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Karen Rose - Author

About the Author

Karen Rose was introduced to suspense and horror at the tender age of eight when she accidentally read Poe's The Pit and The Pendulum and was afraid to go to sleep for years. She now enjoys writing books that make other people afraid to go to sleep. Karen lives in Florida with her family. When she's not writing, she enjoys travelling, karate and, though not a popular Florida pastime, skiing.

Featured books by Karen Rose

Watch Your Back

Watch Your Back

Author: Karen Rose Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/02/2014

Bestselling author Karen Rose is back with her fifteenth pulse-pounding thriller. UNFORGETTABLE Stevie Mazzetti knew she would never get over the murder of her husband and son. But with their killer behind bars, she was able to move on with her life, if only for her daughter's sake. UNIMAGINABLE Now, eight years later, the Baltimore detective always fights for the victims she meets and when she learns that her ex-partner may have miscarried justice, Stevie's determined to right the wrong, even if it means she is in danger. UNDENIABLE Clay Maynard has always wanted Stevie and when she is targeted by a vicious psychopath, he believes that protecting her may give him the chance to have her in his life forever. Clay will do anything to keep Stevie safe but with a killer on her tail who has everything to lose and a secret to hide, will they stay alive long enough to find happiness?

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Watch Your Back

Watch Your Back

Author: Karen Rose Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2013

Bestselling author Karen Rose is back with her fifteenth pulse-pounding thriller. UNFORGETTABLE Stevie Mazzetti knew she would never get over the murder of her husband and son. But with their killer behind bars, she was able to move on with her life, if only for her daughter's sake. UNIMAGINABLE Now, eight years later, the Baltimore detective always fights for the victims she meets and when she learns that her ex-partner may have miscarried justice, Stevie's determined to right the wrong, even if it means she is in danger. UNDENIABLE Clay Maynard has always wanted Stevie and when she is targeted by a vicious psychopath, he believes that protecting her may give him the chance to have her in his life forever. Clay will do anything to keep Stevie safe but with a killer on her tail who has everything to lose and a secret to hide, will they stay alive long enough to find happiness?

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Did You Miss Me?

Did You Miss Me?

Author: Karen Rose Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/01/2013

Headline's bestselling author, Karen Rose, is back with her fourteenth pulse-pounding thriller. Best be nimble, best be quick, I'm right here and you're my pick...The last thing Ford Elkhart remembers is walking his girlfriend back to her car. Now he's lying tied and gagged on a cold, dark floor, with only one chance to escape before he ends up like the bones surrounding him...Assistant State's Attorney Daphne Montgomery is devastated by her son's disappearance, and is immediately convinced that his kidnapping is connected to the white supremacist she's just had jailed for murder. FBI Special Agent Joseph Carter isn't so sure - especially when he learns that Ford's girlfriend is also missing. Is Ford's abduction payback for Daphne's courtroom victory? Or is he a pawn in an even more dangerous game?

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Other books by Karen Rose

Nie wirst du entkommen

Nie wirst du entkommen

Author: Karen Rose Format: eBook Release Date: 12/09/2011

"e;Sexy und spannend vom Anfang bis zum Schluss!"e;"e;Komm zu mir!"e;, lockt die Stimme, die Cynthia seit Wochen verfolgt. Geqult von entsetzlichen Erinnerungen, tut die junge Frau schlielich, wie ihr geheien, und strzt sich vom Balkon ihrer Wohnung. Sie ist nur die Erste in einer ganzen Serie von Toten. Allen ist eines gemeinsam: Es sind Patientinnen von Tess Ciccotelli. Detective Reagan, der die Ermittlungen leitet, hlt die bildschne Psychiaterin zunchst fr eine uerst gefhrliche Frau. Bis er endlich erkennt, dass Tess Opfer einer bsen Intrige zu werden droht, ist es beinahe zu spt ...

Hei gluht mein Hass

Hei gluht mein Hass

Author: Karen Rose Format: eBook Release Date: 12/09/2011

Was war das? Da! Da war es schon wieder, dieses unheimliche Gerausch ... Zu spat erkennt die Studentin Caitlin, dass ihr Leben in Gefahr ist - wenig spater verschlingen Flammen ihren toten Korper ... Sie ist nicht das erste Opfer jenes Morders, der in Chicago wutet und seine Taten dann durch Brandanschlage zu vertuschen sucht. Um ihn zu fassen, muss Detective Mia Mitchell mit dem eigenwilligen Brandexperten Reed Solliday zusammenarbeiten. Als der Killer Mia auf seine Todesliste setzt, ist Reed ihre einzige Hoffnung ...

Todesschrei

Todesschrei

Author: Karen Rose Format: eBook Release Date: 26/07/2011

Schrei, so laut du kannst - keiner wird dich horen!Er hat eine Vorliebe fr mittelalterliche Folterinstrumente. Fr seine Kunst berschreitet er jede menschliche Grenze. Er lsst seine Opferum ihr Leben schreien. Doch dann heften sich Detective Vito Ciccotelli und Archologin Sophie Johannsen an seine Fersen, und eine Jagd auf Leben und Tod beginnt Action und Gnsehaut pur!"e; Tess GerritsenDer Bestseller!

You Belong to Me

You Belong to Me

Author: Karen Rose Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2011

Years ago, a young woman was beaten and raped while onlookers did nothing. Now those witnesses are becoming victims themselves. Baltimore homicide detective J. D. Fitzpatrick has seen a lot of horrific violence, both as a cop and during his deployment in Afghanistan, but nothing like the trail of tortured bodies that are turning up throughout the city. He's up against a brutal killer with a very personal vendetta, and now J. D. is beginning to suspect his medical examiner may be shielding some crucial evidence linked to the case. Assigned to the murder victims, forensic pathologist Dr. Lucy Trask is intrigued by J. D.'s compassion, but she isn't about to mix work with pleasure. Not while there's a ruthless killer on the loose. And definitely not while she's keeping a dark secret that could connect her to these vicious killings and put her next on the hit list.

Todessto

Todessto

Author: Karen Rose Format: eBook Release Date: 02/05/2011

Die Angst der Frauen ist sein Aphrodisiakum. Ihre Qualen seine Ekstase. Ein berauschender Moment! Jetzt endlich ist die Zeit gekommen fur sein Meisterstuck. Eve Wilson hat die Hlle auf Erden erlebt. Nach einem Mordanschlag ist sie fr immer gezeichnet. Dennoch versucht sie, sich eine neue Existenz aufzubauen: Sie studiert Psychologie und ist Leiterin eines Forschungsprojekts. Als sechs ihrer Testpersonen auf grausame Weise ums Leben kommen, hat Eve ein schockierendes Djvu. Steht sie erneut auf der Liste eines psychopathischen Killers? Ein Fall fr Detective Noah Webster, der die schne und verletzliche Eve um jeden Preis schtzen will Todessto von Karen Rose: Thriller vom Feinsten im eBook!

Kill For Me (The Philadelphia/Atlanta Series Book 3)

Kill For Me (The Philadelphia/Atlanta Series Book 3)

Author: Karen Rose Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2011

Held in a bunker by sadistic kidnappers, who can save these girls? KILL FOR ME is the brilliant thriller by bestselling Karen Rose, part of the Philadelphia/Atlanta series, and the finale to the trilogy she began with DIE FOR ME and SCREAM FOR ME. Susannah Vartanian's life changed overnight when, as a teenager, she was viciously raped by a sadistic gang of youths. Now she won't allow anyone to get close to her. Luke Papadopoulos is approaching burn-out. As a detective working on sex-crimes against children, he will do anything to find those responsible for such evil atrocities. Monica Cassidy's life is under threat. Held in a bunker with ten other teenage girls, she barely escaped with her life when her kidnappers fled, killing five of the girls as they left. Now Monica is the only one free who can identify her abductors, and they know where she is. Can they work together to find the five missing girls? The clock is ticking...

Scream For Me (The Philadelphia/Atlanta Series Book 2)

Scream For Me (The Philadelphia/Atlanta Series Book 2)

Author: Karen Rose Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2011

Held captive by a killer, will a young girl escape his clutches? SCREAM FOR ME is a terrifying thriller from bestselling Karen Rose, and part of the Philadelphia/Atlantic series, featuring Daniel Vartanian. 'Unforgettable' James Patterson. Special Agent Daniel Vartanian has made a horrific discovery - photographs, taken years ago by his brother Simon, show a gang of teenagers raping young girls. Disgusted, Vartanian vows to bring them all to justice. Alex Fallon's family fell apart when her sister was murdered thirteen years ago. And history now seems to be repeating itself with her stepsister Bailey's disappearance. When Vartanian meets Alex, and realises that her dead sister was in the photos, he starts to believe that the rapists may be behind Bailey's disappearance. Bailey Crighton is being held captive by a monster. Alone and unable to escape, all she can do is scream for help. Vartanian and Alex must now confront their pasts head-on if they are to find Bailey - before it's too late...

Count to Ten (The Chicago Series Book 5)

Count to Ten (The Chicago Series Book 5)

Author: Karen Rose Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2011

An out-of-control arsonist seeking revenge. A fireman and a detective on his tail. COUNT TO TEN is a compulsive thriller, part of the Chicago series, by Sunday Times bestseller Karen Rose. Abandoned years ago to the foster-care system, two young brothers end up in an unimaginable hell and when one dies, the other vows revenge on those responsible. Chicago Fire department veteran Reed Solliday immediately knows he needs help when an autopsy reveals that a young girl found in the wreckage of an explosion was raped and murdered before fire ripped through the house. Determined to bury herself in work after her partner is shot, Detective Mia Mitchell understands Solliday's case will be her most challenging to date. An arsonist who has escalated in this way is rare and they both know time to find him is running out....

I'm Watching You (The Chicago Series Book 2)

I'm Watching You (The Chicago Series Book 2)

Author: Karen Rose Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/02/2011

When admiration becomes obsession, will it turn to murder? I'M WATCHING YOU is a brilliant thriller from bestselling Karen Rose, and part of her Chicago series. Kristen Mayhew, the Chicago Public Defender's office star prosecutor, is no stranger to success. With success comes danger though and it's only a matter of time before she herself becomes a victim. A secret admirer is following Kristen's every move. He kills the criminals she herself is powerless to stop, then sends her letters offering the murders as tokens of his respect. Kristen's life is out of control and, as the body count rises, the killer's obsessive need for retribution will make Kristen a target, along with everyone she holds dear...

You Can't Hide (The Chicago Series Book 4)

You Can't Hide (The Chicago Series Book 4)

Author: Karen Rose Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/01/2011

He's there. Stalking you. Killing for you. YOU CAN'T HIDE is a nail-biting thriller from bestselling author Karen Rose, and part of the Chicago series. Someone is tormenting psychiatrist Tess Ciccotelli's patients, pushing them to commit suicide and setting her up to take the blame. But even police pressure won't make her break her oath to protect their secrets. Detective Aidan Reagan understands Tess's need to safeguard her clients but all the clues suggest that a faceless enemy is set on destroying her career, her family and, finally, Tess herself. As Reagan and Tess race to stop the killer, the noose is tightening around Tess's neck and there is nowhere for her to go...

I Can See You (The Minneapolis Series Book 1)

I Can See You (The Minneapolis Series Book 1)

Author: Karen Rose Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 06/01/2011

In Karen Rose's brilliant thriller I CAN SEE YOU, the first in her Minneapolis series, a killer is targeting the participants of an online role-playing game called Shadowland. Wherever you run, whatever you do... Each of the victims is befriended by the killer online. He then stalks them in real life, murdering them in the way that they worst fear. Eve Wilson, who we previously met in NOTHING TO FEAR, is researching the game as part of her thesis on how self-esteem is affected by violence. Now she must work with Detective Noah Webster to find the murderer before the killings escalate out of all control and Eve herself becomes a target.

Silent Scream

Silent Scream

Author: Karen Rose Format: eBook Release Date: 22/11/2010

When a teenage girl dies in a suspicious fire, Detective Olivia Sutherland is assigned to track down the arsonist. Then she discovers something more sinister: a vicious blackmailer who preys on young people and murders without hesitation. Making her work even harder is sexy firefighter David Hunter. He's not only sharing the case but sparking memories of their long-ago night of passion, when feelings were left unspoken and hearts were broken. David has his own ghosts and a million regrets. But while he and Olivia try to face the wall of pain between them, a diabolical puppet master is pulling strings to make a group of twenty-somethings do his bidding. Soon Olivia and David are scouring the city for a calculating criminal who seems tantalizingly close and is moving in for the kill.

Todesspiele

Todesspiele

Author: Karen Rose Format: eBook Release Date: 06/07/2010

Die letzte Razzia wird Special Agent Luke Papadopoulos noch lange in seinen Alptraumen verfolgen: In einem Bunker stot die Polizei auf funf bestialisch zugerichtete Madchenleichen. Von ihren Peinigern keine Spur. Zwei Madchen haben schwerverletzt uberlebt. Ihre Aussagen fuhren die Ermittler auf die Spur eines international operierenden Madchenhandlerrings. Ein dramatischer Wettlauf beginnt, als Agent Papadopoulos und die smarte Staatsanwaltin Susannah Vartanian die Ermittlungen aufnehmen. Beide haben ihre ureigenen Motive, die skrupellosen Killer zu stoppen. Doch als Susannah eine uberraschende Entdeckung macht, gerat sie selbst in Lebensgefahr ... Todesspiele von Karen Rose: Spannung pur im eBook!