Megan Abbott is an award-winning author of noir fiction including Queenpin and Bury Me Deep (nominated for the Edgar Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize). Her novel The End of Everything was a Richard and Judy selection and Dare Me was shortlisted for the CWA Steel Dagger. She is also the author of the gripping psychological thrillers, The Fever and You Will Know Me. Born in the Detroit area, she now lives in Queens, New York City.
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Megan Abbott's new novel The Fever tells the story of the close-knit the Nash family, whose seeming stability is thrown into chaos when girls at their school become violently ill, and rumours of a dangerous outbreak sweep through the whole community. As hysteria swells and as m...
Prepare to be entertained as authors Gabriel Roth and Megan Abbott exchange emails about their novels The Unknowns and Dare Me
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This is a brilliantly dark short story from Megan Abbott - actually, it's the story that Dare Me is based on. Have a read and let us know what you think on Twitter. We're @picadorbooks
Megan Abbott’s Dare Me has added a whole cheerleading squad to her already impressive group of fans. Responses to Dare Me have been fantastic, from psychological thriller writers to the more literary, everyone is falling for Megan’s electric story telling&hel...
Read the first chapter from Megan Abbott's extraordinary novel, Dare Me.
Read the first chapter of The End of Everything by Megan Abbott.
We asked Megan Abbott a few questions about the content and characters in her novel The End of Everything. Read what she had to say...
@joepass31 Thank you, Joe!
by @meganeabbott - 5 hours ago
@missalisonquinn @aceatkins @JackPendarvis @wmboyle4 @LauraMLippman Let us mark this day! https://t.co/CR2gya53HR
@JackPendarvis I am overwelmed.
by @meganeabbott - 7 hours ago
@JackPendarvis This is the best birthday present ever.
@mwaclawiak ....you, Mark, know my heart so well.
by @meganeabbott - 11 hours ago
MeganAbbottBooks - 25 days ago
YOU WILL KNOW ME makes the short list for the UK's Crime Writers Association prestigious Steel Dagger Award for Thriller of the Year....!
MeganAbbottBooks - one month ago
Whatever your summer reading goals, there's no way they won't be improved by the addition of a stack of heart-pounding thrillers. Little, Brown and Company, Grand Central Publishing, and Quercus Books are teaming up to give away eight mysteries from our biggest authors. For new books by Michael Connelly Books, Michael Koryta, Brian Freeman, Marcia Muller, Sandra Brown, Jeff Abbott, Noah Hawley, and me, like each author’s Facebook page and enter your information in this form for your chance to win: https://goo.gl/forms/oLDEjGr9LSXgQiV13
YOU WILL KNOW ME receives another nomination, for Best Novel.
The Macavity winners will be announced at this year's Bouchercon 2017 in Toronto, where Megan will serve as the American Guest of Honor.
MeganAbbottBooks - 3 months ago
Another nomination for YOU WILL KNOW ME!
Shortlisted for the 2017 Anthony Awards for Best Novel.
Winners will be announced in October at this year's Bouchercon World Mystery Convention in Toronto.
Two writers telling dark tales.
Megan Abbott and Paula Hawkins (The Girl on the Train) talk about suspense fiction in Houston last night, hosted by the good folks of Murder by the Book..
(bottom photo: Travis Leamons)
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