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Megan Abbott

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Megan Abbott is an author of crime fiction and a nonfiction analysis of hardboiled crime fiction. Her novels and short stories have drawn from and reworked classic subgenres of crime writing, with a female twist.
Books by Megan:
    • The Fever

    • By: Megan Abbott
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Davies, Kirby Heyborne, Joe Barrett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 276
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 246
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 248

    The panic unleashed by a mysterious contagion threatens the bonds of family and community in a seemingly idyllic suburban community....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Potential Unmet

    • By FanB14 on 07-07-14

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The End of Everything

    • A Novel
    • By: Megan Abbott
    • Narrated by: Emily Bauer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 104

    Thirteen-year-old Lizzie Hood and her next-door neighbor Evie Verver are inseparable, best friends who swap clothes, bathing suits, and field-hockey sticks and between whom—presumably—there are no secrets....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Awful

    • By Erika on 05-20-15

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Dare Me

    • A Novel
    • By: Megan Abbott
    • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 378
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 335
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 336

    Addy Hanlon has always been Beth Cassidy's best friend and trusted lieutenant. Beth calls the shots and Addy carries them out....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Intense reading

    • By dougal on 08-03-12

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Tomato Red

    • A Novel
    • By: Daniel Woodrell, Megan Abbott (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    In the Ozarks, what you are is where you are born. If you're born in Venus Holler, you're not much....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great addicting read.

    • By Catherine on 08-01-13

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Die a Little

    • By: Megan Abbott
    • Narrated by: Ellen Archer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Made sisters by marriage but not by choice, the bond between Lora and Alice is marred by envy and mistrust....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Dorinda on 05-26-06

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Mystery: Crime and Punishment (2010): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    • Panel 1013
    • By: Ms. Attica Locke, Mr. Stuart Neville, Mr. Domenic Stansberry, and others
    • Narrated by: Mr. Miles Corwin
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them....

    Regular price: $2.93