Please judge my book by its cover!

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but are they the right words? Planning and designing a cover can make or break a book’s success. Will a reader find the art work on the front (and back) of a closed book intriguing enough to pick it up? If she is tempted enough to open … More Please judge my book by its cover!

The Deceit of Riches Book Trailer

Watch our new book trailer to find out more about this thrilling novel, an excellent gift choice. It’s available now for a reduced price as a paperback or Kindle download, or through Kindle Unlimited.  Check Amazon via the button to the right.

Love Thine Enemies

By Val Karren “Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy… ”  –St. Matthew 5:43 There is in each of us, no matter where we come from, a conditioning that we receive from our homelands. By the time we reach adulthood, this conditioning lies deep in … More Love Thine Enemies

‘The Deceit of Riches’ Now Available

Val Karren’s new thriller, The Deceit of Riches, is now available to order on Amazon at the following link: Get Your Own Copy After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 anything that wasn’t bolted to the floor was up for grabs. Oil fields, banks and military hardware were targeted for hostile take overs … More ‘The Deceit of Riches’ Now Available

The Day the Sky Fell In

by V M Karren The day the sky fell in, my wife stood alone in the kitchen and wept. While my wife wept alone in the kitchen, my two-year old son tinkered with a set of puzzles of a boat, a train, a race car and an airplane. While my son played happily and asked … More The Day the Sky Fell In