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Kimberly McCreight


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Kimberly McCreight attended Vassar College and graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. After several years as a litigation associate at some of New York Citys biggest law firms, she left the practice of law to write full-time. Her work has appeared in such publications as Antietam Review, Oxford Magazine and Babble. She lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn, with her husband and two daughters.

Genres: Young Adult Fiction, Mystery
 
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Awards
Anthony Awards Best First Novel nominee (2014) : Reconstructing Amelia


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Those Girls (2015)
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Try Not to Breathe (2016)
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The Passenger (2016)
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The Amateurs (2016)
(Amateurs, book 1)
Sara Shepard
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The Fall of Lisa Bellow (2017)
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"Utterly captivating and achingly beautiful, The Fall of Lisa Bellow brilliantly explores the aftermath of a shocking abduction in an idyllic town, moving seamlessly between the rocky terrain of teenage grief and maternal guilt to show the ultimate redemptive power of love. It's a fantastic, thought provoking novel."
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A Simple Favor (2017)
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Winter Sisters (2018)
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The Perfect Mother (2018)
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The Perfect Liar (2019)
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Before She Was Found (2019)
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All Your Twisted Secrets (2020)
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"An ingeniously structured page-turner, All Your Twisted Secrets is a thought-provoking commentary on bullying's destructive and far-reaching consequences."
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The Boys' Club (2020)
Erica Katz
"Sharply observed and utterly engrossing, The Boys' Club is part coming of age story, part riveting workplace drama, set in the world of big firm law where one young female associate finds that getting ahead means there are no good choices."
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The Girl from Widow Hills (2020)
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The Nightworkers (2020)
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Santa Monica (2020)
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