Mystery at Burr Oak: A Dog Named Wang
Who says a dog is man’s best friend? Could be a woman’s best friend too. When a stray dog and a wealthy but lonely city girl connect, everyone comes out a winner. Penny Powers begins a new life when her uncle leaves her his rural Iowa estate, Burr Oak. She and the dog, Wanger Doops, become best friends in the midst of thrilling intrigue and romance. A surprising hero emerges when the mystery at Burr Oak is solved.
About Karen Carr (Northern Iowa Author)
Born and raised near Spencer, IA, a partner in a family farm near Rockford, IA for several years, & secretary at Mercy in Mason City, IA for 33 years, Karen is all Iowan. She retired from the local hospital after 33 years where she worked first as a Unit Clerk in the Pediatric Department for 17 years, then transferred to the Behavioral Services Outpatient Clinic as department secretary until her retirement in 2013. Mother of two adult children and grandmother of four, she continues to call Mason City home.
Children’s books - The Many Hats of Jeremiah Porter,” *My Hot Air Balloon, and Littlest Penguin..Her cozy mystery/romance, “Mystery at Burr Oak: A Dog Named Wang,” was published as a tribute to her mother, whose dog was named Wang (short for Wanger Doops). Read the book to learn about the story of how Wang got his name.
Karen’s historical Christian novel, “A Safe Haven for Beth” is due out April 2018. Her next book is a children’s picture book, What's That Strange Noise? co-authored by her youngest granddaughter and is in the publishing process, as well as “A Daisy for Sarah.”