Karen was a teenager in the late sixties and remembers well the
idealistic hopes and dreams that she shared with many of her
generation. Her memories of Toronto’s Yonge Street, Rochdale College
and meeting members of the Hare Krishna Cult are vividly portrayed
in her novel. As a young person, Karen believed that peace and love can
conquer all; she still does.
As a Sociology major, Karen studied and explored many aspects of
diverse religious cults. At a Master’s Degree level, she researched and
presented a seminar on the concept of deviance and its relationship to
Her careers include being a mom (#1), nursing and teaching.
She has two grown children and lives in Horseshoe Valley (God’s
Country) in Ontario, Canada with her husband, Stu and their puppy,
A Child of God is Karen’s first novel.