Karen DeMers Dowdall was born in New England and spent her elementary-grade school years in Granby, Connecticut. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a bachelor’s degree in nursing, master’s degree in clinical research nursing and a PhD in Clinical Nutrition.
K. D. is also a lover of ballet, jazz, ballroom dance, contemporary dance, and has had her own dance studio. K. D. loves to swim, was once an ocean lifeguard in college, loves scuba diving, water skiing, and snow skiing. She loves to visit art museums and historical places.
K. D. has written songs, poetry, short stories, and now several fiction novels; a children’s fantasy adventure story with two books to follow as a series, a historical mystery/murder with a dash romance and a third fiction, a mystery thriller with light romance. She is currently writing a historical time-slip novel that will be a series.
Along the way, it has been her good fortune to live in the Republic of China, Saudi Arabia, and England. Each culture she experienced reinforced her belief that all cultures are rich in storytelling to explain their human hopes, dreams, struggles, and life experiences, often in magical fantasy presentations.