Online Book Club

Join us every day on Instagram and Facebook for our online book club ‘Travel Europe Through Books.’ You’ll find great book recommendations from a variety of authors for books written from or about a new European country every month!



Thursday, June 8th 2023 @ 5:30pm, Boekhandel Dominicanen in Maastricht

The Maastricht Writers Workshop will be presenting work from various authors, including V M Karren. He will present excerpts from his Deceit of Riches Trilogy.

Wednesday, November 16th 2022 @19:30 at ‘t Keerhoes in Cadier en Keer:

Books by Authors from the Maastricht Writers’ Workshop will be available to buy at the annual Christmas Market held by the International Women’s Club of Maastricht

Check the Maastricht Writers Workshop website for other events with author V M Karren and books by Fly-By-Night Press.

MAASTRICHT, NETHERLANDS.  Meet & Greet with author Val Karren.  Saturday, May 29, 2021. @ The English Bookstore.

MAASTRICHT, NETHERLANDS.  Book Talk & Signing of The Deceit of Riches.  Monday, June 26th, 2021, 14:00 & 16:00 @ The English Bookstore.



MAASTRICHT, NETHERLANDS.  Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 18:00-19:00 PM @ Student Radio Maastricht (Centre Ceramique, Maastricht).  Listen to program HERE.

MAASTRICHT, NETHERLANDS.  Wednesday, March 11, 2021, 19:00-20:00 PM @ The Maastricht Edition (Facebook Live).  Listen to program HERE.


  • Book Launch: The Plucked Hen, Saturday, 7 November 2020 @ the author’s home.
  • Book Launch: The Witch of Drontenburg, Saturday, 19 September 2020 @ the author’s home.
  • Book Club Event @ The Triborder Literary & Laughter Society.  Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 at 7:30PM.

PROVO, UT.  Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 7:00PM @  The Provo City Library at Academy Square.

IDAHO FALLS, ID.  August 3rd, 2019 at 3:00 pm. @ The Idaho Falls Public Library.

SEATTLE, WA.  August 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm @ The Neverending Bookshop, Edmonds, WA.

SALT LAKE CITY, UT. September 29, 2018 at 2:00 pm @ The King’s English Bookshop.



The Deceit of Riches has just been recognized by two book award organizations:  

  • Winner in the categories of ‘Faction’ and ‘Political Thriller’ by the National Indie Excellence ward.
  • Finalist in the category of ‘General Fiction (over 80,000 words)’ by the Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

WASHINGTON, DC.  Next Generation Indie Book Awards Ceremony, by invitation only.  Friday June 21, 2019, @ Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC



Part of your own book club and interested in a free interactive group experience with your book’s author?  Val Karren, author of The Deceit of Riches and many other books, is available to participate via Skype in book club discussions about his books. For more information or to make an appointment, contact him at No group is too small.



Val Karren is available for speaking engagements and other events in both the US and Europe by appointment.  For more information please contact him at