Karen Dionne

USA Today and #1 Internationally Bestselling Thriller Author

Karen writes award-winning psychological suspense set in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula wilderness.

Watch for the movie based on her novel The Marsh King’s Daughter starring Daisy Ridley and Ben Mendelsohn coming in 2022!

Sign up for Karen’s newsletter to get the latest updates!

Karen’s award-winning novels set in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula wilderness have been translated into dozens of languages and landed on bestseller lists around the world.

"Dionne is proving to be one of the finest suspense writers working today.”

Recent News


Karen draws heavily on her homesteading adventures in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula during the 1970s to write her wilderness thrillers. Find out more!

August Events

August 12 – 1:00 PM – Traverse City, Michigan – signing at Brilliant Books
August 13 – 10:30 AM – Charlevoix, Michigan – signing at Round Lake Bookstore
August 13 – 4:00 – 6:00 PM – Petoskey, Michigan – signing at McLean & Eakin Booksellers

August 7 – Back Room event with Meg Gardiner, Megan Miranda, Rochelle Weinstein, Shanora Williams

August 23 – Back Room event with Alma Katsu, Chris Holm, Bianca Marais, Peng Shepherd

Copyright © 2022 Karen Dionne - All Rights Reserved