WorldCat Identities

Hawkins, Karen

Works: 107 works in 510 publications in 11 languages and 16,450 library holdings
Genres: Romance fiction  Fiction  Historical fiction  History  Novels  Fiction  Magic realist fiction 
Roles: Author, Arranger
Classifications: PS648.L6, 813.6
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Karen Hawkins
To catch a Highlander by Karen Hawkins( Book )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her father gambles the family estate away, Sophia MacFarlane puts up her own virtue as collateral in a high-stakes card game with Lord Dougal MacLean, but they may both end up losing their hearts
To Scotland with love by Karen Hawkins( Book )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Gregor MacLean rides to the rescue when Venetia Oglivie is abducted by a young fortune hunter planning to force her into marriage, but his rescue is complicated by their feelings towards each other and her unpredictable family
How to abduct a Highland lord by Karen Hawkins( Book )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her brother, Callum, is murdered and a Kincaid is blamed, Fiona MacLean has no choice but to abduct and marry Black Jack Kincaid in order to halt the MacLean-Kincaid lifelong feud
Lady in red by Karen Hawkins( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two high-born antiques experts each believe they care for their own opinions too much to ever marry happily. But when touched by the helping hand of an ancient curse--or blessing--even strong opinions can be rethought
The book charmer by Karen Hawkins( Book )

7 editions published in 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sarah Dove is no ordinary bookworm. To her, books have always been more than just objects: they live, they breathe, and sometimes they even speak. When Sarah grows up to become the librarian in her quaint southern town of Dove Pond, North Carolina, her gift helps place every book in the hands of the perfect reader. Recently, however, the books have been whispering about something out of the ordinary: the arrival of a displaced city girl named Grace Wheeler. If the books are right, Grace could be the savior that Dove Pond desperately needs. The problem is, Grace wants little to do with the town or its quirky residents-Sarah chief among them. It takes a bit of urging, and the help of an especially wise book, but Grace ultimately embraces the challenge to rescue her charmed new community. In her quest, she discovers the tantalizing promise of new love, the deep strength that comes from having a true friend, and the power of finding just the right book" -- Front jacket flap
The prince who loved me by Karen Hawkins( Book )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prince Alexsey Romanovin enjoys his carefree life, flirting--and more--with every lovely lady who crosses his path. But when the interfering Grand Duchess Natasha decides it's time for her grandson to wed, Alexsey finds himself in Scotland, determined to foil her plans. Brainy, bookish, and bespectacled, Bronwyn Murdoch seems the perfect answer--she isn't at all to the duchess's taste. Living at the beck and call of her ambitious stepmother and social butterfly stepsisters, Bronwyn has little time for a handsome flirt--no matter how intoxicating his kisses are. After all, no spoiled, arrogant prince would seriously be interested in a firm-minded female like herself. So ... wouldn't it be fun to turn his 'game' upside down and prove that an ordinary woman can bring a prince to his knees?"--Page 4 of cover
Sleepless in Scotland by Karen Hawkins( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While attempting to intervene in her sister's disreputable scheme to catch a husband, Catriona inadvertently falls into the trap her sister set and is forced to marry Hugh LacLean, with whom she engages in heated gender battles
Caught by the Scot by Karen Hawkins( Book )

14 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dashing Scottish privateer Conner Douglas must marry a respectable, well-born woman; and soon, if he wants to secure his rightful inheritance. Determined to still explore the high seas as well as his mistresses' beds, he aims to find a pliable wife who'll turn a blind eye to his antics. And he knows just the woman, childhood friend and mousy spinster Miss Theodora Cumberbatch-Snowe. Unbeknownst to Conner, meek and plain Theodora has been hopelessly in love with him for years. But unwilling to wait forever for what will never happen, Theodora plans to wed a kind, if unexciting, local landowner, leaving behind the wild Highlander of her dreams. Yet Conner refuses to let his perfect wife get away. He chases her to Gretna Green and is shocked to discover the real Theodora is an ardent and wildly sensual woman. Soon he realizes his passion to win her has nothing to do with securing his inheritance and everything to do with earning the love of the unforgettable woman
How to capture a countess by Karen Hawkins( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Urged by her favorite nephew, the intimidating Duchess of Roxburghe agrees to transform a thorny Scottish rose into a lovely bloom. But even she isn't prepared for fiery Rose Balfour"--Page 4 of cover
The laird who loved me by Karen Hawkins( Book )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander MacLean's flirtation with Caitlyn Hurst ended with his embarrassment in front of the ton. Seeking revenge, he agrees to a contest--each to complete a set of mythic labors--between himself and Caitlyn. If she wiins, he agrees to forgive her previous rash behavior, but if he wins, she will join him in his bed
Her officer and gentleman by Karen Hawkins( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Elizabeth and Christian Llevanth unexpectantly join forces to uncover the mystery behind his mother's imprisonment and untimely death and find romance
One night in Scotland by Karen Hawkins( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Someone is holding her brother prisoner in exchange for a gold-and-onyx box covered in mysterious runes, so Mary Hurst boldly sets out from the family vicarage to find the priceless artifact. But the man who possesses it, Angus Hay, the Earl of Erroll, is less than sympathetic to her plight ..."--Page 4 of cover
Lady Whistledown strikes back by Julia Quinn( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who stole lady Neeley's bracelet? Was it the fortune hunter, the gambler, the servant or the rogue? All of London is abuzz with speculation, but it is clear that one of four couples is connected to the crime
The Prince and I by Karen Hawkins( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Slovenian and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Murian, who is seeking revenge against the man who killed her husband and stole his birthright, robs nobles in order to survive, but she gets more than she bargained for when she ambushes warrior prince Max Romanovin
The further observations of Lady Whistledown by Julia Quinn( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Regency London's most notorious gossip, Lady Whistledown, returns to tell all. Society is abuzz when the Season's most promising debutante is jilted by her intended. A concerned groom-to-be rushes back to London to win his lady's heart once and forever. A handsome rogue has a lifelong friendship -- and his heart -- tested. A young woman is cast out of her home by an insufferable yet charming marquis."--Provided by publisher
How to pursue a princess by Karen Hawkins( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lily Balfour finds herself torn between Prince Wulfinski, whom she loves but who is apparently penniless, and the Earl of Huntley, a wealthy widower whose money can solve all of her family's financial problems
How to entice an enchantress by Karen Hawkins( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Scarred in the terrible accident that took his wife, gruff Lord Kirk has hidden himself from Society. When he meets his neighbor, Dahlia Balfour--a young beauty who shares his love for poetry and books--he realizes she is the one woman who could make him forget the past. But how can such a recluse attract the eye of an enchantress? Kirk appeals to his godmother, the Duchess of Roxburghe, to help him become the dashing, well-dressed hero of Dahlia's dreams. Arriving at a house party given by the Duchess, Dahlia is unprepared for the change in her neighbor. Suddenly, she is seeing him in a whole new light. When he captures her lips with an ardent kiss, she realizes he could be her romantic hero, but then a jealous rival twists an inadvertent comment she makes. Now Dahlia must persuade Kirk that she's not just a pretty girl feeling pity, but a passionate woman who sees past painful scars into the soul of the man she's come to love."--Page 4 of cover
Scandal in Scotland by Karen Hawkins( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Despite fame and countless admirers, actress Marcail Beauchamp has never forgotten William Hurst, the audacious seafarer she once loved ... and lost. Now, forced by a mysterious blackmailer who threatens her family, she must steal an ancient onyx box from the one man she's vowed never to see again. To save his brother from a ruthless abductor, William must deliver the artifact as ransom. He's stunned when Marcail, more lovely than ever, suddenly appears on his ship. But when she drugs him and steals the box, his fury knows no bounds. William pursues Marcail, but too late: she has already delivered the box. The estranged lovers realize they must work together--both to regain the artifact that could mean life or death to his family and to destroy the mysterious blackmailer's power over her family. Thus begins a high-stakes quest through the reaches of Scotland, a quest that stirs up long-forgotten memories and an unquenchable passion ..."--Page 4 of cover
An affair to remember by Karen Hawkins( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An arrogant earl looking for the perfect wife; a strong-minded governess determined to transform him into the perfect man--who will win?
Mad for the plaid by Karen Hawkins( Book )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Slovenian and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prince Nikolai Romanovin is furious when his grandmother is abducted on a visit to an old friend in the Scottish Highlands. Determined to avoid an international incident, Nik plans to quietly rescue his grandmother by slipping into enemy territory disguised as a groom. But his plans go awry when he falls under the cool gray gaze of the laird's daughter ... and she instantly realizes he's not who he pretends to be. Lady Ailsa Mackenzie may be plain of looks, but she has more than her fair share of wits. And for the honor of her clan, she demands to assist in the rescue. Together, Ailsa and Nik must free his grandmother from danger, while facing the growing demands of their own unruly hearts."--Back cover
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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.14 for The book c ... to 0.31 for An affair ...)

Lady in red
To Scotland with loveHow to abduct a Highland lordLady in redSleepless in ScotlandThe laird who loved meHer officer and gentlemanOne night in ScotlandLady Whistledown strikes back
Alternative Names

controlled identityBennet, Kim

Bennet, Kim.


Хокинс, Карен

ホーキンス, カレン