Karen Stensgaard grew up in San Antonio, Texas and was a foreign exchange student for a year in Denmark when she tried aquavit for the first time. After completing her MBA in Texas, she moved to San Francisco and through a series of unexpected twists became an internal auditor focused on financial firms. Karen lived in New York City, and now lives in Philadelphia with her husband Michael and two rescued cats, Lucy and Cosette. Aquavit is her debut novel with more stories about Kat Jensen's adventures underway.
When faced with an unexpected opportunity to escape from her daily routine for a few months, Kat Jensen is unsure of what to do and where to go. She bravely decides on a bucket list sea voyage on an old clipper ship sailing from Copenhagen to Hong Kong. But was this the right decision? Follow her adventures starting with Aquavit, the first book in the Aquamarine Sea series.