Karen is a USA Today Best Selling author. She has published over 40 books, some under her own name, but the majority under her various pen names. As Dakota Madison, Karen writes New Adult, contemporary and Love in Midlife romance. In 2014 Dakota was awarded the prestigious RONE Award for Excellence in the Indie and Small Publishing Industry. As Ren Monterrey, she has reached into the erotic romance market with the much acclaimed Club Series. Under the name Sierra Avalon, Karen has published four New Adult romance novels. As Savannah Young, Karen writes her Old Town Country Romance Series, based on the small rural New Jersey town in which she grew up. She has also written over a dozen books as Karen Mueller Bryson including stories of inspiration, children’s books, quirky comedies, a biography, and even a graphic novel.