Karen L. McKee

Biography

The author of Suspense, Romantic Suspense and Paranormal Romance novels, Karen L. McKee resides on the west coast of Canada caught between the ocean, the mountains, the rain and the moss-covered trees. Her frequent travels and her desire to understand other cultures often becomes the centerpiece in her writing.

Karen loves the outdoors and photography. Her biggest regret as a writer is that crafting believable characters, and settings in far flung places, doesn't involve more exercise.

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Books

Shadow Play
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,970. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
When star reporter Kaitlin Blackwood arrives in Cambodia she drops right into the mystery of her missing father. Then two men try to abduct her and the wrong man comes to her rescue. B.J. McCallum - ex-man of her dreams - who comes with his own heap of troubles. Can Kaitlin and B.J. quit fighting long enough to solve the case and survive in a country where people have a habit of disappearing?
Christmas Break
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,340. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When the opportunity arises to use two of her horses to drive Santa Claus in the Christmas parade, cash-strapped Kate Shasta jumps at the chance even though none of her horses are broke to harness. She’ll train them. But when handsome Ted Cross tries to help her might expose not only the desperate lie she told about the horses, but also the vulnerability of Kate’s lonely heart.
Raising Grace
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,900. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Dude wrangler Grace Tyson knows better than to trust men. Just as she knows that Mikhail Sturmgeist, with his money and rich man accent, signals trouble for her upcoming trail ride. A runaway horse forces Mikhail to reveal his true identity as a' game player' and his dangerous purpose. Can Grace trust him in order to track a dangerous man in the wilderness where only the truth can save them?
Falling In
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,630. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Remember the heady days of sexual attraction? The time when just the turn of a wrist, the lift of a chin or a whiff of your partner’s scent turns you on? This five pack of romance takes us back to the doubts and the wondrous days of getting to know a potential lover; will these women walk away or take a chance and fall in love?
A Different Nightmusic.
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,200. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
When a flaming white horse causes Monty Montgomery to crash her truck, she ends up stranded at Lake Farm. Trapped there, she finds herself entangled in mysterious goings-on: Is the flaming horse real? Why does the stable's stallion go mad every night? And most of all, will Jack Lake, the farm’s owner, send her stumbling back to a life of shame, or help her find a better future?
The Rescue
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Amanda Ripper escaped a controlling husband who convinced her that she was weak and an invalid. To convince herself that it wasn't true, she fills her life with friends and hiking and refuses to become involved with anyone again. Then she falls and breaks her leg, reigniting the specter of her old life. Can a handsome man from search and rescue to give Amanda a chance at life again?
Hero
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
As a trainer on the horse show circuit Robbie Burns has had to deal with flighty horses and horse show moms. Now saddled with a brainless horse, the uber horse show mom from hell, mom’s sexy date, a newbie rider and a pink umbrella and Robbie faces a situation where there’s no way anyone comes out a hero. Or is there?
The Wedgie
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Since her divorce, Danica Wilson fills her days fighting to regain her self-confidence and swimming her way to fitness. The local pool becomes her respite from a world that doesn't even notice her existence. But when an angry swimmer calls her 'useless', she finds herself right back where she began. How does a 'useless' woman deal with a bully of a man? Maybe she gives him a wedgie.
Solstice Knight
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Two years ago Count Islee killed Rosalee’s family. Now known as Rosalee-of-the-woods, she lives her life in fearful hiding, dreaming of revenge. When a dark horse breaks the solstice night silence, can her enemies be far behind? Rosalee must choose between safety, revenge, or the chance for an old love.
A Christmas Blizzard Kiss
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
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Two years ago Rebecca Murray lost her husband and her laughter. She began living life by going through the motions. On a blizzard night, her sixteen-year-old son goes missing from the family ranch. Rebecca must brave the snow storm in order to find him. But the night and the wilderness bring dangers. Can a chance meeting with a winter cowboy bring an early thaw to reignite Rebecca’s joy in life?
That was Then...
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Marion Murphy could meet the qualifications to become a police officer, but when the man who will train her also once broke her heart, will Marion have the qualifications to know what she wants?
A Pearl Away
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Suspicion falls perilously close to home, when someone steals Rachel Wilkes’ Great Grandmother’s heirloom ring right before the museum show that will celebrate the grand lady’s contributions to the town. In this story of what it means to be family, will solving the crime bring peace to the Wilkes household, or will it further drive a wedge between Rachel and her sons?
Juggling Changes
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
For Janice Marley losing her house, her neighbors and her husband was bad enough, but now her daughter no longer needs her and her job looks like it may go up in smoke. Can a woman torn loose from her roots find a place to call her own and the strength to welcome love again?
For the Love...
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
When her world comes apart, Shandy Phillips must sell her prize dressage horse and lose the life she loves. When a buyer arrives to try her horse it arouses the specter of a teenaged crush and an old animosity towards Kurt Mackenzie, the one man who violated everything Shandy values.
Mirrors and Cloth
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Lost in Rajasthan, the home of camels, hevalis, ornate men’s turbans and women draped in mirror-embossed saris, freelance journalist, Lena, must deal with strange customs and two men who profess to love her. Choosing the right path can be as convoluted as the twists on a Rajasthani turban.
Second Spring
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,310. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
In a modern ranching community, ancient powers chose Letha Rivers as consort of Spring. While she yearns for freedom, Spring and the people of the Valley trap her. Can the return of the valley’s prodigal son bring escape, or will falling in love mire her deeper in an unwanted life? If she leaves will Spring return, or will the valley she both loves and hates wither and die under eternal winter?
Judas Kiss
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,120. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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Deena Hunter, rising-star Assistant Deputy Warden, investigates a death everyone says is a suicide. Events conspire against her and send her into the arms of her police contact, the one man she let get away for all the right reasons – reasons that haunt him to this day. Being alone in a prison is always dangerous and Deena’s search for the truth endangers not only herself, but everyone she loves.
Shades of Moonlight
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 110,830. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
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Bad boy Simon Renault has trouble with the past: including the indiscretions of the warrior spirit who possesses him. When folklorist Kalla Jervis arrives at the same archaeological dig as Simon, it threatens Simon’s plans to redeem himself. Kalla’s trim body might just hold too much temptation. She might also hold the key to ancient Burmese treasure. If the spirits don’t kill them first.
Ashes and Light
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,590. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
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Taliban plans to start a war between China and America fuel this Romantic Suspense tale: After her brother’s death, medical student Khadija Siddidiqui returns to Afghanistan to help her father, only to find herself torn between her faith and her attraction to Michael Bellis—a man who can be nothing but her mortal enemy. But only working together can they avert the looming conflict.