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Karen Rose Smith

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aka Karen Hughes, Kari Sutherland

Karen Rose Smith was born on December 21 in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.. Althoughshe was an only child, she remembers the bonds of an extended family. Sheand her parents lived with her grandfather and aunt until she was five, whenher parents built a house next door. Since her father came from a family often and her mother, a family of seven, there were always aunts, uncles, andcousins visiting on weekends. Family is a strong theme in her books and shesuspects her childhood memories are the reason. As a teenager, music becameas important to Karen Rose as reading. The Beatles were her favourite group.But she and her cousin took their first sojourn into writing bycollaborating on a script for The Monkees television program. They sent thatscript to every concert venue where the group appeared that summer!

In college, Karen Rose began writing poetry and also met her husband-to-be.She graduated of Shippensburg University in PA with a BS in English andFrench secondary education, she earned graduate credits in both English andCounseling. She married her college sweetheart and both began marriedlife as teachers, but when their son was born, Karen Rose decided to try herhand at a home decorating business. She returned to teaching for a while butwhen back surgery interrupted her lifestyle, it led her to writing romancefiction.

After six years of writing and thirteen completed manuscripts, Karen Rosesold two books in one week! Published since 1991, she has had over 50 novelsunder diferent pseudonyms. She has published with Silhouette Romance andSpecial Edition, as well as with Meteor/Kismet and Kensington's PreciousGems. She has won New Jersey's Golden Leaf Award in short contemporaryromance as well as the Golden Quill award in traditional romance. Herromances have made both the USA TODAY list and the Waldenbooks Bestsellerlist for Series Romance. A past president of the Central PA Romance Writers,she has given workshops on conflict, character, love scenes and synopsiswriting to neighboring chapters and at national conferences.

Karen Rose lives in Pennsylvania with her husband, now their son is aresearch scientist working in Oklahoma. Karen has read romance novels sinceshe was a teenager because they end with happily-ever-after. She thinkseveryone needs hope in an ideal and an escape from time to time. And that'swhy she can see herself writing romance novels for a long time to come.

Darling Daddies
1. Adam's Vow (1995)
2. Always Daddy (1995)
3. Shane's Bride (1995)




Forever Love
1. April's Promise (2013)
Men in Uniform
1. The Sheriff's Proposal (2014)
Daisy's Tea Garden Mystery
1. Murder with Lemon Tea Cakes (2017)

Searching for Her Prince / The Royal Treatment (2003) (with Maureen Child)
A Perfect Pair / Their Baby Bond (2004) (with Jen Safrey)
Bluegrass Baby / Take a Chance on Me (2004) (with Judy Duarte)
Bachelor / Precious Gift (2004)
Say I Do (2005) (with Sara Orwig)
Secret Admirer (2005) (with Ann Major and Christine Rimmer)
A Precious Gift / Child of Her Heart (2005) (with Cheryl St. John)
Secret Seduction / Which Child is Mine? (2005) (with Cathy Gillen Thacker)
From Here to Maternity (2006) (with Inglath Cooper and Tara Taylor Quinn)
Crown & Glory (2007) (with Maureen Child and Patricia Thayer)
Expecting His Baby (2008) (with Susan Mallery)
When a Hero Comes Along / Daddy Plan (2008) (with Teresa Southwick)
The Daddy Verdict / The Rancher's Surprise Marriage (2008) (with Susan Crosby)
Christmas Together (2008) (with Melissa McClone)
Lullaby for Two / Childs Play (2010) (with Cindi Myers)
Triplets Found (2010) (with Judy Duarte and Lynda Sandoval)
The Midwife's Glass Slipper / Best For the Baby (2010) (with Ann Evans)
Baby By Surprise / Daddy by Surprise (2010) (with Debra Salonen)
Texas Billionaire's Bride / Texas Bodyguard's Proposal (2010) (with Crystal Green)
Montana Dreaming (2010) (with Judy Duarte and Cheryl St. John)
The Doctor's Pregnant Bride? / The Texas Billionaire's Baby (2011) (with Susan Crosby)
Cinderella and the Playboy / The Texan's Happily-Ever-After (2011) (with Lois Faye Dyer)
From Daddy / When the Cowboy Said 'I Do' (2011) (with Crystal Green)
Expecting The Boss's Baby / Twins Under His Tree (2011) (with Karen Rimmer Christine and Christine Rimmer)
His Country Cinderella / The Hard-to-Get Cowboy (2013) (with Crystal Green)
Wilder Hearts (2013) (with Judy Duarte and RaeAnne Thayne)
Harlequin Special Edition October 2013 - Bundle 1 of 2 (2013) (with Christyne Butler and Cindy Kirk)
Marrying Dr Maverick / A Maverick Under the Mistletoe (2013) (with Brenda Harlen)
Harlequin Special Edition September 2014 - Bundle 1 of 2 (2014) (with Leanne Banks and Helen Lacey)
Baby for the Tycoon (2015) (with Emily Forbes and Emily McKay)
Harlequin Special Edition August 2015 - Box Set 2 of 2 (2015) (with Caro Carson and Allison Leigh)
Harlequin Special Edition March 2016 Box Set 2 of 2 (2016) (with Michelle Major and Meg Maxwell)
Holiday Forever-Afters Boxed Set (2016)
Harlequin Special Edition November 2016 Box Set 2 of 2 (2016) (with Merline Lovelace and Meg Maxwell)
Harlequin Special Edition November 2017 Box Set 2 of 2 (2017) (with Tracy Madison and Meg Maxwell)

Series contributed to
Men in Uniform (as by Kari Sutherland)
The Sheriff's Proposal (1996)
Non fiction
Karen Rose Smith recommends

Vile (2014)
(Faces of Evil, book 8)
Debra Webb
"Debra Webb's name says it all."

Her Darkest Nightmare (2016)
(Evelyn Talbot, book 1)
Brenda Novak
"Gut-gripping suspense...keeps the pages flying!."

After the Dark (2017)
(Killer Instinct , book 1)
Cynthia Eden
"What romantic suspense is supposed to be-fast, furious, and very sexy."

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