Fox, Karen A. 1956-

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FOX, Karen A. 1956-

PERSONAL:

Born March 15, 1956, in Jackson, MI; daughter of Richard and Margaret (maiden name, Herrick; later surname, Hamilton) Weible; married John Fox (a network analyst), August 21, 1976; children: Jonathan, Victoria, Kent. Ethnicity: "White." Education: Steilacoom Community College, A.A., 1981. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Presbyterian.

ADDRESSES:

Home—P.O. Box 31541, Colorado Springs, CO 80931-1541. Office—MITRE Corp., 1155 Academy Park Loop, Colorado Springs, CO 80910. Agent—Lucienne Diver, Spectrum Literary Agency, 320 Central Park W., Suite 1-D, New York, NY 10025. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

MITRE Corp., Colorado Springs, CO, technical assistant, 1981-95; Commercial Interiors, Gulfport, MS, administrative assistant, 1995-97; MITRE Corp., member of technical project support staff, 1997—.

MEMBER:

Romance Writers of America (member of board of directors, 2003), Pike Peak Romance Writers, Pikes Peak Writers.

WRITINGS:

ROMANCE NOVELS

Prince of Charming (fantasy), Jove (New York, NY), 2000.

Grand Design (historical), Zebra Books (New York, NY), 2001.

Buttercup Baby (fantasy), Jove (New York, NY), 2001.

Cupid's Melody (fantasy), Jove (New York, NY), 2003.

Impractical Magic (fantasy), Jove (New York, NY), 2003.

A Touch of Charm (historical), Zebra Books (New York, NY), 2003.

WORK IN PROGRESS:

Dragonsong, a work of fantasy fiction, for Luna Press (Buffalo, NY); research on suspense and fantasy.

SIDELIGHTS:

Karen A. Fox told CA: "I've always had stories in my head. I thought everyone did until I grew older and realized this was a bit unusual. The only way to go on is to put those stories onto paper. I love writing. Making other people come to life and sharing their adventures is wonderful. I particularly like paranormal subjects, as I feel there is too much reality around us all the time, and romance is perfect. I like having the happy endings, as too many times it doesn't happen for us."

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Booklist, September 15, 2001, Diana Tixier Herald, review of Buttercup Baby, p. 203.

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