Karen Oberlaender

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Karen was born in Central Europe, discovering her love for languages at an early age. She is a linguist, translator, and technical author; writing is done in her spare time. She spends her time mainly in Germany and Ireland, collecting her inspirations on the go.
Her stories comprise some hobbies, favourite locations, animals, topics, beverages, etc. Most of the locations do exist; pubs and/or shops might be gone; people are fictional unless stated otherwise.

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Karen's personal motto:
Don’t look back in anger!

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A typical work day begins with… black coffee and my schedule.
I lose track of time… when I am reading.
I have always… wanted to live in Ireland.
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The Boy on the Bridge by Effrosyni Moschoudi #BookReview @FrostieMoss

Cover: The Boy on the Bridge
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A young man determined to protect his girl… A teenage boy offering prophecies… and a series of unexplained events.


Lefteris and his darling girl, Evgenia, live a quiet and happy life together in a mountain vill

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Sameer kedare hey thanks karen!!


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Karen You are welcome. :)


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