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White, Karen (Karen S.)

Overview
Works: 203 works in 549 publications in 1 language and 28,727 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Love stories  Humorous stories  Short stories 
Roles: Narrator, Composer
Classifications: PS3623.H5776, 813.6
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Most widely held works by Karen White
The time between by Karen White( Book )
12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,430 libraries worldwide
Seeking atonement over her guilt that she caused her sister's paralysis, Eleanor takes a job caring for an elderly woman and becomes caught up in the woman's life of passion, danger, heartache, and deception in Hungary during World War II
The house on Tradd Street by Karen White( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,428 libraries worldwide
A brilliant, chilling series debut, "The House on Tradd Street" features a Charleston real estate agent who loves old houses--and the secret histories inside them
The memory of water by Karen White( Book )
9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,327 libraries worldwide
Many years after her mother's death by drowning, Marnie Maitland returns to the South Carolina Lowcountry when a similar incident involving her estranged sister Diana and Diana's young son forces the sisters to revisit their troubled past
The beach trees by Karen White( Book )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,220 libraries worldwide
From the time she was twelve, Julie Holt knew what a random tragedy can do to a family. At that tender age, her little sister disappeared-never to be found. It was a loss that slowly eroded the family bonds she once relied on. As an adult with a prestigious job in the arts, Julie meets a struggling artist who reminds her so much of her sister, she can't help feeling protective. It is a friendship that begins a long and painful process of healing for Julie, leading her to a house on the Gulf Coast, ravaged by hurricane Katrina, and to stories of family that take her deep into the past
Sea change by Karen White( Book )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,194 libraries worldwide
A lonely woman with a life-long feeling of not quite belonging elopes with a child psychologist she met at a conference and discovers how difficult it is to actually escape her past
Falling home by Karen White( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,179 libraries worldwide
"At twenty, Cassie Madison left her hometown of Walton, Georgia, without so much as a backward glance, but when a family crisis calls her home, she must part with the satisfaction of her Upper East Side life--and return to the tumult of the one she left ..."--P. [4] of cover
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty Bard MacDonald( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,173 libraries worldwide
Seven families are helped out by Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's magic cures when they are faced with thought-you-saiders, tattletales, bad table maners, interrupters, heedless breakers, never-want-to-go-to-schooler's and wadde-I-doers
On Folly Beach by Karen White( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,163 libraries worldwide
Folly Beach, South Carolina, has survived despite hurricanes and war. But it's the personal battles of Folly Beach's residents that have left the most scars, and why a young widow has been beckoned there to heal her own. To most people, Folly Beach is simply the last barrier island before reaching the great Atlantic. To some, it's a sanctuary for lost souls, which is why Janie Hamilton's mother encourages her to buy the local bookstore, Folly's Finds, hoping it will distract Janie from the loss of her husband. Janie is at first resistant. So much has already changed. But after finding love letters and an image of a beautiful bottle tree in a box of used books from Folly's Finds, she decides to take the plunge. But the seller insists on one condition: Janie must allow Lulu, the late owner's sister, to continue selling her bottle trees from the store's backyard. For the most part Janie ignores Lul, and sifts through the love letters. But the more she discovers about the letters, the more she understands Lulu. As details of a possible murder and a mysterious disappearance during World War II are revealed, the two women discover that circumstances beyond their control, sixty years apart, have brought them together, on Folly Beach. And it is here that their war-ravaged hearts can find hope for a second chance
The strangers on Montagu Street by Karen White( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,155 libraries worldwide
"Psychic realtor Melanie Middleton returns-only to be greeted by a house full of lost souls. Psychic realtor Melanie Middleton is still restoring her Charleston house and doesn't expect to have a new houseguest, a teen girl named Nola. But the girl didn't come alone, and the spirits that accompanied Nola don't seem willing to leave... "--
The girl on Legare Street by Karen White( Book )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
"Melanie has grown accustomed to renovating old houses, but she never imagined she'd have to renovate her own life to include her estranged mother. Ginnette Prioleau Middleton left Charleston thirty-five years ago. She's returned wanting to protect the daughter she's never really known after receiving an ominous premonition. Melanie never wanted to see her mother again, but with some prodding from her partner, Jack Trenholm, she agrees-and begins to rebuild their relationship. Together Melanie and Ginnette buy back their old home. With their combined psychic abilities they expect to unearth some ghosts. But what they find is a vengeful dark spirit whose strength has been growing for decades. It will take unearthing long buried secrets to beat this demon and save what's left of Melanie's family... " -- Publisher description
The lost hours by Karen White( Book )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,080 libraries worldwide
When Piper Mills was twelve, she helped her grandfather bury a box that belonged to her grandmother in the backyard. For twelve years, it remained untouched. Now a near fatal riding accident has shattered Piper's dreams of Olympic glory. After her grandfather's death, she inherits the house and all its secrets, including a key to a room that doesn't exist -- or does it? And after her grandmother is sent away to a nursing home, she remembers the box buried in the backyard. In it are torn pages from a scrapbook, a charm necklace -- and a newspaper article from 1939 about the body of an infant found floating in the Savannah River. The necklace's charms tell the story of three friends during the 1930s -- each charm added during the three months each friend had the necklace and recorded her life in the scrapbook. Piper always dismissed her grandmother as not having had a story to tell. And now, too late, Piper finds she might have been wrong
After the rain by Karen White( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 965 libraries worldwide
In this follow-up to "Falling Home, " White returns to the magical small town of Walton, Georgia. When photographer Suzanne Paris arrives and meets Mayor Joe Warner, he's nothing like any man she's ever known. Yet, both their lives are transformed by an unexpected love
The color of light by Karen White( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 878 libraries worldwide
At thirty-two Jillian Parrish finally finds the courage to take charge of her life and discover what really lives in the dark spaces under her bed. Pregnany and recently divorced, she takes her seven-year-old daughter to seek refuge and solace on Pawleys Island, South Carolina--Jillian's only source of happy childhood memories. Summers spent at her grandmother's beach house were Jillian's sanctuary from indifferent parents until her best friend, Lauren Mills, disappeared. Linc Rising, Lauren's boyfriend and Jillian's confidant, was a suspect in Lauren's disappearance. Although Jillian never doubted his innocence, her parents whisked her back home to Atlanta, and she never got a chance to tell him. Now a resentful Linc is back on Pawleys Island, renovating the old Mills house. As ghosts of the past return to haunt them, and Jillian's daughter begins having eerie conversations with an imaginary friend named Lauren, Jillian and Linc will uncover the truth about Lauren and about feelings they have kept buried for sixteen years
Pieces of the heart by Karen White( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 780 libraries worldwide
"Caroline Collier is a woman bogged down in the harsh realities of a life barely lived. Stress from her all-consuming job as an accountant has given her panic attacks, forcing her to take a leave of absence from work. And though her chances of relaxing in the presence of her overbearing, perfect mother are slim, she joins her at the family's vacation home in the mountains of North Carolina."--P. [4] of cover
The secret life of bees by Sue Monk Kidd( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 619 libraries worldwide
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Return to Tradd Street by Karen White( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 604 libraries worldwide
"Melanie is only going through the motions of living since refusing Jack's marriage proposal. She misses him desperately, but her broken heart is the least of her problems. Despite an insistence that she can raise their child alone, Melanie is completely unprepared for motherhood, and she struggles to complete renovations on her house on Tradd Street before the baby arrives. When Melanie is roused one night by the sound of a ghostly infant crying, she chooses to ignore it. She simply does not have the energy to deal with one more crisis. That is, until the remains of a newborn buried in an old christening gown are found hidden in the foundation of her house. As the hauntings on Tradd Street slowly become more violent, Melanie decides to find out what caused the baby's untimely death, uncovering the love, loss, and betrayal that color the house's history--and threaten her claim of ownership. But can she seek Jack's help without risking her heart? For in revealing the secrets of the past, Melanie also awakens the malevolent presence that has tried to keep the truth hidden for decades..."--
Learning to breathe by Karen White( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Brenna O'Brien doesn't believe in happy endings. Not since the love of her life, Pierce McGovern, left her years ago without a word. Now, she leads a quiet life surrounded by her four matchmaking sisters, running a historic movie theater and collecting old wartime letters, but she leaves the letters unopened, preferring to imagine their possibilities rather than risk being disappointed
Miss Julia throws a wedding by Ann B Ross( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
Miss Julia Springer, who combines Southern grace, the dignity of a woman "of a certain age," an encyclopedic knowledge of etiquette, and a bitingly sharp tongue, is at a loss. Her late husband's former illicit squeeze, who is now her best friend, is going to live in sin with her friend Mr. Pickens instead of with her. Fortunately, a wedding is on the horizon. The happy couple was planning to have a perfunctory courthouse wedding, but Miss Julia has plans of her own for a real honest-to-goodness ceremony, albeit with some shortcuts on the etiquette side
Her father's house [a novel] by Belva Plain( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 518 libraries worldwide
In 1968, in the heat of infatuation, young lawyer Donald Wolfe married the beautiful, restless Lillian when he first arrived in New York. When his flawed marriage failed, Donald refused to give up his daughter, so he fled with her and went into hiding. Years later, when his daughter, Tina, returns to New York, she learns the truth about the father who has always protected and cherished her
Family tree by Barbara Delinsky( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 514 libraries worldwide
Dana Clarke has finally achieved the stability she has craved in her marriage to a man from an old New England family, but when her daughter is born with African-American traits in her appearance, her family life is thrown into turmoil
 
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Alternative Names
Vaita, Kārena
White, Karen S.
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English (180)
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