What Do a Romanian Banker, Olives, and the Narrowest Street in Europe All Have in Common?

All of these things–and many other suspenseful and surprising elements–are featured in V M Karren’s new crime fiction novel! As of TODAY, From the Rooftops, is now available on Amazon. Here is one of the first reviews: “What a wonderful second novel! It displays the versatility evident in Karren’s first work of fiction. This second … More What Do a Romanian Banker, Olives, and the Narrowest Street in Europe All Have in Common?

Author Interview: American Novelist Writes About Modern Romania

For a Westerner, Romania is a fascinating place to travel, with fantastic skiing and hiking in the Transylvanian Alps, the richly ornate architecture of Bucharest and other cities, and the well-preserved peasant life in the rural villages. But beyond this, Romanian culture is rich with tradition, patriotism, and high artistic achievement. The struggle of the … More Author Interview: American Novelist Writes About Modern Romania

Book Trailer: From the Rooftops by V M Karren

My dear readers, I am excited to present to you the book trailer for my new novel From the Rooftops, the long-awaited sequel to my award-winning historical thriller The Deceit of Riches! I will be releasing From the Rooftops on October 10th, 2019 via Amazon. Pre-orders will soon be available, so stay tuned. As subscribers, … More Book Trailer: From the Rooftops by V M Karren

15 Seconds of Fame

When I finished the manuscript of The Deceit of Riches two years ago I had hopes that one day maybe I would be known for adding something of value to the world’s library. I had hoped that my writing could both entertain and educate readers at the same time. I wanted to write an exciting … More 15 Seconds of Fame

In Memory of Liberty -Part 2: Ukraine

Five years ago, Ukraine was a country on the brink of losing its hard won independence, due to the treachery of its President. The corrupt political class that controlled the government quickly reversed decades of progressive political reforms in two years time. Bad habits of government officials, learned during seventy years of communism, proved harder … More In Memory of Liberty -Part 2: Ukraine

Second National Award for The Deceit of Riches

We were astounded and thrilled last night to learn that The Deceit of Riches had won another national award, this time from the National Indie Excellence Awards, under the topic of ‘Faction’: (Think: Historical Fiction). You can see the book posted among the winners HERE. We are extremely grateful to all our contributors and supporters for helping us gain this kind of recognition. The award also goes to you! … More Second National Award for The Deceit of Riches