Karen DeMers Dowdall, K. DeMers Dowdall, K.D. Dowdall

more photos (5)

year in books
1,652 books | 5,001 friends

John Hazen
80 books | 653 friends

Julia E...
116 books | 854 friends

1,250 books | 3,443 friends

19,072 books | 3,318 friends

Maggie Kay
12 books | 567 friends

104,365 books | 882 friends

1,416 books | 592 friends

More friends…

Karen DeMers Dowdall, K. DeMers Dowdall, K.D. Dowdall

Goodreads Author

in Hartford, Connecticut, The United States



Charlotte Bronte, Stephen King, Hans Christian Andersen, Geraldine Bro ...more

Member Since
September 2013


Contact Karen DeMers Dowdall at www.karendowdall.com for updates on books the author is currently writing.

Popular Answered Questions

Karen DeMers Dowdall, K. DeMers Dowdall, K.D. Dowdall Garrett's Bones will be published in October or November 2015 on Amazon. Thank you for asking. I hope you enjoy.
Karen DeMers Dowdall, K. DeMers Dowdall, K.D. Dowdall Cursed is a trilogy and I was very interested in how the author S.J. West, handled the subject. This young adult paranormal story is about fallen ange…moreCursed is a trilogy and I was very interested in how the author S.J. West, handled the subject. This young adult paranormal story is about fallen angels, good ones and bad ones. Her protagonist is well done and the other characters are strong. The overall theme is a love story with almost insurmountable odds against the would-be lovers. Will they overcome the odds is the vehicle that keeps the story moving forward. The tension was palpable and that makes a novel very readable and enjoyable.(less)
Average rating: 4.56 · 32 ratings · 20 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Stone Arch Secret

4.36 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2017 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Chaptain's Witch

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Delphi Altair: Strange Begi...

4.58 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Garrett's Bones

4.78 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

“Poetic Passion” by Timothy M. Divito

A beautiful book of poetry that will be published in early December. This poetry book focuses on romance, love, life, loss, and surviving life’s crushing blows. DiVito’s book of Poetry, “Poetic Passion” soon to be on Amazon in December is about about love, life and the stories of humanity.

[image error] Timothy Michael DiVito , author of Poetic Passion Read more of this blog post »
1 like ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on November 11, 2020 07:33

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

The Queen of Stav...
Rate this book
Clear rating

Little Girl Lost
Karen Dowdall is currently reading
by Carol Wyer (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

The Bear and the ...
Rate this book
Clear rating


Karen’s Recent Updates

Karen Dowdall is now friends with Lydia Emma Niebuhr
Karen Dowdall and 1 other person liked Karen’s status update
Karen Dowdall wants to read
Pen IN Hand Literary Journal by Tapendu Basu
Rate this book
Clear rating
Karen Dowdall finished reading
The Silent Touch of Shadows by Christina Courtenay
Rate this book
Clear rating
Karen Dowdall finished reading
Anthology of Scrolls by P.A. Wikoff
Anthology of Scrolls
by P.A. Wikoff (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Karen Dowdall finished reading
Human Psychology 101 by Alan G. Fields
Rate this book
Clear rating
Human Psychology 101 by Alan G. Fields
Rate this book
Clear rating
Karen Dowdall liked an answer from Mark Towse:
Mark Towse
From the weird folk out there!
Karen Dowdall liked an answer from Mark Towse:
Mark Towse
I'm dealing with it right now. I've written eighty short stories to date, but not a single word in the last four weeks. Taking time out with family amid the crisis and hoping an idea sneaks up behind me and takes me hostage.
More of Karen's books…

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Promote Children'...: We love children's books authors 20 42 Aug 24, 2014 01:36PM  
Charles de Lint
“I do believe in an everyday sort of magic -- the inexplicable connectedness we sometimes experience with places, people, works of art and the like; the eerie appropriateness of moments of synchronicity; the whispered voice, the hidden presence, when we think we're alone.”
Charles de Lint

Lewis Carroll
“Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast”
Lewis Carroll

Robert A. Heinlein
“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land

Harper Lee
“I think there's just one kind of folks. Folks.”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Larry Itejere
“Dreams are glimpses into life’s truths.”
Larry Itejere, The Silver Arrow

220 Goodreads Librarians Group — 116402 members — last activity 0 minutes ago
A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to ...more
60696 Making Connections — 12933 members — last activity 1 hour, 33 min ago
Over 1000 books listed to Read & Review.....come join us. This is a place for Authors, Bloggers, Publishers, Reviewers, Book Tours, Giveaways, and Int ...more
105786 Goodreads Reviewers' Group — 7812 members — last activity 3 hours, 42 min ago
This group helps to bring Reviewers and Authors together! Reviewers can make their own thread to post their reviews in, or post their reviews in the r ...more
124724 Fun-tastic Children's Books (Slugs Welcome) — 172 members — last activity May 05, 2020 09:52PM
The Goodreads home of Facebook group, Fun-tastic Children's Books (Slugs Welcome). A place where children's/YA authors can mingle, support each other ...more
118368 Top 5 Wednesday — 10094 members — last activity Nov 19, 2020 12:26PM
Welcome to the official group page of the T5W! This weekly book meme officiated in November 2013 and is still going strong! Join the group to become a ...more
19519 Bound Together — 1260 members — last activity 2 hours, 3 min ago
This is a group for women only! Having taken this group over from it's original Moderator, I feel very lucky to be able to extend the life of this gr ...more
29900 Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy Addicts — 11718 members — last activity Nov 21, 2020 05:29AM
The Best Place for PNR & UF Junkies ► A group for everyone who loves paranormal romance, urban fantasy, and related sub-genres like vampires, dragon ...more
96918 Read 4 Review — 2805 members — last activity 11 hours, 8 min ago
This Read 4 Review group was created to connect reviewers with available ebooks for review. We welcome all readers, writers & reviewers! My review si ...more
105969 YA & NA Romance ♥ — 1968 members — last activity Aug 07, 2020 05:40AM
A very friendly group dedicated to YA & NA Romance! Anyone interested in YA Romance & NA Romance is welcome to join! This includes readers and autho ...more
25x33 Promote Children's Books — 161 members — last activity Oct 15, 2020 09:50AM
This group is specifically created to help promote our own children's books and to help promote other authors as well. People who have the most succes ...more
More of Karen’s groups…

Comments (showing 1-5)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

message 5: by Karen

Karen Dowdall I recently did a book giveaway, completed on March 15th, but I haven't been given the addresses to send the two print versions of my book yet, to the winners of Garrett's Bones by K. D. Dowdall. Thank you, Karen

message 4: by Karen

Karen Dowdall The Starling by Kathy Lauren Miller

A Review by Karen DeMers Dowdall

The dystopia novel, The Starling, is an exceptionally exciting foray into a world, our world; that may exist in the future. The author, Kathy Lauren Miller, uses real scientific possibilities that are actually on the drawing board of technological advances as we speak. She carefully crafts two characters, like Jamie, a young girl in an emotional crisis and, by a twist of fate, is transported through time to earth’s dystopian future where humans are dominated by a malevolent AI and various degrees of terrifying humanoids. Jamie is used as bait to draw out free humans who live like Outliers on the hidden fringes of society. A secret alliance inside this dystopian world alters the internal program of a guardian humanoid, Quinn, sent to watch Jamie. What happens between them creates in its path a different way of thinking and hope for the future. I highly recommend this intensely satisfying novel of dystopia.

message 3: by Karen (last edited Oct 05, 2015 08:07PM)

Karen Dowdall The Girl in the Woods
Gregg Olsen knows how to write a thrilling murder mystery with intriguing characters, twists and turns down the old primrose lane of suspense, fear, and the quest to figure out who the murderer is. The female protagonist in The Girl in the Woods, is a strong, sure-footed forensic pathologist called Birdy Waterman. Birdy is naive and tends to imagine good or bad qualities in her suspects that just aren’t there. Nonetheless, this is an admirable quality that Birdy has and makes her a relatable character that you will get to know very well. You will know Birdy very well, in fact, because it is who she is with all her emotions and fears that mirror your own. The realism is there and you are there in the moment, looking over Birdy Waterman’s shoulder as she finds the killer. I highly recommend this excellent murder mystery.

message 2: by Karen

Karen Dowdall Glynnis CampbellThe Outcast

I just finished reading, The Outcast by Glynnis Campbell. It is a charming novella about a crippled medieval knight who doesn't want to live and a girl, an accused witch being hunted by the town's people. This romantic novella is an engaging character study that has lots of surprises in store for the reader.

message 1: by Karen

Karen Dowdall Fairy tales were not my escape from reality as a child; rather, they were my reality -- for mine was a world in which good and evil were not abstract concepts, and like fairy-tale heroines, no magic would save me unless I had the wit and heart and courage to use it widely.”
― Terri Windling

back to top