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White, Karen (Karen S.)

Overview
Works: 333 works in 1,293 publications in 7 languages and 55,280 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Love stories  Biography  Romance fiction  Short stories  Children's audiobooks  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Composer, Performer
Classifications: PS3623.H5776, 813.6
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Publications about Karen White
Publications by Karen White
Most widely held works about Karen White
 
Most widely held works by Karen White
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty Bard MacDonald( Sound Recording )
31 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 2,085 libraries worldwide
From her upside-down house, the eccentric Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle issues to parents her marvelous cures for such common children's diseases as Won't-Put-Away-Toys-itis, Answerbackism, and Fighter-Quarrelitis
The time between by Karen White( Book )
13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Hungarian and held by 1,761 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
A long time gone by Karen White( Book )
9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,620 libraries worldwide
"When Vivien Walker left her home in the Mississippi Delta, she swore never to go back, as generations of the women in her family had. But in the spring, nine years to the day since she'd left, that's exactly what happens--Vivien returns, fleeing from a broken marriage and her lost dreams for children. What she hopes to find is solace with "Bootsie," her dear grandmother who raised her, a Walker woman with a knack for making everything all right. But instead she finds that her grandmother has died and that her estranged mother is drifting further away from her memories. Now Vivien is forced into the unexpected role of caretaker, challenging her personal quest to find the girl she herself once was. But for Vivien things change in ways she cannot imagine when a violent storm reveals the remains of a long-dead woman buried near the Walker home, not far from the cypress swamp that is soon to give up its ghosts. Vivien knows there is now only one way to rediscover herself--by uncovering the secrets of her family and breaking the cycle of loss that has haunted her them for generations"--
The sound of glass by Karen White( Book )
14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,546 libraries worldwide
"It has been two years since the death of Merritt Heyward's husband Cal, when she receives unexpected news--Cal's family home in Beaufort, South Carolina, bequeathed by Cal's reclusive grandmother, now belongs to Merritt. Charting the course of an uncertain life--and feeling guilt from her husband's tragic death--Merritt travels from her home in Maine to Beaufort, where the secrets of Cals unspoken-of past reside among the pluff mud and jasmine of the ancestral Heyward home on the Bluff"--Amazon.com
The house on Tradd Street by Karen White( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Vietnamese and held by 1,419 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 )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,322 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
Sea change by Karen White( Book )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,301 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
The beach trees by Karen White( Book )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,264 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
The forgotten room by Karen White( Book )
8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,230 libraries worldwide
"1945 : when the critically wounded Captain Cooper Ravenal is brought to a private hospital on Manhattan's Upper East Side, young Dr. Kate Schuyler is drawn into a complex mystery that connects three generations of women in her family to a single extraordinary room in a Gilded Age mansion. Who is the woman in Captain Ravenel's portrait miniature who looks so much like Kate? And why is she wearing the ruby pendant handed down to Kate by her mother? In their pursuit of answers, they find themselves drawn into the turbulent stories of Gilded Age Olive Van Alen, driven from riches to rags, who hired out as a servant in the very house her father designed, and Jazz Age Lucy Young, who came from Brooklyn to Manhattan in pursuit of the father she had never known. But are Kate and Cooper ready for the secrets that will be revealed in the Forgotten Room?"--Front dust jacket flap
Falling home by Karen White( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,184 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
On Folly Beach by Karen White( Book )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,167 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 1,151 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 )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,102 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
After the rain by Karen White( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,099 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
Return to Tradd Street by Karen White( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,079 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..."--
The lost hours by Karen White( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
Surviving the tragic accident that killed her parents has always made Piper Mills feel invincible. That is, until fate strikes again and a near-fatal fall from a horse destroys her dreams of becoming an Olympic equestrian. Feeling more fragile than ever, Piper returns to Savannah, to the home she inherited from her grandparents, to retreat, recover, and reflect on all she has lost. It's during her recuperation that Piper discovers a secret room and a family mystery
The color of light by Karen White( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 818 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 )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 766 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."--Page 4 of cover
The Hemingses of Monticello an American family by Annette Gordon-Reed( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 702 libraries worldwide
Annette Gordon-Reed tells the legendary story of the Hemingses of Monticello, an American slave family with direct blood ties to the American President Thomas Jefferson. Gordon-Reed vividly describes the relationships between Jefferson, his mistress, slave Sally Hemings, and the rest of the Hemings family
Heartwood [a novel] by Belva Plain( Sound Recording )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Few authors have understood the tender intricacies of relationships better than the incomparable Belva Plain. For three decades her deeply moving epics have captivated the hearts and imaginations of readers everywhere. Now, in her final novel, she comes full circle with the themes she took up in her very first work, -- From the Hardcover edition
 
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Alternative Names
Karen White American writer
Vaita, Kārena
Vaita, Kārena, 1964-
White, Karen S.
White, Karen S., 1964-
Карен Уайт
Languages
English (213)
French (2)
Polish (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Chinese (1)
Hungarian (1)
Portuguese (1)
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