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Ellie Truman’s widowed mum is struggling to keep Gwel Teg, the family hotel in Cornwall, afloat.

Ellie is determined to do everything in her power to help her, even if that means moving back to the sleepy Cornish village she fled from broken-hearted a few years ago.

Things go wrong from the start and she’s grateful for the help from hunky guest, Reece Mitchell.

But does Reece have ulterior motives? Will Ellie’s efforts be for nothing?

           

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Local journalist Cassie is getting married to hot-shot lawyer, reliable Timothy and his 'Monster-in-Law' mother Sylvia wants to plan the entire wedding. When Sylvia books the exclusive ID images to take photographs of the extravagant wedding, Cassie has no idea what she's walking into. The elusive JM who is the newest photographer employed just so happens to be Jared, Cassie's first love and ex-fiancee, who broke off their engagement to follow his life-long dreams.
 
Jared is back to earn some cash before jetting off on his next wild adventure. When Cassie is asked to write an article with top tips and advice for Brides to Be, she jokingly writes a column depicting her current scenario and a co-worker submits it in place of the real article.
 
Cassie's column is soon making the headlines with readers asking the age old question Who Will She Choose?
 
 
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And here's some lovely 5* reviews, there's more on Amazon.
 
"I really loved the book and would love to read more of Karen’s work. It’s lovely to find a new author that you enjoy and I would heartily recommend this book to anyone who likes a good escapist read." Rachael, Whispering Stories Book Blog.
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‘Karen’s way of writing is so refreshing, modern and flows perfectly; a bit like a light breeze on a summer’s day: amazing.’  Kaisha, The Writing Garnet blog
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'What an enjoyable story this was...Anyone who likes stories about conflict within relationships will enjoy this book. (Linda, Amazon review)
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'I loved this story. Fun and exciting, it kept me glued to the page.' (Shelley, Amazon review)
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 The characters are so well portrayed and very believable - as are the situations Cassie gets herself into (well, sometimes they're down to the dreadful "Monster-in-Law"). (Pat, Amazon review
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It's a really good read, and I particularly liked the feeling that we were preparing for a wedding, as the wedding shopping excursions make you feel that you are preparing for the big day. This is a book that will make you smile. (Bobbie, Amazon review)

 


NEWS
 
My romance novels The Millionaire Plan and Never Say Forever (previously published under the name of Kay Harborne) are now rereleased by Accent Press. Look at the lovely covers!
 
Nominated for the Rone Award in 2014.   RONE Award Logo
 
 

                                                             

The Millionaire Plan           

 

 

                                                                                                                             

Love or money, what would you marry for?

Amber Wynters is on a mission to find a millionaire to marry - and fast. Her parents are nearly bankrupt and being forced to sell their family home, a beautiful Tudor house that has been in the family for generations, thanks to Amber's ex-fiancé persuading them to invest in his dodgy shares. Armed with a self-help book and a ten-point plan, she sets off to hook herself a rich husband. On a millionaire's yacht, she meets the drop-dead gorgeous Jed Curtess. The attraction between them is sizzling. It's a shame that he is only a hired hand. Can Amber ignore her heart and follow her plan?

 Available from Amazon

 Watch the teaser:  https://youtu.be/o-Xw8FwhUgE
                           

Some reviews 
 
I loved The Millionaire Plan by Karen King.. Amber Wynters needs to marry a millionaire - fast! This story follows her as she goes in search of a millionaire husband. I could really empathise with Amber's plight. She was likeable and 'real.' Jed was a real hunk, and the book was a page-turner.. Cleverly written and a glorious romantic book. Thoroughly recommended. (Diane, Amazon)
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“The Millionaire Plan” is a modern twist on a “rags-to-riches” story, where the girl has to decide if she wants to marry for money or for love. Although the trope has already been played to distraction, the love triangle between Amber, Jed, and Randy teases the reader just enough to make it interesting, leaving no clue as to who Amber will choose.  The developing romance between Amber and Jed is also well done, with both characters helpless in the face of their mutual attraction.  Ultimately Amber must discover where her heart truly lies and decide if the cost is worth it.  Now who could resist a love story like that? Ind'tale magazine 
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'The rules at the start of each chapter were humorous when compared to Amber’s actions.   Amber runs into Jed, literally, who works on his boss’ yacht.   Amber feels freedom to be herself around Jed and asks for his help after revealing her plan to him.The romance may have developed quickly but it felt real in how they spent time doing the little things together and enjoying each other’s company. Jed was totally endearing to me and I felt his relationship with his sister made him an even better man. Since I am a dog lover, the scene with Tess was precious to me.   http://www.morethanareview.com/books/the-millionaire-plan/ 
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 'The attraction between Jed and Amber is really sizzling.  The tension and attraction builds through the story and it's great.' Aimee (Good Reads)
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'I bought this book yesterday to take on holiday. The trouble is I'm halfway through it already and I don't go on holiday until Saturday.

It's so addictive! Silly me for thinking I would just read the first few pages. I just can't put it down, great read so far.

My packing is just going to have to wait now.' Gail.


  
 

Never Say Forever                                                               

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                       

Do you follow your dream or follow your heart?

That's the decision Kendall McKenzie has to make when she meets hunky businessman Jake Newman. He's as attracted to her as she is to him - but Kendall has vowed never to get married, and it seems that Jake has too. When they are together, sparks fly. It's obvious to everyone except themselves that they're meant to be together. Can Kendall trust Jake enough to give him her heart? And if she does, will she have to give up her dream?

 Available from : Amazon

 
  
 Watch the teaser:    https://youtu.be/WKANGwLzqY8          
                          

Some reviews 

Never Say Forever is a romantic novella set in the UK. I loved the opening scene when she runs into him with the baby stroller. Kendall is between jobs when she runs into Jake and he offers her the temporary position of being his assistant. Never realizing how hard it would be   to keep his rule of not getting involved with his staff.  Beautifully scenery makes you want to be in the story with them. I liked Jake from the   beginning. Good relationships between Kendall and her friends. Author created interesting situations to put them into. For US readers you   may find some unusual words. Never Say Forever is a good beach read; fun and romanticwww.morethanareview.com 

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I absolutely enjoyed this story! A charming tale of two people who never wanted commitment yet find themselves inexplicably drawn to one  another. The way they met was awesome- she plunged into him with a baby stroller! To add to the drama, she takes a job working for him. Learning to trust is difficult for both of them, and it's through huge misunderstandings that they eventually realize the depth of their own   emotions. Add doses of humor, reality and the gorgeous settings and it makes this a fantastic read for anytime of the year!  kdbee   Amazon review 


                                                        

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