Detroit native Karen Dionne is the internationally published author of Boiling Point, an environmental thriller about an erupting volcano, a missing researcher, and a radical scheme to end global warming. Karen's first science thriller, Freezing Point, was nominated by RT Book Reviews as Best First Mystery of 2008. Freezing Point has been published in Germany and the Czech Republic. Her short story, "Calling the Shots," appears in the anthology First Thrills edited by Lee Child.
Karen is cofounder of the online writers community Backspace, and organizes the Backspace Writers Conferences held in New York City every year. She is a member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, and the International Thriller Writers, where she serves on the board of directors as Vice President, Technology.
Karen blogs at The Huffington Post, and writes about the publishing industry from an author's perspective at DailyFinance.
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Calling the Shots
By Karen Dionne
Published: June 7, 2012.
Jason just broke up with his pregnant girlfriend. Now he’s in the forest, cutting firewood alone, which he knows is a foolish and dangerous thing to do…
A short story of 1,500 words. First appeared in the anthology First Thrills: High-Octane Stories from the Hottest Thriller Authors ed. by Lee Child
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