Karen Brooks

The Good Wife of Bath

By Karen Brooks - Published 2022



Brooks offers another adventure-crammed frolic through the London of an earlier era in this prequel to her bestselling The Brewer’s Tale/The ...Read Review

The Darkest Shore

By Karen Brooks - Published 2020


The most famous Scottish witch trials and burnings took place in the late 16th century, but the prejudices and accusations lingered on for ...Read Review

The Chocolate Maker’s Wife

By Karen Brooks - Published 2019


Fate literally smacks pretty Rosamund Tomkins in the head as she flees her abusive stepfamily and drab life as a tavern wench in ...Read Review

The Locksmith’s Daughter

By Karen Brooks - Published 2016Published 2018


Mallory Bright, the titular locksmith’s daughter, is trying to restore her reputation, which she ruined by running away with a man who ...Read Review

The Brewer’s Tale (Aus.) / The Lady Brewer of London (US)

By Karen Brooks - Published 2014Published 2020


This is a tale of beer and the subjugation of women in 15th-century England. Anneke Sheldrake is a wealthy merchant’s daughter until ...Read Review