The World of Award-winning Author Karen Wiesner

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Series

bullet Adventures in Amethyst Series bullet Angelfire Trilogy bullet Angelfire II Quartet bullet Arrow of Time Chronicles
bullet Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series bullet Cowboy Fever Series bullet Denim Blues Mysteries bullet Falcon’s Bend Series
bullet Family Heirlooms Series bullet Friendship Heirlooms Series bullet Gypsy Road Series bullet Incognito Series
bullet Kaleidoscope Series bullet Peaceful Pilgrim Series bullet Wounded Warriors Series bullet Woodcutter’s Grim Series

Other Writing

bullet Other Romantic Fiction bullet Writing Reference bullet Poetry bullet Children’s Books

Miscellaneous

bullet Email bullet Jewels of the Quill

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about the author

Karen Wiesner

In addition to being a popular writing reference instructor and writer, professional blurbologist and freelance editor, Karen Wiesner is the accomplished, award-winning author of 141 titles published in the past 25 years, which have been nominated/won 134 awards, with more than 20 releases contracted for spanning many genres and formats.

Karen's multi-award-winning and bestselling Incognito Series (romantic action/adventure/suspenses) has been revised and reissued. Click the Incognito Series button above for more information.

Karen’s first foray into her favorite genre, romantic science fiction, is available now with the Arrow of Time Chronicles, including IMMUTABLE, INEVITABLE, INDELIBLE, and INDOMITABLE. Find out more by clicking on the button above.

Karen's award-winning Denim Blues Mysteries (Christian romantic mystery trilogy each with a private investigator, police procedural and amateur sleuth installment) is available now. Click the Denim Blues button above for more information.

Karen writes the multi-award-winning Falcon's Bend Series (police procedural mysteries) with author Chris Spindler of Auenwald, Germany. Books 1-6 and three novellas collections are available now. Click the Falcon's Bend Series button above for more information.

Karen’s multi-award-winning Family Heirlooms Series (Christian romances) is now available. Books 1-7 of the spin-off series, Friendship Heirlooms Series, are also available. All titles are set in Karen's fiction town of Peaceful, Wisconsin. Her Peaceful Pilgrim Series is set in Peaceful, a modern-day small community with old-fashioned values and friendly people you'll want to get to know and visit often. Available now are HOME, Book 1; DESTINY, Book 2; ONCE UPON A CLICHÉ, Book 3; and A PERFECT MATCH, Book 5. Look for four more books in the series with REKINDKLED, Book 6, 2022; HEARTS ABLAZE, Book 4, 2022; AFTER THE GLITTER FADES, Book 7, 2023; and EXILED HEARTS, Book 8, 2023. Find out more about these titles by clicking on the Peaceful Pilgrim button above.

Karen’s Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series focuses on ghosts and horror and is set in her fictional Erie County, Wisconsin. Books 1-6 are now available. Books 7-12, as well as the first short story collection will be published between 2022-2024. Find out more by clicking on the button above.

Karen’s Wounded Warriors Series (women’s fiction) and Gypsy Road Series (contemporary romances) have been revised and reissued along with her Angelfire Trilogy (contemporary romances). The spin-off series, Angelfire II Quartet, is also available now including ONLY THE LONELY, MIDNIGHT ANGEL, SHADOWS OF THE NIGHT, and PROMISES IN THE DARK. Click on the buttons above to find out more about these titles.

Karen's writing reference titles include the bestselling FIRST DRAFT IN 30 DAYS as well as WRITING THE FICTION SERIES: The Guide for Novels and Novellas, BRING YOUR FICTION TO LIFE: Crafting Three-Dimensional Stories with Depth and Complexity, WRITING BLURBS THAT SIZZLE--AND SELL!, and COHESIVE STORY BUILDING. Her new writing reference is titled CPR FOR DEAD OR LIFELESS FICTION: A Writer's Guide to Deep and Multifaceted Development and Progression of Characters, Plots, and Relationships. Click on the “Writing Reference” button above for more information about these books.

Karen’s book of poetry, Soul Bleeds The Poetry, Melodies, and Other Wanderings of Karen Wiesner (previously released as Soul Bleeds The Dark Poetry and Other Wanderings of K.S. Wiesner), is available now, reissued and expanded. Click on the “Poetry” button above for more information.

Karen also writes children's books including TAKING RESPONSIBILITY BUILDS TRUST (Making Good Choices Series, Book 1) has been reissued. TAKING CARE OF YOUR THINGS (Making Good Choices Series, Book 2) will be reissued TBA. KERI IS CUTE CUTE CUTE, I CAN TOUCH THE SKY, and CODY KNOWS {with Linda Derkez} are currently out of print. Click on the “Children's Books” button above for more information.

From 2003 to 2014, Karen was the founding member of Jewels of the Quill, a popular promotional group of women authors that was featured in the September 2003 issue of RT Book Reviews. Jewels of the Quill produced two award-winning group anthologies per year from 2005-2011 (all currently out of print). Karen edited all 14 anthologies and designed the covers as well as contributing a novella to each. With the group anthologies, Karen started many new series’, which have been revised and reissued along with the single title novellas:

Books 1-9 and The Final Chapter of the Woodcutter's Grim Series (Classic Tales of Horror Retold) are romantic fantasy and horror novellas and novels set in Karen's fictional town of Woodcutter's Grim, Wisconsin. Look for Bridge of Fire, Part 1: OUT OF THE ASHES; Part 2: A NEW BEGINNING; and Part 3: INTO THE SUN (romantic fantasy novels), Book 10, in 2021. For more information, click on the button above.

All seven novellas in the Kaleidoscope Series (contemporary romances) are now available. Click the series button above for more information.

The first four novellas in Karen’s Adventures in Amethyst Series, contemporary romances set in the fictional Amethyst, Wisconsin are available now along with six novels: TIL SUMMER COMES AROUND, ROSE AND THORN (the sequel to Reckless Rose, Book 3), BRIAR'S PATCH, FOR AULD LANG SYNE, FORBIDDEN FRUIT, and BLAME IT ON THE RAIN, Books 5-10. Look for Adventures in Amethyst Trio of Holiday Romances including the novels NEVER A BRIDE, Book 11; UNLUCKY IN LOVE, Book 12; and SHOTGUN WEDDING, Book 13 to be released in 2021. For more information, click the series button above.

The Cowboy Fever Series, contemporary romances set in the fictional town of Fever, Texas, includes five novellas and a novel, are available now. Click on the series button above for more details about these titles.

The novellas The Amethyst Angel, A Home for Christmas, The Amethyst Star, and Creatures of the Night have been revised and reissued as 2-in-1 volumes. For more information, click the "Other Romantic Fiction" button above.

Karen won the Inscriptions Engraver Award for best on-line columnist two years in a row, the Year 2000 for eXcellence in E-publishing Award: E-author from ebookadvisor, was a two time recipient of the E-Pub Ambassador Award, and was a two time recipient of The Simply Charming Award for outstanding promotion of e-books. She was also nominated for the 2000 EPIC Florence Moyer Service Award.

Karen maintains the webpage of author Linda Derkez.

Links to Distributor and Fiction Author Pages
Karen Wiesner’s Amazon page button Karen Wiesner’s BN.com page button Karen Wiesner’s The Romance Review page button

Upcoming releases

Bridge of Fire, Part 1: OUT OF THE ASHES
Woodcutter’s Grim Series, Book 10
Romantic Fantasy Novel
Coming in 2021 in paperback and electronic formats

Bridge of Fire, Part 2: A NEW BEGINNING
Woodcutter’s Grim Series, Book 10
Romantic Fantasy Novel
Coming in 2021 in paperback and electronic formats

Bridge of Fire, Part 3: INTO THE SUN
Woodcutter’s Grim Series, Book 10
Romantic Fantasy Novel
Coming in 2021 in paperback and electronic formats

Adventures in Amethyst Trio of Holiday Romances including NEVER A BRIDE, Book 11; UNLUCKY IN LOVE, Book 12; and SHOTGUN WEDDING, Book 13
Contemporary Romance Collection
Coming 2021 in paperback and electronic formats

DANCE IN SHADOWS, Book 9 of the Incognito Series
Newly Revised and Reissued
Action-Adventure/Romantic Suspense
Coming 2021 in paperback and electronic formats

HYPNOTIZED, Book 10 of the Incognito Series
Newly Revised and Reissued
Action-Adventure/Romantic Suspense
Coming 2022 in paperback and electronic formats

REKINDLED, Book 6: Peaceful Pilgrim Series
Romantic Fiction
Coming in 2022 in paperback and electronic formats

MIND GAMES, Book 11 of the Incognito Series
Newly Revised and Reissued
Action-Adventure/Romantic Suspense
Coming 2022 in paperback and electronic formats

BONE OF MY BONE, Book 7: Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series
Romantic Paranormal Horror
Coming 2022 in paperback and electronic formats

DARK APPROACH, Book 12 of the Incognito Series
Newly Revised and Reissued
Action-Adventure/Romantic Suspense
Coming 2022 in paperback and electronic formats

HEARTS ABLAZE, Book 4: Peaceful Pilgrim Series
Contemporary Romance
Coming in 2022 in paperback and electronic formats

Lost, Book 8 and Found, Book 9
in LOST AND FOUND, A Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series 2-in-1
Two ghostly stories in one volume
Coming 2022 in mass market, trade paperback and electronic formats

AFTER THE GLITTER FADES, Book 7: Peaceful Pilgrim Series
Christian Romance
Coming in 2023 in paperback and electronic formats

HELL HATH NO FURY, Book 10: Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series
Romantic Paranormal Horror
Coming 2023 in paperback and electronic formats

EXILED HEARTS, Book 8: Peaceful Pilgrim Series
Christian Romance
Coming in 2023 in paperback and electronic formats

HAUNTED LEGACY, Book 11: Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series
Gothic Paranormal Romance
Coming 2023 in paperback and electronic formats

ELDRITCH JUSTICE, Book 12: Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series
Paranormal Romance
Coming 2024 in paperback and electronic formats

GHOSTLY TALES FROM ERIE COUNTY (Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series Novella Collection)
including Bad Blood, Dead Man's Road, The Haunting of Desolation Cottage, Keeper of Grimoire, Cappy's Cupid, and The Ancient One
Ghost Stories
Coming 2024 in paperback and electronic formats

Taking Care of Your Things, Book 2: Making Good Choices Series reissue
Children’s Interactive Nonfiction
Coming 2025 in electronic formats

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