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Karen Odden

Karen Odden’s interest in the Victorian era goes back to her New York University Ph.D. dissertation. In it, she examined how descriptions of injuries from nineteenth-century railway disasters in popular novels, medical literature and legal documents helped to create a discourse out of which Freud and other psychologists drew their ideas of “trauma.” A member of Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime, Odden was awarded a 2021 Grant from Arizona Commission on the Arts. Odden currently resides in Scottsdale, Ariz. with her husband, her two children, and her ridiculously cute rescue beagle, Rosy. Her fourth novel, "Down a Dark River," will be published on November 9, 2021 by Crooked Lane Books.

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Down a Dark River
Mystery / Thrillers
Crooked Lane Books
November 2021
ISBN 9781643858692
336 pages

A Trace of Deceit
A Novel
Mystery / Thrillers
HarperCollins Publishers
January 2019
ISBN 9780062796622
416 pages

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