Press Releases

The Perfect Lie

NO 1 BEST-SELLING AUTHOR, KAREN OSMAN, RELEASES
THIRD PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE NOVEL

8 August 2019

Where do you run when deceit catches up with you? How far would you go to clear your name? These are some of the questions faced by Karen Osman’s complex characters in her latest novel, The Perfect Lie. Published on 8 August 2019 by Aria Fiction, The Perfect Lie is Karen’s third chilling work, following the success of The Good Mother and The Home.

The Home Hits No 1 Bestseller List

5 March 2019

The Home has hit the number 1 spot on the Amazon bestseller lists. This is Karen Osman's second novel following her successful debut The Good Mother.

KAREN OSMAN TO HOST TV SHOW FOR BOOK LOVERS

19 February, 2019

Best-selling author Karen Osman will host a new online TV show all about books, in partnership with Borders Middle East. Launching February 2019, “Karen’s Bookshelf” has been created by dubai ON demand and will be broadcast on YouTube and IGTV. Click here to subscribe. 

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KAREN OSMAN PART OF AUTHOR LINE UP
AT EMIRATES AIRLINE FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE

2 January 2018

Karen Osman will be showcasing her recently published novel The Home at the upcoming Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, renowned for its impressive lineup of authors. Held from 1 to 9 March at Dubai Festival City, this year marks its eleventh anniversary.

The Good Mother in Amazon top two best-sellers

19 September 2018

The Good Mother, a psychological thriller, has reached the top two best-sellers on Amazon, currently sitting at number two in the thriller category and number three in the suspense category.

The Home excerpt

BEST-SELLING AUTHOR KAREN OSMAN RELEASES SECOND NOVEL

25 August 2018

Following on from her previous best-selling success, Karen's second book The Home will be released across all digital formats on 4 September 2018 and in paperback on 4 October 2018, published by Aria Fiction. Another chilling read, the fictional work delves into the darkness of living in a children’s home, casting a shadow over family ties and what it means to belong.

The Home Cover Reveal

Karen Osman's second book cover reveal

25 June 2018

Award-winning author, Karen Osman, reveals the cover for her second book, The Home, in partnership with Crime Book Junkie

KAREN OSMAN PART OF AUTHOR LINE UP
AT 10th ANNIVERSARY LIT FEST

February 22, 2018

Karen Osman will be showcasing her recently published, award-winning novel The Good Mother at the upcoming Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, renowned for its impressive line up of authors. Held from 1 to 10 March at Dubai Festival City, this year marks its tenth anniversary.

COSTA TEAMS UP WITH AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR KAREN OSMAN TO HOST FREE CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS

December 1, 2017

In support of the 10th Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, Costa Coffee UAE has teamed up with award-winning author and winner of the 2016 Montegrappa Writing Prize, Karen Osman, to host a series of creative writing workshops at a selection of its flagship stores across Dubai. The free-to-attend, ninety-minute workshops will give budding writers the perfect opportunity to get started on their writing journey.

The Good Mother Reaches Number 1 on Amazon Australia

November 28, 2017

Karen Osman's debut novel, The Good Mother, reached number 1 on Amazon Australia. The thriller, which has been described as a domestic noir novel, has received incredible reviews and is available for download on Amazon, Kobo, iBooks, and Google Play.

Karen Osman's debut novel is published

October 1, 2017

The Good Mother, written by award-winning writer, Karen Osman, is published and available to purchase on Amazon, Kobo, iBooks, and Google Play. A paperback edition is also available in Sainbury's stores across the UK and in Magrudys in the UAE.

TRAVEL INK FOUNDER, KAREN OSMAN, WINS MONTEGRAPPA WRITING PRIZE AT THE EMIRATES AIRLINE FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE

12 March 2016

'The Good Mother' is a dark psychological thriller based on a mother’s letters to a prison inmate incarcerated for murder
Karen Osman, the founder of Travel Ink, has won the Montegrappa Writing Prize at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature for her novel Dear Michael. The fictional work is a thriller, set in the North of England about a mother who writes to a convicted murderer in prison. It’s not long before she is involved in a complex relationship with the inmate, which sees her descend into a world of plotting, deception and revenge.

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