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Award-winning author Karen Rose Smith was born in Pennsylvania. Although she was an only child, she remembers the bonds of an extended family. Family is a strong theme in her books and she suspects her childhood memories are the reason.

In college, Karen began writing poetry and also met her husband to be. They both began married life as teachers, but when their son was born, Karen decided to try her hand at a home-decorating business.

She returned to teaching for a while but changes in her life led her to writing relationship novels. Now she writes romances as well as mysteries full time. Her first book was published in 1992; her 80th novel will be published in 2013. A winner of New Jersey's Golden Leaf Award in Short Contemporary Romance,...more

I watch Halo's kittens change and grow each day. This week their back legs gained more strength and they ventured out of the nesting bin. We have half of my office blocked off for them. Halo prowls the perimeter and then creates boundaries for them. If they straggle outside of those boundaries, she tackles them and convinces them to come back. From the outset, she made a noise in her throat, n... Read more of this blog post »
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Love in Bloom
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 695 ratings — published 1993 — 6 editions
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3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 443 ratings — published 1993 — 5 editions
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Staged to Death
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 171 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Forever After
3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 152 ratings — published 1996 — 4 editions
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Falling For Her Boss
3.45 of 5 stars 3.45 avg rating — 109 ratings — published 1993 — 7 editions
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Jake's Bride
3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 98 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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Wish On The Moon
3.37 of 5 stars 3.37 avg rating — 103 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Deadly Decor (Caprice De Lu...
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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Kit And Kisses
3.18 of 5 stars 3.18 avg rating — 61 ratings — published 1997 — 4 editions
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Mom Meets Dad
3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 1999 — 6 editions
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Karen  Smith Karen Smith said: "This book is suspense at its best. FBI agent Caitlin Tierney is like-able and real. The plot takes twists and turns and is based on what I like best in any novel--relationships. I couldn't wait to get back to it when life interrupted and I didn't wan...more "


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Deadly Decor by Karen Rose Smith
" When Bob Preston is murdered, Caprice's sister, Bella and her husband Joe becomes prime suspects. Caprice knows from experience that Detective Jones can be a bit narrow minded with his investigations. Caprice sets out to find some answers on her o... " Read more of this review »
Deadly Decor by Karen Rose Smith
" I really enjoyed the book. In the amidst of her investigation, She was taking care of pregnant Cocker spaniel and doing home staging for Ace Richmond. She also found out from Seth that he was moving to another city and accepting a fellowship in co... " Read more of this review »
Deadly Decor by Karen Rose Smith
" Caprice De Luca does not disappoint! In the second installment of the series she is treating the reader to decorating tips, family relationships, and of course, murder. Karen Rose Smith has managed to create a charming town with unforgettable char... " Read more of this review »
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It Had to Be You by Delynn Royer
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Historical Mystery Mixes with Romance in 1920s New York

Delynn Royer takes readers back to Prohibition era New York in this entertaining historical detective mystery romance.

This book offers the perfect elements for a 1920s whodunit, starting with the...more
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