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Cozying Up with Book Clubs

Winter may not be everyone’s favourite season, but the cold, biting temperatures are a great reason to stay inside and read. In the past two weeks, I had the honour of attending two book clubs-one in Lawrence Park in the evening, the other in the afternoon in Scarborough. In the warmth of both homes, accompanied […]

Reviews of The Dime Box

Read what others have to say about The Dime Box! I hope these reviews will inspire you to pick up a copy of your own from one of these retailers. “In the tradition of the phrase, be careful what you wish for, The Dime Box takes you down the winding paths of Greta’s life. Bit by […]

Loving Libraries and Librarians

Libraries are the heart and soul of our schools and communities. With this in mind, it was an honour to present at the 2020 Ontario Library SuperConference last week alongside my colleagues of the Crime Writers of Canada.  Writers have deep respect for the expertise, skills and never ending hard work of public and school […]

Reader’s Corner

Thank you for choosing to read The Dime Box. Please check out these photos from readers like you! Do you have individual, group, or book club photos that you would like to share? Upload them using the form below. Upload Image to Reader’s Corner

Words, Wine and Punch A-flowing

Last week I had the privilege of visiting the Rougemount Book Club. This group gets together monthly to explore new titles, discuss different points of view and interpret characters, metaphors and themes in novels. Established leaders serving a diverse range of sectors, members pick the books, so it was beyond humbling to learn The Dime […]

The Dime Box Goes Down Under

An interview by Kate J. Foster, a professional editor from Australia. Who are you and what do you write? Thank you for having me on your blog, Kate. So humbled to be here with you. My name is Karen, I’m from Toronto, Canada, and I write thrillers. My first novel, The Dime Box, was just released […]

A Moment of Gratitude

As the clock ticks down to the official release of The Dime Box on Monday November 25, I find myself consumed with a range of emotion. Excited? Nervous? Exhilarated? Anxious? It feels like being strapped into a rollercoaster, looping left, right and upside down, faster and faster, the car wheels screeching, barely touching the rails. […]

The Dime Box – Now Available!

‘The Dime Box’… It’s everything a domestic thriller should be and so much more. A book that leaves its mark on you—paints pictures in your head, complete with images you can’t unsee and feelings you can’t shake—is a book that’s achieved its purpose. ‘The Dime Box’, the debut novel by Karen Grose, does exactly that. Your […]

For Book Clubs

Thank you for choosing The Dime Box for your next read. I’m a huge fan of book clubs — there’s nothing better than the combination of carbs, friends, books and beverages of a sociable nature! I’m humbled you’re reading The Dime Box with your book club. Though your perspectives inspire discussions about the themes, characters […]