New Release Books by Karen Rose

Karen Rose is the author of Twins for Christmas (2021), Murder with Darjeeling Tea (2022), Quarter to Midnight (2022), Murder with Orange Pekoe Tea (2021) and other 182 books.

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Twins for Christmas

release date: Oct 26, 2021
Twins for Christmas
All they need for Christmas Sleigh Ride with the Single Dad by Alison Roberts Dr. Grace Forbes’s first day in Manhattan Mercy’s ER is unforgettable—especially when she runs into her old flame, ER chief Charles Davenport! The spark is still there between them, but they’ve both changed. Charles is now a widower and single dad to twin boys, while Grace has lost her dream of having children. Yet, as the weather gets colder, Charles and his little family might make her Christmas wish come true. Twins Under His Tree by Karen Rose Smith Young widow Dr. Lily Wescott has just given birth to twin baby girls. And she couldn’t have done it without Mitch Cortega. The decorated combat surgeon was with her every step of the way. Both Mitch and Lily need time to heal past wounds, but how much longer can they fight their attraction? With Christmas just around the corner, maybe it’s time to trust that love can bring them a new future! USA TODAY Bestselling Author Karen Rose Smith Previously published as Sleigh Ride with the Single Dad and Twins Under His Tree

Murder with Darjeeling Tea

release date: May 01, 2022
Murder with Darjeeling Tea
When the owner of a local stationary shop known for its whimsical style is found dead behind Four Paws Animal Shelter, it''s up to tea shop owner and amateur sleuth Daisy Swanson to find the stone cold killer in the latest installment of Karen Rose Smith''s popular Daisy''s Tea Garden Mystery series. When Daisy Swanson arrives at Rumple''s Statuary shopping for a birthday present for her beau Jonas, Wilhelm Rumple''s cottage looks like something out of a fairy tale, reminding her of the Storybook Tea family event she''s planning. Even the man himself--short and stumpy in overalls with bare feet--seems like a storybook character. But as a businessman, Rumple is rumored to be as cold and hard as the statues he sells. Maybe that''s why, following a break-in at his cottage, Rumple is found dead in a dog run behind Four Paws Animal Shelter, bashed in the head. Now it''s up to Daisy to get the residents of Willow Creek to spill the tea on a little man who may have had some big secrets, so she can find a stone-cold killer...

Quarter to Midnight

release date: Aug 02, 2022
Quarter to Midnight
Discover New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Karen Rose’s brand-new series set in the sultry city of New Orleans and featuring a tough team of high-end private investigators who are after justice—no matter what they have to do to get it. Good cops. Bad cops. Only one will win. After completing her tours with the Marines in Iraq, Molly Sutton knew she could take down any bad guy she met. But when a family tragedy exposes the dark side of her local police, she joined up with her former CO Burke Broussard, who left New Orleans PD to set up a private investigative service for people who couldn’t find justice elsewhere. Gabe Hebert saw the toll that working for the NOPD took on his dad and decided instead to make a name for himself as one of the best young chefs in the French Quarter. But when his father’s death is ruled a suicide after a deliberately botched investigation by his former captain, Gabe knows his dad stumbled onto a truth that someone wants silenced. Gabe goes to his father’s best friend, Burke, for help. Burke assigns the toughest member of his team, Molly, to the case. Molly can’t believe she’s being asked to work with the smoking hot chef whose chocolate cake is not the only thing that makes her mouth water. Sparks fly as they follow the leads Gabe’s dad left them, unraveling a web of crimes, corruption, and murder that runs all the way to the top.

Murder with Orange Pekoe Tea

release date: Sep 28, 2021
Murder with Orange Pekoe Tea
In Pennsylvania’s Amish country, Daisy Swanson is serving hot tea at a fundraiser for a homeless shelter—but tempers are getting heated too . . . Daisy’s orange pekoe is flowing at a fundraiser—and she’s also made a new friend, Piper, a young woman whose hopes for motherhood were dashed by a foul-up at a fertility clinic.But before they can settle into a long conversation, the event is disrupted by masked protestors who object to building a shelter in Willow Creek. Among the angry crowd is Eli—who left his Amish community some time ago, with help from a lawyer named Hiram. It just so happens that Hiram is also representing the fertility clinic in a class-action suit—and soon afterward, he turns up dead, felled by an insulin injection. Daisy can’t help but get drawn in, especially since Piper’s husband had been pretty steamed at the victim and didn’t hide it. She’d love to spend some time with the dog she and her boyfriend have just adopted—but first she ''ll be straining to find a killer . . . Includes delicious recipes!

Murder with Darjeeling Tea

release date: May 24, 2022
Murder with Darjeeling Tea
Daisy’s Tea Garden is one of the many attractions in Pennsylvania’s Amish country—and when Daisy herself isn’t serving tea, she’s making sure justice is served . . . When Daisy Swanson arrives at Rumple’s Statuary shopping for a birthday present for her beau Jonas, Wilhelm Rumple’s cottage looks like something out of a fairy tale, reminding her of the Storybook Tea family event she’s planning. Even the man himself—short and stumpy in overalls with bare feet—seems like a storybook character. But as a businessman, Rumple is rumored to be as cold and hard as the statues he sells. Maybe that’s why, following a break-in at his cottage, Rumple is found dead in a dog run behind Four Paws Animal Shelter, bashed in the head. Now it’s up to Daisy to get the residents of Willow Creek to spill the tea on a little man who may have had some big secrets, so she can find a stone-cold killer . . . Includes delicious recipes!

The Spiritual Herbalism Companion - FIVE BELOW

release date: Feb 08, 2022
The Spiritual Herbalism Companion - FIVE BELOW
Discover how to utilize the magic of plants and diasporic ancestral practices in remedies and ritual. What if plants could be used to guide the process of transformation? What if you knew which rituals and plants could be partnered to alleviate physical symptoms or heal emotional and spiritual imbalances? How can plants help you stand in your power, strengthen your intuition, and provide protection? In The Art & Practice of Spiritual Herbalism, leading Black herbalist Karen Rose provides the answers you seek. This guide to harnessing the power of plants is a practical tool for working through the symptoms of body disease and the underlying emotional and spiritual issues. Organized by major body systems such circulatory, digestive, and reproductive, The Art & Practice of Spiritual Herbalism gives a brief overview of the physical mechanisms of the system, the spiritual correspondences associated with that system, and the plants, remedies, and rituals that can be used to bring oneself back to healing and balance. Filled with stories, ancestral recipes, and accessible practices that anyone can use, The Art & Practice of Spiritual Herbalism shows you how to use the power of plants for spiritual and physical healing.

Say Goodbye

release date: Aug 03, 2021
Say Goodbye
Eden faces a final reckoning when the cult''s past victims hunt them down in this explosive, high-stakes thriller in the Sacramento series from New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose. For decades, Eden has remained hidden in the remote wilds of the Pacific Northwest, “Pastor” keeping his cult''s followers in thrall for his personal profit and sexual pleasures. But the Founding Elders are splintering, and Pastor''s surrogate son DJ is scheming to make it all his own. When two of Eden''s newest members send out a cry for help, it reaches FBI Special Agent Tom Hunter, whose friend and fellow FBI Special Agent Gideon Reynolds and his sister, Mercy, are themselves escapees of the Eden cult, targeted by the Founding Elders who want them silenced forever. The three have vowed to find the cult and bring it down, and now, they finally have a solid lead. Neutralizing Eden’s threat will save captive members and ensure Tom’s new friends can live without fear. But when his best friend, ex-Army combat medic Liza Barkley, joins the case, it puts her life—and their blossoming love—in danger. With everything they hold dear in the balance, Tom and Liza, together with Gideon and Mercy, must end Eden once and for all.

Cold-Blooded Liar

release date: Mar 14, 2023
Cold-Blooded Liar
Brace yourself for a scorching new series from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Karen Rose, where San Diego means sun, surf, sand…and serial killers. Sam Reeves is a kindhearted psychologist who treats court-ordered clients. After one of his patients—a pathological liar—starts revealing plausible new details from a long-unsolved serial murder case, he’s compelled to report anonymously to the SDPD tip line, though his attempts to respect patient confidentiality land him facedown and cuffed by the aggressive (and cute) Detective McKittrick. San Diego homicide detective Kit McKittrick loves the water. She lives on a boat, and when she’s not solving crimes with the SDPD, she’s assisting her foster sister with her charter fishing business or playing with her poodle. But there’s nothing that intrigues Kit more than a cold case, so when an anonymous caller leads her on the path of a wanted killer, she’s determined to end the decade-long manhunt. Sam is soon released but goes home with both a newfound distaste for the SDPD and a resolve—not unlike Kit’s—to uncover the truth. Kit and Sam repeatedly butt heads in their separate investigations but are forced to work together to find one of the deadliest serial killers the city has faced in years.

Say No More

release date: Feb 09, 2021
Say No More
Mercy Callahan thought she''d escaped the cult decades ago, but its long fingers are reaching out for her again in this electrifying novel in the Sacramento series by New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose. Seventeen years ago. That was the last time Mercy Callahan saw Ephraim Burton, the leader of the twisted Eden cult where she was raised. But even though she escaped the abuse and terror, they continue to haunt her. When her brother Gideon discovers new evidence of the cult''s--and their victims''--whereabouts, Mercy goes to Sacramento to reconnect with him. There, she meets Gideon''s closest friend--homicide detective Rafe Sokolov. From Rafe, she receives an offer she never knew she needed: to track down Ephraim and make him pay for everything. But Ephraim, who had thought Mercy long dead, discovers she is in fact alive and that she is digging around for the cult''s secrets. And now he''ll do anything to take her back to Eden--dead or alive.

A Christmas in Montana

release date: Nov 29, 2022
A Christmas in Montana
All she needs for Christmas The Maverick''s Snowbound Christmas by Karen Rose Smith Called out to Eli Dalton''s ranch, veterinarian Hadley Strickland is forced to spend the night during a fierce Montana blizzard. While it may have been a horse in distress that brought Hadley to the Circle D, it''s the handsome, steady Eli who draws her back. But she''ll be leaving Rust Creek Falls before Christmas. So there''s no reason to tell Eli her secret, is there? A Montana Christmas Reunion by Roz Denny Fox This isn''t the first time veterinarian Jewell Hyatt let Saxon Conrad go. When they were teens, she broke up with him so that he could pursue his country music career. Now, pregnant after their unexpected reunion, Jewell must prepare herself to walk away from Saxon again. Her heart may object, but she refuses to hold him back... USA TODAY Bestselling Author Karen Rose Smith 2 Heartfelt Stories The Maverick''s Snowbound Christmas and A Montana Christmas Reunion

Home on the Ranch: Montana Christmas Secrets

release date: Nov 05, 2019
Home on the Ranch: Montana Christmas Secrets
Hearts under wraps The Maverick’s Holiday Surprise by Karen Rose Smith Cowboy Hudson Jones will do anything for family. So when his brother asks him to oversee a day-care center, he agrees. Thankfully Bella Stockton is there to help out. The capable day-care manager intrigues Hudson, but she’s keeping him at arm’s length. When he finds out the truth about Bella, will it still be a holiday to remember? The Cowboy’s Christmas Bride by Patricia Johns Ever since Andy Granger sold his piece of the family ranch to developers, the community can’t forgive him. He’s only back to run a cattle drive for his brother. Now the developers have cut off water to Dakota Mason’s neighboring ranch, and Dakota joins the ride to help pay the bills. Dakota has every reason to hate him, but Andy may surprise everyone…including himself.

Into the Dark

release date: Nov 26, 2019
Into the Dark
New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose returns with a new thriller in her chilling Cincinnati series. Michael Rowland is not your typical teenager. Deaf from birth, he’s always looked out for his five-year-old brother, Joshua. When his stepfather comes after Joshua, Michael takes the child and runs. He’s determined to protect his brother at all costs, even if that means making himself vulnerable to a danger he can’t hear coming. And the danger intensifies when Michael witnesses a stranger kill his stepfather. Desperate and afraid, the boys have nowhere else to go but to Joshua’s soccer coach, journalist and ex-Army ranger Diesel Kennedy. When Diesel sees that Michael is injured, he takes them to see Dr. Dani Novak—not only because she’s fluent in American Sign Language, but because he’s drawn to her and everything she stands for. She never refuses Diesel’s requests—because she, too, feels their connection—but she resists him for reasons she doesn’t want to confess. When Dani and Diesel learn that Michael saw the face of his stepfather’s killer, they fear for his safety. But they quickly discover that it’s even worse than they feared: They may have a serial killer on their hands—and all signs point to Michael as the next target. “[A] pedal-to-the-metal thriller with plenty of developed charactersand converging mysteries. . . . To call this book a page-turneris an understatement.”—USA Today on Say You''re Sorry “Rose writes blistering, high-octane suspense that never lets up.”—New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards

Murder with Cherry Tarts

release date: Nov 26, 2019
Murder with Cherry Tarts
In Pennsylvania’s Amish country, Daisy Swanson has a tea shop to run, a daughter to marry off—and a murder to solve . . . Daisy’s worried one of her employees at Daisy’s Tea Garden may be in a spot of trouble. Lately Karina’s been loading up on soup and second-day baked goods at the end of her shift—and while the shop’s scrumptious treats may be hard to resist, Daisy suspects there’s more going on, especially since Karina has been seen hanging out in a rundown part of Willow Creek. Planning her own daughter’s wedding is enough to keep her busy, but Daisy can’t help feeling a protective maternal instinct—and an instinct to investigate. It turns out Karina has been helping a down-on-his luck single dad who’s been making ends meet—barely—by selling antiques at a place called Pirated Treasures. But when an employee at the antiques store is bludgeoned to death with a marble rolling pin, Karina’s new friend is suspect number one. Though the motives are muddy and steeped in intrigue, Daisy is more than determined to flush the real killer out. Includes delicious recipes!

Death Is Not Enough

release date: Oct 02, 2018
Death Is Not Enough
The past comes back to haunt a high-profile defense attorney in the newest book in the Baltimore series from the New York Times bestselling author of Edge of Darkness and Monster in the Closet. In his work as a defense attorney in Baltimore, Thorne has always been noble to a fault--specializing in helping young people in trouble just as someone did for him when he was younger. He plays the part of the bachelor well, but he secretly holds a flame for his best friend and business partner, Gwyn Weaver, a woman struggling to overcome her own demons. After four years, he thinks he might finally be ready to confess his feelings, come what may. But his plans are derailed when he wakes up in bed with a dead woman--her blood on his hands and no recollection of how he got there. Whoever is trying to frame Thorne is about to lead him down the rabbit hole of his past, something he thought he had outran long ago. Thorne must figure out who has been digging into his secrets, how much they know, and how far they will go to bring him down . . .

THE NIGHT BEFORE BABY

release date: Sep 11, 2020
THE NIGHT BEFORE BABY
Catherine came to Portugal from England to inspect a painting. Roberto de Sousa, the man who requested her services, coldly dismisses her when he sees she’s a woman. Catherine’s determined to prove her worth to this former race car driver. But Roberto continues to avoid her, plagued by insecurities caused by the huge scar on his face from an accident. Yet his wild black curls and sexy gaze make Catherine feel as though her body is going to boil over. Scar and all, he is just too beautiful…

Say You're Sorry

release date: Feb 12, 2019
Say You're Sorry
A serial killer terrorizing the women of Sacramento meets his match in this pulse-pounding novel from New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose. There is a serial killer on the loose, preying on vulnerable women. The only identifiable mark the killer leaves are letters—sometimes one, sometimes two—all carved into the torsos of his victims. Together they spell “Sydney.” When he grabs Daisy Dawson, he believes he has found his next victim. But despite her small stature, she fights back with an expertise that quickly frees her. Before fleeing the scene, Daisy also manages to grab what proves to be crucial evidence: a necklace from around the killer’s neck. The necklace is more than a trivial item—it is a link to a cold case that Special Agent Gideon Reynolds has been tracking for seventeen years. With Daisy’s help, Gideon finally has the opportunity to get closer to the truth than ever before. But they might not get the chance, as the serial killer has a new target: Gideon and Daisy.

Cut to the Chaise

release date: Nov 27, 2018
Cut to the Chaise
Before she ties the knot, she’ll have to uncover a plot . . . “An irresistible sleuth.” —Leslie Meier, New York Times–bestselling author of Irish Parade Murder With her wedding day mere weeks away, home stager Caprice De Luca is busy arranging every last detail for the reception at Rambling Vines Winery—a stylish venue she redecorated two years earlier. But the closer the bride-to-be gets to saying “I do,” the more a celebration at Rambling Vines seems like a terrible mistake. As financial mishaps and unhappy customers put the winery in the red, an unidentified criminal plots to sour the business’s already ailing reputation. Worst of all, a romance from co-owner Michelle Dodd’s past could leave a permanent stain on Caprice’s best friend’s current love life. When Michelle’s aloof husband is found stabbed to death on a chaise lounge in the tasting room, Caprice vows to name the calculating culprit and set things right before her dream nuptials dissolve into a deadly nightmare . . . “[A] talented author.” —RT Book Reviews

Murder with Clotted Cream

release date: May 26, 2020
Murder with Clotted Cream
A catering job has come in for Daisy’s Tea Garden in Pennsylvania’s Amish country—but death will be served before dessert . . . Margaret Vaughn has hired Daisy to provide afternoon tea for her theater group. A local girl who left long ago for an acting career in New York, Margaret has returned home—with a multimillionaire husband in tow. But while Daisy bustles around Margaret’s historic farmhouse, she senses that there’s tension behind the scenes. Then she discovers the hostess on the floor of the pantry—dead and covered with clotted cream. Barely recovered from her previous sleuthing adventure, Daisy joins forces with the former detective she’s been dating to help solve the case. Should she cast suspicion on the stars of the upcoming play? Can Margaret’s sister shine a spotlight on potential culprits? Or are there clues to be found in the victim’s past? With plenty of family stress of her own to deal with, all Daisy knows is she better act fast . . .

Conflict, Commerce, and an Aesthetic of Appropriation in the Italian Maritime Cities, 1000-1150

release date: Jan 03, 2018
Conflict, Commerce, and an Aesthetic of Appropriation in the Italian Maritime Cities, 1000-1150
In Conflict, Commerce, and an Aesthetic of Appropriation in the Italian Maritime Cities, 1000-1150, Karen Rose Mathews analyzes the relationship between war, trade, and the use of spolia (appropriated objects from past and foreign cultures) as architectural decoration in the public monuments of the Italian maritime republics in the eleventh and twelfth centuries.

Into the Dark

release date: Jan 01, 2019
Into the Dark
New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose returns with a new thriller in her chilling Cincinnati series. Michael Rowland is not your typical teenager. Deaf from birth, he''s always looked out for his five-year-old brother, Joshua. When his stepfather comes after Joshua, Michael takes the child and runs. He''s determined to protect his brother at all costs, even if that means making himself vulnerable to a danger he can''t hear coming. And the danger intensifies when Michael witnesses a stranger kill his stepfather. Desperate and afraid, the boys have nowhere else to go but to Joshua''s soccer coach, journalist and ex-Army ranger Diesel Kennedy. When Diesel sees that Michael is injured, he takes them to see Dr. Dani Novak--not only because she''s fluent in American Sign Language, but because he''s drawn to her and everything she stands for. She never refuses Diesel''s requests--because she, too, feels their connection--but she resists him for reasons she doesn''t want to confess. When Dani and Diesel learn that Michael saw the face of his stepfather''s killer, they fear for his safety. But they quickly discover that it''s even worse than they feared: They may have a serial killer on their hands--and all signs point to Michael as the next target.

Montana Secrets

release date: Mar 28, 2023
Montana Secrets
Coming soon! Montana Secrets by Karen Rose Smith\Christine Rimmer will be available Mar 28, 2023.

Slay Bells Ring

release date: Oct 31, 2017
Slay Bells Ring
In this Pennsylvania town, crime lurks behind the Christmas decorations . . . “A great storyline that will keep you guessing to the very end.” —Suspense Magazine It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, especially now that Caprice De Luca has wrapped up her holiday-themed staging gig at a stunning historic home in downtown Kismet, Pennsylvania. Behind all the red ribbon and glowing string lights, homeowners Chris and Sara Merriweather have it all. But Chris, a Vietnam vet who plays Santa every year at the community park, has been displaying strange behavior after a recent trip to Washington, DC The joy of the season vanishes entirely when Chris is found murdered on Santa Lane, leaving behind his loyal malamute and lots of unfinished business. As Caprice uncovers hidden secrets in Santa''s workshop, the pressure is on to catch the candy cane-wielding culprit—before she’s next on a killer’s deadly wish list . . . “An irresistible sleuth.” —Leslie Meier, New York Times–bestselling author of Irish Parade Murder

Quarter to Midnight

release date: Aug 04, 2022
Quarter to Midnight
The truth of what happened that night lies with a secret witness. *Pre-order the new novel from Karen Rose now* Quarter to Midnight is the first thrilling novel in a brand new series by Sunday Times bestselling author Karen Rose, set in New Orleans. Rocky Hebert walks into his death at quarter to midnight one New Orleans night. His son Gabe cannot accept the official verdict of suicide and enlists the help of the Burke Broussard Private Investigation Agency to discover the real cause of death. PI Molly Sutton knows what it''s like to lose a father in tragic circumstances and will go to any lengths to crack the investigation, as she tries to fight off her growing feelings for Gabe. They soon realise Rocky was working on an investigation of his own; one that threatened to expose the deep corruption going all the way to the top of the police department. And that the key to the puzzle lies with a young witness to a murder that happened years earlier: Xavier Morrow. Just what did Rocky know? And who might have shut him up? As they get closer and closer to the truth, they realise that the killer is not going to stop at Rocky. And that Xavier is in very real danger. Someone will go to any lengths to protect what he witnessed that night coming out... ''High-wire suspense that keeps you riveted'' Lisa Gardner ''Intense, complex and unforgettable'' James Patterson ''Fast and furious'' Sun

Every Dark Corner

release date: Feb 07, 2017
Every Dark Corner
In this nerve-shattering novel in New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose''s Cincinnati series, two FBI Special Agents are on the trail of a depraved criminal... When FBI Special Agent Griffin \"Decker\" Davenport opens his eyes after several days in a coma, there is unfinished business still on his mind. Decker''s on the cusp of discovering the mastermind behind a human trafficking case, and he and his partner, Special Agent Kate Coppola, are determined to bring the perpetrator to justice. And they’re about to get a surprising new lead from a very unlikely source. Eighteen-year-old Mallory Martin and her little sister, Macy, were the victims of an illegal adoption—sold by their addict mother for drugs. But their “benefactor” is not who everyone thinks he is. Mallory has never told his secrets before—the danger to her and her sister has always been too great. But everyone has a limit to what they can endure...

Twins For Christmas/Sleigh Ride with the Single Dad/Twins Under His

release date: Dec 01, 2021
Twins For Christmas/Sleigh Ride with the Single Dad/Twins Under His
All they need for Christmas Sleigh Ride with the Single Dad - Alison Roberts Dr Grace Forbes’s first day in Manhattan Mercy’s ER is unforgettable — especially when she runs into her old flame, ER chief Charles Davenport! The spark is still there between them, but they’ve both changed. Charles is now a widower and single dad to twin boys, while Grace has lost her dream of having children. Yet, as the weather gets colder, Charles and his little family might make her Christmas wish come true. Twins Under His Tree - Karen Rose Smith Young widow Dr Lily Wescott has just given birth to twin baby girls. And she couldn’t have done it without Mitch Cortega. The decorated combat surgeon was with her every step of the way. Both Mitch and Lily need time to heal past wounds, but how much longer can they fight their attraction? With Christmas just around the corner, maybe it’s time to trust that love can bring them a new future!

Murder with Orange Pekoe Tea

release date: Sep 28, 2021
Murder with Orange Pekoe Tea
In Pennsylvania''s Amish country, Daisy Swanson is serving hot tea at a fundraiser for a homeless shelter--but tempers are getting heated too... Daisy''s orange pekoe is flowing at a fundraiser—and she''s also made a new friend, Piper, a young woman whose hopes for motherhood were dashed by a foul-up at a fertility clinic. But before they can settle into a long conversation, the event is disupted by masked protestors who object to building a shelter in Willow Creek. Among the angry crowd is Eli—who left his Amish community some time ago, with help from a lawyer named Hiram. It just so happens that Hiram is also representing the fertility clinic in a class-action suit—and soon afterward, he turns up dead, felled by an insulin injection. Daisy can''t help but get drawn in, especially since Piper''s husband had been pretty steamed at the victim and didn''t hide it. She''d love to spend some time with the dog she and her boyfriend have just adopted—but first she ''ll be straining to find a killer... #MurderwithOrangePekoeTea

Say Goodbye (The Sacramento Series Book 3)

release date: Aug 05, 2021
Say Goodbye (The Sacramento Series Book 3)
Only she can stop him. But he''s got nothing left to lose... SAY GOODBYE is the enthralling third and final instalment in the Sacramento series, by bestselling author Karen Rose. ''Intense, complex and unforgettable'' JAMES PATTERSON ''Karen Rose writes the kind of high-wire suspense that keeps you riveted'' LISA GARDNER _________ The closer you get to the truth, the more dangerous it gets. FBI Agent Tom Hunter has been chasing down leads to find the brutal cult that damaged some of his closest friends. They managed to escape to tell their stories, but Eden''s location has always remained a mystery. Liza Barkley is struggling with her feelings for Tom and wonders if their friendship can survive the secrets they''ve kept from one another. But they may be forced to confront the truth when a chance to help the investigation puts Liza directly in the line of fire. When the perpetrator of an attempted sniper attack on Liza and her friends is discovered to be one of the cult''s leaders, DJ Belmont, it becomes clear that he is out to get revenge on the victims who escaped Eden''s clutches. But there is one person who has always had control over DJ, and who no one outside of Eden has ever glimpsed: cult leader Pastor. When a serious injury forces Pastor to seek help outside the confines of the Eden, Tom and his team finally have a chance to bring the cult down. But DJ Belmont has his own plan, and is not going to stop until he gets what he wants... _________ Praise for Karen Rose: ***** ''This book grabs your attention from the first page and keeps you engrossed until the very last. The plot is so intricate... The characters are so well described you feel as if they are real people. I love this authors writing'' ***** ''I own everything Karen Rose has written and this series is brilliant... This is another spellbinder, a definite can''t-put-down-er!!!! So many twists and turns it''ll make your head spin!!! I would highly recommend this book'' ***** ''This is a great and well-written ending to a very gripping story line... If you haven''t read her before, I heartily recommend her'' ***** ''These books will make you laugh, cry, rage and marvel at how the written word can inspire every emotion you have!''

EXPECTING THE CEO'S BABY

release date: Apr 27, 2016
EXPECTING THE CEO'S BABY
Jenna was supposed to get pregnant by her late husband via artificial insemination…but due to a mishap made by the clinic, the seed of Blake Winston was used instead! A wealthy, independent man, Blake doesn’t need a wife, but does want a child. The situation quickly escalates and the case almost goes to court. Jenna, facing financial difficulties, gets increasingly flustered, and that’s when Blake makes an unexpected proposition:. “Marry me.” What on earth is he thinking?

Alone in the Dark

release date: Feb 02, 2016
Alone in the Dark
New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose returns with a breathtaking novel of suspense in the Cincinnati series—one that crosses the line between danger and desire, and justice and revenge. Homicide Detective Scarlett Bishop has seen enough bad guys slip through the cracks and innocent victims go unavenged to know that good doesn''t always prevail. So far she’s been able to lock away her rage and her vigilante fantasies. That lock is about to break. Former Army Ranger Marcus O''Bannion is a fierce champion of victims’ rights. His secret past gives him good reason. He believes he’s seen the depths of human depravity, but then his investigation into the murder of a young girl who once asked for his help lures him and Scarlett down a dark, dark road—and straight into the crosshairs of a dangerous, powerful underground ring that deals in human trafficking. To stop them, Scarlett and Marcus have to be just as cunning and just as ruthless. But first they have to make it out alive.

Secret Admirer

release date: Nov 15, 2014
Secret Admirer
FAMILY BONDS AND MESSAGES OF LOVE While Red Rock, Texas—beloved hometown of the celebrated Fortune family—prepares for its annual Spring Fling dance, three compelling couples discover the joy and passion of falling in love… Despite their long-standing feud and the town''s annoying matchmaking efforts, rival business associates can''t keep their hands off each other in SECRET KISSES by Ann Major After surviving a robbery, a bank teller realizes that love is all that matters and confesses her secret desire for a courageous cop in HIDDEN HEARTS by Christine Rimmer Married for several years, a husband and wife who''ve drifted apart find the magic of spring breathing new life into their troubled relationship in DREAM MARRIAGE by Karen Rose Smith

Closer Than You Think

release date: Feb 03, 2015
Closer Than You Think
A woman on the run must confront her dark past at her family’s home in Cincinnati in this thrilling novel of romantic suspense from New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose. Psychologist Faith Corcoran is desperate to escape the stalker who’s made her life a nightmare for the past year—desperate enough to run to the one place that has been her nightmare far longer. Her recent inheritance of her grandmother’s old house in Cincinnati offers sanctuary in which she can start her life anew, but requires that she face the dark memories that still resonate to this day. But she has no idea how close to home her fears still are... Two college girls have gone missing in the area, and FBI Special Agent Deacon Novak is called to work on the case. When his inquiry unexpectedly leads him to Faith, he finds a beautiful and brave woman he can’t help but fall for. Soon they’ll discover that this seemingly simple investigation is anything but. Reaching back decades into Faith’s own past, it will shatter everything she believes to be true and will give terrifying new meaning to flesh and blood.

Closer Than You Think

release date: Feb 03, 2015
Closer Than You Think
A woman on the run must confront her dark past at her family’s home in Cincinnati in this thrilling novel of romantic suspense from New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose. Psychologist Faith Corcoran is desperate to escape the stalker who’s made her life a nightmare for the past year—desperate enough to run to the one place that has been her nightmare far longer. Her recent inheritance of her grandmother’s old house in Cincinnati offers sanctuary in which she can start her life anew, but requires that she face the dark memories that still resonate to this day. But she has no idea how close to home her fears still are... Two college girls have gone missing in the area, and FBI Special Agent Deacon Novak is called to work on the case. When his inquiry unexpectedly leads him to Faith, he finds a beautiful and brave woman he can’t help but fall for. Soon they’ll discover that this seemingly simple investigation is anything but. Reaching back decades into Faith’s own past, it will shatter everything she believes to be true and will give terrifying new meaning to flesh and blood.

Gilt by Association

release date: Jan 01, 2015
Gilt by Association
While home stager Caprice De Luca is preparing for an open house at a family friend''s home, her client is found murdered on the property before the event, and Caprice turns her attention to searching for suspects.

Drape Expectations

release date: Aug 01, 2015
Drape Expectations
A design expert is decorating the home of a rock star’s girlfriend—but murder clashes with everything—in this mystery by the USA Today–bestselling author. These days, home stager Caprice De Luca’s calendar is a full house. Her grandmother’s health is failing, her wayward uncle is stirring the pot, and she’s torn between two equally eligible suitors. With so much drama in her personal life, Caprice is grateful to have Ace Richland, a former ’80s rock star, ask her to stage his girlfriend’s house. But Alanna Goodwin is a tough customer who balks at Caprice’s ideas and all but commandeers the staging. Caprice almost isn’t surprised when the snappish Southern belle is strangled to death with a tieback from her tacky velvet drapes. But just as she draws back the curtains on the truth, Caprice realizes she may be next on a murderer’s set list . . .

Say No More (the Sacramento Series Book 2)

release date: Feb 09, 2021

The Marriage Clause

release date: Jun 15, 2014
The Marriage Clause
Gina Foster was the perfect answer to Clay McCormick''s inheritance woes, but her sincere \"I do\" raised a whopper of a new quandary. When the Alaskan night turns twenty hours long, how does a newlywed husband possibly resist his very convenient, much younger wife? Answer: he can''t. So inevitably, the handsome Northman swept the willing virgin into his strong arms—and to their marriage bed. But now passion''s floodgates were wide open and Clay had to halt the free flow of emotion before he was a lost man…a married man…her forever man!

Home on the Ranch

release date: Dec 01, 2020
Home on the Ranch
Hearts under wraps... The Maverick’s Holiday Surprise - Karen Rose Smith Cowboy Hudson Jones will do anything for family. So when his brother asks him to oversee a day-care center, he agrees. Thankfully Bella Stockton is there to help out. The capable day-care manager intrigues Hudson, but she’s keeping him at arm’s length. When he finds out the truth about Bella, will it still be a holiday to remember? The Cowboy’s Christmas Bride - Patricia Johns Ever since Andy Granger sold his piece of the family ranch to developers, the community can’t forgive him. He’s only back to run a cattle drive for his brother. Now the developers have cut off water to Dakota Mason’s neighboring ranch, and Dakota joins the ride to help pay the bills. Dakota has every reason to hate him, but Andy may surprise everyone...including himself.

Christmas Brides Collection

release date: Nov 01, 2020
Christmas Brides Collection
The Christmas Brides Collection from Mills & Boon

The Baltimore Collection: Books 1-3

release date: Apr 01, 2020
The Baltimore Collection: Books 1-3
Available together for the first time, discover the first three novels of the unmissable Baltimore series from Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose. Perfect for fans of Tess Gerritsen and Karin Slaughter, this digital omnibus edition includes three gripping novels packed with razor sharp plot and hair-raising suspense. Prepare to be hooked by the Baltimore Series... You Belong to Me A killer is branding his victims with numbers. How many will he kill before he''s stopped? No One Left To Tell Are you always guilty until proven innocent? If a wrongly convicted prisoner is free, there could be more at stake that could ever have been imagined... Did You Miss Me? Is an abduction payback for an old courtroom victory? Or is there a more sinister game afoot? Readers can''t get enough of Karen Rose! ''Well written, great characters, tight plot, suspense from beginning to end. A seriously good story.'' ''I have read all the books in this series and they can''t come out fast enough'' ''Amazing and thrilling. On to the next book, can''t wait!'' ''Superb read, I have become addicted to Karen Rose books'' ''Fast and furious'' Sun ''Intense, complex and unforgettable'' James Patterson ''High-wire suspense that keeps you riveted'' Lisa Gardner

Say No More (The Sacramento Series Book 2)

release date: Aug 06, 2020
Say No More (The Sacramento Series Book 2)
If they ever catch you, say nothing. Admit nothing. Never tell. SAY NO MORE is the explosive second novel in the Sacramento series, by bestselling author Karen Rose. ''Intense, complex and unforgettable'' JAMES PATTERSON ''Karen Rose writes the kind of high-wire suspense that keeps you riveted'' LISA GARDNER _________ Will Mercy sacrifice herself to help bring Ephraim down? Or will he finally get what he''s always wanted... Mercy Callahan never thought she''d be able to talk about her past. When she arrives in Sacramento to make peace with her brother Gideon, and to help find the brutal cult that took away her childhood, she is finally ready to talk. But when Ephraim Burton - the man who made her life a living hell - follows her there, she realises she might never be safe. Rafe Sokolov would do anything to have Mercy back in his life and would go to any length to protect her. But when it becomes apparent that Ephraim is more determined than ever to get Mercy back, even Rafe might not be able to stop the trail of destruction he leaves in his wake. As Ephraim draws near, it''s clear it''s not just Mercy who is in danger; those closest to her are firmly in his sights. _________ Praise for Karen Rose: ***** ''Yet again another book from my favourite author that didn''t disappoint. Fantastic. Unputdownable. Pure pleasure on reading another of Karen''s books'' ***** ''If you like intricately woven stories with thrills and a little romance then Karen Rose is the author for you. Her latest book is amazing and you will not regret reading it'' ***** ''I have read all the Karen Rose books and can''t wait to get the next one. The people, plot and suspense leave the reader wanting more. Would recommend to anyone who enjoys gripping thrillers'' ***** ''The plot was intriguing and held me throughout the story... couldn''t wait to find out where the story was taking me and also dreading coming to the end. Can''t wait to read the next in the series!!''
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