© 2019 Karen Dietrich


​Karen Dietrich is the author of GIRL AT THE EDGE, a psychological thriller forthcoming from Grand Central Publishing on March 3, 2020.  She is also the author of THE GIRL FACTORY: A MEMOIR and several poetry chapbooks.  Karen plays drums in the indie rock band Essential Machine.  She lives east of Pittsburgh, PA with her husband, son, and three cats.



A thrilling nature-versus-nurture psychological suspense novel about a daughter trying to deny her worst impulses and distance herself from her violent and dangerous father. 
March 3, 2020 from Grand Central Publishing
“Karen Dietrich can stop your heart with a sentence.”
—Paula McLain, author of New York Times Bestseller The Paris Wife

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