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Karen Foxlee

Biography

Karen Foxlee

Karen Foxlee was born in Mount Isa, Queensland, in 1971. She has worked most of her adult life as a registered nurse. She has a Bachelor of Arts with a major in creative writing and lives in Gympie. In 2006, Karen was awarded the Queensland Premier’s Literary Award for Best Emerging Author, an award that resulted in the publication of The Anatomy of Wings. The novel has since been picked up by an American publisher. Karen is working on her next book.

Karen Foxlee

Books by Karen Foxlee

by Karen Foxlee - Young Adult 14+

Quiet misfit Rose doesn't expect to fall in love with the sleepy beach town of Leonora. Nor does she expect to become fast friends with beautiful, vivacious Pearl Kelly. Pearl convinces Rose to visit Edie Baker, once a renowned dressmaker, now a rumored witch. Together Rose and Edie hand-stitch an unforgettable dress of midnight blue for Rose to wear at the Harvest Festival—a dress that will have long-lasting consequences on life in Leonora, a dress that will seal the fate of one of the girls.