Karen Hawkins’ novels are known for their sense of humor. Perhaps this comes from growing up in a household filled with biological siblings, an adopted sister, foster siblings, and numerous foreign exchange students. It was not out of the ordinary for 12-15 children to be living in the house at a given time. Karen has a Ph.D. in political science, which she has taught at the college level. She sold her first book in 1998. She writes two novels a year. She likes to write historical and contemporary romances.
Oxenburg Princes - 2
From New York Times bestselling author Karen Hawkins, the lively and sizzling second book in a new fairytale-based Scottish historical romance series, The Princes of Oxenburg. Gregori Romanovin, Oxenburg’s warrior prince, is escorting his grandmother to a house party deep in the Highlands when...
Oxenburg Princes - 1.5
A princess once bejeweled but now tattered… Royal princess Tatiana Romanovin is the beautiful, wealthy, and spoiled favorite of the King of Oxenburg. On her way to her cousin’s wedding in the Scottish highlands, she and her entourage are held up by a gang of ruffians. Frightened, her servant...
Oxenburg Princes - 1
Prince Alexsey Romanovin enjoys his carefree life, flirting -- and more -- with every lovely lady who crosses his path. But when the interfering Duchess Natasha decides it’s time for her grandson to wed, Alexsey finds himself in Scotland, determined to foil her plans. Brainy, bookish, and bespect...
The Duchess is doing it again! Matchmaking, that is. Bestselling author Karen Hawkins charms with a delightful retelling of Beauty and the Beast -- Scottish style. Scarred in the terrible accident that took his wife, gruff Lord Kirk has hidden himself from Society. When he meets his neighbor...
A PRINCE IN WOLF’S CLOTHING SETS HIS SIGHTS ON AN INDEPENDENT SCOTTISH LASS IN THIS SPARKLING ROMANCE FROM BESTSELLING AUTHOR KAREN HAWKINS. An innocent lost in the woods . . . The sensible solution to her family’s dire financial woes is for Lily Balfour to marry the Earl of Huntley, a we...
The Duchess Diaries - 1.5
An eNovella featuring a runaway princess and the earl who finds her -- a sneak peek into New York Times bestselling author Karen Hawkins’s delightful new Duchess Diaries series. Princess Menshikov of Oxenburg, Alexandra Romanovin, is done being courted by men interested only in her position an...
BESTSELLING AUTHOR KAREN HAWKINS ONCE MORE SETS SCOTTISH HEARTS AFIRE WITH A SCINTILLATING NEW SERIES FEATURING THE UNCONVENTIONAL BALFOUR FAMILY. 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...
Hurst Amulet - 4
A DETERMINED EXPLORER When famed Egyptologist Michael Hurst discovers that the infamous Hurst Amulet is hidden in Scotland, he insists his trusted assistant, Miss Jane Smythe-Haughton, accompany him north. Strangely, the usually unflappable Jane seems perturbed by their destination -- the myster...
Hurst Amulet - 3
Mysterious, elusive, unforgettable. The Hurst Amulet continues to lure lovers into peril as New York Times bestselling author Karen Hawkins spins her newest scintillating tale of danger and desire. AN ENTRANCING THIEF For beautiful, seductive Moira MacAllister, the stakes have become terrifyingly ...
Hurst Amulet - 2
New York Times bestselling author Karen Hawkins spins an unforgettable tale of a captivating beauty with a secret, a dashing sea captain on a treacherous mission -- and the priceless artifact that seals their destiny. A DESPERATE BEAUTY Despite fame and countless admirers, actress Marcail Bea...
Hurst Amulet - 1
New York Times bestselling author Karen Hawkins begins a sparkling new series with this thrilling tale of a desperate beauty on an urgent quest, a , dark earl scarred by his beastly past-----and ,the ancient treasure that binds their fates. A MYSTERIOUS ABDUCTOR .. . Someone is holding her brother...
Dear Reader, At long last, I'm getting to fulfill a dream: completely rewriting my first book to include my beloved MacLeans. This book, an Elizabethan-set historical romance, was written under another name. I still love saucy Fia MacLean and the dashing English earl Thomas Wentworth, but as I ...
New York Times bestselling author Karen Hawkins returns to Glory, North Carolina, for another delightful story of love and laughter. She thinks she's Lois Lane... Susan Collins always wanted to be a hard-hitting reporter, but there's not much call for her talents in sleepy Glory, North Carolina. T...
Handsome Alexander MacLean enjoyed his intoxicating flirtation with lovely Caitlyn Hurst...until she embarrassed him in front of the entire ton. Orchestrating Caitlyn's attendance at a fashionable house party, Alexander plots her downfall. But to his fury, her charm and wit thwart his plan to ruin ...
When sensible Catriona Hurst sets off in pursuit of her wild twin sister, Caitlyn -- whose plan to trap the handsome laird of Clan MacLean into marriage will lead her to sure disaster -- she never expects the journey to end with her own wedding. First Triona is caught in MacLean's carriage, thenshe...
Do Blondes Have More Fun? Newly divorced Roxie Treymayne is dying to find out. After years of being the perfect Southern lady, all she ended up with was a cheating husband. So she goes bombshell blond, gets a provocatively placed tattoo, and prepares to live it up as a Bad Girl. But then her mothe...
In this sizzling romantic adventure, a daring Highland lass plays a high-stakes game to keep the home she loves...but ends up losing her heart instead. When her father gambles away the family estate to darkly dangerous Lord Dougal MacLean, Sophia MacFarlane is determined to use her wiles to rega...
In this saucy battle of the sexes, New York Times bestseller Karen Hawkins pits a hard-headed Scottish lord with an unusual family curse against a headstrong heiress who has a solution for every problem...except her own wayward heart. When Lord Gregor MacLean learns his childhood friend, Venetia...
An unforgettable couple locked in a marriage that begins with a desperate fued -- and ends in seduction. It's hardly the type of wedding Fiona MacLean dreamed of. No family, no guests, just a groom who's been dragged -- literally -- to the altar. But if marriage to Black Jack Kincaid, the hand...
Just Ask Reeves - 2
No ordinary highwayman... A mere whisper of the name "Gentleman James" sends chills throughout the ton (and thrills the ladies who have heard rumors of his amorous exploits). But the dashing brigand never dreamed that the passing of the father he never knew would leave him with a title, a fortu...
Just Ask Reeves - 1
Just ask Reeves! Dying without legitimate issue, the late Earl of Rochester sent his butler extraordinaire, Reeves, to find his wild, illegitimate children and "civilize" them. Reeves must seek out the first of the earl's arrogant sons, Captain Tristan Llevanth, a one-time pirate, and teach him...
Sometimes ... Men can be such fools. Wealthy and powerful Marcus St. John, the Marquis of Treymount, must recover a lost family heirloom. All he has to do is convince the irritatingly beautiful Miss Honoria Baker-Sneed to relinquish his treasure for a reasonable sum. How difficult could that be...
"My brother, Devon, left for Scotland in an effort to escape a foretold marriage. I only hope he has a very, very fast horse. He'll need one." Sara Montrose, the Countess of Bridgeton, to her friend, Sophia Hampton, Viscountess Easterly, while playing billiards at Chiswick Manor. Once upon a tim...
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. Lady Whistledown's Society Papers, May 1816 Julia Quinn enchants: A dashing fo...
I don't believe in love, that paltry, piddling emotion. Indeed, if love is ever going to find me, someone will first have to convince me it exists. --Chase St. John to his brother Devon, while riding through Hyde Park Does she dare? To save her family from ruin, Harriet Ward in-vented a fiance...
Legend says that whomever possesses the St. John talisman ring will find their one true love. Now that the ring rests in the pocket of renowned scoundrel Brandon St. John, the dashing rake must decide whether it is a blessing ... or a curse. Never has the irresistible rogue, Brandon St. John, pu...
Lady Whistledown Tells All! Society is abuzz when the Season's most promising debutante is jilted by her intended only to be swept away by the deceitful rogue's dashing older-brother- in New York Times bestseller JULIA QUINN's witty, charming, and heartfelt tale. When the scandalous actions o...
CATHERINE Born to a prominent Boston family, Catherine Markham is a bit of a hellion despite her gentle upbringing. Stifled by the rules imposed by society, Catherine yearns for adventure. When her beloved brother is kidnapped, she decides to deliver the ransom herself -- with the help of a young ...
"The men of the St. John family are outrageously handsome and possess far too much wealth. It is enough to make one ill." Saddled with five unruly orphans, the Earl of Greyley, Anthony Elliot, is at his wits' end. Unfortunately, the only person willing to deal with the adorable little terrors is...
She Needed a Husband When the Earl of Bridgeton, England's most notorious rake, strides into the ballroom, Lady Sara Carrington immediately plans to lure him onto the terrace. The willful beauty's brothers want to marry her off to some stodgy old man to curb her wildness, so she's determined to ...
SHE'D NEVER MARRY HIM! The last man Arabella Hadley ever wishes to see again is Lucien Deveraux, the handsome, dissolute Duke of Wexford--who broke her innocent heart years ago and disappeared to London. So when she finds an unconscious man on her deserted country road and sees that it's Lucien, s...
To Marry by Midnight What can a respectable Regency miss do when kidnapped by a nobleman intent on marriage? Why, marry him, of course. Julia Frant has secretly loved Alec MacLean, the wild Viscount Hunterston from afar. So when he accidentally snatches her instead of her lovely, scheming co...