Life and career
White was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and during her childhood lived in numerous states and also in Venezula and London, England, where she graduated from The American School in London. She attended college at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Management.
Her first book, In the Shadow of the Moon was a double finalist for the Romance Writers of America RITA Award. The Girl on Legare Street hit The New York Times Best Seller list in November 2009, and On Folly Beach in May 2010, which was also a NYT bestseller. Most of White's novels are based in the low-country of the southeastern United States. White currently has 15 novels published with her current book, "The Time Between" hitting the shelves in June 2013 and debuting on the NYT Bestseller list at number 25 for Hardcover fiction.
- In the Shadow of the Moon August 2000 ISBN 0-505-52395-7
- Whispers of Goodbye October 2001 ISBN 0-505-52455-4
- Falling Home June 2002 ISBN 0-8217-7338-0
- After the Rain April 2003 ISBN 0-8217-7339-9
- The Color of Light June 2005 ISBN 0-451-21511-7
- Blessings of Mossy Creek June 2004 ISBN 0-9673035-5-9
- Pieces of the Heart April 2006 ISBN 0-451-21767-5
- Learning to Breathe March 2007 ISBN 0-451-22035-X
- The Memory of Water March 2008 ISBN 0-451-22303-9
- The House on Tradd Street November 2008 ISBN 0-451-22509-0
- The Lost Hours April 2009 ISBN 0-451-22649-6
- The Girl On Legare Street November 2009 ISBN 0-451-22799-9
- On Folly Beach May 2010 ISBN 0-451-22921-5
- "About Me". Karen-White.com. Retrieved 2010-06-04.
- "2001 RITA Winners". Dee Why Books. May 16, 2002. Retrieved 2010-06-04.
- "Paperback Trade Fiction". The New York Times. November 12, 2009. Retrieved 2010-06-04.
- "Lunch with ‘The Girl on Legare Street’ Author". Lowcountry Weekly. February 2, 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-04.
- "Paperback Trade Fiction". The New York Times. May 21, 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-04.
- Official website
- Kelly, Cara (May 12, 2010). "Karen White sets her latest novel on Folly Beach". Charleston City Paper. Retrieved 2010-06-04.
- Bauer, Marilyn (May 20, 2010). "White writes of love, loss through the years". TCPalm. Retrieved 2010-06-04.