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Robards, Karen

Overview
Works: 384 works in 2,378 publications in 9 languages and 132,144 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Romance fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Domestic fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3568.O196, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Karen Robards
 
Most widely held works by Karen Robards
Guilty by Karen Robards( Book )

57 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kat White was fifteen, she and some friends held up a store, and a security guard was killed. No one was caught. Sixteen years later, Kat (now Kate) is with the Philadelphia DA, and a single mom. She discovers that she is to prosecute Mario Castellanos, a friend from that terrible night. When Mario is found dead in her apartment, and another man who knows the secret gets involved, Kate finds that her life and her son's are in danger
Shattered by Karen Robards( Book )

34 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With an ailing mother to support, attorney Lisa Shewmaker takes a job as a research assistant to District Attorney Scott Buchanan. While reviewing cold cases in the Fayette County courthouse, she comes across photos that may help her uncover details about her mysterious past. But when a series of catastrophes strike close to home, Lisa confides in Scott, and their relationship develops into something completely different. Together Lisa and Scott unravel a terrifying web of criminal connections that could destroy the very fabric of Lisa's life--if she lives long enough, that is
Obsession by Karen Robards( Book )

46 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recovering from a murder attempt with an uncanny conviction that everything in her life is profoundly wrong, National Security Agency assistant Katharine Lawrence is drawn into a dangerous investigation by CIA agent Nick Huston
Pursuit by Karen Robards( Book )

40 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After rookie lawyer Jessica Monaghan meets with the First Lady, the VIP is killed in a car accident in which Jessica manages to survive. When she suspects the accident was something else and she becomes the next target, she and experienced FBI agent Mark Ryan team up to uncover the plot behind the First Lady's murder
Vanished by Karen Robards( Book )

50 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years after her six-year-old daughter disappears without a trace, Sarah Mason receives a phone call from a child with her daughter's six-year-old voice, causing Sarah to turn in desperation to private investigator Jake Hogan
Bait by Karen Robards( Book )

40 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrowly escaping an attempt on her life while on a business trip in New Orleans, attorney Maddie Fitzgerald is unnerved by attractive FBI agent Sam McCabe, who reveals that Maddie is being targeted by an elusive hired killer
Superstition by Karen Robards( Book )

44 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story on a series of fifteen-year-old unsolved crimes and a television show featuring a renowned psychic draw reporter Nicole Sullivan and police chief Joe Franconi into a perilous search for a murderer when the killer returns
The last victim : a novel by Karen Robards( Book )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 3,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating the brutal murders of two vacationing families in sunny Virginia Beach, FBI agents Ryan Sinclair and Buzz Crane suspect the work of a notorious serial killer and tap the skills of preeminent clinical expert Charlotte Stone, who is also the culprit's only known survivor
Ghost moon by Karen Robards( Book )

38 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman, with her eight-year-old daughter, returns to the family estate, only to have to deal with deadly family secrets
Justice by Karen Robards( Book )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking a job with a prestigious D.C. law firm after witnessing the murder of the first lady, attorney Jessica Ford investigates a high-profile rape victim's suspicious recant on the stand, a situation that is complicated by the disappearance of Jessica's predecessor
Sleepwalker by Karen Robards( Book )

30 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Micayla Lange isn't afraid of the clinking she hears downstairs in her uncle Nicco's McMansion. She's a cop after all. In Jason Davis's line of work, getting caught red-handed by a hot police officer in the murder of a city councilman; or realising the security cameras got a good look at him and the cop, which means they're both as good as dead. Mick and Jason team up on a race for their lives. As enemies close in, Mick is torn between her duty to the force and the passion engulfing her and her unlikely partner in crime"--Page 2 of cover
Beachcomber by Karen Robards( Book )

47 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 3,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking the summer off from a high-stress job, Bonnie travels to a cozy Carolina beach where she falls for a handsome drifter, but when she realizes that the women in a string of killings all resemble her, she fears she may be next
Shiver by Karen Robards( Book )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That night, Samantha Jones was doing what she always did: just trying to get by. Left to make her own way on the mean streets of East St. Louis, the pretty twenty-three-year-old single mother supported herself and her son as best she could by repo-ing cars. When she hooked her junker of a tow truck up to the BMW she'd been sent to haul in, the last thing she expected was to find a beaten, bloody man in the in the trunk--or to be catapulted into a terrifying fight to survive
Whispers at midnight by Karen Robards( Book )

42 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carly Linton is hell-bent on starting over. After a bruising divorce, she moves back to her tiny hometown of Benton, Georgia, to start up a bed-and-breakfast in the old house she inherited from her grandmother. The whole town remembers her as the proverbial good girl, but Carly is tired of being good -- she's ready to walk on the wide side, and she knows exactly where she wants to start. Matt Converse, the town's former bad boy, is now the local sheriff and a pillar of the community. But he hasn't forgotten his wild days, or the magical night of the senior prom he shared with Carly years ago. When Carly's dog unearths a dead body on her property, Matt is forced to spend time there, and Carly decides to use her newfound wiles to seduce him. But when someone breaks into Carly's house and tries to take her away, Matt is the only person who can protect her from a mysterious enemy who's making it all too clear that Carly should never have come back to Benton
Paradise County by Karen Robards( Book )

31 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rolling fields of Shelby County are home to some of the finest horseflesh and bluest blood in Kentucky. With its rural beauty and tranquil lifestyle, it is easy to see why the locals call it Paradise County. But beneath the serene exterior lies a dark underside, and an evil that threatens everyone who touches it
Hush by Karen Robards( Book )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards's latest heart-pounding romantic suspense novel, a woman must track down her husband's murderer--or risk being the next victim of a vicious killer. When Riley Cowan finds her estranged husband Jeff dead in his palatial home, she's sure it's no coincidence. The police rule it a suicide, but Riley thinks someone's out for blood--specifically someone Jeff's father ripped off in one of the biggest financial fraud cases of all time. She suspects that someone is trying to send a message to Jeff's father: Tell me where the money is, or everyone you care about will die. Riley's in-laws might be billionaires, but she's afraid that not even their dirty money can protect her from an irate investor who will stop at nothing to get his hands on his misappropriated cash. Enter Finn Bradley, Philly-based FBI agent and Riley's love interest from way back when. Finn agrees to help Riley, and the two reignite sparks they both thought were extinguished long ago. But can they discover the killer's identity in time, before he resurfaces--and strikes again? Dubbed an "exceptional storyteller" by the Chicago Tribune and "one of the most popular voices in women's fiction" by Newsweek, Karen Robards's latest action-packed novel will keep you glued to the pages until the final, shocking conclusion"--
Heartbreaker by Karen Robards( Book )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TV anchorwoman Lynn, on a horse-riding expedition in Utah, meets Jess, a former agent of the ATF. Separated from the main group, they run into a religious cult planning to detonate nuclear bombs
The last kiss goodbye : a novel by Karen Robards( Book )

27 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While on her evening run, serial killer expert Dr. Charlotte Stone comes across a bloodied and hysterical woman who raves to Charlie that she was forced to kill two others. Though unsure if this gut-wrenching story is true, Charlie gets her to a hospital. But then she remembers an almost identical story told to her by a prisoner incarcerated at Wallens Ridge. Drawing on her despised ability to communicate with the newly dead, Charlie discovers a vicious serial killer is on the loose. Dubbed the Ringmaster, this killer forces his kidnap victims to play sadistic, murderous games. VICAP Special Agents Tony Bartoli, Buzz Crane and Lena Kaminsky are investigating for the feds, with Charlie brought in to advise them. While Tony makes it clear that he would like to be more than friends with Charlie, she continues her love affair from Hell with dead man and convicted killer Michael Garland. In fact, it heats up as they track down this stone cold killer. At first, no one realizes that the Ringmaster is determined to involve Charlie in his evil games, but then it becomes terrifyingly clear that he's much closer than anyone realizes"--
To trust a stranger by Karen Robards( Book )

35 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While investigating Sid Carlson's possible adultery on behalf of his wife, Julie, Mac McQuarry becomes attracted to his beautiful client, stumbles into the middle of a mob assassination gone wrong, and finds himself on the run with Julie
Hunted by Karen Robards( Book )

28 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twas the night before Christmas, and dozens of rich, influential hostages are trapped inside a sprawling lakefront mansion in New Orleans. The perp? Detective Reed Ware, model cop turned outlaw. After receiving a panicked call from Hollis "Holly" Bayard, a teenage street tough with a penchant for amateur sleuthing who stumbles upon the scene of a drug-deal-turned- murder, Ware finds his and his friend's lives in dire danger. The crime Holly witnessed could be the biggest police cover-up this side of New Orleans -- and no one's talking. Driven to desperate measures to uncover the truth, Ware stages a coup at a Christmas party for the New Orleans elite, including the mayor, the council chairman, the sheriff, and the superintendent of police, who just happens to be hostage negotiator Caroline Wallace's estranged father. Cool, calm, controlled. That's Caroline's reputation. But when she's brought in to talk Ware off the proverbial ledge, she realizes no amount of false promises is going to placate this man, who looks even hotter than he did years ago when seventeen-year-old Caroline tried to seduce him. It was his duty to protect her family then. Now it's her turn. if she can think fast enough over the pounding of her heart. When Caroline becomes wrapped up in the drama, it's clear the sizzling tension she shared with Ware never let up. And the harder she tries to defuse the situation, the more she begins to wonder whose side she's really on"--
 
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Alternative Names
Karen Robards Amerikaans schrijfster

Karen Robards écrivaine américaine

Karen Robards escritora estadounidense

Robārdsa, Kārena

Robbards, Karen 1954-

Карън Робърдс

Робардс, Карен

רובארדס, קארן

רובארדס, קארן סופרת אמריקאית

רוברדס, קארן

רוברדס, קרן

แคเรน โรบาดส์

로바즈, 카렌

カレン・ロバーズ

ロバーズ, カレン

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