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Templeton, Karen

Overview
Works: 105 works in 447 publications in 8 languages and 6,121 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Christmas stories  Romances 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3620.E47, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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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 )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 368 libraries worldwide
In a 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 botle 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 )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 217 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 191 libraries worldwide
When her life went topsy-turvy, Roxie Ducharme sought temporary refuge in the small New Mexico town she'd left years before. But as she plunged into renovating her uncle's home as an antidote to heartbreak, she faced an unforeseen obstacle: contractor Noah Garrett - still as alluring and unattainable as he'd been years before. Noah's love-'em-and-leave-'em exterior belied a hardworking, responsible man.one who made every inch of Roxie's skin prickle with desire. And to Noah's surprise, Roxie haunted his every waking moment. But Noah had no desire for the white picket fence, the house, the kids of Roxie's dreams. Could he come to terms with "happily ever after" - before Roxie left his life forever?
Adding up to marriage by Karen Templeton( Book )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 167 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 151 libraries worldwide
"Neighbor, handyman and? husband? One woman finds her heart's desire right in her own backyard"--Amazon.com
Santa's playbook by Karen Templeton( Book )
8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 147 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 145 libraries worldwide
Divorced mother Kelly McNeil and her teenage crush Matt Noble have a second chance at love, but will they take it?
Back in the saddle by Karen Templeton( Book )
5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 143 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
Fortune's Cinderella by Karen Templeton( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 141 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
A mother's wish by Karen Templeton( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 138 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?
Arrastrados al paraíso by Karen Templeton( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 136 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'
Pride and pregnancy by Karen Templeton( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 131 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?
Playing for keeps by Karen Templeton( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Baby steps by Karen Templeton( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 127 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?
The marriage campaign by Karen Templeton( Book )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 126 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 122 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
A soldier's promise by Karen Templeton( Book )
5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 121 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
Baby, I'm yours by Karen Templeton( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 119 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
Hanging by a thread by Karen Templeton( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 109 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 )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 85 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-
Templeton-Berger, Karen
Templeton, Karen
テンプルトン, カレン
Languages
English (138)
Spanish (19)
German (11)
Dutch (11)
French (7)
Italian (3)
Polish (2)
Turkish (1)
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