Karen White

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Karen White is an American author of more than twenty four novels.

Life and career[edit]

White was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and during her childhood lived in numerous states and also in Venezuela and London, England, where she graduated from The American School in London.[citation needed] She attended college at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Management.[1]

Her first book, In the Shadow of the Moon was a double finalist for the Romance Writers of America RITA Award.[2] The Girl on Legare Street hit The New York Times Best Seller list in November 2009,[3][4] and On Folly Beach in May 2010, which was also a NYT bestseller.[5] Most of White's novels are based in the low-country of the southeastern United States. White currently has 26 novels published with next book, "Dreams of Falling" coming out in June of 2018.

She also has published a novel with authors, Beatiz Williams and Lauren Willig called "The Forgotten Room" with a second novel, "The Glass Ocean", being published in September, 2018 by publisher, William Morrow.

White is married with two children.[1] White is currently published by a division of Penguin Random House Books.[citation needed]


Stand alone novels[edit]

"The Night the Lights Went Out"

Tradd Street series[edit]

  1. The House on Tradd Street November 2008 ISBN 0-451-22509-0
  2. The Girl On Legare Street November 2009 ISBN 0-451-22799-9
  3. The Strangers on Montagu Street November 2011 ISBN 0-451-23526-6
  4. Return to Tradd Street January 2014 ISBN 0-451-24059-6
  5. The Guests on a South Battery January 2017


  1. ^ a b "About Me". Karen-White.com. Retrieved 2010-06-04. 
  2. ^ "2001 RITA Winners". Dee Why Books. May 16, 2002. Retrieved 2010-06-04. 
  3. ^ "Paperback Trade Fiction". The New York Times. November 12, 2009. Retrieved 2010-06-04. 
  4. ^ "Lunch with 'The Girl on Legare Street' Author". Lowcountry Weekly. February 2, 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-04. 
  5. ^ "Paperback Trade Fiction". The New York Times. May 21, 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-04. 

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