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Karen Wiesner

Creating realistic, unforgettable characters one story at a time…

 

Karen Wiesner is an accomplished author with 105 titles published in the past 16 years, which have been nominated/won 128 awards, and has 40 more releases contracted for spanning many genres and formats. For more information about Karen’s fiction and series, consult her official companion guide, The World of Author Karen Wiesner: A Compendium of Fiction.

 

Karen's multi-award-winning and bestselling Incognito Series (romantic action/adventure/suspenses) has been revised and reissued. The upcoming spin-off series, Shadow Missions, will include four novellas to be released in 2017.

 

Karen's award-winning Denim Blues Mysteries (inspirational romantic mystery trilogy with a private investigator, police procedural and amateur sleuth installment) is available now. Look for the spin-off trilogy, Red Velvet Mysteries, to be released between 2018-2019.

 

Karen writes the multi-award-winning Falcon’s Bend Series (police procedural mysteries) with author Chris Spindler of Auenwald, Germany. Books 1-4 and the first two novellas collections have been revised and reissued. Look for brand new series titles with AS PATIENT AS DEATH, Book 5 (2014); PRETTY FLY, Book 6 (2015); and FALCON’S BEND CASE FILES, Volume III (2017).

 

Karen’s multi-award-winning Family Heirlooms Series (inspirational romances) is now available. Books 1-3 of the spin-off series, Friendship Heirlooms Series, are also available. Look for Books 4-8 to be released between 2014-2016.

 

Karen’s newest series, Bloodmoon Cove Spirits, focuses on ghosts and is set in her fictional Erie County, Wisconsin. Books 1 and 2 are now available. Books 3-6 and the first novella collection will be published between 2015-2018.

 

Karen’s Wounded Warriors Series (women’s fiction) and Gypsy Road Series (contemporary romances) have been revised and reissued along with her Angelfire Trilogy (contemporary romances). Look for the spin-off series with Angelfire II Quartet. Book 1 is now available with Books 2-4 coming out between 2014-2017. Her inspirational romantic fiction novels, HOME and DESTINY, both set in her fictional town of Peaceful, Wisconsin are available now along with the reissues of RESTLESS AS RAIN (contemporary romance) and SWEET DREAMS (paranormal romance).

 

Karen's writing reference titles include the bestselling FIRST DRAFT IN 30 DAYS and WRITING THE FICTION SERIES: The Guide for Novels and Novellas, both available now from Writer’s Digest Books. FROM FIRST DRAFT TO FINISHED NOVEL {A Writer's Guide to Cohesive Story Building} is now out of print but will be revised and reissued soon under the title COHESIVE STORY BUILDING. THE POWER OF PROMOTIONAL GROUPS details how published authors can set up a promotional group (like Karen's own, the now defunct Jewels of the Quill). Karen is also the author of the multi-award-winning ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING The Definitive Guide {The Most Complete Reference to Non-Subsidy E-Publishing} and WEAVE YOUR WEB, the promotional companion to ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING The Definitive Guide. Both are currently unavailable.

 

Karen’s book of poetry, Soul Bleeds The Poetry, Melodies, and Other Wanderings of Karen Wiesner (previously released as Soul Bleeds The Dark Poetry and Other Wanderings of K.S. Wiesner), is available now reissued and expanded. Karen also writes children's books including KERI IS CUTE CUTE CUTE; CODY KNOWS with Linda Derkez; TAKING RESPONSIBILITY BUILDS TRUST (Making Good Choices Series, Book 1), reissue coming soon; TAKING CARE OF YOUR THINGS (Making Good Choices Series, Book 2), reissue coming soon; and I CAN TOUCH THE SKY, coming soon.

 

From 2003 to 2014, Karen was the founding member of Jewels of the Quill, a popular promotional group of women authors that was featured in the September 2003 issue of RT Book Reviews. Jewels of the Quill produced two award-winning group anthologies per year from 2005-2011 (all currently out of print). Karen edited all 14 anthologies and designed the covers as well as contributing a novella to each. With the group anthologies, Karen started many new series’, which have been revised and reissued along with the single title novellas:

 

Books 1-8 and The Final Chapter of the Woodcutter’s Grim Series (Classic Tales of Horror Retold) are romantic paranormals and horror novellas and novels set in Karen's fictional town of Woodcutter's Grim, Wisconsin. Coming up in the series: HUNTER'S BLUES (romantic futuristic paranormal) in 2018.

 

All seven novellas in the Kaleidoscope Series (contemporary romances) are now available.

The first four novellas in Karen’s Adventures in Amethyst Series, contemporary romances set in the fictional Amethyst, Wisconsin are available now. Look for the first five novels in the series to be released 2014-2018.

 

The Cowboy Fever Series, contemporary romances set in the fictional town Fever, Texas, includes five novellas and a novel, available now. Look for A WING AND A PRAYER (Book 7, A Cowboy Fever Series Novel) in 2018.

 

The novellas The Amethyst Angel, A Home for Christmas, The Amethyst Star, and Creatures of the Night have been revised and reissued as 2-in-1 volumes.

 

Karen won the Inscriptions Engraver Award for best on-line columnist two years in a row, the Year 2000 for eXcellence in E-publishing Award: E-author from ebookadvisor, was a two time recipient of the E-Pub Ambassador Award, and was a two time recipient of The Simply Charming Award for outstanding promotion of e-books. She was also nominated for the 2000 EPIC Florence Moyer Service Award.

 

In addition to writing, Karen enjoys designing websites and graphics for her pages. Currently, she designs and maintains her own site along with the webpage of author Linda Derkez. Karen also designs cover art and logos for books.

 

Visit Karen's websites at http://www.karenwiesner.com and http://www.firstdraftin30days.com.

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Upcoming Releases
Includes the complete novels of UNDERCOVER ANGEL (Book 7), HARD TO HANDLE (Book 8), and DANCE IN SHADOWS (Book 9)
Available 02/15/15
Incognito Series Megabook, Volume 3
Includes the complete novels of NO ORDINARY LOVE (Book 1), UNTIL DEATH DO US PART (Book 2), and BOUNTY ON THE REBEL'S HEART (Book 3)
Available 02/15/15
Incognito Series Megabook, Volume 1
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Includes the complete novels of DEAD DROP (Book 4), UNDER THE SPELL (Book 5), and RENEGADE'S ROSE (Book 6)  
Available 02/15/15
Incognito Series Megabook, Volume 2
Includes the complete novels of HYPNOTIZED (Book 10), MIND GAMES (Book 11), and DARK APPROACH (Book 12)  
Available 02/15/15
INCOGNITO SERIES MEGABOOK, Volume 4
Return to Karen Wiesner’s award-winning Angelfire Trilogy, where you first met and fell in love with these colorful, lovable friends. Now you can read the stories of those secondary characters—and some new faces—in an all-new spin-o...
Available 02/21/15
MIDNIGHT ANGEL, Book 2, Angelfire II Quartet
From First Draft to Finished Novel {A Writer’s Guide to Cohesive Story Building} by Karen S. Wiesner Writing Reference Writer's Digest Books http://www.fwbookstore.com/category/writers-digest A builder knows the best supplies to use...
Available 06/15/15
COHESIVE STORY BUILDING (formerly titled From First Draft to Finished Novel)
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Will you walk in, pretty fly…and will you, will you, will you walk out once you’re inside the spider’s lair? Shayna Vincent moves home to Falcon’s Bend after her romance turns disastrous with a colleague she’s kn...
Available 06/21/15
PRETTY FLY, Book 6 of the Falcon’s Bend Series
Return to the quaint little town of Peaceful, Wisconsin, from Karen Wiesner’s award-winning Family Heirlooms Series, where you first met and fell in love with these colorful, lovable friends. Now you can read the stories of those secondary char...
Available 08/15/15
ALL GOOD THINGS, Book 7 of the Friendship Heirlooms Series

Available 09/15/15
CLUMSY GIRL’S GUIDE TO HAVING A BABY, Book 6 of the Friendship Heirlooms Series
Ty Foxx left home when he was a teenager, taking his brother Jeff with him. The horror they’d suffered as children, along with their other three siblings, at their father’s hands has scarred them both. Ty had tried to take care of and she...
Available 10/21/15
SHADOWS OF THE NIGHT, Book 3, Angelfire II Quartet
Long-time Head of Network Operations, Angelo Pluzetti, has faced danger in every form, to the most extreme degree. He gives his loyalty without question to the primary mission of the Network and to his family of operatives. He’s kept his own he...
Available 11/15/15
DANCE IN SHADOWS, Book 9 of the Incognito Series
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Network operatives and lovers Lucy Carlton and Vic Leventhal have spent years living in shadows, the property of the covert organization they gave their loyalty to in the lofty pursuit of justice for all. Disillusioned, they're now determined to ...
Available 11/15/15
Dark Approach, Book 12 of the Incognito Series
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Available 11/15/15
CLUMSY GIRL’S GUIDE TO HAVING IT ALL, Book 8 of the Friendship Heirlooms Series

Available 12/15/15
SHADOW MISSIONS
Return to Karen Wiesner’s award-winning Angelfire Trilogy, where you first met and fell in love with these colorful, lovable friends. Now you can read the stories of those secondary characters—and some new faces—in an all-new spin-o...
Available 12/15/15
PROMISES IN THE DARK, Book 4, Angelfire II Quartet

Available 12/21/15
CROOKED HOUSE, Book 3 of the Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series
Patrol Officer Amber Carfi and her partner on and off the Falcon’s Bend Police Department, Warren Jensen, are facing some huge changes in their lives. They’re planning their wedding…and inadvertently engaged in a heated “n...
Available 01/21/16
First Sight (A Falcon’s Bend Series Novella)
With his own young son to guide him, Falcon's Bend Police Department Investigator Pete Shasta has been working on a relationship with both of his parents after their traumatizing divorce during his childhood. They’re closer than ever bef...
Available 03/21/16
Identity (A Falcon’s Bend Series Novella)

Available 04/15/16
Guardian Agents (Shadow Missions: Book 1)
Falcon's Bend Police Department Investigator Danny Vincent is always wary when his partner Pete leaves town on vacation. In the past, he’s gotten some of the strangest, spookiest cases when he’s on his own investigating, and, as Pe...
Available 05/21/16
Cupid’s Romance (A Falcon’s Bend Series Novella)

Available 06/21/16
RETURN TO BLOODMOON MANOR, Book 4 of the Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series
Out of sight is not out of mind for Falcon’s Bend Patrol Office Amber Carfi, who’s long-time partner and new husband has retired and she’d not sure what to make of his replacement, Fergie Giles. She knows the captain was pressure...
Available 07/21/16
Out of Mind (A Falcon’s Bend Series Novella)

Available 08/15/16
Guardian Spirits (Shadow Missions: Book 2)

Available 10/15/16
Guardian Angels (Shadow Missions: Book 3)
Short versions: The third collection of Falcon’s Bend Detectives Pete Shasta and Danny Vincent's cases, with Patrol Officer Amber Carfi. “First Sight”: On his last day on the job, Warren Jensen and Amber are called in whe...
Available 11/21/16
FALCON’S BEND CASE FILES, Volume III
Lisa, wife of FBPD investigator Pete Shasta, is trying her hardest to avoid mystery in her very full, busy life. But when her sister-in-law confides her worries about her sister Shelley Wilson, who’s had nothing but bad luck with men and has...
Available 12/21/16
Lonely Hearts (A Falcon’s Bend Series Novella)
Don’t close your eyes. After a teenage pregnancy and a shotgun marriage, Danielle Knight and Andy Bennett tried to balance school, their relationship and being young parents…unsuccessfully. Divorce was inevitable, and the two move...
Available 12/30/16
Haunted Legacy, Book 6 of the Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series
FBPD investigators Pete Shasta and Danny Vincent have prayed mightily to have seen the last of FBI Special Agent in Charge Robert Lock. But when he shows up in Falcon’s Bend on a special undercover investigation, they find themselves involve...
Available 01/21/17
Assassin (A Falcon’s Bend Series Novella)
On the worst day of her life, Aubrey Paddock’s car breaks down in the middle of nowhere on a deserted road. Is Lance Fuller her knight in shining armor…or the devil in disguise?
Available 01/21/17
Dead Man’s Road (A Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series Novella)
Return to Karen Wiesner’s award-winning Incognito Series in an interconnected trio of novellas along with the epic conclusion of this long-running series. Long-time Head of Network Operations, Angelo Pluzetti, has sacrificed his personal id...
Available 02/15/17
Out of the Shadows (Shadow Missions, The Final Mission)
Don’t close your eyes Twyla Kotter has spent the last ten years of her life suffering under the insanely jealous, cruel hands of her husband. His death gives her a new lease on life: Freedom from her husband, the blessing of sharing her ...
Available 02/21/17
Reunited, Book 5 of the Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series
Two ghosts wreak havoc in Desolation Cottage on the Odwulf Estate, making the place inhabitable. When teenage daredevil Holly Odwulf and her friends try to befriend the possessive ghosts, they succeed…until one of them accidentally offends ...
Available 03/21/17
The Haunting of Desolation Cottage (A Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series Novella)
The Mino-Miskwi Native Americans find the entrance to the realm of the dead on Bloodmoon Mountain. Even as they sense bad blood, they can’t stay away…
Available 05/21/17
Bad Blood (A Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series Novella)
Sheriff Graham “Gray” Mecham of Grimoire has seen his share of weirdness in Erie County, Wisconsin, but nothing like the seemingly blank, identical tomes that keep appearing at the scenes of some highly unnatural crimes.
Available 07/21/17
Keeper of Grimoire
Cappy’s Cove is one of the few social places in miniscule Bloodmoon Cove. Everyone frequents Liam “Cappy” Caplan’s tavern…including the newest resident: a ghostly version of Casanova.
Available 08/21/17
Cappy’s Cupid (A Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series Novella)
George Maulson and Chenoa Eponi are some of the last descendants of the Mino-Miskwi Native American tribe whose elders disappeared during a ritual at their sacred place. The history and culture of the tribe was lost in a single day. When a spirit ...
Available 09/21/17
The Ancient One (A Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series Novella)

Available 10/15/17
HUNTER’S BLUES, A Woodcutter’s Grim Series Novel

Available 12/15/17
BE MY BABY, Book 2 of the Red Velvet Mysteries Trilogy

Available 02/15/18
MOONLIGHT AND ROSES, Book 1: Red Velvet Mysteries

Available 04/15/18
FOREVER MINE, Book 3: Red Velvet Mysteries
Don’t close your eyes. Short, haunted stories set in Bloodmoon Cove and Grimoire, Erie County, Wisconsin including: “Dead Man’s Road”: On the worst day of her life, Aubrey Paddock’s car breaks down in the midd...
Available 06/21/18
DEAD MAN’S ROAD AND OTHER GHOSTLY TALES FROM ERIE COUNTY (A Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series Novella Collection)
Amethyst, WI is a small, peaceful town on a pristine lake with an active tourist season in summer. When the air turns chill, the town is transformed into a ghost town with only a handful of lifers who stay. Populated with colorful characters, Amet...
Available 06/21/18
ROSE AND THORN, Book 6, An Adventures in Amethyst Series Novel
FOR AULD LANG SYNE, Book 8, An Adventures in Amethyst Series Novel by Karen Wiesner Contemporary Romance October 2018 (trade paperback) from http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/karenwiesner (electronic) from Writers Exchange E-Publishing htt...
Available 10/01/18
FOR AULD LANG SYNE, Book 8, An Adventures in Amethyst Series Novel
Amethyst, WI is a small, peaceful town on a pristine lake with an active tourist season in summer. When the air turns chill, the town is transformed into a ghost town with only a handful of lifers who stay. Populated with colorful characters, Amet...
Available 10/21/18
BRIAR’S PATCH, Book 7, An Adventures in Amethyst Series Novel
FORBIDDEN FRUIT, Book 9, An Adventures in Amethyst Series Novel Contemporary Romance December 2018 (trade paperback) from http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/karenwiesner (electronic) from Writers Exchange E-Publishing http://www.writers-exchan...
Available 12/01/18
FORBIDDEN FRUIT, Book 9, An Adventures in Amethyst Series Novel

Current Releases
Return to the quaint little town of Peaceful, Wisconsin, from Karen Wiesner’s award-winning Family Heirlooms Series, where you first met and fell in love with these colorful, lovable friends. Now you can read the stories of those secondary char...
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PERFECT REFLECTION, Book 5 of the Friendship Heirlooms Series
Amethyst, WI is a small, peaceful town on a pristine lake with an active tourist season in summer. When the air turns chill, the town is transformed into a ghost town with only a handful of lifers who stay. Populated with colorful characters, Amet...
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TIL SUMMER COMES AROUND, Book 5, An Adventures in Amethyst Series Novel
Second in Network command, Captain Shannon McKee leads the organization with an unfeeling, iron fist. Yet, when the opportunity comes to take down the most notorious drug dealer in history, she goes after her heart’s desire—to utterly des...
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Undercover Angel, Book 7 of the Incognito Series
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Network Operative Hunter Savage is nearly at death’s door when he turns renegade to save his sister, kidnapped by the Black Pope, Rex Kovac, leader of the covert terrorist organization R.E.D.  Hunter’s only means of saving Celine? St...
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Renegade's Rose, Book 6 of the Incognito Series
Alex Lynch has spent a lifetime working hard toward the goal of owning the Triple Aces Ranch in Fever, TX. His dream has finally come true when Gina Calhoun—a girl he’d loved all his life, despite her penchant for looking for trouble and ...
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Under the Spell, Book 5 of the Incognito Series
Roan Emory, Network operative, was inducted against his will. Parris “Perry” L’Engle, an FBI agent and the only woman he ever loved, has never been convinced that the car accident that took Daniel Sands’ life was legitimate. J...
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Dead Drop, Book 4 of the Incognito Series
Network operatives Kirsten Ulrick and Ash Barnett have sacrificed their personal identities to live in the shadows and uphold justice for all--no matter the cost. Captain Shannon McKee has restored order to the Network, a covert government agency...
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Until Death Do Us Part, Book 2 of the Incognito Series
A woman without a past. A man without explanations. Their love has no beginning. No end...? Kira Gunn, 25-year-old wunderkind, remembers nothing about her life before 31-year-old Vincent Carson. He’s been her guardian, her protector, her bus...
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No Ordinary Love, Book 1 of the Incognito Series
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Dr. Sherry Mansfield is a talented hypnotist who possesses the ability to use the power of suggestion in an eerie, supernatural way. When she sends the Network a message through a suicide bomber that she wants to escape her abusive husband—the ...
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Hypnotized, Book 10 of the Incognito Series
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After nearly 25 years, psychiatrist Jocelyn Dominica has determined the fate of every operative in the Network. When she's diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, her superiors decide it's time for her to choose a replacement and retire fr...
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Mind Games, Book 11 of the Incognito Series
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Loyal operative Dez Luttino has graduated from the recruits of the Network, top of his classes and single-mindedly driven to succeed in his duty to his country. What he hadn’t counted on was mentoring his first operative—Nova Granger, onc...
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HARD TO HANDLE, Book 8 of the Incognito Series
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Award-winning author Karen Wiesner is the founder of Jewels of the Quill, an award-winning group of authors in all genres banded together to promote their books.  The group also does anthologies together.  Woodcutter’s Grim Series&mda...
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Woodcutter's Grim Series, Volume I (Classic Tales of Horror Retold)
The second in a four-book mini-series within the Woodcutter’s Grim Series, dealing with the curse on the Shaussegeny family. Very loosely based on The Little Mermaid.  Glynnis Shaussegeny becomes bewitched by the mystery man who appears...
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Bewitched {Woodcutter’s Grim Series, Book 5}
The third in a four-book mini-series within the Woodcutter’s Grim Series, dealing with the curse on the Shaussegeny family. Loosely based on The House That Jack Built. The curse pronounced on the Shaussegeny clan for all time was very clear: &q...
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One Night of Eternity {Woodcutter’s Grim Series, Book 6}
Award-winning author Karen Wiesner is the founder of Jewels of the Quill, an award-winning group of authors in all genres banded together to promote their books. The group also does anthologies together. WOODCUTTER'S GRIM SERIES, Volume II contai...
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WOODCUTTER’S GRIM SERIES--Classic Tales of Horror Retold, Volume II
For the ten generations since the evil first came to Woodcutter's Grim, the Guardians have sworn an oath to protect the town from the childhood horrors that lurk in the black woods. Without them, the town would be defenseless…and the ...
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Papa {Woodcutter's Grim Series, Book 1}
For the ten generations since the evil first came to Woodcutter's Grim, the Guardians have sworn an oath to protect the town from the childhood horrors that lurk in the black woods. Without them, the town would be defenseless…and the ...
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Blood of Amethyst {Woodcutter's Grim Series, Book 2}
For the ten generations since the evil first came to Woodcutter's Grim, the Guardians have sworn an oath to protect the town from the childhood horrors that lurk in the black woods. Without them, the town would be defenseless…and the ...
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Dancing to the Grave {Woodcutter's Grim Series, Book 3}
For the ten generations since the evil first came to Woodcutter's Grim, the Guardians have sworn an oath to protect the town from the childhood horrors that lurk in the black woods. Without them, the town would be defenseless…and the ...
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The Amethyst Tower {Woodcutter's Grim Series, The Final Chapter}
For the ten generations since the evil first came to Woodcutter's Grim, the Guardians have sworn an oath to protect the town from the childhood horrors that lurk in the black woods. Without them, the town would be defenseless...and the terrors wo...
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Moonlight Becomes You {Woodcutter’s Grim Series, Book 4}
Until death do us part… Lisa and Falcon’s Bend Police Department Detective Pete Shasta are enjoying roles as Mommy and Daddy to their newly adopted baby boy. Despite the radical adjustment, they’ve never been happier or more...
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AS PATIENT AS DEATH, Book 5 of the Falcon’s Bend Series

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FIRST COMES LOVE, Book 4 of the Friendship Heirlooms Series
Inspirational Romantic Mystery  Working with local private investigators Den McHart and Sylvia Price, Briar's Point Police Department Detective Orlando Bateman solves a missing person case. Keeya Nilsen, visually impaired from the plane c...
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Love is Blind...And It Don't Pay the Bills Either, Book 2: Denim Blues
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Inspirational Romantic Mystery  Erin Shanley, a hospice nurse, becomes an amateur sleuth when she realizes some of her patients are being swindled out of their life savings by the new 'psychic' fortuneteller in Briar's Point. Erin...
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Souls on (B)Oring Street, Book 3 of the Denim Blues Mysteries Trilogy
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Inspirational Romantic Mystery A missing engagement ring leads to murder… It's been a month since Denim McHart hung up his private investigating career after he ended up with a bullet in his leg. The injury has forced Den to re-evalu...
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Retired and on the Rocks, Book 1: Denim Blues Mysteries
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Book Two Family Heirloom: Building love  Joined before God and family out of a sense of responsibility? Or love?  As a teenager, Justine Morris’s escape from the pressures of caring for her dying father was stolen moments with J...
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SHADOW BOXING, Book 2 of the Family Heirlooms Series
Book Three Family Heirloom: Healing  She was one of his late wife’s best friends. He’s the man she’s loved from afar for as long as she can remember. Falling in love could take simply letting go of their fears...or a miracle...
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Foolish Games, Book 3 of the Family Heirlooms Series
A young Christian woman struggles with seeking pardon from those she's hurt when she can't seem to get past her own inability to forgive those who have wronged her. Three years ago, Samantha Samuels had suffered under the violent hands of Ry...
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Glass Angels, Book 4 of the Family Heirlooms Series
In order to reconcile her past, she must face the terrible truth she buried long ago...and, in doing so, she gambles with her heart and the salvation of her own soul. Ashley Savage grew up in a troubled home with a competitive, pampered sister and a...
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Shards of Ashley, Book 5 of the Family Heirlooms Series
Dr. Marcus Samuels is a man with a heart for seeing the world come to Christ. As a medical missionary in Japan, his life has been God’s work despite a severe anxiety disorder associated with being far away from home. After twelve years, seeing ...
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Worlds Collide, Book 6 of the Family Heirlooms Series
Award-winning author Karen Wiesner is the founder of Jewels of the Quill, an award-winning group of authors in all genres banded together to promote their books.  The group also does anthologies together.  Adventures in Amethyst Series i...
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Adventures in Amethyst Series

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FOREVER AND ALL THAT JAZZ, Book 3 of the Friendship Heirlooms Series

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THE BLOODMOON CURSE, Book 2 of the Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series
Mikey Lund has spent thirty years being the odd man out and believes he only fell into being in a popular crowd as an adult because of a friendly association at Foxx Body Shop, where he’s the head mechanic. Truthfully, he’s been in love w...
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ONLY THE LONELY, Book 1, Angelfire II Quartet
Award-winning author Karen Wiesner is the founder of Jewels of the Quill, an award-winning group of authors in all genres banded together to promote their books. The group also does anthologies together. Kaleidoscope Series is a compilation of the...
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Kaleidoscope Series
Easy to love, hard to hold...  Maggie May’s pa is still looking for the cowboy who knocked up his cowgirl vixen daughter three years ago. Little Tex has grown up without a father, but he’s the shining star of the May Ranch. L...
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DRIFTER’S HEART, Book 6, A Cowboy Fever Series Novel
Rebel Porter is a man on the edge. His wife was killed to silence evidence he uncovered on a dangerously corrupt man of power. Now Reb is in hiding, and he’s as afraid to lose someone else to the bounty on his head as to lose his heart to anoth...
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Bounty on the Rebel's Heart, Book 3 of the Incognito Series
Almost four years ago, Ken Abrams, Triple Aces Ranch co-owner, and Karla Sanford-Abrams were madly in love and expecting their first child. Tragedy took that unborn daughter from them and drove them into opposite corners. Ken was a cowboy so much ...
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The Only One {Cowboy Fever Series, Book 5}
Paperback: http://stores.lulu.com/karenwiesner   Electronic: http://www.uncialpress.com Jessie Nelson has been telling herself she doesn't deserve or believe in second chances, especially when it comes to love...until her whit...
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White Rainbow, Book 6 of the Wounded Warriors Series
The final in a four-book mini-series within the Woodcutter’s Grim Series, dealing with the curse on the Shaussegeny family. Very loosely based on Beauty and the Beast. The Shaussegeny family curse came with one final pronouncement: "And no...
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Beauty is the Beast {Woodcutter’s Grim Series, Book 7}
Cheyenne Welsh can't forget her past and the death of her younger sister. When she returns to Woodcutter's Grim to sell the family property she grew up on, she's confronted with all the nightmare-realities of her childhood, still alive...
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THE DEEP, Book 8, A Woodcutter’s Grim Series Novel
Just 2 months ago, a runaway daughter Keith Pierce never knew he had landed on his doorstep.  Seventeen years earlier, Keith Pierce had a brief, intense affair with a woman on the lam.  When Keith returns to Kat's hometown of Falcon&...
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Broken Wings (A Falcon’s Bend Series Novella)
A newborn baby is stolen from Falcon’s Bend Community Hospital's maternity ward...and Lt. Pete Shasta’s only lead is to the Liace Adoption Agency, which set up the open adoption of the unmarried mother’s baby.   Cas...
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Obsessions (A Falcon’s Bend Series Novella)
For the first 3 years of her life, Lindsay Bronwyn had nightmares about a witch who wanted her eyes.  Nineteen years later, those nightmares have come true when she's found murdered on her kitchen floor, her eye sockets empty.  Falco...
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Blind Revenge (A Falcon’s Bend Series Novella)
Lieutenant Pete Shasta takes his lovely wife Lisa on a romantic vacation, promising her no mysteries, no crime, and certainly no murder. But, not long after arriving in the middle of a blizzard that has shut down the entire town below the luxuriou...
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Murder on the Heartstrings (A Falcon’s Bend Series Novella)
In the midst of planning for the birth of his first child, Lieutenant Danny Vincent is called away because a person missing for seven months has suddenly, and suspiciously, dropped back from out of nowhere. Lucinda Staub was thought to be dead. No...
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Flashback (A Falcon’s Bend Series Novella)
Victor Brooks, celebrated artist and owner of The Brooks Gallery in Falcon’s Bend, contacts local police about a missing painting. The very next day, two more pieces of art are stolen. Patrol Officers Amber Carfi and Warren Jensen stake out ...
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Double Take (A Falcon’s Bend Series Novella)
"Retribution": The subdivision FBPD investigators Pete Shasta and Danny Vincent live in becomes home to a very hot young mama…and their wives Lisa and Melody aren’t too happy about all the men in the neighborhood moonlightin...
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Retribution and Up In Smoke (Falcon’s Bend Series Novellas)
After an exhausting day, patrol officer Amber Carfi is looking forward to dinner and going home to the love of her life, Warren Jensen, who’s been acting strange and secretive lately. When she stops at a local restaurant for take-out, she&rs...
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Ghost of the Past (A Falcon’s Bend Series Novella)
2-in-1 Supernatural Romance Novellas The Amethyst Star: They live in a time when humans have become an endangered species...  Thirty years ago, the men and women of Earth went off to fight in an intergalactic war, an event which ...
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The Amethyst Star/Creatures of the Night
Paperback:  http://stores.lulu.com/karenwiesner Electronic: http://www.uncialpress.com   You don't know what you've got...until it's gone.   Mitch Taylor has been playing a very dangerous ...
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UNTIL IT'S GONE, Book 5 of the Wounded Warriors Series
 Twenty-five years ago, Gwen Nicholson-Nelson was in a car accident that almost claimed her life and left behind a strange gift. She can see the future, and death, before it comes to pass. She had a vision of her husband's death ten ye...
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Mirror Mirror, Book 3 of the Wounded Warriors Series

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BOUND SPIRITS, Book 1 of the Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series
Trade paperback: http://stores.lulu.com/karenwiesner Electronic: http://www.uncialpress.com What do you get with a former wild man who's committed his path to the Lord and a woman who has absolutely nothing to lose? It's either a...
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Wayward Angels, Book 4 of the Wounded Warriors Series
As the unwanted son of a mother who killed herself to escape a life she couldn’t bear another second and then being passed around from one foster family to the next, each less sympathetic than the one before, Michael Fremont has had it drill...
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MICHAEL’S ANGEL, Book 2 of the Friendship Heirlooms Series
Return to cowboy country in Fever, Texas, where the heat isn't the only thing causing a fever! See if you can find the heirloom wedding band! When Wings "Mac" Mackenzie falls in love, it's for life, and interior designer Amanda G...
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Wings of Love {Cowboy Fever Series, Book 1}
Kaleidoscope Office Building provides employment to nine hot, young singles—all about to make a love connection.  Working 9 to 5 has never been so complicated…or so much fun! Thirty-year-old Keri Woods has had it with her no-...
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Perfect Cadence {Kaleidoscope Series, Book 1}
Kaleidoscope Office Building provides employment to nine hot, young singles—all about to make a love connection.  Working 9 to 5 has never been so complicated…or so much fun! Angela Lewis, owner of Kaleidoscope Office Service...
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In Cahoots With Cupid {Kaleidoscope Series, Book 2}
Kaleidoscope Office Building provides employment to nine hot, young singles—all about to make a love connection.  Working 9 to 5 has never been so complicated…or so much fun! Amethyst-eyed, bespectacled Aimee Cooper has had a...
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Behind Amethyst Eyes {Kaleidoscope Series, Book 3}
Kaleidoscope Office Building provides employment to nine hot, young singles—all about to make a love connection.  Working 9 to 5 has never been so complicated…or so much fun! Soulful-eyed heartbreaker Dex Everett has been int...
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Jordana’s Chair {Kaleidoscope Series, Book 4}
Kaleidoscope Office Building provides employment to nine hot, young singles—all about to make a love connection.  Working 9 to 5 has never been so complicated…or so much fun! Billy LaPointe’s wife died only a couple yea...
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Paper Tiger {Kaleidoscope Series, Book 5}
Kaleidoscope Office Building provides employment to nine hot, young singles—all about to make a love connection.  Working 9 to 5 has never been so complicated…or so much fun! Shayna Cavanay divorced her lying, cheating, deadb...
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Cabin Fever {Kaleidoscope Series, Book 6}
Kaleidoscope Office Building provides employment to nine hot, young singles—all about to make a love connection.  Working 9 to 5 has never been so complicated…or so much fun! When Jolie Everett married Jag Myrick, she was a r...
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The Longest Night {Kaleidoscope Series, Book 7}
Amethyst, WI is a small, peaceful town on a pristine lake with an active tourist season in summer. When the air turns chill, the town is transformed into a ghost town with only a handful of lifers who stay. Populated with colorful characters, Amet...
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A Rose for Romeo (Adventures in Amethyst Series, Book 1)
Amethyst, WI is a small, peaceful town on a pristine lake with an active tourist season in summer. When the air turns chill, the town is transformed into a ghost town with only a handful of lifers who stay. Populated with colorful characters, Amet...
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Revenge in Amethyst (Adventures in Amethyst Series, Book 2)
Amethyst, WI is a small, peaceful town on a pristine lake with an active tourist season in summer. When the air turns chill, the town is transformed into a ghost town with only a handful of lifers who stay. Populated with colorful characters, Amet...
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Reckless Rose (Adventures in Amethyst Series, Book 3)
Amethyst, WI is a small, peaceful town on a pristine lake with an active tourist season in summer. When the air turns chill, the town is transformed into a ghost town with only a handful of lifers who stay. Populated with colorful characters, Amet...
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Christmas in Amethyst (Adventures in Amethyst Series, Book 4)
2-in-1 Inspirational Romance Novellas The Amethyst Angel: Elena Lopez's father has decided to play matchmaker with his long-time friend and neighbor, Marta Delgado, when Marta's nephew comes to town. Elena has a secret though: ...
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The Amethyst Angel/A Home for Christmas
Paperback: http://stores.lulu.com/karenwiesner Electronic: http://www.uncialpress.com Steve Thomas has a self-destructive wife, three kids, more guilt than one man can handle...and a chance at true love for the first time in his lif...
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Waiting for an Eclipse, Book 2 of the Wounded Warriors Series
Award-winning author Karen Wiesner is the founder of Jewels of the Quill, an award-winning group of authors in all genres banded together to promote their books. The group also does anthologies together. COWBOY FEVER SERIES contains the first four...
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COWBOY FEVER SERIES
 What's a man to do when he's seen too much of life's dark side and suddenly finds himself believing in flesh-and-blood angels who can heal with a single touch? What's a girl to do when she believes in true love but can'...
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Reluctant Hearts, Book 1 of the Wounded Warriors Series

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Writing the Fiction Series: The Guide for Novels and Novellas
How do you know destiny when it knocks on your door, or recognize it if it’s always been there? Christian Riley, Elizabeth Horace, and Oscar Albright grew up together, the clichéd “church kids”, but Chris quickly found...
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DESTINY
Shawn Jacobs co-owns the Triple Aces Ranch. As the ultimate ladies’ man, he’s enjoyed being a footloose and fancy-free bachelor for as long as he can remember. But, as his best friends find the women of their dreams and get hitched one...
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Taming April {Cowboy Fever Series, Book 4}
Zoë Rossdale is the clumsy girl who always has her elbows, feet, eyes, and brass-red hair going in the wrong directions. She floats around in her own world, comfortable there alone, only to be jarred back into the real one when her obliviousn...
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CLUMSY GIRL’S GUIDE TO FALLING IN LOVE, Book 1 of the Friendship Heirlooms Series
"Bugs":  A partially digested body is found in the oxidation ditch at the Falcon's Bend Wastewater Treatment Plant.  Was it an accident...or is new Falcon's Bend Investigator Pete Shasta facing his first murder? &qu...
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Bugs and Fixated (Falcon's Bend Series Novellas)
THE POWER OF PROMOTIONAL GROUPS by Karen S. Wiesner Writing Reference Twilight Times Books http://twilighttimesbooks.com/   Most authors—regardless of whom they’re published with and how long they’ve been publ...
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The Power of Promotional Groups, 2014-2015 Edition
Jared Chapman is the ranch foreman at Triple Aces Ranch, which he co-owns. He’s a man of the earth, and the ranch is his life. When he gave his love at the age of seventeen, he’d never regretted it. Alana Hamilton was an orphan Jared&#...
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For Always {Cowboy Fever Series, Book 3}
with Chris Spindler Who is killing the midnight ladies? Falcon’s Bend is a small, sleepy town in Wisconsin that owns more taverns than churches, but fills both on the appropriate days.  Teenagers talk of escape from a one-hors...
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Degrees of Separation, Book 1 of the Falcon's Bend Series re-issue
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With Chris Spindler Is murder ever justifiable? Falcon's Bend Police Department Investigator Pete Shasta's brother Jordan is recently divorced and intent on putting his life back together for himself and his daughter.  Jordan d...
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Tears on Stone, Book 2 of the Falcon's Bend Series re-issue
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With Chris Spindler "Bugs":  A partially digested body is found in the oxidation ditch at the Falcon's Bend Wastewater Treatment Plant.  Was it an accident...or is new Falcon's Bend Investigator Pete Shasta facing ...
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Falcon's Bend Case Files, Volume I (The Early Cases) re-issue
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With Chris Spindler Love—and murder—is in the air.   Falcon’s Bend Police Department Patrol Officers Amber Carfi and Warren Jensen are partners on the job, and lovers off-duty. The relationship is so new and fr...
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Romantic Notions, Book 4 of the Falcon's Bend Series
Order from: http://stores.lulu.com/karenwiesner with Chris Spindler "Murder on the Heartstrings": Lieutenant Pete Shasta takes his lovely wife Lisa on a romantic vacation, promising her no mysteries, no crime, and certainly no ...
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FALCON'S BEND CASE FILES, Volume II
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THE WORLD OF AUTHOR KAREN WIESNER: A COMPENDIUM OF FICTION

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SOUL BLEEDS The Poetry, Melodies, and Other Wanderings of Karen Wiesner
  Return to cowboy country in Fever, Texas, where the heat isn't the only thing causing a fever! See if you can find the heirloom wedding band!   Lance Olsen, Triple Aces Ranch co-owner, lost his wife Colleen and their two-year...
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Losses and Gains, Book 2 of the Cowboy Fever Series
Small-town girl Ayodele “Della” Flynn lives in a city she abhors, where danger seems to be lurking around every corner. When her husband dies very unexpectedly, she’s confronted with figuring out where her home is with her young ...
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HOME
Can a rogue find love with the girl next door? Not if his ex-girlfriends have any say in it! Bethany Briggs is a wallflower who's always looked for love in the wrong places. Rod Summers is notorious for the string of broken hearted girl...
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LEATHER & LACE, Book 1 of the Gypsy Road Series
After risking her heart once and learning to regret it, JoJo Summers finds it necessary to live her life as a paper doll. No emotions, no danger and no pain. Randy Briggs is the one man who can change her mind. His only ace in the hole is that...
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FLESH & BLOOD, Book 2 of the Gypsy Road Series
Jon Rushing has finally found the answer to a lifetime of misplaced guilt and misery. Tracey Scott is unlike anyone Jon has ever met before. She's completely open and honest, ever true to her own heart—and determined to have a baby, ASAP...
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FIRE & ICE, Book 3 of the Gypsy Road Series
They both want what they can't have—each other. Blackie Scarpacchio has had hard lessons kicked in him from birth, leaving him cynical and afraid to trust in love. Lori Gordon has loved Blackie all her life. After one stolen n...
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VOWS & THE VAGABOND, Book 4 of the Gypsy Road Series
A man of God, a fallen angel. Two different worlds, one undying love... For the first time in her life, Rori Mason is independent, supporting herself; she has friends who love her, and—most importantly—she respects herself. She&...
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FALLING STAR, Book 1 of the Angelfire Trilogy
She was expecting...anything but him! During a traumatic childhood, Darlene Foxx had only one light--Jason Radcliffe, her best friend and eventually her lover. Until she found out that she wasn't his only lover, Darlene dreamed of the d...
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FIRST LOVE, Book 2 of the Angelfire Trilogy
Savannah "Savvy" O'Brien is level-headed, sophisticated and in complete control of her life. The only commitment she's willing to make is to her career as a lawyer...and to a parking space for her new car. Brett Foxx has love...
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FOREVER MAN, Book 3 of the Angelfire Trilogy
Someone has unleashed an ancient evil bent on destroying Cassidy Christopher by eradicating the women he loves, one by one... Just one year earlier, Cassidy's daughter, Maddie, was attacked by a creature who was unleashed by human hand...
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SWEET DREAMS
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She has two men, two identities, one choice... Rain Meyers has been in a suffocating relationship for five years, engaged to a man who sees only what he wants to see in her. When Rain finally escapes, she meets a man she can make beautiful ...
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RESTLESS AS RAIN
With Chris Spindler Sins of the father...   For the past fifteen years, on the anniversary of his arrest for armed robbery, Zeke Carfi has received a threatening letter signed by the wife of his deceased partner in crime. &n...
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The Fifteenth Letter, Book 3 of the Falcon's Bend Series
FIRST DRAFT IN 30 DAYS by Karen S. Wiesner Writing Reference Writer's Digest Books http://www.fwbookstore.com/category/writers-digest Finish an outline so complete it reads like a first draft—in just 30 days! Say goodbye to writing and rew...
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First Draft in 30 Days
Trade paperback available from: http://www.cafepress.com/diskusbooks.14307722 Rudy Tadeas is getting married--to the wrong woman! Jayme Conrad, a reporter for an expose magazine, is impossibly clumsy and about to learn the benefits of t...
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Silver Bells, Wedding Bells in the Mistletoe Marriages Anthology


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