Karen has been writing since early childhood, and is never without a headful of Book. Her first love is dogs, and, having contributed widely to specialist magazines, she has since turned her hand to fiction, winning, rather appropriately, the BBC Radio 4 ‘Square Dog’ competition twice in succession, contributing to the American ‘Wolfsongs’ anthology, and also winning the  ‘Aesthetica Magazine’ literary prize in 2008. She has also won the American Kennel Club short-story award, as well as the prestigious 2009 Village Writers competiton, with 'Sparrowbane.'

‘Seers’ was published in December 2008, with its sequel, ‘Seers’ Moon’ following in November 2009. She is currently writing ‘Dogwatch’, the second in a series of crime-novels (with dogs!)
Karen, who has two children and five grandchildren, lives with her long-suffering husband and two beloved dogs in small-town East Yorkshire, and likes crime-novels and red wine. She plans on having her ashes scattered in M&S, where she’s spent many a happy hour, and also quite fancies being immortalised in Lego.