Peter Swanson
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Peter Swanson

Peter Swanson is the author of five novels, including The Kind Worth Killing, winner of the New England Society Book Award, and finalist for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, and Her Every Fear, an NPR book of the year. His books have been translated into 30 languages, and his stories, poetry, and features have appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction, The Atlantic Monthly, Measure, The Guardian, The Strand Magazine, and Yankee Magazine.

A graduate of Trinity College, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and Emerson College, he lives in Somerville, Massachusetts with his wife and cat.

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    • Before She Knew Him

    • A Novel
    • By: Peter Swanson
    • Narrated by: Sophie Amoss, Graham Halstead
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,234
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,148
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,143

    Hen and her husband have settled into a quiet life in a new house outside of Boston, Massachusetts. Hen has finally found some stability and peace. But when they meet the neighbors next door, that calm begins to erode as she spots a familiar object on the husband’s office shelf....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Dark Psychological Thriller...

    • By shelley on 03-09-19

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Kind Worth Killing

    • By: Peter Swanson
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller, Karen White, Kathleen Early, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,993
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,853
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,837

    On a night flight from London to Boston, Ted Severson meets the stunning and mysterious Lily Kintner. Sharing one too many martinis, the strangers begin to play a game of truth....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Kind Worth Killing - A Book Worth Getting

    • By AudioAddict on 08-23-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Her Every Fear

    • A Novel
    • By: Peter Swanson
    • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,667
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,542
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,532

    Growing up, Kate Priddy was always a bit neurotic, experiencing momentary bouts of anxiety that exploded into full-blown panic attacks after an ex-boyfriend kidnapped her....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sometimes the Narrator Elevates the Story

    • By Bette on 01-27-17

    Regular price: $30.79

    • All the Beautiful Lies

    • A Novel
    • By: Peter Swanson
    • Narrated by: Sarah Mollo-Christensen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 399
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 379
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 379

    From the acclaimed author of Her Every Fear comes a diabolically clever tale of obsession, revenge, and cold-blooded murder - a sly and brilliant guessing game of a novel....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • LISTENERS BEWARE!

    • By shelley on 04-04-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Girl with a Clock for a Heart

    • A Novel
    • By: Peter Swanson
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 379
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 345
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 350

    On an ordinary Friday evening at his favorite Boston tavern, George Foss's comfortable, predictable life is shattered when a beautiful woman sits down at the bar, a woman who vanished without a trace twenty years ago....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Can't get past the narration

    • By S on 04-19-15

    Regular price: $25.09

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