Karen Spears Zacharias grew up in a military family. Her father was killed in action in 1966. That early experience led Karen into a career as a journalist. She studied at Berry College, Oregon State University and Eastern Oregon University. Karen has worked at newspapers around the country. Her commentary has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Newsweek, CNN, National Public Radio and The Huffington Post. Read More
“Literary fiction worth its salt should speak to the human condition. CHRISTIAN BEND does not disappoint and will leave you on your feet, tears streaking your face, cheering for more.” –Michel Stone, award-winning author of BORDER CHILD and THE IGUANA TREE
“A must read. Compelling and heartbreaking.
ANN RULE/ New York Times bestselling author
“I love a writer that’s not afraid to walk with real people and speak the truth of their lives. Keep shining your light Karen!” — Jeff Foxworthy