A native of Houston, TX, Karen spent her early years enjoying life along the Gulf Coast. After high school, she attended Texas A&M as well as the University of Houston where she obtained a
B.S. in early childhood education. She has written numerous articles and stories, books for children and novels for adults. She particularly enjoys writing romantic suspense and contemporary and historical romance. She has written over thirty-one books in print and e-book format and she had several more in the works.
When she is not writing, Karen enjoys her grandchildren, horseback riding, reading and Bible study and dark chocolate. She is recently retired from public school teaching and uses the experience of working with children to plan and write her children's books.
She now lives in the Southwest with her family and assorted pets. One of her novels, RUNAWAY HEARTS, a contemporary romance is set in this area of the vast Navajo Reservation. For more information about Karen and her books, go to or
Karen loves her sunny climate where there is lots of opportunity to be outdoor. Gardening, horseback riding and playing with the grandkids are favorite things to do. When she's not writing, she spends time reading a good book.