Karen White

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For the American academic administrator, see Karen A. White. For the American actress, see Karen Malina White.

Karen White is an American author of more than fifteen 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 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.

White is married with two children.[1] White is currently published by a division of Penguin Books. She is currently contracted with them for four more books.[citation needed]


Stand alone novels[edit]

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. Untitled expected 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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