Karen C. Webb


Karen C. Webb lives in New Mexico. She has traveled the country extensively, setting her novels in locales she's visited.

Smashwords Interview

What are you working on next?
I'm currently working on a young adult fiction novel called: As Jericho Falls. It's about a 15 year old girl in the mountains of North Carolina who, in the present time, has never been anywhere, has never been to school, and dreams of traveling the world. When she accidentally discovers a naked teenage boy locked in a cage in his parent's attic, she decides to try and help him. He's been there for 8 years; he's half-wild and possibly dangerous. As she brings him treats and teaches him to read, she finds herself falling for him. Will she free him and run away with him to explore the world? Or is he a wild animal who should be kept in a cage?
Who are your favorite authors?
Stephen King. Not just for his incredible stories, but the style of writing. Within one chapter, you're drawn so into the story, you know the characters so well, it's impossible to put down.
Michael Crighton...
Lincoln Child
Louis Lamour
Dean Koontz
I like the weird and different, but also well written.
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As Jericho Falls
Pre-release—available November 1, 2015. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,190. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
A secret lies hidden in the town of Jericho Falls, North Carolina. A naked teenage boy, locked in a cage for eight years. Lauren discovers Jeremy by accident and befriends the wild boy. She brings him treats, she teaches him to read, all the while falling deeply in love with him. But, as Jericho falls, Lauren soon learns more of the secrets the mountains are hiding.
A Pirate's Bounty
Price: Free! Words: 15,220. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Horror » General
Banks and his cellmates are removed from Newgate prison and placed aboard a ship bound for the Indies. After deciding to mutiny, their plans are soon interrupted when real pirates board the ship. Banks and his mates are set off on a lonely island and must do their best to survive. A graphic short story.
Out of the Darkness
Price: Free! Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
A group of poems based on the last several years of the author's life. A mixture of dark and humorous poems.
Dream Of Echoes
Price: Free! Words: 55,660. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Historical
John Baker had given up on life and was ready to end it all. He decides to jump from a bridge in Oregon, just as the time change happens. Fall back in the fall, that's his idea. But, he wakes up instead in a wagon on the Oregon Trail in 1847. A wagon owned by a petite, lovely beauty named Kate. When the two of them are left behind by the wagon train, they must learn to survive in the wilderness.
American Dream
Price: Free! Words: 43,720. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
After losing her job, home and cars in the recession, Anna James thought she'd hit bottom. Until a drunk driver took her husband from her as well, leaving her penniless and with a troubled child. But, thanks to a new neighbor, a winning lottery ticket, and a dog named Magic, she soon learns what the American Dream is really about.
Rising Star
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,420. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Selena Summers didn't want to be a movie star. But, when she goes with her friend, Beth to be extras in a movie near Santa Fe, she is quickly noticed by the director. She's also noticed by Matthew Mason, the star of the movie. As a romance blooms with Matt, she finds herself in unwanted acting and modeling roles, while she struggles to make her own dream come true, of becoming a published author.

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Smashwords book reviews by Karen C. Webb

  • Bittersweet on Oct. 05, 2014

    Excellent read. Well written characters that draw you in and hold you throughout.The first person narrative gives it a little something special, and the author obviously knows the south enough to write about it intelligently. A good story that is well written. I'm looking forward to the sequel.