Karen Rose

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Internationally bestselling, RITA-award winning, author Karen Rose was born and raised in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC. She met her husband, Martin, on a blind date when they were seventeen and after they both graduated from the University of Maryland, (Karen with a degree in Chemical Engineering) they moved to Cincinnati, Ohio. Karen worked as an engineer for a large consumer goods company, earning two patents, but as Karen says, “scenes were roiling in my head and I couldn't concentrate on my job so I started writing them down. I started out writing for fun, and soon found I was hooked.”

Her debut suspense novel, DON'T TELL, was released in July, 2003. Since then, she has published fifteen m

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Karen Rose I just finished the fourth Cincinnati book - Adam and Meredith's story, called Edge of Darkness. It'll be released 11/17 in the UK and 2/18 in the US/…moreI just finished the fourth Cincinnati book - Adam and Meredith's story, called Edge of Darkness. It'll be released 11/17 in the UK and 2/18 in the US/Canada. Getting ready to go into revisions. The book I'll start next will be a return to Baltimore.(less)
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When I clearly did not understand the assignment … or... What happens when I’m left unsupervised with my characters.

So, once upon a time (like a week ago), I set out to write a charming, happy holiday short story for my newsletter. I’d gotten the idea while on vacation with my family the week before and couldn’t wait to get home and dig in.

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“Sometimes the most worthwhile things are right in front of our eyes. We just make them hard because we think that gives them more value.”
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“When I get to the end of my life, I want to be able to look back and know that my being here made things better - Daphne”
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“Lucy,' he murmured, 'you have some splainin' to do.”
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