Author K.S. Jones, whose first name is Karen, has two published books — Shadow of the Hawk, a young adult historical, and her newest title, Karen Award nighta middle-grade sci-fi/ fantasy called Black Lightning. Her debut novel won gold at the Literary Classics Book Awards and recently placed first in the esteemed Chaucer Awards. Karen lives in the beautiful Texas Hill Country with her husband, Richard, and their three dogs, Libby Loo, Red Bleu, and Jack Black.