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About Karen McQuestion
Karen McQuestion is an Amazon Charts bestselling author whose books have sold over three million copies. Some of her titles include The Moonlight Child, Dovetail, and A Limited Run. Her publishing story has been covered by the Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, and NPR. Additionally, she appeared on ABC's World News Now and America This Morning.
BOOKS FOR ADULTS:
A Scattered Life
The Long Way Home
Half a Heart
Good Man, Dalton
Missing Her More
The Moonlight Child
214 Palmer Street
A Limited Run
Wish Upon a Christmas Star
A Time-Travel Christmas
FOR YOUNG ADULTS:
Life on Hold
From a Distant Star
Edgewood (Book 1)
Wanderlust (Book 2)
Absolution (Book 3)
Revelation (Book 4)
Celia and the Fairies
Secrets of the Magic Ring
Prince and Popper
Write that Novel!
AS K.J. YOUNG:
The Dark Hour
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Get caught up in a special holiday story about the magic of Christmas and a second chance at love.
When Gwen Hayward moves to the quaint town of Poplar Creek, she’s too mired in post-divorce misery to meet the neighbors. That changes when she spots a little girl leave an anonymous wish on the local bookstore’s Christmas tree. Compelled to find the girl and fulfill the wish, Gwen enlists the aid of local business owner, Lucky Gallagher.
With the help of the townspeople, a lost dog, and some holiday magic, Gwen and Lucky may see more than one Christmas wish come true.
No one was ever supposed to see her…
When Maggie sees the beautiful Venetian blinds moving in the Caldwells’ front window, she freezes. Her favorite neighbors Cady and Josh are away, so who is in their house?
The pretty young woman who answers the door tells a convincing story. She’s Sarah. The house-sitter. Just here for a month. An old friend of Cady’s who needed a place to stay. She’s pleasant and warm, and Maggie wanders back to her house thinking she might have made a new friend. Yet she can’t help but wonder why Cady never mentioned Sarah.
What Maggie doesn’t know is that on the other side of the door, Sarah is starting to panic. No one was meant to see her at 214 Palmer Street…
An unputdownable suspense thriller from number one bestseller Karen McQuestion, which will make you question what secrets your own neighbors are hiding… For fans of The Girl on the Train, The Woman in the Window and Gone Girl.
What readers are saying about 214 Palmer Street:
“Brilliant… couldn’t put it down. Amazing… gripped from the first paragraph to the last. I wish I could give it more than five stars.” Percivals Bookshops ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Amazing, literally amazing… had me gripped from the very beginning to the very end.” NetGalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“100/100… This book has everything… OMG it was ENGROSSING.” NetGalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“The new queen of suspense… Takes suspense to the next level… my stomach felt like I was on a rollercoaster… So many twists and turns!” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Oh my goodness... I loved it. So many secrets, so many twists that kept me buzzing through the pages… Be warned that you will have a hard time putting this book down.” Mrs Mommy Booknerd's Book Reviews ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“I was completely submerged into this pacey, twisty thriller from chapter one. Be prepared not to do much else apart from pour over the pages once you get started, as it really grips you.” @jtayauthor ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Woah!... This intense suspense story had me finishing this novel in a day. I found myself thinking and working my brain to figure it out when I was supposed to be asleep.” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Fantastic read… a thrilling read right from the first page, loved the character
A heartwarming tale of a Christmas miracle.
Christmas Eve 2022
After her boyfriend breaks up with her and her job is downsized, Elizabeth thinks life can’t get any worse. That is until she gets the news of her beloved grandmother’s unexpected death. Instead of spending the holidays together, Elizabeth will be planning a funeral. Heartbroken, she makes a wish on the brightest star in the night sky: I wish I could see Grandma one more time.
Christmas Eve 1957
Ten-year-old Dodie is home caring for her sick little sister while her mother retrieves her father from the airport. At first all is fine, but as Betsy’s fever spikes dangerously high, a terrible snowstorm knocks out the power and phone. With her parents long overdue and Betsy nonresponsive, Dodie begins to panic. In the midst of this crisis, a woman comes to the door saying she’s lost. She seems vaguely familiar, and Dodie needs the help, so despite everything she’s heard about strangers, she opens the door and lets her in…
“I cannot recommend this book highly enough! It's a definite must read.” - Reader Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
A gripping and emotional novel that will leave you wondering about the neighbors next door...
On a cold January night, Sharon Lemke heads outside to see a lunar eclipse when she notices something odd at the house behind her backyard. Through her neighbor's kitchen window, she sees what appears to be a little girl washing dishes late at night. But the Fleming family doesn't have a child that age, and even if they did, why would she be doing housework at this late hour?
It would be easy for Sharon to just let this go, but when eighteen-year-old Niki, a former foster child, comes to live with Sharon, she notices suspicious activity at the Flemings' house as well. When calling social services doesn't result in swift action, the two decide to investigate on their own.
Four women bound by chance take the trip of a lifetime in this heartwarming novel by bestselling author Karen McQuestion.
For Wisconsinites Marnie, Laverne, and Rita, life isn't working out so well. Each is biding time, waiting for something better, something to transport them out of what their lives have recently become. And then there’s Jazzy: bubbly, positive, and happy even though she hears voices of the departed. Brought together by a chance meeting, the women decide to join Marnie on a road trip from Wisconsin to Las Vegas where she intends to reunite with Troy, the boy she raised as her own—and who she’s been separated from since her boyfriend’s death. Little do they know that as the road trip unfolds, so will their lives—in directions they never anticipated. Humorous, heartwarming, and bittersweet, the journey has something special in store for each woman.
Two million dollars each? It seems too good to be true.
Meri Wetzel's acting role on the TV show A Little Slice of Haven is an experience she'd like to forget and she's not the only one to feel that way. She's spent the last two decades avoiding her TV husband, Jeff, while the actors who played their children each harbor grudges of their own.
But when billionaire Felix Worthington invites the five cast members to recreate their roles twenty-five years later, she's intrigued but skeptical. It's an unusual request, even for a self-professed superfan like Felix.
Living in a recreated version of the 1940s town in a warehouse in Montana has its appeal, even knowing they'll be filmed with hidden cameras as they improvise with other actors playing the townspeople. And the clincher? The promised two million dollars, on the condition they stay ten days and remain in character the entire time.
One by one, they set aside their hesitations and agree to the terms. But as Meri and her costars slot into their roles, they realize that things are not as they seem.
"Author Karen McQuestion weaves an intriguing slice-of-life drama that will keep readers glued to the pages until the end." - Readers' Favorite Book Reviews ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
"Different from anything you've ever read, with a fantastic twist that you're not going to get until it happens..." - Amazon Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
"A Limited Run is an incredibly gripping story, with a delicious edge of creepiness. I couldn't stop reading it—easily one of my favorites this year! Another masterpiece from McQuestion!" - Freida McFadden, #1 Amazon Bestselling Author
From the bestselling author of Hello Love comes a spellbinding new novel of enduring love, family secrets, and mysterious death.
Joe Arneson’s ordinary life is upended by troubling dreams of himself as a different man in another place and time. It isn’t until he visits his estranged grandmother, Pearl, in her Wisconsin hometown that a startling connection emerges.
Drawn into his family’s past, Joe discovers secrets weighing on the old woman’s soul: the tragic death of her sister Alice a half century ago and its ripple effect on all who loved her. Digging into the events of that summer in 1916, Joe is convinced that his recurrent visions relate to Alice’s untimely passing and to the beloved man she meant to marry. With the help of Kathleen, a local woman Joe’s fallen for, the puzzles of the past start falling into place.
As uncovered truths bring Joe and Kathleen closer together, they also reveal a new danger. For Joe’s dreams may be a warning—from one star-crossed couple to another.
From bestselling author Karen McQuestion comes a moving novel about broken hearts…and what it takes to put them back together again.
At nine years of age, Logan Weber knows the routine. Keep quiet, make the food last, and don’t ever cause trouble. He’ll do what it takes to evade the rages of his troubled, violent father. Even though he’s only a child, Logan already knows too much—has seen too much.
So when the opportunity presents itself, Logan runs. He has no idea where his journey will lead, or that the grandmother he’s been told is dead is desperately searching for him.
Alone with no home of his own, Logan looks for a safe place to hide. Relying on his instincts and the kindness of strangers, the boy manages to touch the lives of everyone he meets. But his innocent heart cannot survive in the adult world without the most basic human need of all: love.
Rae Maddox's mom, Gina, thinks nothing of packing up and moving. New apartment, new town, new job--all of it is an adventure to Gina, but for Rae, each move is just one more friend lost, one more chance to feel like an outsider. When they arrive in Wisconsin, Gina promises to stay put until graduation. Cautiously optimistic, Rae wades into the social whirl at Whitman High School, making a few friends and even earning a chance at love.
But when the vice principal pairs her with a new student, Allison Daly, things go bad in a big way. It seems Allison was orphaned after her parents died in a suspicious house fire, leaving their daughter to bounce between relatives' homes. When a sleepover at Rae's house goes terribly wrong, Rae sees a troubling side of Allison--and learns a few secrets about her own mother in the process. Suddenly Rae is at risk of losing everything and everyone she cares about--unless she steps up and takes charge of her life once and for all.
A year after the death of his wife, Christine, Dan is barely holding on. But one thing gets him through the long, lonely nights and that is his cherished dog, Anni. When she is stolen from his front yard, Dan and his daughter, Lindsay, are devastated. Meanwhile in another part of town, Andrea Keller is recovering from the heartbreak of a messy divorce. After she rescues a defenseless dog from an abusive tenant, her life changes in ways she never could have anticipated.
Dan and Andrea cross paths again and again, only to keep missing each other and the opportunity of a lifetime. As Anni works to find her way home, can she bring together these two lost souls desperately in need of a second chance at happiness?
Karen McQuestion deftly blends romance and comedy in this delightful romp where love is discovered in the most unexpected of places.
When twenty-nine-year-old Lola Watson unexpectedly inherits a rambling house in the suburbs, she thinks her life just couldn't be more perfect—until her new neighbors make her their “project,” a heartbroken high school friend crashes indefinitely at her house, and her younger sister announces she's getting married, on Lola's thirtieth birthday. Suddenly Lola's not so keen on her newfound domestic bliss. But when she meets handsome, mysterious Ryan Moriarty, Lola dares to hope she's found the perfect guy to one-up her sister and add a little spice back into her life.
This lighthearted romantic comedy from Karen McQuestion is headlined by a charming cast of characters, led by the self-deprecatingly funny Lola. Breezy and fun, Easily Amused serves as a gentle, often amusing reminder that love can often be found in the place we least expect—under our very noses.