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Harper, Karen (Karen S.)

Works: 110 works in 707 publications in 11 languages and 45,399 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Christian fiction  Suspense fiction  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3612.A5484, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Karen Harper
Most widely held works by Karen Harper
The queen's governess by Karen Harper( Book )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 1,679 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
Shaker run by Karen Harper( Book )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,398 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
Dark angel by Karen Harper( Book )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,397 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
Down river by Karen Harper( Book )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,396 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
The Poyson garden by Karen Harper( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,371 WorldCat member 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
Return to grace by Karen Harper( Book )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,316 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
The tidal poole : an Elizabeth I mystery by Karen Harper( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 1,285 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
The falls by Karen Harper( Book )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,256 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
The hiding place by Karen Harper( Book )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,191 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
Finding mercy by Karen Harper( Book )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,159 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
Deep down by Karen Harper( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,155 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
Inferno by Karen Harper( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member 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 )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 1,066 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
Dark road home by Karen Harper( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 992 WorldCat member 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
The wings of morning by Karen Harper( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broken bonds by Karen Harper( Book )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 952 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" --
Ciel de feu by Mustapha Bouchareb( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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The queen's governess
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Harper, Karen

Harper, Karen S.

Karen Harper American writer

Karen Harper auteur de romans à suspense

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