Karen Kingsbury

#1 New York Times Bestselling novelist Karen Kingsbury writes Life-Changing Fiction™ and has been called America’s favorite inspirational author. There are more than 25 million copies of her award-winning books in print, including several million copies sold in the past year. Karen’s last dozen titles have topped national bestseller charts and many of her novels are under development as feature films and television movies.

In addition, Roma Downey and MGM Studios announced this year that they are developing 22 of Karen’s Baxter Family novels into a TV series. She lives in Tennessee with her husband Don and their five sons, three of whom are adopted from Haiti. Their actress daughter Kelsey lives nearby and is married to Christian recording artist Kyle Kupecky. The couple recently welcomed their first child, Hudson, making Karen and Don grandparents for the first time.

Liberty University: Karen is a visiting professor at Liberty University where she teaches master classes in a number of disciplines two weeks each semester. Karen has often said if Heaven had a university, it would be Liberty.

Movies: Two of Karen’s bestselling books were made into Hallmark Channel movies. The Bridge 1 & 2 are now available on DVD through Hallmark. Roma Downey and MGM Studios announced this year that they are developing 22 of Karen’s Baxter family novels into a TV series. In addition, several of Karen’s books are in development as feature films and television movies. In 2011, Karen’s novel Like Dandelion Dust was made into a highly acclaimed feature film starring Barry Pepper and Mira Sorvino. Like Dandelion Dust released in theaters across the country and is now also available on DVD.

Radio: In addition, Karen has recently been added as an on-air talent with the #1 syndicated morning radio program Keep the Faith. Karen’s segment, "The Heart of the Story" airs several times an hour every day of the week during the program.

Speaking: Karen is also a public speaker, reaching tens of thousands of women annually through various national events. She talks about having "One Chance to Write the Story of Your Life", encouraging her fans to love well, laugh often, and find a life of faith.

Readers: Karen is actively involved with her readers and often shares time with them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has a free newsletter, which she uses to keep readers up to date on new releases, movies, TV shows, blogs, and book giveaways. Readers can sign up for Karen’s free newsletter on her website: www.KarenKingsbury.com

Featured Books By Author

Deadly Pretender

CIA Agent. Business Owner. Lobbyist. Bigamist. David Miller was the envy of both friend and foe, with a dream job and perfect family. He seemed to have it all. But he wanted more. One family wasn't enough: he wanted two. Two careers weren't enough; he invented a third. He juggled it all quite well . . . until the day his two wives found out about each other. David Miller groped for ways to hold on to his finances and reputation. His solution? Murder. But it had to be done right, leaving him off the list of suspects. In Deadly Pretender, #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury dives into the tangled world of deceit, greed, and lust, and reveals what could drive a seemingly upright citizen to live a double life, and then, to commit the unthinkable.
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Elizabeth Baxter's Ten Secrets to a Happy Marriage

Karen Kingsbury's beloved character Elizabeth Baxter once penned a letter to her children. In that letter she included her very own Ten Secrets to a Happy Marriage. Over the years, Karen has been inundated with letters from readers wanting more of Elizabeth's secrets. Here, for the first time, are Elizabeth Baxter's Ten Secrets to a Happy Marriage - explained and expanded. This e-short is filled with real-life wisdom and advice, insight that will bring a greater love to any marriage
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I Can Only Imagine

I Can Only Imagine is the first e-short in Karen Kingsbury's The Rest of the Story series. In it, Karen shares very personal behind-the-scenes anecdotes about herself and her family that appear nowhere else in print, highlighted by her touching relationship with her late brother Dave. With heartfelt grace, she describes in-depth his ongoing struggles with addiction and his troubled journey toward redemption. Throughout this work, we're all reminded that God is close to the brokenhearted and also that we have just one chance to create a bestseller with our lives by loving well, laughing often, and finding true life in Jesus Christ.
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