The Author, Karen Kingsbury

headshot_karenUSA Today and New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury is America’s #1 inspirational novelist. There are more than 15 million copies of her award-winning books in print, including several million copies sold in the past year. Karen has written more than 40 novels, ten of which have hit #1 on national lists.

Karen's latest novel, Above the Line, Take Four, the final installment of Karen's newest series, is due to hit stores June, 2010. The series began with Take One, which released in March of 2009, and includes Take Two and Take Three. Karen's recent title This Side of Heaven landed in the #5 spot on the Christian Book Association's Bestselling Fiction List. Also, Karen's novel Sunset landed at #2 on the New York Times Best Seller's List. Karen has also written many best selling series including the Redemption Series and the Firstborn Series.

Karen's fiction has made her one of the country’s favorite storytellers, and several of her novels are being considered for major motion picture movies, including A Thousand Tomorrows, currently in development by Downes Brothers Entertainment. Her emotionally gripping titles include the 9-11 Series, Even Now, Ever After, and Between Sundays.

Karen is also a public speaker, reaching more than 100,000 women annually through various national events. Karen and her husband Don live in the Pacific Northwest with their six children, three of whom are adopted from Haiti.