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Karen Dionne's Reviews

Reviews of Karen’s Work

Boiling Point
Published by The Sierra Club
"Boiling Point features an eccentric group of characters — including two microbiologists, a celebrity figure, and a Nobel-winning scientist intent on destroying the world — and,...
Boiling Point
Dec.06.2010
Published by RT Book Reviews
"Dionne's follow-up to Freezing Point delivers more science thrills. The narrative flows well, the characters are sharp and the setting is explosive. While the chaos compels the...
Boiling Point
Nov.05.2010
Published by Publishers Weekly
Fans of the late Michael Crichton will enjoy Dionne's exciting second ecothriller (after Freezing Point). Philippe Dumas, a Nobel Prize–winning French scientist deeply concerned...
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Mar.01.2009
Published by Lansing State Journal
“Freezing Point” by former Detroit native Karen Dionne, (Jove, $7.99) is a contemporary eco-thriller that’s set mostly in the Antarctic. It uses a futuristic premise based on...
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Sep.29.2008
Published by Crimespree Magazine
It's rare to find a book that truly lives up to any "from the first page..." hype, but Karen Dionne's new scientific thriller FREEZING POINT opens with a physical tension that,...
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Published by Critical Mass Reviews
I’m a pushover for well written, near future thrillers, of which this first novel is a perfect example. Sometime not long from now, the global water shortage has become critical...
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Sep.23.2008
Published by Fresh Fiction
Environmental activist Ben Maki has devised an ingenious plan to acquire clean drinking water from the Antarctic Peninsula. The Soldyne Corporation has invested millions of...
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Oct.01.2008
Published by Romantic Times Book Reviews
Dionne is going to be an author to be reckoned with if her debut novel is any indication. A fascinating blend of science fiction and fact, it weaves a great deal of information...
Jun.27.2008
Published by Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind
Karen is the brainchild behind the wonderful writer's forum Backspace, and finally, her debut thriller is about to arrive this fall. The action is nonstop and the hot button issue...