Starting with the publication of over two hundred articles and short stories, Karen Cogan has enjoyed her writing career. Her recent novel publications include genres of historical fiction and inspirational fiction. In addition, she has a hardback children's picture book that recently won the Moonbeam Award for best multicultural children's book.
Karen was born and reared in Houston, Texas. While still loyal to her home state, she enjoys the beautiful scenery of New Mexico, where she now lives with family and a myriad of pets. Her web site is karencogan.com.
In this romantic crime novel, Steve Yarrow returns from war to discover that his hometown is no safer than a war zone. His family is marked for murder and he is the first on the hit list. The only escape lies in identifying the assailant and the motive before it is too late.
In this sweet Regency romance, life in India is idyllic for Anne Tyler and her younger brother, Jeremy until the deaths of their parents shatter their world. They are sent to England to live with a grandfather that neither remembers. However, as the years pass, the kindly man proves a balm for their wounded hearts. His death, when it comes, is a cruel blow.
Though his will leaves the estate to Jeremy, the boy is not yet of age. His grandfather’s nephew, a man with a mysterious past, is named guardian of the property
and soon arrives to take up his duty. Unfortunately, the man has a son who is both evil and cunning. Since he stands to inherit the estate should Jeremy die, he will stop at nothing to get his hands on the property.
Murder and threats of murder soon haunt their every move. Standing between them and disaster is the handsome Lord Westerfield, a man who promises to defend Anne and Jeremy, even at risk to his own life.
Though Debra is saddened by the death of her beloved aunt, she treasures the historic home in Galveston, Texas that the dear woman left to her. Also bequeathed are a string of flawless pearls and a note warning her to never wear them. Unable to resist, Debra fastens them around her neck. She never dreams of the history behind the pearls, or the power they will have over her life. Will she solve their mystery, or wear them to her death?
Lynn thought putting distance between herself and her mother was healthy. Then she met Greg. He not only understands the meaning of running away from his problems, he's about to give her a painful lesson on the subject.
Shelly has spent her life working towards becoming concert singer and recording star, so when she meets Jeffrey Billingham and discovers he is a music producer she is thrilled by the prospect he offers. Only one problem: Jeffrey produces praise and worship music and Shelly is not a Christian.
Jeff is intrigued by Shelly. She's attractive, talented and caring. He longs to put a ring on her finger and her beautiful voice on his labels, but as long as she's denying Christ, he can do neither. Is there a chance she'll have a change her heart and accept Jesus as her Savior?
Scott and Melissa have perfect lives. They live for good times and the sole enjoyment of each other—God isn’t in the picture, and Scott and Melissa like it that way.
When a near fatal accident puts Scott in the hospital, he shares a room with an elderly Christian whose witness convinces Scott of his need for Christ.
Melissa is distraught. She does not want their lives to change, nor does she want to allow Christ into her life. Yet, the harder she fights surrender, the closer she comes to faith. Will she become a believer or will Scott and Melissa take separate roads?
Skagway, Alaska seems the perfect place for Ginny to do more than scrape out a living. Her hopes for independence begin to come true and though she has given hardly a thought to God's place in her life, she meets a young native man who captures her heart. As a believer, he encourages Ginny to place her trust in the Lord. Gradually, she discovers God has a plan for her life and places her trust in him.
Liz O’Clancy returns to her ancestral home in Ireland to search for her missing grandmother and finds more than the family matriarch. Betrayed by her fiancé, she turns to her good friend, Donnegan O’Riley. When a portal whisks them four hundred years into the past, the two are trapped in the seventeenth century. After years of searching, Liz finds her knight in shining armor was with her all the time–Donnegan. But dare she risk their years of friendship for a chance at love? Donnegan would do anything to ensure Liz’s happiness including traveling through time and masquerading as her brother, but Donnegan wants to be much more than a friend. Time has become altered and is unraveling. Can they set the past in order and secure their own future before it's too late?