Karen Harper


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    Romantic Suspense

    Jan-2015

    Cold Creek - 3

    Haunted by the past… Cold Creek is a place with a dark history, especially for the Lockwoods. Now adults, the three Lockwood sisters are still recovering from the events that led to the destruction of their family when they were children. Deter...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Nov-2014

    Cold Creek - 2

    Let the dead stay dead… Despite a traumatic childhood in Cold Creek, Ohio, the Lockwood sisters have reunited there for the wedding of youngest sister Tess to the town's sheriff. Maid of honor Kate Lockwood is determined to break through best m...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Sep-2014

    Cold Creek - 1

    Every town has its secrets… Returning to Cold Creek, Ohio, is an act of courage for Tess Lockwood. Abducted and held captive as a young girl, she is unable to remember anything about the crime that destroyed her childhood and tore her family ap...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Nov-2013

    A Home Valley Amish Mystery - 4

    A cold night's silent majesty hides a BITTER secret… Though she is deeply loved by her parents, the fact that Lydia Brand is adopted has always made her different from her close-knit Amish community. But as Christmas approaches and she begins to...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Oct-2012

    A Home Valley Amish Mystery - 3

    Hidden in the heart of Home Valley, a SECRET danger takes root... Quiet, cautious Ella Lantz has spent her entire life in the close-knit Amish community of Home Valley. Tending her lavender fields, she finds calm and serenity in purple blooms, he...

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    Historical

    Jul-2012

    In a gripping historical novel of suspense and romance from the national bestselling author of The Queen's Governess, two women fight to defeat the enemies of the precarious Tudor monarchy by uncovering the secrets of the dead... London, 1501. In...

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    in Dark Crossings

    Romantic Suspense

    Jul-2012

    When Benjamin Kline returns to the fold after eight years, Abigail Baughman welcomes him with an open heart. But all is not well in their Amish village. Mysterious happenings put Abby in harm's way, forcing Ben to run to her rescue. He's vowed never ...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Feb-2012

    A Home Valley Amish Mystery - 2

    In the shadows of a graveyard, a SHOT rings out… Hannah Esh fled the Home Valley Amish community with a broken heart, throwing herself into her worldly dreams of a singing career instead. But as much as she tries to run from her past, something ke...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Aug-2011

    A Home Valley Amish Mystery - 1

    Against the peaceful night sky, a barn burns... Sarah Kauffman sought permission from her church elders to paint murals on a few of the Amish community's barns. Each was designed like an old -- fashioned quilt square, representing a piece of the A...

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    Historical

    Jul-2011

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    Historical

    Feb-2011

    Born into a first family of Ireland, with royal ties on both sides, Elizabeth Fitzgerald-known as Gera-finds her world overturned when Henry VIII imprisons her father, the Earl of Kildare, and brutally destroys her family. Torn from the home she love...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Feb-2010

    In the churning water, she felt her future slipping away... Attending a corporate retreat at a remote resort in Alaska, Lisa Vaughn is plunged into the frigid rapids of the Wild River. Swept away, battered and alone, she has been left for dead. Lod...

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    Historical

    Feb-2010

    A fresh and intriguing historical novel told in the voice of Queen Elizabeth I's governess. Katherine Ashley, the daughter of a poor country squire, happily secures an education and a place for herself in a noble household. But when Thomas Cromwel...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Jun-2009

    A woman vanishes into the woods... As a child, Jessie Lockwood spent many hours helping her mother, Mariah, count the endangered ginseng plants hidden in the local woods of Deep Down, Kentucky. There she learned to appreciate the tiny Appalachian to...

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    Historical

    Feb-2009

    A delicious and intriguing historical novel about the woman who was William Shakespeare's secret wife, by New York Times bestselling author, Karen Harper. In Mistress Shakespeare, Elizabethan beauty Anne Whateley reveals intimate details of her dang...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Feb-2008

    She surfaced from the depths of the sea... and was terrifyingly, inexplicably alone Briana Devon knows her twin sister would never deliberately leave her--but when she emerges from underwater, Daria and their boat have vanished. Fighting rough wav...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Feb-2008

    After spending nine months in a coma, Tara Kinsale awakes to devastating news. Her best friend, Alexis, has been murdered, leaving Tara as guardian to her daughter, Claire. And Tara's husband has divorced her for another woman. Forced to start ove...

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    Historical

    Jan-2007

    THE DAUGHTER OF A DISGRACED EARL, SHE MATCHED WITS WITH A PRINCE It is the fourteenth century, the height of the Medieval Age, and at the court of King Edward III of England, chivalry is loudly praised while treachery runs rampant. When the lovely...

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    Historical Mystery

    Jan-2007

    An Elizabeth I Mystery - 9

    In the ninth installment of Karen Harpers highly respected Elizabeth I mystery series, Elizabeth and her court depart London for a summer journey. By royal command, the young Francis Drake joins the entourage. But someones idea of sport is shooting c...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Jan-2007

    Bush pilot Lauren Taylor knows better than most the devastation fire can leave in its wake: two years ago she lost her husband to a raging wildfire. But when she flies a stranger into her isolated hometown of Vermillion, Montana, her actions may be t...

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    in More Than Words Volume 3

    Contemporary Romance

    Oct-2006

    Five bestselling authors Five real-life heroines They're your neighbors, your aunts, your sisters and your best friends. They're women across North America committed to reaching out and changing lives, one good deed at a time. Five of these except...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Jun-2006

    With lashing rain and brutal winds bearing down on them, residents of southwest Florida prepare for evacuation. But Julie Minton cannot leave. Her fourteen-year-old daughter, Randi, left home earlier that morning to go out on a Jet Ski with Thad Broc...

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    Historical

    Mar-2006

    SHE SURVIVED HER OWN INNOCENCE, AND THE TREACHERY OF EUROPE'S ROYAL COURTS Greed, lust for power, sex, lies, secret marriages, religious posturing, adultery, beheadings, international intrigue, jealousy, treachery, love, loyalty, and betrayal. The...

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    Historical Mystery

    Jan-2006

    An Elizabeth I Mystery - 8

    In 1566, Elizabeth Tudor faces tremendous opposition from Parliament for ruling England without the help of a husband. Instead, she turns to her Privy Plot Council for help, only to discover from her royal herbalist that a woman has drowned in a tub ...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Jun-2005

    Maplecreek Amish Trilogy - 3

    One morning Leah Kurtz goes to wake her adopted infant daughter and instantly knows something is terribly wrong. She is convinced that her baby has been switched with another child. Afraid that no one will believe her, Leah turns to an unlikely ally,...

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    Historical Mystery

    Jan-2005

    An Elizabeth I Mystery - 7

    Elizabethan England comes alive as its young queen struggles to stop a serial killer who uses fire as a weapon. From commoner to courtier, from the delights of rural England to the streets of teeming London, the queen and her coterie turn detectors i...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Jun-2004

    Maplecreek Amish Trilogy - 2

    Widower Luke Brand is a leader in the peaceful Amish community of Maplecreek. But now his people are under attack from unknown assailants -- and the main target appears to be the children. Although the community is reluctant to turn to the outside wo...

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    Historical Mystery

    Oct-2003

    An Elizabeth I Mystery - 6

    The Queene's Christmas draws readers into the magnificent realm of Elizabeth Tudor and the magic of her Court at Yuletide, circa 1564. But in the intoxicating sixth novel of Karen Harper's celebrated Elizabeth I series, the Twelve Days of Christmas a...

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    Suspense

    Jun-2003

    Early one morning Claire Malvern awakes to an empty bed -- and her husband missing. There is no trace of Keith Malvern -- only an eyewitness who claims a man jumped off the bridge at Bloodroot Falls in the middle of the night. It is the spectacula...

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    Historical Mystery

    Feb-2003

    An Elizabeth I Mystery - 5

    The vibrant pageant of Elizabethan England comes vividly alive in Karen Harper's fifth novel in her acclaimed Elizabeth I mystery series. In the gardens of Hampton Court, Elizabeth proudly shows a famed visitor her huge maze. But the intricate labyri...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Jun-2002

    Stone County, Indiana - a stunning landscape of rock quarries, caves and underground rivers - is a place of unique beauty...and a place marked by an unsolved tragedy. One warm night 16 years ago, sisters Jenna and Amanda Kirk disappeared. Days lat...

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    Historical Mystery

    Mar-2002

    An Elizabeth I Mystery - 4

    In late summer of 1562, with handsome Lord Robert Dudley by her side, Elizabeth Tudor leads her retinue to London's Royal College of Physicians--to demand its help in the raging battle against disease and pestilence. But the stalwart queen is shaken ...

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    Romantic Suspense

    May-2001

    Kate Marburn thought her recovery from her former husband's betrayal was a new beginning. A quiet and controlled life as the rose gardener on the estate of Sarah Denbigh, a wealthy widow, seemed the perfect escape. But when Sarah dies under myste...

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    Historical Mystery

    Mar-2001

    An Elizabeth I Mystery - 3

    It is May 1560. Less than two years have passed since the daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn ascended the throne. As sinister storm clouds gather overhead, twenty-six-year-old Queen Elizabeth bids Godspeed to William Cecil, her most trusted ...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Jul-2000

    Deep in the heart of a small Amish community lies a secret someone thought was buried forever. But one woman may have just unknowingly uncovered it.... Rachel Mast is doing alt she can to keep her life together one year after the tragic death of h...

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    Historical Mystery

    Jan-2000

    An Elizabeth I Mystery - 2

    It is the crowning day of twenty-five-year-old Bess Tudor's life as she returns from exile to become England's queen. But even as her magnificent procession wends its way to Westminster Palace, a shot rings out, muffled by the jostling crowd. Wit...

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    Suspense

    Sep-1999

    Something is very wrong in the town of Shelter, Kentucky. Deep in the hills of Appalachia, someone is stealing babies. Without a trace or a reasonable explanation, pregnant women are disappearing, targeted for the precious commodity they carry. ...

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    Historical Mystery

    Feb-1999

    An Elizabeth I Mystery - 1

    The letter came in secret, with a pearl eardrop from an aunt long thought dead, resurrecting the forbidden past. Banished by her spiteful half sister, Queen Mary, to Hatfield House in the English countryside, twenty-five-year-old Princess Elizabeth c...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Apr-1998

    IN A CLINIC OF SHADOWS AND SECRETS, A VULNERABLE WOMAN BECOMES EASY PREY Determined to conceive the baby she and her late husband so passionately, wanted, TV anchorwoman Alexis McCall turns to a fertility clinic for help. Located in scenic New Mex...

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    Suspense

    Dec-1996

    Jordan Quinn was back in the Florida Everglades, where her teenage elopement with the fiercely proud Seminole Seth Cypress had ended. Now she was following her husband, brilliant scientist Lawrence Quinn, who was pursuing the cure for a disease shado...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Mar-1996

    Maplecreek Amish Trilogy - 1

    PASSION AND ADVENTURE IN AMISH COUNTRY Attorney Brooke Benton comes to the Maplecreek Amish community to escape the stalker who terrorized her after her last murder case. She feels safe running a friend's quilt shop, but the homespun Amish frown o...

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    in Blossoms

    Traditional Regency

    Apr-1995

    LOVE IN BLOOM Celebrate the arrival of spring with a bouquet of exquisite stories by five acclaimed authors of romantic fiction. Brimming with the richness and delicate beauty of the season's first flower, this wondrous collection reveals blossomi...

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    Historical Romance

    Jan-1995

    In the small town of Lockwood, Ohio, Amanda Wynne harbored special hopes for this first Christmas after the Civil War. Yet so much had changed. Her husband, Matt, had returned a broken man and would soon be lost forever. And while she took two war wi...

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    Historical Romance

    Aug-1994

    When Kate Craig's husband died, the St. Louis riverboat captain left her only a legacy of debts, a battered old riverboat, and a plot of land up the Missouri. Worse, he had betrayed her love and trust. Vowing never again to put her happiness in the h...

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    in A Country Christmas

    Historical Romance

    Nov-1993

    These heartwarming, all-American stories from five beloved authors capture all the passion, joy, and rich rural tradition of the holiday season across the nation. Patricia Rice spins a dramatic tale of romance lost and found in the bluegrass country ...

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    Historical Romance

    Jun-1993

    Raised on the fiercely repressive Scottish isle of St. Kilda, feisty Abigain McQueen is both envied and scorned by the villagers for her independent ways. But nothing stops her from defying their primitive mores, which call for birthing practices tha...

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    Historical Romance

    Jun-1992

    When Rebecca Blake was orphaned, she was adopted by the industrious, well-educated Kentucky Shakers, and raised in their secretive, sexually repressed world. Little did she envision that one day a forbidden love would thrust her from her innocent lif...

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    Historical Romance

    Aug-1991

    "I need you, Lesley. I loved you from the first, as if it's always been for us. Tell me you believe me!" As the daughter of the fifth Earl of Malvern, Lesley Westram was dubbed "Scandal's Child" -- after all, her beautiful Italian mother got preg...

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    Historical Romance

    Jul-1990

    Related Books - 2

    Althea and Rina were the best of friends -- as close as sisters -- until love for the same man tore them apart..... His name was Morgan Glenn, a rugged, strapping soldier who served in battle with Althea's cousin, Benedict Arnold. When Arnold's shock...

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    Historical Romance

    Jan-1990

    Related Books - 1

    IN THE MIDST OF WAR, DESIRE SET THEM FREE. TOGETHER THEY WOULD CONQUER THE WILDERNESS... As the French and Indian War raged, one heart was held captive: brave, beautiful Claire Chandon knew the peril of Ethan Trent's powerful embrace--the rugged f...

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    Historical Romance

    Dec-1988

    Lady Gerta knew the dangers of love. It ravaged the halls of king Henry VIII's court, unleashing a boody turmoil of jealousy and deceit. And yet, in the powerful arms of Captain Edward Clinton, Gera was prepared to cast aside her fears... to surren...

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    Historical Romance

    Apr-1987

    Her fate was cast in the winds of war, Her desire enflamed a rebel's kiss... The beautiful Lady Anne, sole heir to the Hamilton empire, had fallen prey to the treachery and greed of Scotland's raging civil war. Only one man could save her... and ...

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    Historical Romance

    Nov-1985

    MAGICAL DREAM Virile Tenn Sloper had his pick of lovely women, but when he gazed across the crowded hall at the brightly covered stage, he had eyes only for the sumptuous Susannah Arne. He wanted to see the radiant beauty beneath him in the throes o...

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    Historical Romance

    Mar-1985

    Passion's Majesty. Even though she was just fifteen, blue-eyed Frances Stewart was at the infamous English court - and quickly became the King's favorite. The tawny-haired beauty has sworn obedience to his highness, but before she knew what was hap...

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    Historical Romance

    May-1984

    The daughter of a disgraced earl, she matched wits with a prince. It is the fourteenth century, the height of the Medieval Age, and at the court of King Edward III of England, chivalry is loudly praised while treachery runs rampant. When the lovely a...

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    Historical Romance

    May-1983

    RAPTURE'S EMPIRE With his masculine strength and skilled hands, William Stafford brought ravishing Mary Bullen a most exquisite torment she never dreamed existed. But their lives were not their own to lead. The radiant golden beauty was lusty Kin...

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    Historical Romance

    May-1982

    CHINA DOLL The port waters of Canton gently rocked the gilded pleasure barges filled with the most beautiful of China's "mist maidens." But with her ebony cascade of hair and her dark sensuous eyes, none was as lovely as Jade Lotus - and none was...

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    Historical Romance

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