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Jennifer McMahon

USA flag (b.1968)

Jennifer McMahon is the author of Dismantled, the New York Times bestseller Island of Lost Girls, and the breakout debut novel Promise Not to Tell. She lives in Vermont with her partner, Drea, and their daughter, Zella.

Genres: Mystery, Horror
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Jennifer McMahon recommends
Wait Until Twilight (2009)
Sang Pak
"A haunting coming of age page turner. Disturbing, but ultimately redemptive."
The Sisters Chase (2017)
Sarah Healy
"The Sisters Chase is exquisitely written and full of surprises, love and loss; it is clearly the work of a writer at the top of her game."
The Wild Inside (2018)
Jamey Bradbury
"A taut, atmospheric thriller... Jamey Bradbury has crafted a stunning debut full of secrets and hunger, grief and longing. Like the cold of an Alaskan winter, this book chilled me and wrapped me in quiet dread."
The Darkest Time of Night (2018)
(Darkest Time of Night, book 1)
Jeremy Finley
"Strange disappearances, mysterious lights, flocking ladybugs, a single gravestone in the woods – Jeremy Finley weaves it all together into a delightful mystery with a sci-fi twist that makes the unbelievable seem totally plausible. Fasten your seatbelt, lock your doors, and don’t go into the woods!"
You Were Made for This (2018)
Michelle Sacks
"Set in an idyllic Swedish forest straight out of a fairy tale, You Were Made For This is a taut novel of deception, full of heart-wrenching twists and turns. Michelle Sacks shows us that happy families are not always what they seem and explores the dark shadows that lurk within the fairy tale, and in human nature, in this richly compelling debut."
The Bus on Thursday (2018)
Shirley Barrett
"Shirley Barrett has crafted a quirky, one-of-kind, wild ride of a novel with demons, kangaroos, a missing school teacher, a remote town where things are strangely off-kilter, and wonderfully bizarre cast of characters. The Bus on Thursday is a darkly funny and deeply unsettling novel you'll devour in one sitting."
The Pandora Room (2019)
(Ben Walker, book 2)
Christopher Golden
"I was completely swept away by this book. Christopher Golden takes us deep underground in an edge of your seat thriller steeped in mythology, international turmoil, and terror. Want to catch a glimpse of what true evil looks like? Brace yourself and enter The Pandora Room."
A Cosmology of Monsters (2019)
Shaun Hamill
"Exquisitely written, A Cosmology of Monsters is both beautiful and haunting. Shaun Hamill has crafted the best sort of horror story: one full of love and dread that will have you rethinking your definition of what a monster is."

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