Take a Literary Trip to Scotland This Week

Writer / Critic


By Karen Campbell

Scottish author Karen Campbell has transformed what might have been a typical genre thriller into something truly special, deserving of a wider readership than it probably will receive in the U.S. Her phrasing is such that each time you open it, you discover yourself transported to the Scottish Highlands northwest of Glasgow, deep into the lives of Justine Strang, the Anderson family, and the variously interesting locals of her Kilmacarra (around Kilmartin, which you might look up for visual reference, as geography plays a critical role in the novel).

Justine flees her brutal, abusive pimp in Glasgow, stealing hundreds of pounds for good measure in the process. She plans to run as far north as possible, hoping to drop off the grid. She, however, detours into Kilmacarra, where she comes upon Michael Anderson seemingly injured in the graveyard of the local church. Injured he is; however…

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I am an artist, accountant and author living in western New York, transplanted from Denmark, Michigan, Florida, West Virginia, Pennsylvania (in that order!) I love the beauty of the world and sharing it with others through jewelry, photography, digital painting and writing.

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