Karen Harper

The It Girls

By Karen Harper - Published 2017

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Biographical Fiction

Lucy and Elinor Sutherland have big dreams that seem far-fetched for girls growing up on the Isle of Jersey in the late 1800s, ...Read Review

The Royal Nanny

By Karen Harper - Published 2016

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Biographical Fiction

Charlotte Bill begins her journey as an undernurse to the Duke and Duchess of York’s growing brood in the spring of 1897. Installed ...Read Review

The Queen’s Confidante

By Karen Harper - Published 2012

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London 1501. Henry VII is on the English throne and has united the two houses of York and Lancaster after the Wars of the ...Read Review

Mistress of Mourning

By Karen Harper - Published 2012

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It’s a daunting challenge: how to create a historical novel that accurately depicts a distant era without letting facts and details overwhelm ...Read Review

Shakespeare’s Mistress

By Karen Harper - Published 2009Published 2011

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Romance

We all know that William Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, albeit unwillingly, because she was pregnant with their first child, a daughter, Susanna; but ...Read Review

The Irish Princess

By Karen Harper - Published 2011

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Biographical Fiction

She says she is sometimes mistaken for the English princess, Anne Boleyn’s daughter Elizabeth, with whom she shares a given name and ...Read Review

The Queen’s Governess

By Karen Harper - Published 2010

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Biographical Fiction

Kat Ashley, who looked after Elizabeth I through much of her childhood and adolescence, and kept her love and loyalty ever after, seems ...Read Review

Mistress Shakespeare

By Karen Harper - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionRomance

Basing her premise on a marriage bond found in Worcester, England, author Harper has fashioned an intriguing and plausible story about William Shakespeare ...Read Review

The First Princess of Wales

By Karen Harper - Published 2007

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Biographical FictionRomance

Originally published in 1984 as Sweet Passion’s Pain and revised in this version, Karen Harper (now known for her Elizabeth I mystery series) ...Read Review

The Last Boleyn

By Karen Harper - Published 2006

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Biographical Fiction

. (Prev. pub. as Passion’s Reign, Kensington, 1983) Mary Boleyn, Anne’s long-eclipsed sister, has lately had her own surge of popularity (see Philippa ...Read Review