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Templeton, Karen

Works: 104 works in 425 publications in 8 languages and 6,244 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Christmas stories  Romances 
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 327 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 )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 214 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?"--Page 4 of cover
Husband under construction by Karen Templeton( Book )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 196 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 )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 193 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 )
8 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 libraries worldwide
"Neighbor, handyman and? husband? One woman finds her heart's desire right in her own backyard"
Santa's playbook by Karen Templeton( Book )
8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 150 libraries worldwide
High school football coach Ethan Noble works wonders with his players. But at home, the handsome widower is just trying to keep four adorably unruly kids in line. He definitely isn't looking for love&or so he thinks. When his oldest insists her drama teacher, Claire Jacobs, is perfect for him, it's all Ethan can do to resist Claire's bright smile and infectious laugh
The real Mr. Right by Karen Templeton( Book )
9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Divorced mother Kelly McNeil and her teenage crush Matt Noble have a second chance at love, but will they take it?
Arrastrados al paraíso by Karen Templeton( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 148 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!Widower and single father Sam had become an expert at reading signs, and the petite and feisty beauty currently residing with him might as well have had "Just Passing Through" written all over her. And though he was finding her nearly impossible to resist, resist he must--because if and when she walked out that door, she would leave seven hearts in pieces. But if she stayed, she could make seven people really happy. Or even ... eight'
Fortune's Cinderella by Karen Templeton( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 147 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
Pride and pregnancy by Karen Templeton( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 142 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'
Baby steps by Karen Templeton( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 136 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'
Back in the saddle by Karen Templeton( Book )
5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
"All widowed veterinarian Zach Talbot wants is to raise his two boys in the peace and quiet of his New Mexico town. Who'd have thought that being roped into helping a woman choose a horse for her son would upend the single father's whole world? Except ex-actress and rodeo rider Mallory Keyes isn't just any woman. With its wide-open spaces and sky that goes on forever, Whispering Pines is the ideal temporary haven after the accident that changed Mallory's life forever. Falling for the sexy, caring man who found the perfect palomino for her eleven-year-old wasn't in her short- or long-term plans. Zach's also determined to get Mallory back in the saddle. Can she return the favor by helping to heal the still-grieving vet's heart?" -- Page [4] cover
A mother's wish by Karen Templeton( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Since the untimely death of her husband, young mother Effie Grey has been forced to live on a narrowboat owned by her tyrannical, crippled father-in-law Jacob. In spite of her own despair, she is determined to protect her brother and her baby son from Jacob's bullying ways
The marriage campaign by Karen Templeton( Book )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 134 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 132 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
Yours, mine-- or ours? by Karen Templeton( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 131 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!
Baby, I'm yours by Karen Templeton( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 129 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
A soldier's promise by Karen Templeton( Book )
5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Veteran Levi Talbot promised to look after Valerie Lopez, his best friend's widow, and her children, but never expected to have feelings for her beyond simple friendship
Hanging by a thread by Karen Templeton( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
You can take the girl out of Queens
A gift for all seasons by Karen Templeton( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 93 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
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Alternative Names
Berger, Karen Templeton-
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Templeton, Karen
テンプルトン, カレン
English (138)
Spanish (16)
German (9)
French (8)
Dutch (5)
Italian (3)
Turkish (2)
Polish (2)
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