Karen Robards

Karen Robards

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.”

Sometimes Ghosts Happen

on September 12, 2014

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 Characters Happen

on August 13, 2013

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