Karen MacInerney

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Karen MacInerney is an American novelist who writes three genre book series - one a cozy mystery series about a bed and breakfast owner in an island community off the coast of Maine, another a paranormal series with a strong streak of humour, about an accountant trying to ignore the werewolf gene she has inherited from her father, and the last is about a suburban mom who decides to become a private investigator. She is a graduate of Plano Senior High School and Rice University. She currently resides in Austin, TX with her husband and two children. [1]

She is a member of Sisters in Crime and the Writers' League of Texas, and the founder of Austin Mystery Writers.


  • (With Barbara Burnett Smith) Beads of Doubt (novel), 2007.

Gray Whale Inn series[edit]

  • Murder on the Rocks, 2006.
  • Dead and Berried, 2007.
  • Murder Most Maine, 2008.
  • Berried to the Hilt, 2010.
  • Brush with Death, 2012
  • Death Runs Adrift, 2013
  • Blueberry Blues, 2012 (Short Story.)

Tales of an Urban Werewolf series[edit]

  • Howling at the Moon, 2008.
  • On the Prowl, 2008.
  • Leader of the Pack, 2009.

Margie Peeterson series[edit]

  • Mother's Day Out, 2012.
  • Mother knows Best.


  1. ^ "Karen MacInerney". Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale, 2012. Gale Biography In Context. Retrieved 14 Aug 2012.