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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City of Schemes by Victoria Thompson
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Gideon and Elizabeth are getting ready to marry. The Great War is over and dear friends are coming home. Lots of plot, tons of fun, and oh, Elizabeth used to be a con (The Spanish Prisoner as it was once called) is one of her specialties.

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Death and the Maiden by Ariana Franklin
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I have been a fan of Ariana Franklin from her first book. This series, Death and the Maiden, is the last book in this series, Mistress of the Art of Death, 1191 England.
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Absence of Mercy by S.M. Goodwin
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Loved this story. Can't wait for the 2nd book in the series. Lots of action, WOW. And jasper is fantastically written. What a man. And the sidekick he chose, Hieronymus Law, is perfect.
The complete opposite of Lord Lightner.

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A Vietman Vet with PDS , wife and daughter. And a next door neighbor, widowed and reclusive in her late 80's (I think). Are the main characters in this story. I especially liked the young daughter's voice. A child's words can be so provocative in the ...more
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The Hanging Psalm by Chris Nickson
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Thief taker Simon Weston, lives in Leeds, UK 1820. He grew up in the work house (if you read in this time period, you will already know the horrendous conditions).
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