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Karen Brooks


Karen Brooks was born in Sydney to an Israeli immigrant and, according to her family, was always a dreamer, even when her life became a nightmare. Schooled in Sydney and Tweed Heads, She completed high school at Hornsby Girls, where She was also Head Prefect.Starting at Sydney University, She soon dropped out and tried a number of different careers. She was an actress for over 18 years, a children’s playwright and an Army Officer in the Royal Australian Army Survey Corp as well as a checkout-‘chick’, an assessment clerk with the NRMA, a waitress, a dress-boutique manager, a theatre director, a wife (twice) and mother (twice over too!). Karen has lived up and down the east coast of Australia, living in Sydney, Bendigo, Wollongong, the Sunshine Coast, and on a property in Brooklet near Byron Bay. Currently, She's living in Hobart, Tasmania.

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Historical, Historical Romance
Karen Brooks recommends
Dreamer's Pool (2014)
(Blackthorn & Grim, book 1)
Juliet Marillier
"A simply gorgeous story…a tale that will tug at your heart and, like the fable that it draws upon, linger in your head and soul for days afterwards. I cannot wait for the next installment in this series."

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