Chris Pavone grew up in New York City, and attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn and Cornell University, where He majored in government. He worked at a number of publishing houses over nearly two decades, most notably as an editor at Clarkson Potter, where he specialized in cookbooks (he loves to cook). In the late nineties, He also wrote a little book called The Wine Log. He now lives in Greenwich Village and the North Fork of Long Island.
Chris Pavone recommends
What You Don't Know (2017)
"Superb characters, sparkling dialogue, and a gripping, terrifying plot, plus flashes of humour to boot; this book has it all."
Say Nothing (2017)
"Say Nothing is tremendously satisfying, packed with engaging characters and surprising plot twists and a furious build of tension until its gut-wrenching pay-off."
What She Saw (2017)
"A fast paced romp through the streets of Paris, with menace lurking in surprising quarters, and some terrific twists."
The Dying Game (2017)
"A deliciously creepy novel revolving around a terrific paradigm shift: The job you think you’re doing? That’s not the job you’re really doing."
A Map of the Dark (2018)
(Agent Elsa Myers, book 1)
"A terrific novel, wonderfully written, richly populated, and utterly gripping from start to finish."
Need to Know (2018)
"Need to Know carves out a uniquely compelling space among thrillers: high-stakes international intrigue combined with high-drama domestic suspense. These richly overlapping layers of tension create a fast-paced, relentlessly gripping read."
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