Karen Herbert has worked in aged care, disability services, higher education, Indigenous land management, social housing and the public sector, and is a board member of The Intelife Group, Advocare Inc., and President of the Fellowship of Australian Writers WA. Born in Geraldton, Karen now lives in Perth, with her husband, Ross. The River Mouth is her first book. Her second, Cast Aways, is out in 2022.
'... tautly plotted, brilliantly characterised and laced with venomous moments that lay bare the town's racial and criminal histories. The River Mouth marks the debut of a brilliant new voice in Australian crime fiction.' --David Whish-Wilson