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Karen White

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After playing hooky one day in the seventh grade to read Gone With the Wind, Karen White knew she wanted to be a writer—or become Scarlett O'Hara. In spite of these aspirations, Karen pursued a degree in business and graduated cum laude with a BS in Management from Tulane University. Ten years later, after leaving the business world, she fulfilled her dream of becoming a writer and wrote her first book. In the Shadow of the Moon was published in August, 2000. Her books have since been nominated for numerous national contests including the SIBA (Southeastern Booksellers Alliance) Fiction Book of the Year, and has twice won the National Readers’ Choice Award.

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Karen White As of right now, there will be two more books in the Tradd Street series, the first tentatively scheduled for Fall 2019. Not to worry, I'll have…moreAs of right now, there will be two more books in the Tradd Street series, the first tentatively scheduled for Fall 2019. Not to worry, I'll have plenty of other books out in the interim to help you pass the time. :-)

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Haywood Smith Hi Karen! You're the best. Miss you. Haywood


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