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Karen E. Olson

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I am the author of the Black Hat Thrillers and the Annie Seymour and Tattoo Shop mystery series.

My new suspense series, which Kirkus Reviews calls "electrifying," begins with HIDDEN, It features a computer hacker who has been hiding in plain sight on Block Island off the coast of Rhode Island until her past finally catches up to her. The second in the series, SHADOWED, and third, BETRAYED, are also available. The fourth, VANISHED, will be out in early 2018.

My first book, SACRED COWS, won the Sara Ann Freed Award for best first mystery and my fourth book, SHOT GIRL, was shortlisted for a Shamus Award.
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Black Hat Thrillers!

My series now has a title: The Black Hat Thrillers! My publisher and I had been going in circles about this before HIDDEN was published. Since "Nicole Jones" isn't my protagonist's real name and she uses different aliases in each book, it didn't seem right to use that as a series title. After some back and forth on the issue, we agreed that the series would go untitled. But we revisited this in th Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 03, 2016 10:19 Tags: black-hat-thrillers, hacker, mystery, suspense, thriller
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“I shook my head. "Not Interested" I said.
he straightened up. "Not interested in what?"
In you." I couldn't be more blunt.
Excuse me, miss, but I was going to ask if you would like to sign up for karaoke.”
Karen E. Olson, The Missing Ink

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Beth Hi Karen,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author!
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