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Karen White

Karen White is the New York Times bestselling author of eighteen novels including A Long Time Gone, The Time Between, After the Rain, and Sea Change. She grew up in London but now lives with her husband and two children near Atlanta, Georgia.

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After the Rain
Written by Karen White
NAL | Trade Paperback | December 2012
$15.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-23968-6 (0-451-23968-7)

From “one of the best new writers on the scene today” (The Huffington Post) comes the sequel to Falling Home, a novel set in the picaresque town of Walton, Georgia, where one woman is about to discover that the best journey is the one that brings you home.…

Freelance photographer Suzanne Paris... Read more






The Beach Trees
Written by Karen White
NAL | Trade Paperback | May 2011
$15.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-23307-3 (0-451-23307-7)

From the bestselling author of After the Rain, Sea Change, and The Color of Light...

From the time she was twelve, Julie Holt knew what a random tragedy can do to a family. At that tender age, her little sister disappeared-never to be found. It was a loss that slowly eroded the...

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The Color of Light
Written by Karen White
NAL | Trade Paperback | June 2005
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-21511-6 (0-451-21511-7)

At thirty-two, pregnant and recently divorced, Jillian Parrish and her seven-year-old daughter find refuge and solace on Pawleys Island, South Carolina. Jillian had experienced her best childhood memories here-until her best friend Lauren Mills disappeared, never to be found. At the time, Linc Rising, Lauren's boyfriend and Jillian's confidant, had been... Read more






Falling Home
Written by Karen White
NAL | Trade Paperback | November 2010
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-23144-4 (0-451-23144-9)

From the New York Times bestselling author

Revised and expanded for this new trade paperback edition, Karen White's novel tells a poignant story of two estranged sisters. At twenty Cassie Madison left her hometown of Walton, Georgia, for New York City, where she has reinvented herself-from losing herself in... Read more






Flight Patterns
Written by Karen White
NAL | Hardcover | May 2016
$26.00/35.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-47091-1 (0-451-47091-5)

The New York Times bestselling author of The Sound of Glass and coauthor of The Forgotten Room tells the story of a woman coming home to the family she left behind—and to the woman she always wanted to be...

Georgia Chambers has spent her life sifting through other people’s pasts while trying... Read more






The Forgotten Room
Written by Karen White, Beatriz Williams and Lauren Willig
NAL | Hardcover | January 2016
$26.00/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-47462-9 (0-451-47462-7)

New York Times bestselling authors Karen White, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig present a masterful collaboration—a rich, multigenerational novel of love and loss that spans half a century...

1945: When the critically wounded Captain Cooper Ravenal is brought to a private hospital on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, young Dr. Kate Schuyler is... Read more






The Forgotten Room
Written by Karen White, Beatriz Williams and Lauren Willig
Berkley | Trade Paperback | October 2016
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-47463-6 (0-451-47463-5)

New York Times bestselling authors Karen White, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig present a masterful collaboration—a rich, multigenerational novel of love and loss that spans half a century...
 
1945: When critically wounded Captain Cooper Ravenel is brought to a private hospital on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, young Dr. Kate Schuyler... Read more






The Girl On Legare Street
Written by Karen White
NAL | Trade Paperback | November 2009
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-22799-7 (0-451-22799-9)

Acclaimed author Karen White returns with the sequel to the national bestseller The House on Tradd Street.

Melanie has grown accustomed to renovating old houses, but she never imagined she?d have to renovate her own life to include her estranged mother. Ginnette Prioleau Middleton left Charleston thirty-five years ago. She?s returned wanting... Read more






Grand Central
Written by Karen White, Pam Jenoff, Sarah Jio, Melanie Benjamin and Kristina Mcmorris
Berkley | Trade Paperback | July 2014
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-425-27202-2 (0-425-27202-8)

A war bride awaits the arrival of her GI husband at the platform…
 
A Holocaust survivor works at the Oyster Bar, where a customer reminds him of his late mother…
 
A Hollywood hopeful anticipates her first screen test and a chance at stardom in the Kissing Room…
 
On any particular day, thousands upon thousands... Read more






The Guests on South Battery
Written by Karen White
Berkley | Hardcover | January 10, 2017
$26.00/35.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-47523-7 (0-451-47523-2)

New York Times bestselling author Karen White invites you to explore the brick-walked streets of Charleston, where historic mansions house the memories of years gone by, and restless spirits refuse to fade away...
 
With her extended maternity leave at its end, Melanie Trenholm is less than thrilled to leave her new... Read more






The House on Tradd Street
Written by Karen White
NAL | Trade Paperback | November 2008
$15.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-22509-2 (0-451-22509-0)

A brilliant, chilling series debut, featuring a Charleston real estate agent who loves old houses?and the secret histories inside them.

Practical Melanie Middleton hates to admit she can see ghosts. But she?s going to have to accept it. An old man she recently met has died, leaving her his historic Tradd... Read more






Learning to Breathe
Written by Karen White
NAL | Trade Paperback | March 2007
$15.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-22034-9 (0-451-22034-X)

Brenna O'Brien doesn't believe in happy endings. Not since the love of her life, Pierce McGovern, left her years ago without a word. Now, she leads a quiet life surrounded by her four matchmaking sisters, running a historic movie theater and collecting old wartime letters. But she leaves the letters unopened... Read more






A Long Time Gone
Written by Karen White
NAL | Trade Paperback | April 2015
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-46855-0 (0-451-46855-4)

“THE ULTIMATE VOICE OF WOMEN’S FICTION…”—Fresh Fiction

When Vivien Walker left her home in the Mississippi Delta, she swore never to go back. But in the spring, nine years to the day since she’d left, that’s what happens. Vivien returns, fleeing from a broken marriage and her lost dreams for children.

What she... Read more






A Long Time Gone
Written by Karen White
NAL | Hardcover | June 2014
$25.95/28.95(Canada) | 978-0-451-24046-0 (0-451-24046-4)

“We Walker women were born screaming into this world, the beginning of a lifelong quest to find what would quiet us. But whatever drove us away was never stronger than the pull of what brought us back...”
 
When Vivien Walker left her home in the Mississippi Delta, she swore never to... Read more






The Lost Hours
Written by Karen White
NAL | Trade Paperback | April 2009
$15.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-451-22649-5 (0-451-22649-6)

Read Karen White's posts on the Penguin Blog.

The award-winning author of The Memory of Water delivers a gripping tale of family, fate, and forgiveness.

When Piper Mills was twelve, she helped her grandfather bury a box that belonged to her grandmother in the backyard. For twelve years, it remained untouched.

Now a... Read more






The Memory of Water
Written by Karen White
NAL | Trade Paperback | March 2008
$15.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-451-22303-6 (0-451-22303-9)

On the night their mother drowns, sisters Marnie and Diana Maitland discover there is more than one kind of death. There is the death of innocence, of love, and of hope. Each sister harbors a secret about that night-secrets that will erode their lives as they grow into adulthood.

After... Read more






The Night the Lights Went Out
Written by Karen White
Random House Large Print | Trade Paperback | April 11, 2017
$26.00/35.00(Canada) | 978-1-5247-5606-2 (1-5247-5606-7)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Flight Patterns comes a stunning new novel about a young single mother who discovers that the nature of friendship is never what it seems...
 
Recently divorced, Merilee Talbot Dunlap moves with her two children to the Atlanta suburb of Sweet Apple, Georgia.... Read more






The Night the Lights Went Out
Written by Karen White
Berkley | Hardcover | April 11, 2017
$26.00/35.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-48838-1 (0-451-48838-5)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Flight Patterns comes a stunning new novel about a young single mother who discovers that the nature of friendship is never what it seems...
 
Recently divorced, Merilee Talbot Dunlap moves with her two children to the Atlanta suburb of Sweet Apple, Georgia.... Read more






On Folly Beach
Written by Karen White
Berkley | Paperback | June 2016
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-451-48846-6 (0-451-48846-6)

Now in mass market—New York Times bestselling author Karen White’s novel of old wounds and second chances set in the small South Carolina town of Folly Beach.
 
To most people, Folly Beach is simply the last barrier island before reaching the great Atlantic. To some, it’s a sanctuary for lost... Read more






On Folly Beach
Written by Karen White
NAL | Trade Paperback | May 2010
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-22921-2 (0-451-22921-5)

Folly Beach, South Carolina, has survived despite hurricanes and war. But it's the personal battles of Folly Beach's residents that have left the most scars, and why a young widow has been beckoned there to heal her own...

To most people, Folly Beach is simply the last barrier island... Read more






Pieces of the Heart
Written by Karen White
NAL | Trade Paperback | April 2006
$15.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-451-21767-7 (0-451-21767-5)

To escape the stress from her all-consuming job as an accountant, Caroline Collier joins her overbearing mother at the family's vacation home in the mountains of North Carolina. But the serene beauty of Lake Ophelia cannot heal Caroline's heart, which is still broken by the loss of her younger brother, who... Read more






Return to Tradd Street
Written by Karen White
NAL | Trade Paperback | January 2014
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-24059-0 (0-451-24059-6)

Facing her future as a single mother, psychic Realtor Melanie Middleton is determined to be strong and leave her past with writer Jack Trenholm behind her. But history has a tendency of catching up with Melanie, whether she likes it or not.…

Melanie is only going through the motions of living since... Read more






Sea Change
Written by Karen White
NAL | Trade Paperback | June 2012
$15.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-23676-0 (0-451-23676-9)

For Ava Whalen, a new marriage and a move to St. Simons Island means a new beginning. But what she doesn’t realize is that her marriage will take her on an unexpected journey into the deep recesses of her past that will transform her forever…

 

For as long as she can remember...

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The Sound of Glass
Written by Karen White
NAL | Trade Paperback | April 2016
$15.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-47090-4 (0-451-47090-7)

The New York Times bestselling author of A Long Time Gone explores a Southern family’s buried history, which will change the life of the woman who unearths it, secret by shattering secret.
 
Two years after the death of her husband, Merritt Heyward receives unexpected news—Cal’s family home in Beaufort, South... Read more






Spinning the Moon
Written by Karen White
Berkley | Trade Paperback | September 2016
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-1-101-98951-7 (1-101-98951-3)

Time and again, New York Times bestselling author Karen White has proven herself to be the “ultimate voice of women’s fiction.”*
 
Now, you can revisit the beginning of her signature style in two of her earliest novels—completely revised and together in one volume for the first time.
 
In... Read more





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