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Karen Kirst

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Karen Kirst was born and raised in East Tennessee near the Great Smoky Mountains. A lifelong lover of books, it wasn't until after college that she had the grand idea to write one herself. The pursuit of her dream would take longer than she first anticipated...years, in fact. In the fall of 2010, she got the happy news that Harlequin Love Inspired Historical wanted to publish her manuscript-a true blessing from God. Now she divides her time between being a wife, homeschooling mom, and romance writer. She enjoys reading, hosting tea parties and spending time with friends.

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Karen Kirst Hi Val, that was very kind of Sherri! I have a long-running series called Smoky Mountain Matches. It's set in 1880s East Tennessee Smoky Mountains and…moreHi Val, that was very kind of Sherri! I have a long-running series called Smoky Mountain Matches. It's set in 1880s East Tennessee Smoky Mountains and follows the O'Malley cousins as they find love. My book information is on my website, www.karenkirst.com. And you can find my books here on Goodreads, as well.
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Karen Kirst Hi Karen,
At this time, I don't have one. I update my website as new books come along and include photos of the characters. I'm also active on…more
Hi Karen,
At this time, I don't have one. I update my website as new books come along and include photos of the characters. I'm also active on Facebook and in our Love Inspired Historical group here on Goodreads.
Thanks for your interest!(less)
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message 2: by Karen

Karen Kirst You're welcome! I don't win often either, but have gotten lucky lately and won a few books. It's nice to get packages in the mail. :)


message 1: by Cindy

Cindy Thanks, I am so excited to read your book! I never win anything, so this was such a pleasant surprise:)


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