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Luckiest Girl Alive

(2015)
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Awards
Edgar Awards Best First Book (nominee)
'A great story that you can't put down!' - Reese Witherspoon

Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll is an audacious, page-turning debut thriller that will appeal to fans of Gillian Flynn, Paula Hawkins and Jodi Picoult.

Her perfect life is a perfect lie . . . Ani FaNelli is the woman who has it all: the glamorous job, the designer wardrobe, the handsome and rich fiancé. But behind her sharp edges and meticulously crafted facade lies the darkest of pasts . . .

When a documentary producer invites Ani to tell her side of the chilling and violent incident that took place when she was a teenager at the prestigious Bradley school, she hopes it will be an opportunity to prove how far she's turned her life around since then. She'll even let the production company film her lavish wedding, the final step in her transformation.

But as the wedding and filming converge, Ani's past threatens to come back and haunt her. And as her immaculate veneer starts to crack, she is forced to question: will breaking her silence destroy all that she has worked for – or, will it at long last, set Ani free?

A New York Times bestseller, Luckiest Girl Alive has been optioned for film by Big Little Lies' Reese Witherspoon – in conjunction with Lionsgate films.

'Loved Gone Girl? We promise this is just as addictive.' - Good Housekeeping

'Biting and shocking it kept me riveted from cover to cover. I absolutely loved it.' - Lauren Weisberger, author of The Devil Wears Prada

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"With the cunning and verve of Gillian Flynn but with a febrile intensity all its own, Jessica Knoll's LUCKIEST GIRL ALIVE is a debut you won't want to miss. Sly, darkly funny and chilling-to-the bone, it gets under your skin and stays there." - Megan Abbott

"At turns funny, shocking, violent and heart-rending, LUCKIEST GIRL ALIVE hooks its reader and doesn't let go. Jessica Knoll's twisted, twisting debut beautifully explores reinvention, retribution and redemption - and all the rawness in between." - Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

"Luckiest Girl Alive is a brilliant character study wrapped up in a can't-put-it-down thriller. Ani FaNelli, the luckiest girl of the title, will infuriate you with her sharp edges, intrigue you with her unexpected fragility and ultimately win your heart. I lost myself in this intelligently crafted novel and can't wait to read more from Jessica Knoll." - Diane Chamberlain

"Luckiest Girl Alive is a wickedly well-plotted page-turner that lifts back the veil of Ani FaNelli's glamour and privilege to tread amongst the sharp emotional thorns lying beneath. Knoll's novel dazzles with humor, cultural insight, and thematic heft." - Alissa Nutting

"The most compelling debut novel I've read in years! LUCKIEST GIRL ALIVE is intriguing, surprising, and even shockingly funny at times. And Ani FaNelli is a complex, heartbreaking, and unforgettable heroine." - John Searles

"Fresh, funny, biting and shocking - LUCKIEST GIRL ALIVE kept me riveted from cover to cover. I absolutely loved it." - Lauren Weisberger


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Hardback Editions

April 2016 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
ISBN: 0-606-38523-1 / 978-0-606-38523-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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October 2015 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
ISBN: 1-62899-717-6 / 978-1-62899-717-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point
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July 2015 : UK Hardback
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
ISBN: 1-5098-1480-9 / 978-1-5098-1480-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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May 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive: A Novel
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
ISBN: 1-4767-8963-0 / 978-1-4767-8963-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Paperback Editions

April 2018 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive: A Novel
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
ISBN: 1-5011-9489-5 / 978-1-5011-9489-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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April 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
ISBN: 1-4472-8621-9 / 978-1-4472-8621-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan
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April 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
ISBN: 1-5098-1729-8 / 978-1-5098-1729-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan
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April 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive: A Novel
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
ISBN: 1-4767-8964-9 / 978-1-4767-8964-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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September 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive: A Novel
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
ISBN: 1-5011-3408-6 / 978-1-5011-3408-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
ISBN: 1-4472-8620-0 / 978-1-4472-8620-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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May 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
ISBN: 1-5011-0527-2 / 978-1-5011-0527-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Audio Editions

April 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive: A Novel
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
ISBN: 1-5082-1682-7 / 978-1-5082-1682-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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November 2015 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
ISBN: 1-5098-2187-2 / 978-1-5098-2187-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Macmillan audio
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November 2015 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
ISBN: 1-5098-2194-5 / 978-1-5098-2194-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Macmillan audio
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July 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
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July 2015 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
Availability: Amazon AU   


July 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
Availability: Amazon UK   


June 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive: A Novel
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
ISBN: 1-4423-9585-0 / 978-1-4423-9585-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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May 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive: A Novel
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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May 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive: A Novel
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

June 2015 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
Publisher: Macmillan
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May 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive: A Razor-sharp Psychological Thriller with Hair-raising Twists
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
Publisher: Pan
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May 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Luckiest Girl Alive: A Novel
Author(s): Jessica Knoll
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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