About The Author

Karen Abbott is the is the New York Times bestselling author of SIN IN THE SECOND CITYAMERICAN ROSE, and, most recently, LIAR TEMPTRESS SOLDIER SPY, named one of the best books of 2014 by Library Journal, the Christian Science Monitor, and Amazon, and optioned by Sony for a miniseries. She has written for newyorker.com, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington PostSmithsonian Magazine, Salon and other publications. Her next book, THE GHOSTS OF EDEN PARK, is forthcoming from Crown. 

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