Karen Berg-Raftakis

Girls' Night Out on Monday, November 20th at 7 pm at Irish Times in Brookfield.  Discussion on and reading from Slaughter on Sanibel Island$5 burger and fries night!

Author attended Writer's Police Academy in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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A Killing Too Close to Home is now available on Kindle.

May 7, 2015​


A Killing Too Close to Home is now published and available on Amazon.com and CreateSpace Store.

May 1, 2015​

In the month of October, for every sale of A Killing Too Close to Home through either this website or Amazon.com, a dollar will be donated towards breast cancer research.

​You can now buy the author's poetry collection:  And the Days Go By:  Twenty-Five Years of Poetry (1988-2013) through the Amazon link on the bottom of the Home Page.

November 1st - 30th, 2016

March 30, 2017

Libraries can be Lethal is on sale now at www.Amazon.com!!!

Slaughter on Sanibel Island is now available on www.amazon.com or https://www.createspace.com/5733309!!

Writing & Self-Publishing:  What I Wish Somebody Had Told Me- North Riverside Public Library Presentation on Wednesday, November 8th at 6:30 pm.

November 8, 2017

November 26, 2016

Author attended Writer's Police Academy in Appleton, Wisconsin.

August 20th - 23rd, 2015

​A Killing Too Close to Home is now available at both Brookfield and Riverside IL libraries.

June 20, 2015

3.5 Stars

June 2018

On Saturday, November 26th, author will be at Centuries & Sleuths from 10 am - 12 pm with other authors celebrating independent bookstores.

March 1, 2018

April 2018

March 9, 2016

For the month of November a portion of the proceeds from every sale of the book or Kindle versions of A Killing Too Close to Home will be donated to the Go Red Campaign.

April 21, 2016

​​​Author is donating a copy of her latest book Libraries can be Lethal as well as some other goodies for a raffle to benefit the Ride Janie Ride Foundation.

A Killing Too Close to Home was recently reviewed by Self-Publishing Review.  Click on link below to read it.

November 20, 2017

August 12th -14th, 2016

Arianna Archer's blog is live!

October 2, 2015

On Thursday, March 30th at 7pm, author will be discussing and signing her latest book Slaughter on Sanibel Island at the Brookfield Public Library.  It’s free, but you must register first by calling (708) 485 - 6917 x130.

Author sold and signed books at "Authors Under the Awning" at Centuries and Sleuths Bookstore in Forest Park, IL.  All four books are now available for purchase there!

October 15, 2015

Slaughter on Sanibel Island Kindle version is now available on Amazon!!

The Kindle version of Libraries can be Lethal is now available on Amazon!

July 21, 2016