WorldCat Identities

Koen, Karleen

Overview
Works: 22 works in 174 publications in 11 languages and 8,438 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3561.O334, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Karleen Koen
 
Most widely held works by Karleen Koen
Through a glass darkly by Karleen Koen( Book )

62 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 2,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A multilayered love story set in the 18th century upper-class families of England and France. Married to a man 27 years her senior, Barbara is propelled into a glittering, cynical society of casual adulteries and violent politics
Now face to face by Karleen Koen( Book )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1700s, recently widowed Barbara Montgeoffry, the 20-year-old Countess of Devan whose husband died in scandalous circumstances, sails to Virginia for a change of air and takes over management of a family tobacco plantation. In Virginia she creates a stir with her conquests--despite being in mourning--and by freeing slaves. Disturbing news from England, however, send her home to take part in political intrigues and a clandestine romance with a spy. By the author of Through a Glass Darkly
Dark angels : a novel by Karleen Koen( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious young woman, Alice Verney risks everything for pride and status as she deals with the political intrigues, private passions, shifting alliances, and social machinations of the Restoration court of King Charles II
Before Versailles : a novel of Louis XIV by Karleen Koen( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assuming the responsibilities of governing France after the death of his prime minister, Louis XIV embarks on a love affair with his sister-in-law, Henriette, triggering a scandal that is complicated by a finance minister's growing power and a mysterious boy with an iron mask
Before Versailles : a novel of Louis XIV by Karleen Koen( Recording )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assuming the responsibilities of governing France after the death of his prime minister, Louis XIV embarks on a love affair with his sister-in-law, Henriette, triggering a scandal that is complicated by a finance minister's growing power and a mysterious boy with an iron mask
Dark angels : [a novel] by Karleen Koen( Recording )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Alice Verney has set her mind on turning the tables on the ruthless society in England that almost crushed her, during the Restoration period
Through a glass darkly by Karleen Koen( Recording )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a great family ruled by a dowager of extraordinary power; of a young woman seeking love in a world of English luxury and French intrigue; and of a man haunted by a secret that could turn all their dreams to ashes
Now face to face by Karleen Koen( Recording )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Barbara Devane, the beautiful girl who became one of the best-loved heroines in popular American fiction, is now a widow of twenty, emotionally devastated and financially ruined by the death of her husband in scandalous circumstances."--Container
Before Versailles : before the history you know-- : a novel of Louis XIV by Karleen Koen( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the most decisive time in the young king's life, Louise XIV can taste the danger. His court teems with greed and corruption, the wrong woman draws him into a wrenching love affair, and a mysterious boy in an iron mask haunts the woods. The untried ruler is coming into his own in 1661, and Louise XIV must face what he is willing to sacrifice for honor and for love
Wie in einem dunklen Spiegel : Roman by Karleen Koen( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in German and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Som i en spegel by Karleen Koen( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in Swedish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Och nu ansikte mot ansikte by Karleen Koen( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in Swedish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Som i en spegel by Karleen Koen( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in Swedish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mustat enkelit by Karleen Koen( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Finnish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Och nu ansikte mot ansikte by Karleen Koen( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Kemo be-tokh reʼi by Karleen Koen( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in Hebrew and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Before Versailles by Karleen Koen( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"A grand yet intimate look at the Sun King, a tale rich with detail and action."{u2014}Library Journal (Starred Review, one of the best historical novels of the year) Before Versailles transports you to a world of secret passions and plots, a world of duplicity and malice...a world that created one of the best{u2013}known monarchs to grace the French throne. At the most decisive time in the young king's life, Louis XIV can taste the danger. His court teems with greed and corruption, the wrong woman draws him into a wrenching love affair, and a mysterious boy in an iron mask haunts the woods. The untried ruler is coming into his own in 1661, and Louis XIV must face what he is willing to sacrifice for honor and for love. Meticulously researched and gorgeously brought to life by New York Times bestselling author Karleen Koen, Before Versailles offers up a sumptuous, authentic exploration of a time that forged a man into a king. Praise for Before Versailles: "In this magnificently written and researched novel, Karleen Koen brings to vibrant life the early years and loves of the future Sun King."{u2014}Jean M. Auel, author of The Clan of the Cave Bear and the Land of Painted Caves "A baroque cornucopia spilling over with intrigue, passion, jealousy, ambition, and rich historical detail, Before Versailles offers a glittering glimpse of the crucial months that shaped Louis XIV into Europe's most powerful monarch."{u2014}Eleanor Herman, author of Sex with Kings
Through a glass darkly by Karleen Koen( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Och nu ansikte mot ansikte by Karleen Koen( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in Swedish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Karleen Koen American writer

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