About the Author

"The author's mastery of her craft is exquisite; she has a magnificent way with words."

Karelia Stetz-Waters writes happily-ever-afters for women who love women. Whether it’s romance or thriller, her characters get the epic wins they deserve and more. She lives her own happily-ever-after in Oregon with her wife of 20+ years. When she’s not writing, she’s teaching college writing, gardening, drawing, or trying to figure out how to make a model of the clitoris out of paper maché.


She’d love to hear from you at www.kareliastetzwaters.com


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Choose from a wide selection of books by Karelia Stetz-Waters

For Good by Karelia Stetz-Waters

Marydale didn’t intend to hide her past from Kristen, but the prospect of a friend who doesn’t know she spent time in prison is too tempting to pass up. Add in the passionate night they share, ...

Worth the Wait by Karelia Stetz-Waters

Merritt spent high school pining after Avery, but never made a move. Their friendship meant too much. The one time it seemed things might change, Avery chose her budding career. So Merritt...


A Romance Writer

Karelia Stetz-Waters is a celebrated and highly accomplished Romance Author...

Karelia Stetz-Waters publishes in several genres, but romance is her favorite. She is passionate about providing happy endings and a vision of redemptive love for readers of all orientations. Her novels include For Good, Something True, The Admirer, The Purveyor, and Lambda Literary Award and Golden Crown Literary Society finalist Forgive Me If I've Told You This Before.

She and her wife live in Oregon and have been together for nineteen years. Karelia has a BA in comparative literature from Smith College and an MA in English literature from the University of Oregon, and she currently teaches English at Linn-Benton Community College. Karelia loves to hear from readers, and you can find her at KareliaStetzWaters.com.

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What People are Saying

"Great story and journey, don't miss reading it."

OMG. I need six stars. No, ten stars.
How can I express how much I love this book? I love Avery. I love Merritt.

Another great "Out in Portland" book by the author. I could not put the book done had to read it in one sitting.


This is my absolute favorite f/f romance. Ever. There are sparks flying everywhere.



Sarah Kay


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Knowing that happily-ever-after is possible for everyone, Karelia Stetz-Waters has made it her life’s mission to craft happy endings about women finding true love. 

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