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Karen Harper

USA flag (1945 - 2020)

aka Caryn Cameron

Karen Harper was the New York Times bestselling author of contemporary suspense and historical fiction.

Genres: Romance, Romantic Suspense, Historical Mystery, Historical, Mystery, Historical Romance, Paranormal Romance, General Fiction, Inspirational
   Island Ecstasy (1982)
   Passion's Reign (1983)
   Sweet Passion's Pain (1984)
   Rapture's Crown (1985)
   Midnight Mirage (1985)
   One Fervent Fire (1987)
   Dawn's Early Light (1988) (as by Caryn Cameron)
   Tame the Wind (1988)
   Silver Swords (1989) (as by Caryn Cameron)
   Eden's Gate (1989)
   The Firelands (1990)
   Braden's Brides (1990) (as by Caryn Cameron)
   Wild Lily (1991) (as by Caryn Cameron)
   Almost Forever (1991)
   King's Man (1991) (as by Caryn Cameron)
   Circle of Gold (1992)
   The Wings of Morning (1993)
   River of Sky (1994)
   Promises to Keep (1994)
   Black Orchid (1996)
   Empty Cradle (1998)
   The Baby Farm (1999)
   Down to the Bone (2000)
   Shaker Run (2001)
   The Stone Forest (2002)
   The Falls (2003)
   The Last Boleyn (2006)
   Hurricane (2006)
   The First Princess of Wales (2006)
   Inferno (2006)
   Below the Surface (2008)
   The Hiding Place (2008)
   Mistress Shakespeare (2009)
     aka Shakespeare's Mistress
   Deep Down (2009)
   The Queen's Governess (2009)
   Down River (2010)
   The Irish Princess (2010)
   Mistress of Mourning (2012)
   The Queen's Confidante (2012)
   The Royal Nanny (2016)
   The It Girls (2017)
   American Duchess (2019)
   The Queen's Secret (2020)
Karen Harper recommends
Louisa and the Missing Heiress (2004)
(Louisa May Alcott Mystery, book 1)
Anna Maclean
"Charming and clever amateur sleuth Louisa May Alcott springs to life in Anna Maclean's lively debut mystery."
To Die For (2011)
(Ladies in Waiting , book 1)
Sandra Byrd
"A fresh look at Anne Bolyn... Readers will be drawn to the events, beautifully depicted, but also to the emotions, skillfully conveyed. A new Tudor historical to treasure."
Unnatural Causes (2017)
(Dr. Katie LeClair mystery, book 1)
Dawn Eastman
"A fascinating murder mystery… Unnatural Causes pulled me in and didn't let go."
The Burial Society (2018)
(Burial Society, book 1)
Nina Sadowsky
"The Burial Society is a twisty, ever-deeper, can’t-let-go read! The heroine can trust no one as she struggles to help abused and endangered women in a world of secrets and shadows. . . . A dynamite psychological thriller by a new master of the genre."
As Bright as Heaven (2018)
Susan Meissner
"As Bright as Heaven explores the heart of a historic but universal family."
Between Earth and Sky (2018)
Amanda Skenandore
"Gripping and beautifully written, Between Earth and Sky tugs at the heart with its dynamic heroine and unique cast of characters. Though this novel brings alive two historical American eras and settings, the story is achingly modern, universal and important."
The Coroner (2018)
(Coroner's Daughter Mystery, book 1)
Jennifer Graeser Dornbush
"If you like small town mysteries, twisty reads or books by Lisa Black or Patricia Cornwell, you'll love The Coroner."
And Then You Were Gone (2019)
R J Jacobs
"A steep-dive roller coaster ride...Get on board but hang on!."
Meet Me in Monaco (2019)
Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb
"Meet Me in Monaco offers a fabulous you-are-there glimpse into the lives of the rich and famous--and real. From Grace Kelly's royal 'wedding of the century' to the luxe lifestyles on the Riviera and in Paris and New York, this novel swept me away."
Crossroad (2019)
W H Cameron
"Crossroad is an immersive read and a you-are-there page turner."
Daughter of the Reich (2020)
Louise Fein
"Louise Fein's Daughter of the Reich is so real--a beautifully written and emotional wrenching journey into World War II tumult and tragedy."
Light Changes Everything (2020)
Nancy E Turner
"The key characters of this lovely family saga are even more compelling than the story's title. The real, regional voice pulls the reader right into an emotional read that is poignant and ultimately wise. Light Changes Everything is a story that stays with you for all the right reasons."
The Engineer's Wife (2020)
(Engineer's Wife, book 1)
Tracey Enerson Wood
"The Engineer's Wife is just the sort of novel I love and-I hope-write. Against all odds, a dynamic, historic woman builds a monument and changes history as she and her surrounding cast leap off the page. What a life and what a beautifully written and inspiring story!"
The Woman Before Wallis (2020)
Bryn Turnbull
"What an exciting look into the scandalous, fabulous lives of the Morgan sisters. And Wallis Simpson up close and personal—what could be more wonderful or more wicked? I loved this book."
The Second Marriage (2020)
Gill Paul
"A deep dive into glitz, glamour and heartbreak. Gill Paul’s emotionally turbulent, amazing novels never disappoint."
The Chanel Sisters (2020)
Judithe Little
"Triumphant yet heartbreaking, this so true-to-life story of the fabulous Chanel sisters hits all the right notes: luxury settings, especially Paris, love and betrayal, and family bonds that both build and bind. Judithe Little has a big gift she shares with us in The Chanel Sisters. I loved this great escape."

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