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 Post, Smithsonian Magazine, Salon and other publications. A native of Philadelphia, she now lives in New York City, where she's at work on her next book. 


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