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White, Karen (Karen S.)

Works: 304 works in 1,185 publications in 4 languages and 54,295 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous stories  Love stories  Biography  Children's audiobooks  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Composer, Performer
Classifications: PS3623.H5776, 813.6
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Karen White
Most widely held works by Karen White
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty Bard MacDonald( Recording )

33 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 2,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From her upside-down house, the eccentric Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle issues to parents her marvelous cures for such common children's diseases as Won't-Put-Away-Toys-itis, Answerbackism, and Fighter-Quarrelitis
The time between by Karen White( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeking atonement over her guilt that she caused her sister's paralysis, Eleanor takes a job caring for an elderly woman and becomes caught up in the woman's life of passion, danger, heartache, and deception in Hungary during World War II
A long time gone by Karen White( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Vivien Walker left her home in the Mississippi Delta, she swore never to go back, as generations of the women in her family had. But in the spring, nine years to the day since she'd left, that's exactly what happens--Vivien returns, fleeing from a broken marriage and her lost dreams for children. What she hopes to find is solace with "Bootsie," her dear grandmother who raised her, a Walker woman with a knack for making everything all right. But instead she finds that her grandmother has died and that her estranged mother is drifting further away from her memories. Now Vivien is forced into the unexpected role of caretaker, challenging her personal quest to find the girl she herself once was. But for Vivien things change in ways she cannot imagine when a violent storm reveals the remains of a long-dead woman buried near the Walker home, not far from the cypress swamp that is soon to give up its ghosts. Vivien knows there is now only one way to rediscover herself--by uncovering the secrets of her family and breaking the cycle of loss that has haunted her them for generations"--Provided by publisher
The house on Tradd Street by Karen White( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant, chilling series debut, "The House on Tradd Street" features a Charleston real estate agent who loves old houses--and the secret histories inside them
The memory of water by Karen White( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many years after her mother's death by drowning, Marnie Maitland returns to the South Carolina Lowcountry when a similar incident involving her estranged sister Diana and Diana's young son forces the sisters to revisit their troubled past
Sea change by Karen White( Book )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely woman with a life-long feeling of not quite belonging elopes with a child psychologist she met at a conference and discovers how difficult it is to actually escape her past
The beach trees by Karen White( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the time she was twelve, Julie Holt knew what a random tragedy can do to a family. At that tender age, her little sister disappeared-never to be found. It was a loss that slowly eroded the family bonds she once relied on. As an adult with a prestigious job in the arts, Julie meets a struggling artist who reminds her so much of her sister, she can't help feeling protective. It is a friendship that begins a long and painful process of healing for Julie, leading her to a house on the Gulf Coast, ravaged by hurricane Katrina, and to stories of family that take her deep into the past
Falling home by Karen White( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At twenty, Cassie Madison left her hometown of Walton, Georgia, without so much as a backward glance, but when a family crisis calls her home, she must part with the satisfaction of her Upper East Side life--and return to the tumult of the one she left ..."--P. [4] of cover
On Folly Beach by Karen White( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folly Beach, South Carolina, has survived despite hurricanes and war. But it's the personal battles of Folly Beach's residents that have left the most scars, and why a young widow has been beckoned there to heal her own... To most people, Folly Beach is simply the last barrier island before reaching the great Atlantic. To some, it's a sanctuary for lost souls, which is why Emmy Hamilton's mother encourages her to buy the local book store, Folly's Finds, hoping it will distract Emmy from the loss of her husband. Emmy is at first resistant. So much has already changed. But after finding love letters and an image of a beautiful bottle tree in a box of used books from Folly's Finds, she decides to take the plunge. But the seller insists on one condition: Emmy must allow Lulu, the late owner's difficult sister, to continue selling her bottle trees from its back yard. For the most part Emmy ignores Lulu as she sifts through the love letters, wanting to learn more. But the more she discovers about the letters, the more she understands Lulu. As details of a possible murder and a mysterious disappearance during WWII are revealed, the two women discover that circumstances beyond their control, sixty years apart, have brought them together, here on Folly Beach. And it is here that their war-ravaged hearts can find hope for a second chance
The strangers on Montagu Street by Karen White( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Psychic realtor Melanie Middleton returns-only to be greeted by a house full of lost souls. Psychic realtor Melanie Middleton is still restoring her Charleston house and doesn't expect to have a new houseguest, a teen girl named Nola. But the girl didn't come alone, and the spirits that accompanied Nola don't seem willing to leave... "--
The girl on Legare Street by Karen White( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Melanie has grown accustomed to renovating old houses, but she never imagined she'd have to renovate her own life to include her estranged mother. Ginnette Prioleau Middleton left Charleston thirty-five years ago. She's returned wanting to protect the daughter she's never really known after receiving an ominous premonition. Melanie never wanted to see her mother again, but with some prodding from her partner, Jack Trenholm, she agrees-and begins to rebuild their relationship. Together Melanie and Ginnette buy back their old home. With their combined psychic abilities they expect to unearth some ghosts. But what they find is a vengeful dark spirit whose strength has been growing for decades. It will take unearthing long buried secrets to beat this demon and save what's left of Melanie's family... " -- Publisher description
After the rain by Karen White( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this follow-up to "Falling Home, " White returns to the magical small town of Walton, Georgia. When photographer Suzanne Paris arrives and meets Mayor Joe Warner, he's nothing like any man she's ever known. Yet, both their lives are transformed by an unexpected love
The lost hours by Karen White( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Piper Mills was twelve, she helped her grandfather bury a box that belonged to her grandmother in the backyard. For twelve years, it remained untouched. Now a near fatal riding accident has shattered Piper's dreams of Olympic glory. After her grandfather's death, she inherits the house and all its secrets, including a key to a room that doesn't exist -- or does it? And after her grandmother is sent away to a nursing home, she remembers the box buried in the backyard. In it are torn pages from a scrapbook, a charm necklace -- and a newspaper article from 1939 about the body of an infant found floating in the Savannah River. The necklace's charms tell the story of three friends during the 1930s -- each charm added during the three months each friend had the necklace and recorded her life in the scrapbook. Piper always dismissed her grandmother as not having had a story to tell. And now, too late, Piper finds she might have been wrong
Return to Tradd Street by Karen White( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Melanie is only going through the motions of living since refusing Jack's marriage proposal. She misses him desperately, but her broken heart is the least of her problems. Despite an insistence that she can raise their child alone, Melanie is completely unprepared for motherhood, and she struggles to complete renovations on her house on Tradd Street before the baby arrives. When Melanie is roused one night by the sound of a ghostly infant crying, she chooses to ignore it. She simply does not have the energy to deal with one more crisis. That is, until the remains of a newborn buried in an old christening gown are found hidden in the foundation of her house. As the hauntings on Tradd Street slowly become more violent, Melanie decides to find out what caused the baby's untimely death, uncovering the love, loss, and betrayal that color the house's history--and threaten her claim of ownership. But can she seek Jack's help without risking her heart? For in revealing the secrets of the past, Melanie also awakens the malevolent presence that has tried to keep the truth hidden for decades..."--
The sound of glass by Karen White( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It has been two years since the death of Merritt Heyward's husband Cal, when she receives unexpected news--Cal's family home in Beaufort, South Carolina, bequeathed by Cal's reclusive grandmother, now belongs to Merritt. Charting the course of an uncertain life--and feeling guilt from her husband's tragic death--Merritt travels from her home in Maine to Beaufort, where the secrets of Cals unspoken-of past reside among the pluff mud and jasmine of the ancestral Heyward home on the Bluff"
The color of light by Karen White( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At thirty-two Jillian Parrish finally finds the courage to take charge of her life and discover what really lives in the dark spaces under her bed. Pregnany and recently divorced, she takes her seven-year-old daughter to seek refuge and solace on Pawleys Island, South Carolina--Jillian's only source of happy childhood memories. Summers spent at her grandmother's beach house were Jillian's sanctuary from indifferent parents until her best friend, Lauren Mills, disappeared. Linc Rising, Lauren's boyfriend and Jillian's confidant, was a suspect in Lauren's disappearance. Although Jillian never doubted his innocence, her parents whisked her back home to Atlanta, and she never got a chance to tell him. Now a resentful Linc is back on Pawleys Island, renovating the old Mills house. As ghosts of the past return to haunt them, and Jillian's daughter begins having eerie conversations with an imaginary friend named Lauren, Jillian and Linc will uncover the truth about Lauren and about feelings they have kept buried for sixteen years
Beachcombers [a novel] by Nancy Thayer( Recording )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lily Fox, the baby of her family, sends her sister Abbie urgent emails begging her to return home to Nantucket. Their middle sister, Emma, has taken to her bed, emotionally devastated after the loss of her high-powered stockbroker's job and a shockingly unexpected break-up with her fiancé. Also, Lily is deeply worried that Marina, the beautiful, enigmatic woman renting their guesthouse, has set her sights on the sisters' widowed father, Jim
The Hemingses of Monticello an American family by Annette Gordon-Reed( Recording )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annette Gordon-Reed tells the legendary story of the Hemingses of Monticello, an American slave family with direct blood ties to the American President Thomas Jefferson. Gordon-Reed vividly describes the relationships between Jefferson, his mistress, slave Sally Hemings, and the rest of the Hemings family
Pieces of the heart by Karen White( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Caroline Collier is a woman bogged down in the harsh realities of a life barely lived. Stress from her all-consuming job as an accountant has given her panic attacks, forcing her to take a leave of absence from work. And though her chances of relaxing in the presence of her overbearing, perfect mother are slim, she joins her at the family's vacation home in the mountains of North Carolina."--Page 4 of cover
Family tree by Barbara Delinsky( Recording )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dana Clarke has finally achieved the stability she has craved in her marriage to a man from an old New England family, but when her daughter is born with African-American traits in her appearance, her family life is thrown into turmoil
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The house on Tradd Street
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The house on Tradd StreetThe memory of waterThe beach treesFalling homeOn Folly BeachThe strangers on Montagu StreetThe girl on Legare StreetAfter the rain