Karen Dean Benson

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Karen gained a love of history from travels that took her into many different cultures around the world.
A voracious reader from an early age, she loves research, history, and tales of complicated lives.

Her stories, woven against the backdrop of a by-gone era, present numerous plot twists. Her Ladies of Mischief blunder through attempting to live within the social constraints of the 18th and 19th Centuries.

Karen born in Detroit, Michigan, attended college in the Alma campus of Northwood, now resides with golfer husband, Charlie in Florida.

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Remaking Ryan by Jacie Floyd
"In Remaking Ryan, Ryan is a former professional football player and Jenna is a young mother and widow dealing with her husband's betrayal. They have each had their worlds knocked out from under them with no plans for the future. They're forced to tak" Read more of this review »
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"Everyone can relate to the emotional overload of returning home for Christmas, can’t they? But returning home for the holidays, the death of her beloved father, inheriting the local strip club and finding out her high school boyfriend is currently ma" Read more of this review »
Face the Music by Jacie Floyd
"In the fifth book of the Good Riders series, Elliott Grayson has moved to Cincinnati to live near his big brother Mitch (the hero in Meant For Me). Long-touted as one of the world’s next great geniuses, Elliott’s more than a little awkward in social " Read more of this review »
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Where Shadows Dance by C.S. Harris
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Loved the story. C. S. Harris is excellent with research, understanding the 'royals', and takes me down streets and jaunty neighborhoods with her descriptions. I'm currently reading book 7. I fully intend to finish all of the books in his series. Seb ...more
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Where the Dead Lie by C.S. Harris
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What a page turner. C. S. Harris is an intriguing mystery writer. Lots of characters and never once did I lose track of who was who.
Packed with mystery, well drawn characters that make you empathize. Backdrops are vivid. Took me to the time and plac
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When researching the background for Mulberry Bend - Aisling's Story (out Nov. 2016), Aisling's parents, emigrated from Ireland--Aisling was born aboard the ship on the way to Manhattan in 1840--I became enamored with the Irish of that period. And hav See Full Answer
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" I enjoyed Victoria and Albert by Richard Hough. He delivered many facts all in the guise of a novel about German Albert's adjustment to life in Englan ...more "
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