Cover Reveal!

Humbled The Dime Box (translated title, The Lost Girl) will be released in Taiwan and across Asia next week. Love the cover. ❤️ Deepest thanks to Sharp Point Press, Tymo Lin and his colleagues at 台灣犯罪作家聯會 Crime Writers of Taiwan for taking Greta’s story on this remarkable journey. 🙏🥰

Amnesty International Book Club features Karen Grose’s The Dime Box

Congratulations to one of my favourite authors, Karen Grose! This week, Amnesty International announced The Dime Box by Canadian author Karen Grose as their 2021 March/April Book Club novel to coincide with International Women’s Day. Set in Ontario, The Dime Box is the story of a young woman, Greta Giffen, who is accused of murdering her father. The novel embodies the […]

Gratitude for a Special Gift

When a writer puts words to a page, it’s normal to feel a surge of adrenaline. Yet I believe it’s also normal that adrenaline is mixed with a healthy measure of self-doubt. Will anyone read this novel? I hope so. What if they do? Inhale. Exhale. Panic. Will they like it? Will they not? After […]

Ramona Meharg Interviews Karen Grose

Ramona Meharg, host of I wish I Knew EDU, interviews Karen Grose, author of The Dime Box. This Week on I Wish I Knew EDU, I’m talking to Karen Grose @kgrose2 about her journey from Teacher to Supt, @tvo #EdTech, equity of access, the writing process, telling your story and her first novel #TheDimeBox. Listen […]

#mrscorbettsbookclub interview with author Karen Grose

Alanna King hosts Lisa Corbett and her guest Karen Grose, author of her debut novel The Dime Box. Lisa asks Karen about the impetus for the novel and her writing process. Grose talks about the research she needed to do to accurately create the power dynamics that gradually reveal Greta’s origin story. Listen to the […]

Karen Grose discusses The Dime Box

An interview by Diane Bator, member of the Crime Writers of Canada and the Headwater Writers’ Guild. I had the pleasure of meeting Karen at a writing event before we went into self-isolation for Covid-19 and bought a copy of her novel. Tell us about your life outside of writing. I’m a mom, an educator […]

The Lakefield Herald – Interview with Karen Grose

Stephanie McPherson is a librarian with the Trent Lakes Library. In this unprecedented time, I decided to reach out to interview local authors. My first interview is with Karen Grose, who has a house in Trent Lakes. Karen’s debut novel, The Dime Box, was released internationally a few months ago. Full article available in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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