by Karen Robards I’m always being asked where I get my ideas. A lot of times, I’ll get a snippet of dialogue, or a first line, or a picture in my head that appears out of nowhere, and that will be the spark that ignites a new book. With HUSH, the image that came to… Read More
Karen Robards is the author of 50 books and one novella. She is the mother of 3 boys and lives in her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. A regular on the New York Times, USA Today and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists, among others, she published her first novel at age 24. “I read, I write, and I chauffeur children,” she says with a laugh. “That's my life.”
by Karen Robards With the Charlotte Stone series, it wasn’t a case of me being inspired to write about a ghost. I started out to write a straight up thriller about a psychiatrist, Dr. Charlotte Stone, who studies and hunts serial killers. Near the beginning of the first book in the series, THE LAST VICTIM,… Read More
When I started writing the Dr. Charlotte Stone series, it was supposed to be straight suspense. THE LAST VICTIM, the first book in the series, began as a dark, intense thriller about a woman who, as a teenager, was the sole survivor of a serial killer who murdered her best friend. A woman who was… Read More
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CHANGING TO A DIFFERENT GENRE?
By Kat Martin One of the questions people continue to ask me is how I managed to change from writing Historical novels to writing Contemporary Romantic Suspense. I have to say it’s never easy to do. Publishers are not risk takers. They always want to take the safe road. It’s easier for them to sell… Read More