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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.

+++ In a Small Compass, Vol. 2 (short story collection) +++

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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Cover: Almost Invincible
(The White Knight and Black Valentine Series, #3)
by Kristen Brand

The author sent me an ARC of this book (mobi format) in exchange for an honest review.

My rating:  ⭐⭐⭐⭐  (four stars)

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A theme park turns into a death-trap of sadistic supervillains…

White Knight is the most popular superhero in the country—which is bad news for David Del Toro,...

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Sameer kedare hey thanks karen!!


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Karen You are welcome. :)


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