Books by Karleen Koen

BEFORE VERSAILLES by Karleen Koen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 28, 2011

"A step up from the usual genre romance, but only just; a literal bodice-ripper, and with swordplay, too."
For every Dauphin a D'Artagnan, and for every Sun King a monster in the attic. Thus Koen's (Dark Angels, 2006, etc.) Bourbon-laced exploration of a tangled time in the French past. Read full book review >
DARK ANGELS by Karleen Koen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 5, 2006

"Those seeking explosions and the period equivalent of car chases—and, yes, those bosoms—are advised to look elsewhere."
The Restoration begs for a new drinking game: Players must drink a flagon of ale every time a bodacious bodiced bosom heaves. Read full book review >
NOW FACE TO FACE by Karleen Koen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1996

"Koen's two storylines—Barbara's life in Virginia and the political upheaval in England—don't mesh well, while her heroine remains unconvincingly high-spirited throughout. (Author tour)"
A disappointing follow-up to Koen's much hoopla'd debut, Through a Glass Darkly (1986). Read full book review >