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.
Kimberly McCreight recommends
Try Not to Breathe (2016)
"A fast-paced debut about long-buried secrets and tangled truths."
A Simple Favor (2017)
"Riveting and brilliantly structured...an edge-of-your seat domestic thriller."
The Fall of Lisa Bellow (2017)
"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."
The Perfect Mother (2018)
"A captivating and deeply insightful page-turner, The Perfect Mother is both a riveting mystery and a satisfyingly sharp social commentary about what it means to be a good mother."
Winter Sisters (2018)
"Equal parts exquisitely detailed historical drama and riveting literary thriller, Winter Sisters deftly explores the brutal costs of child exploitation, while elegantly demonstrating the healing power of true compassion and profound sisterly devotion."
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