Caroline Kepnes
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Caroline Kepnes

Caroline Kepnes is the author of YOU, HIDDEN BODIES and PROVIDENCE. The hit Netflix series You is an adaptation of her debut novel. The upcoming second is based on her sequel HIDDEN BODIES. Caroline was born and raised on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. When she was in high school, Sassy Magazine gave her short story an Honorable Mention in their Fabulous Fiction Contest. They also gave her a Smith Corona typewriter. After graduating from Brown University, Caroline continued writing short stories (on her computer, sorry typewriter) while embarking on a career in pop culture journalism first at Tiger Beat, then at Entertainment Weekly. She also worked as a TV writer on 7th Heaven and The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Caroline now lives in a quaint neighborhood in Los Angeles. She goes home to Cape Cod every chance she gets.

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Featured Article: 20 Best Thriller Audiobooks to Get Your Heart Racing


Few stories lend themselves to audio better than thrillers. Listening gives you time to play detective and figure out the mysteries with the characters. There’s no way to quickly flip through the tense, nerve-wracking parts—and that’s what makes hearing them so much more exciting. Whether you enjoy classic detective thrillers, or something more sinister, there are endless stories to choose from. Here are the 20 best thriller audiobooks to get you started.

Caroline Kepnes in Conversation with Narrator Santino Fontana

Santino Fontana on how he drew inspiration for Joe—let’s just say New Yorkers "get it."
Santino and Caroline agree—the writing elevates the narration and the narration elevates the writing.
Santino defends . . . Joe???
Caroline Kepnes’s favorite Joe scenes from Hidden Bodies. No spoilers, we promise.

Listening to:

  • Santino Fontana on how he drew inspiration for Joe—let’s just say New Yorkers "get it."
  • Santino and Caroline agree—the writing elevates the narration and the narration elevates the writing.
  • Santino defends . . . Joe???
  • Caroline Kepnes’s favorite Joe scenes from Hidden Bodies. No spoilers, we promise.

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