Megan Abbott

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(Abbott, Megan) Megan Abbott is the Edgar award-winning author of eight novels, including The Fever, which won both the International Thriller Writers and Strand Critics Award for Best Novel and was chosen one of the Best Books of the Year by Amazon, National Public Radio, the Boston Globe and the Los Angeles Times. Her stories have appeared in anthologies including Detroit Noir, Queens Noir and the Best American Mystery Stories of 2014. She is also the author of The Street Was Mine, a study of hardboiled fiction and film noir. Abbott is also a staff writer on HBO’s show, The Deuce. Her latest novel, You will Know Me (Back Bay Books) poses the question: How far will you go to achieve a dream? That’s the question a celebrated coach poses to Katie and Eric Knox after he sees their daughter Devon, a gymnastics prodigy and Olympic hopeful, compete. When a violent death rocks their close-knit gymnastics community, risking everything the Knoxes have worked for, Katie consider whether there’s any price she isn’t willing to pay to achieve Devon’s dream.