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Harper, Karen (Karen S.)

Overview
Works: 156 works in 1,064 publications in 12 languages and 51,164 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Romance fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Biographical fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Christian fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3558.A7194, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Karen Harper
 
Most widely held works by Karen Harper
Fall from pride by Karen Harper( Book )

32 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,749 WorldCat member 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 )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 1,699 WorldCat member 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 )

26 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,649 WorldCat member 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."--Page 4 of cover
Return to grace by Karen Harper( Book )

30 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,464 WorldCat member 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
Dark harvest by Karen Harper( Book )

28 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,397 WorldCat member 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
Chasing shadows by Karen Harper( Book )

17 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forensic psychologist Claire Britten and lawyer Nick Marwood team together to solve a murder in St. Augustine, Florida. An attraction between them blossoms, but once Claire discovers Nick's personal connections to the case, she may no longer be able to trust him
Dark angel by Karen Harper( Book )

32 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,354 WorldCat member 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."--Page 4 of cover
Shaker run by Karen Harper( Book )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After finding herself a suspect in the death of her wealthy employer, Kate Marburn struggles to build a new life as a gardener at Shaker Run, but dark plots force her into the arms of Jake Kilcourse, a mysterious furniture builder
Finding mercy by Karen Harper( Book )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,302 WorldCat member 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
The Poyson garden by Karen Harper( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in exile in the English countryside, the twenty-five year old Princess Elizabeth awaits her fate during the waning years of her ill and barren sister's reign
The hiding place by Karen Harper( Book )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,258 WorldCat member 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, Claire. 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
Deep down by Karen Harper( Book )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,208 WorldCat member 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
Falling darkness by Karen Harper( Book )

18 editions published in 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claire Britten's forensic psychology training never prepared her for a plane crash. Or how to help frightened fellow survivors cope, huddled in two small rafts awaiting rescue. Especially when three of them are your ex-husband, your daughter, and the man you love-- whose pursuit by a criminal mastermind forced you all to run in the first place
The it girls by Karen Harper( Book )

10 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Promoting themselves from genteel poverty to fame, two beautiful sisters, one a daring fashion designer and the other a writer of scandalous novels, become each other's most staunch supporter and harshest critic in the face of misunderstandings and confidences
The tidal poole : an Elizabeth I mystery by Karen Harper( Book )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member 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
Drowning tides by Karen Harper( Book )

11 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When forensic psychologist Claire Britten started working with lawyer Nick Markwood on his South Shores project, she had no idea it would endanger her life--and the life of her daughter. But when the little girl goes missing from her South Florida home and Nick insists his longtime nemesis is to blame, Claire frantically follows the trail to the Cayman Islands, desperate to save her daughter before it's too late. Nick always knew the man who staged his father's "suicide" was out to get him, but kidnapping the child of someone he cares about is despicable. Finding the billionaire criminal is one thing--meeting his demands in order to save Claire's daughter is quite another. What he wants threatens their professional and personal interests beyond imagination ... but what choice do they have when a child's life is on the line?
The falls by Karen Harper( Book )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,176 WorldCat member 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
Broken bonds by Karen Harper( Book )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cold Creek is a place with a dark history, especially for the Lockwoods. Now adults, the three Lockwood sisters are still recovering from the events that led to the destruction of their family when they were children. Determined to move forward, Tess and Kate are making fresh starts, ready to put bad--even deadly--memories to rest and settle happily in the small but booming town. And they're hoping their older sister, Charlene, can do the same. Char is back in town seeking comfort as she figures out her next move. A social worker used to difficult situations, she soon runs afoul of some locals who think she's sticking her nose where it doesn't belong. She's certain something sinister is being covered up, and when she witnesses Matt Rowan being run off the road, she knows she's right. Working together, Matt and Char figure uncovering the truth will be dangerous, but living in Cold Creek won't be safe for any of them until its secrets are revealed"--
Shattered secrets by Karen Harper( Book )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to Cold Creek, Ohio, is an act of courage for Tess Lockwood. Abducted and held captive as a young girl, she is unable to remember anything about the crime that destroyed her childhood and tore her family apart. Now a grown woman with a bright future, she is certain she has put the past behind her. But when she inherits the family home, Tess must confront the demons that still haunt her and the town of Cold Creek. Gabe McCord has always blamed himself for what happened to Tess. He had been a teenager when she was snatched from the group of children he was responsible for watching. Now Gabe has taken on the role of sheriff and hopes to shed new light on the cold case, especially given his growing feelings for Tess. Tess isn't ready to recall what happened to her, and she has no intention of digging up any details that might remind her of the truth. But when another child in the town goes missing, she's certain it's related to her return to Cold Creek. Together, Tess and Gabe will have to work to unlock their painful memories in order to save another child and heal their damaged souls, for good
Mistress Shakespeare by Karen Harper( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 1,049 WorldCat member 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
 
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The queen's governess
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Harper, Karen

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Karen Harper Amerikaans schrijfster

Karen Harper auteur de romans à suspense

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