Karen D. Badger

Biography

Karen D. Badger is the author of On A Wing And A Prayer, Yesterday Once More (a 2009 Golden Crown Literary Award winner for Speculative Fiction), In A Family Way, Unchained Memories, and Happy Campers: Books I-III of the
Commitment Series, and her current novel, The Blue Feather, all published by Badger Bliss Books.

Born and raised in Vermont, Karen is the second of five children raised by a fiercely independent mother, who remains one of her best friends to this day. Karen earned her B.A. in 1978 in Theater and in Elementary Education, and in 1994, earned a B.S. in Mathematics. In addition to her novels, Karen is the author of many technical papers on photomask manufacturing, which she has presented at numerous semiconductor industry conferences, and is the holder if several technical patents. Karen is currently in her 36th year as an Advisory Engineer with the IBM Corporation in Vermont.

Karen and her wife, Barb (a retired Lt. Co. in the US Air Force) live in the beautiful state of Vermont-home of Ben and Jerry's and civil unions. They spend their spare time with family: sons Heath and Dane, their respective ladies, Kacie and Daisy, and their three grandchildren, Kyren, Ariana and Ellie, as well as doing home improvement projects on both their homes in Vermont and New Mexico. They also enjoy camping, kayaking, motorcycling and singing Karaoke.

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Series

The Billie/Cat Commitment Series
Do you believe in love at first sight? Billie and Cat do. Watch the love blossom between these two ladies as they strive to build a life together amid the chaos and demands of everyday life.
Yesterday Once More - All My Tomorrows
Dr. Jordan Lewis, paralyzed in an equestrian accident as a child, is a key part of a research team working to create a device that will allow complete mobility. While recovering from a life-threatening set back, Jordan discovers the diaries of Maggie Downs, a woman who died more than 100 before. Jordan soon finds herself falling in love with Maggie through her diaries and is heartbroken by the turn of fate that has led her too late to the one she feels destiny has chosen for her. Jordan and her research partners struggle to find the means to unite the star-crossed women, but can love survive across space and time? Jordan is determined to find out.

Yesterday Once More

Price: $9.49 USD.

All My Tomorrows

Price: $9.49 USD.

Books

Tailspin: Book VII of The Commitment Series
Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Real life hits Billie and Cat in the face and sends them into a tailspin as they deal with the growing pains of their children, while juggling careers and striving for a balance between their jobs, their autonomy and the friends they love. In the midst of it all, Cat is faced with one of the most sobering experiences of her life, making her realize what is important – family, friends and love.
1140 Rue Royale
Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 104,900. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Lia and Elliot are research scientists in New York City who move to New Orleans, from their big city life in New York. They find an historical mansion in the French Quarter of New Orleans, for much less than appraised value. After moving in,a series of horrid events takes over their lives, and they learn the terrifying truth about 1140 Rue Royale.
Relative-ly Speaking: Book VI of The Commitment Series
Series: The Billie/Cat Commitment Series. Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 93,970. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
In this sixth book of The Commitment Series, Cat and Billie find themselves in the heart of Disfunction Junction as the O'Grady-Charland clan gather for a family reunion. Between Grandma Jo baiting her homophobic son-in-law, Billie's brother and Cat's sister getting to each other real proper-like, and an authentic, Amazon bonfire, the reunion is a vacation to remember.
Sweet Angel - Book V of The Commitment Series
Series: The Billie/Cat Commitment Series. Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 81,330. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Book V of the Commitment Series chronicles the heart-wrenching trauma Billie and Cat endure when their family is faced with a life-changing event that has the power to unravel the very fabric of their family and cast a pall of uncertainty over them forever. Will their lives every be the same again?
All My Tomorrows
Series: Yesterday Once More - All My Tomorrows. Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 114,520. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Dr. Jordan Lewis was born fifty-four years after Maggie Downs died on her farm in rural Vermont. Paralyzed from the waist down at age 14, 32 year old Jordan falls in love with the young Maggie Downs through Maggie's diaries that she finds hidden between the walls of the farmhouse, which she now owns. Will Jordan be able to negotiate the past without jeopardizing the future she has already lived?
Collective Identity - Book IV of The Commitment Series
Series: The Billie/Cat Commitment Series. Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 87,610. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
In this fourth book of The Commitment Series, Billie and Cat Charland embark on a genealogy search to build their family tree. What they find sends their lives into a tailspin as they discover dark secrets surrounding Billie's lineage. They find unlikely allies in Alexandra Spirakis and Josephine Wycliffe, Cat's grandmothers who themselves have been harboring a family secret.
Yesterday Once More
Series: Yesterday Once More - All My Tomorrows. Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 115,720. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
It's the year 2105. Dr. Jordan Lewis, paralyzed from the waist down in a childhood accident, is working to create a device that will restore her mobility. Jordan lives on a farm owned by Maggie Downs who died 100 years earlier in a strangely similar accident. Maggie begins to haunt Jordan's dreams. Can love bridge the barriers of death and time? Jordan is determined to find out.
On A Wing And A Prayer
Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 122,000. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Airline pilot Cassidy Conway has closed her heart to love. Content with the occasional physical encounter, she's happy in her solitude. Roxanne Ward is an award-winning science fiction writer. Caught in an abusive relationship. When Cass sees Rox's portrait on a book cover and decided to send her an email, the friendship that ensues sets off a chain of events, rife with suspense and danger.
Happy Campers - Book III of The Commitment Series
Series: The Billie/Cat Commitment Series. Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 63,090. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Strained by recent problems, Billie and Cat decide to take a camping vacation to reconnect with each other and their children. What ensues is a series of unfortunate happenstance that would test the patience of job. Will they emerge from this adventure intact - or will the strain be too much to bear? Billie and Cat return in this hilarious third book of the Commitment Series.
Unchained Memories - Book II of The Commitment Series
Series: The Billie/Cat Commitment Series. Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 97,970. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Cat O'Grady and Billie Charland return in Book II of the Commitment Series. A package in the mail disrupts the Charland household and sets off a chain of events that severely strain's Billie's and Cat's commitment to each other. Billie's uncharacteristic reaction forces Cat to make a decision with potentially catastrophic consequences. Is their love strong enough to survive?
In A Family Way - Book I of The Commitment Series
Series: The Billie/Cat Commitment Series. Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 109,910. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
The last thing Billie Charland needs in her life is the complication of a new romance as she finds herself attracted to a new student in her aerobics class. Cat O'Grady isn't one to shy away from a challenge, but Billie's reluctance to go out with her in the evenings sheds doubt and suspicion on their budding relationship. Will their love survive when they find themselves in a family way?
The Blue Feather
Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 107,800. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Willow McCord's life changes forever when she receives an old sapphire brooch in the mail from England. Sawyer Hawksworth is on a mission to convince Willow to assist her in fulfilling their ancestral responsibilities, ripe with danger, mystery and spirituality. Failure to do so will release the power of dark magic on the world. Will they succeed, or be pulled into the darkness themselves?

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