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Karen McManus

Karen McManus

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Karen M. McManus earned her BA in English from the College of the Holy Cross and her MA in journalism from Northeastern University. When she isn't working or writing in Cambridge, Massachusetts, McManus loves to travel with her son. One of Us Is Lying is her debut novel. To learn more about her, go to her website, karenmcmanus.com, or follow @writerkmc on Twitter.

Books by Karen McManus

The Cousins

The brand new thriller from international bestselling author of One of Us is Lying.

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One Of Us Is Lying

Five students go to detention. Only four leave alive. For fans of Gossip Girl and Pretty Little Liars, this is the perfect high-school whodunit.

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One Of Us Is Next

Truth or Dare turns deadly in the new explosive thriller from the author of One of us Is Lying.

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