though she had led the chorus of no strings/no wedding bells/no babies, ten years can change a girl. If only it had changed her feelings for him. And as for Ben--he'd had his reasons for leaving, but Mercy had never been one of them. And so he was home--at least for now. And he should know better than to start something, once more, that he couldn't finish. Know better than to think that once he had her in his arms, he'd ever be able to let her go
Fortune's Cinderella by Karen Templeton( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Scott Fortune was a vice president, man of action, a man not used to feeling powerless. But in one terrifying moment, a freak tornado had taken down the Red Rock airport, leaving Scott trapped beneath the rubble. Fate had stranded him with quirky, unforgettable Christina Hastings, and in those death-defying moments, the wealthy bachelor fell in love
Baby, I'm yours by Karen Templeton( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Julianne McCabe is raising her late sister's infant girl as her own, but when Kevin Vaccaro finds out about his daughter, the two must overcome their troubled pasts to create the family the child deserves
Baby steps by Karen Templeton( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 149 libraries worldwide
It was bad enough that her partners left shy store owner Dana Malone to scout new retail space with devastatingly handsome Realtor C.J. Turner. Then--wham!--her way-out wayward cousin literally left a baby on Dana's doorstep, and a birth certificate listing C.J. as the father. Raising her ultracute nephew was a dream come true, and as she and C.J. shared baby duties and close quarters until paternity was established, Dana kept her cool. But every time the commitment-phobe looked at Dana, the yearning in his deep blue eyes provoked a meltdown. Would what started as a small step for Dana's store turn into a giant leap for Dana's love life?
Playing for keeps by Karen Templeton( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Reining in the rancher by Karen Templeton( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Thea Benedict had been about to, honest to God, tell her ex-lover Johnny Griego she was pregnant. Until Johnny's teenage daughter beat her to it with her big news!
Hanging by a thread by Karen Templeton( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Or can you? Because for five years, fashion assistant Ellie Levine was taking a halfhearted stab at it, commuting to Manhattan by day, trying desperately to keep secret her outerborough existence--that accent, that hair...that daughter. Until the day fate landed her back in her Richmond Hill neighborhood 24/7, the very place she'd sworn to escape. Now she has a business to run there--not the business she had in mind, perhaps, but a business nonetheless. And the boy next door, who for years had been the married-man-next-door, is suddenly available. And interested? Maybe there really is no place like home. So even if you can take the girl out of Queens, would you?
A gift for all seasons by Karen Templeton( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Hiring Patrick Shaughnessy to landscape her new inn was strictly a business arrangement. Until April Ross got to know the war-scarred single father...and his irrepressible little girl. Patrick made it clear he wasn't looking for romance. Neither was April. But could she make him see that some risks were worth taking? The lively, widowed blonde might be the most tempting woman Patrick had ever known, but the returning vet knew a happy ending wasn't in the cards. Still, that was before April started working her magic on his daughter...and on him. Maybe this Christmas was a time for new beginnings-if Patrick had the courage to go with the powerful feelings April had awakened in him
The Doctor's Do-over by Karen Templeton( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 libraries worldwide
All Ryder Caldwell wanted was to be Melanie Duncan's protector--until those feelings turned into something stronger, forcing him to end their relationship before they made a mistake. But how could he have predicted that his rejection would send Melanie running into his brother's arms? And result in a baby? Now, ten years later, Mel has come home--and she's not alone. She was always the woman Ryder couldn't forget--and now she's accompanied by the child he hadn't known existed. And suddenly the good doctor can see everything he's been searching his whole life to find ... right in his own backyard
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Alternative Names
Berger, Karen Templeton-
Templeton-Berger, Karen
English (130)
Spanish (18)
German (7)
French (6)
Italian (3)
Turkish (2)
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