About The Author

Karen Abbott is the pen name of Abbott Kahler. She 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. A native of Philadelphia, she now lives in New York City, where she's at work on her next book. 


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Combatting sexual assault, 1937: https://t.co/GEj6SfxTKm
@stwajda @SmithsonianMag Fantastic--and sounds like an interesting exhibit.
@stwajda Yes! Fascinating history. A few years back I wrote an article about hatpins for @SmithsonianMag: https://t.co/0kFFwJHbwq
@kchysmith Chicago Tribune clip!
I reviewed @plmanseau's haunting and elegant "The Apparitionists" for @WSJ: https://t.co/JeNS7ixB5H
@verymaryk I love that so much.
@shannonmstirone @JenLucPiquant Between the knives and the potato mashers, the kitchen brawls get pretty ugly.
Hatpins, books and nursing bottles: Women's favorite weapons in 1900: https://t.co/99tpKmcFuo