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Karen M. McManus

Biography

Karen M. McManus

Karen M. McManus is the New York Times, USA Today and internationally bestselling author of the young adult thrillers ONE OF US IS LYING and TWO CAN KEEP A SECRET. Her work has been translated into 39 languages.

Karen lives in Massachusetts with her son. She holds a master's degree in Journalism from Northeastern University, which she uses to draft fake news stories for her novels.

Karen M. McManus

Books by Karen M. McManus

by Karen M. McManus - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Ellery has never been to Echo Ridge, but she has heard all about it. Her aunt went missing there at age 17. And only five years ago, a homecoming queen put the town on the map when she was killed. Now Ellery has to move there to live with a grandmother she barely knows. The town is picture-perfect, but it's hiding secrets. And before school even begins for Ellery, someone has declared open season on homecoming, and another girl goes missing. The longer she's in Echo Ridge, the clearer it becomes that everyone there is hiding something. Secrets are dangerous, and most people aren't good at keeping them. Which is why in Echo Ridge, it's safest to keep your secrets to yourself.

by Karen M. McManus - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller
On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention: Bronwyn, Addy, Nate, Cooper and Simon. Only, Simon never makes it out of that classroom. Before the end of detention Simon's dead. And according to investigators, his death wasn’t an accident. On Monday, he died. But on Tuesday, he’d planned to post juicy reveals about all four of his high-profile classmates, which makes all four of them suspects in his murder. Or are they the perfect patsies for a killer who’s still on the loose?