She has written over 50 novels with one being turned into a feature film, another into a made-for-TV movie for CBS, and a few others have been optioned for feature films and should be in theaters in the upcoming years.
Ten Facts about Karen Kingsbury:
- Born June 8, 1963 in Fairfax, Virginia.
- 1992, Her first book published, Missy's Murder, based on a murder story in LA she covered as a reporter.
- 1998, published first piece of inspirational fiction, Where Yesterday Lives.
- 2005, Oceans Apart wins Gold Medallion for Best Book of the Year and Retailer's Choice Award.
- 2005, Redemption Series wins Retailer Choice Best Series Award.
- 2007, Ever After wins Gold Medallion for Best Book of the Year.
- 2007, Found wins Retailer's Choice Award.
- 2009, first song she helped co-write with Gary Baker and Richie McDonald titled "Walls" is released by Richie McDonald.
- 2010, Her novel Like Dandelion Dust is released as a major motion picture starring Mira Sorveno.
- Dubbed by Time Magazine as the Queen of Christian Fiction.
For a list of her major works, check out her website here.
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