Epilogue Author Interview: Karen Grose

We are so excited to welcome Karen Grose! Her book, The Dime Box, was published in November: “Buried secrets lie closest to the heart. Greta Giffen barely escaped being murdered by the man she grew up with. She’s not sure who Ian is, or who she is, but she’s determined to find out. When she bolts from […]

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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. “The Dime Box is a thriller with a refreshing take on the murder mystery genre. With an engaging character to follow and an elusive mystery to […]

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 […]

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

Are you reading The Dime Box with the Amnesty International Book Club? Download the March/April 2021 Book Club Discussion Guide. 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! […]