Who is That Healey Girl?

Kia ora! I’m Karen Healey (also Kate Healey), an author living in the beautiful east side of Ōtautahi (Christchurch), New Zealand. I write thoughtful speculative fiction and contemporary romance with a mythic twist.

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Karen Healey (also Kate Healey) is the author of That Healey Girl, and also an award-winning writer of science fiction, urban fantasy, magical romance and contemporary romance.