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!

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

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

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Inspiration

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

June Events

June 1 – 4 – ThrillerFest – New York, New York

June 1 – CraftFest lecture – “Six Things I Learned From Writing My Breakout Book”

June 3 – “Big Screen, Small Screen, or Netflix?” with Karin Slaughter, Alex Finlay, Mark Greaney, Isabella Maldonado, Matthew Quirk, Veronica Roth

June 12 – Back Room event with Katie Gutierrez, William Martin, Hannah Mary McKinnon, Riley Sager

June 26 – Back Room event with Alex Finlay, Gar Anthony Haywood, Chris Pavone, David Yoon

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