Karen Erickson

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USA Today bestselling author Karen Erickson lives in central California with her family. Being a romance writer and bringing her characters to life is her greatest dream come true.

She also writes as NYT & USA Today bestselling author Monica Murphy.

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Gertiebee * the little book bee * Thanks for the friendship, Karen!


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Karen Erickson Christina wrote: "Just finished Tempted by her Boss & loved it. What a great love story you wrote about Matteo & Paige. There wasn't anything I didn't like about this book it was another can't put it down until I fi..."

Aw thanks so much Christina! I'm so glad you enjoyed it. :) :)


Christina Montminy Just finished Tempted by her Boss & loved it. What a great love story you wrote about Matteo & Paige. There wasn't anything I didn't like about this book it was another can't put it down until I finished it(which was at 4:30 this morning). Can't wait for the next book now.


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Karen Erickson Christina wrote: "When is the Rendaldi's series 1st book coming out? I can't wait, I enjoyed Temporary Arrangement."

Tempted by Her Boss comes out July 2nd so only a couple of weeks to go! So glad you enjoyed Temporary Arrangement. :)


Christina Montminy When is the Rendaldi's series 1st book coming out? I can't wait, I enjoyed Temporary Arrangement.


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Karen Erickson Dianne wrote: "Thank you so much for being my friend. I love your books and can't wait to read more about the Renalidis!"

Ah thanks Dianne! And thank you for friending me. :)


Dianne Thank you so much for being my friend. I love your books and can't wait to read more about the Renalidis!


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Karen Erickson Deanna wrote: "Just finished Worth Everything and Loved it but I am sad that the Worth family is done!!!!! Did see that you will be writing about the Renaldi Family and I hope that the Worths are mentioned here ..."

Thank you Deanna! I'm sad that I'm done with the Worth family as well. But you're right - I am writing about the Renaldi family...the first one up is a short story about Matteo and it's going to be FREE. Here's the Renaldi page on my website:

http://karenwritesromance.com/series/...


Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️ Just finished Worth Everything and Loved it but I am sad that the Worth family is done!!!!! Did see that you will be writing about the Renaldi Family and I hope that the Worths are mentioned here and there. I loved books about families and yours are fabulous!!!!!


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Karen Erickson Darynda wrote: "Thanks for the friendship, Karen!"

Right back at ya Darynda! :)


Darynda Jones Thanks for the friendship, Karen!


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