Karen Healey

Karen Healey is the author of the critically acclaimed Guardian of the Dead, The Shattering, and the first book in this series, When We Wake. She is also a secondary school teacher. She has heard tell of magical things called weekends.

Books by Karen Healey

While We Run

Published: April 2014

It's 2127, and the future is at stake. But Abdi and Tegan must save themselves before they can save the world.

When We Wake

Published: February 2013

The last thing Tegan remembers is the crack as the gun went off, intense pain, and everything fading to black. One hundred years later, she wakes up. A fast-paced near-future romance. 'A stirring and century-spanning adventure story that vividly shows how the future is created by our mistakes, our triumphs, and our love.' - Scott Westerfeld

The Shattering

Published: July 2011

Keri, Janna and Sione have two things in common: they each have an older brother who committed suicide, and they each have a connection with Summerton. As the three teenagers delve deeper into the mystery they uncover secrets that will shatter everything they thought they knew.

Guardian of the Dead

Published: April 2010

'In less than a day I had been harassed, enchanted, shouted at, cried on, and clawed. I'd been cold, scared, dirty, exhausted, hungry, and miserable. And up until now, I'd been mildly impressed with my ability to cope.'

A gripping fantasy set on the shifting boundary between what is real and what is legend. Can Ellie discover a power she never knew she possessed?

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