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Karen Marie Moning

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in Cincinnati, Ohio, The United States
November 01




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Karen Marie Moning is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the sizzling Urban Fantasy FEVER Novels set in Dublin, featuring MacKayla Lane and Jericho Barrons, and the paranormal romance HIGHLANDER Series, with fifteen books in print in thirty-six countries.

She is a winner of the prestigious Romance Writers of America RITA award, and multiple RITA nominee. She graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Society & Law.

As I was looking through the ASK KMM’s this month, I started noticing patterns and themes. Rather than answering individual questions this time, I answered many. There is not one ‘Q.’ There is only my ‘A’.

 photo small_zpsynajcikt.jpgWhat you have become is the price you paid for the things you thought you wanted.

That’s the quote that I wrote on my wall in 2004 without being able to divine its application to... Read more of this blog post »
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Darkfever (Fever, #1)

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Shadowfever (Fever, #5)

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Dreamfever (Fever, #4)

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Faefever (Fever, #3)

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Bloodfever (Fever, #2)

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Kiss of the Highlander (Hig...

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The Dark Highlander (Highla...

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Iced (Fever, #6)

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"The urban fantasy queen begins a new trilogy with Iced, a paranormal adventure filled with lethal faeries run amok and set in the world of her best-selling Fever series." ...More

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“One day you will kiss a man you can't breathe without, and find that breath is of little consequence.”
Karen Marie Moning, Bloodfever

“I love books, by the way, way more than movies. Movies tell you what to think. A good book lets you choose a few thoughts for yourself. Movies show you the pink house. A good book tells you there's a pink house and lets you paint some of the finishing touches, maybe choose the roof style,park your own car out front. My imagination has always topped anything a movie could come up with. Case in point, those darned Harry Potter movies. That was so not what that part-Veela-chick, Fleur Delacour, looked like.”
Karen Marie Moning, Darkfever

“The most confused we ever get is when we're trying to convince our heads of something our heart knows is a lie.”
Karen Marie Moning


March BoTM: Theme: Book set in Ireland or Book Written by an Irish Author- 1st poll!!

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“And I wasn't old enough to be wise, so I loved her more, not less, because I knew she would be taken from me soon.”
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“truth didn’t mean anything without someone to share it with; you could shout truth into the air forever, and spend your life doing it, if someone didn’t come and listen.”
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Lucivania Lobão I really wanted you to come visit us here in Brazil, but unfortunately no publisher is smart enough to launch their series of Highlander here for us.

message 18: by Stacy

Stacy There's a song that just makes me think of the nine whenever I hear it. It's called Warriors by Imagine Dragons. I can imagine Dani loving it, too. ^_^

Ash~Daydreaming and Reading everywhere I go~ Love the cover for Feverborn!!

message 16: by Salena

Salena Chavez Hi Karen, I have the same question as Mayko. When do you think the Fever Tarot cards will be on sale again? I would love to buy a set

message 15: by Mayko

Mayko Hi Karen,

I would like to purchase a Fever Tarot deck. Where can I get one?

message 14: by Jewel

Jewel Star Karen, thanks for friending me! I was very inspired by what you wrote about your books. One does have to be true to the muse. I have tried to connect with an agent forever. You are so lucky to have a publisher. I almost had an agent for COSBY'S LOVE CHILD and then her husband tried to talk my subject into writing her own book, which she never will, and all went south. I love writing and won't quit, but I have also realized I write to see what is going to come out. I'm always surprised and think, "Wow, where did that come from?" I always have stories going on in my head and know there are not enough years to write them all. Good luck to you in all that you do. I will look to you as a mentor for you are way ahead of me!

message 13: by Mayko (last edited Oct 24, 2014 05:10AM)

Mayko OMG! Thank you for being your wonderful self Karen! I know there is no way for you to know what I'm talking about but you have recently confirmed something important for me in one of your Q&A sessions and I'm so glad to be your fan and honored that you accepted my friend request :) I wish you well and thank you for gifting us with your amazing works. You have made a total fangirl of me and I don't go all fangirl very often.

message 12: by Natalie

Natalie Thank-you for accepting my friend request Karen. Me & my mum recently finished reading Iced, we Loved it! Eagerly awaiting Burned & loving all the Burned teasers :-) x

message 11: by Sophia

Sophia Yay! Thanks for accepting my friend request, Karen.

Ash~Daydreaming and Reading everywhere I go~ Thanks for accepting my friend request! :) You are one of my favorite authors!! Cant wait to read Burned

message 9: by Fairy

Fairy Tale Junkie Hi Karen!! Love your Highlander series. I can't seem to get enough of it. Probably reread the series more than 5 times now (no exaggeration!).

Are you ever going to continue the series?
Please pretty please do :)

Esther Just finished book 4. The humanity. Here's my review...

Judy V Welcome to Goodreads! You're gonna love this place. I have all of the Fever books on audio and have listened to them all several times. Love the series. Looking forward to Burned!

message 6: by Ana

Ana Welcome to Goodreads!! Thank you so much for the Fever series. They are amazing. Have fun on here:)

Joy (Cheery♡Reads) Thank you so much Karen for approving my friendvite. Simply patiently waiting for Burned and thank you so much once again on the concession you made on Dani's age. Keep rocking. ^.^

Mz. Billie Bookz thank you karen for the friendship
your one of my fav authors who rock!!

Raquel (Rocki) Thanks for accepting my friend request! I can't wait to read burned!

Flavia (OddCloud) Welcome to Goodreads! (I suppose it is adequate to say that)
And thank you for accepting my friend request! ^_^

message 1: by Dee

Dee *picking myself up off the floor* Thank you for accepting my friend request. HUGE fan, you have no idea. Made my week :)

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