Karen Brooks
About the author

Karen Brooks

Karen Brooks is the author of eleven books, an academic of more than twenty years' experience, a newspaper columnist and social commentator, and has appeared regularly on national TV and radio. Before turning to academia, she was an army officer for five years, and prior to that dabbled in acting.She lives in Hobart, Tasmania, in a beautiful stone house with its own marvellous history. When she's not writing, she's helping her husband Stephen in his brewery, Captain Bligh's Ale and Cider, or cooking for family and friends, travelling, cuddling and walking her dogs, stroking her cats, or curled up with a great book and dreaming of more stories.

Books by Karen Brooks

Karen Brooks Articles

The Darkest Shore Author, Karen Brooks tells us how She's Never Cried so Much Researching a Book

Review | Author Related

3 March 2020

The Darkest Shore Author, Karen Brooks tells us how She's Never Cried so Much Researching a Book

    The Darkest Shore is a Major Achievement for Karen Brooks: See Why Here

    Review | Extract

    3 March 2020

    The Darkest Shore is a Major Achievement for Karen Brooks: See Why Here

      The Darkest Shore by Karen Brooks is a Powerful, Bewitching Read

      Review | Our Review

      3 March 2020

      The Darkest Shore by Karen Brooks is a Powerful, Bewitching Read

        Telling Female Stories: Karen Brooks on writing The Chocolate Maker's Wife

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        27 February 2019

        Telling Female Stories: Karen Brooks on writing The Chocolate Maker's Wife

          Writing Women Back Into History: Read an extract from The Chocolate Maker's Wife by Karen Brooks

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          22 February 2019

          Writing Women Back Into History: Read an extract from The Chocolate Maker's Wife by Karen Brooks

            Love, Revenge, Chocolate: Review of The Chocolate Maker's Wife by Karen Brooks

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            19 February 2019

            Love, Revenge, Chocolate: Review of The Chocolate Maker's Wife by Karen Brooks