Never Look Back

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William Morrow & Company
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6.0 X 9.0 X 1.0 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author

Alison Gaylin is the USA Today and international bestselling author of thirteen books, including the stand-alones The Collective and If I Die Tonight (winner of the Edgar Award) and the Brenna Spector series: And She Was (winner of the Shamus Award), Into the Dark, and Stay With Me. Nominated for the Edgar four times, she has also been a finalist for numerous awards, including the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Strand Book Award and the ITW Thriller, Macavity and Anthony Awards. She lives with her husband in Woodstock, New York.


"Nothing is as it seems in Gaylin's addictive, shape-shifting thriller... a twisty-turny plot that will sizzle your summer." -- People, Included in "The Best New Books"

"Expertly crafted... A mind-bending mystery, an insightful exploration of parent-child relationships, and a cautionary tale about bitterness and blame." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Alison Gaylin's 11th novel perceptively examines family dynamics, the domino effects of violence and our personal stories--real or invented--that help us maneuver through life. The strong tension that launches Never Look Back only intensifies with each surprising twist... Never Look Back is another superior outing from Gaylin." -- Associated Press

"Mystery and true crime aficionados will delight in piecing together the puzzle in Edgar winner Gaylin's (If I Die Tonight) deliciously twisty novel." -- Library Journal (starred review)

"An addictive and complex tale related through the experiences of April, Quentin, and Robin, with multiple startling conclusions." -- Booklist

"Moody, densely layered mystery whose emotional notes are as affecting as the plot points are enthralling...a model of superb narrative craft." -- Los Angeles Review of Books

"Her latest release, Never Look Back, is not only her best novel yet, but also one of the best novels of the year-to-date, period." -- BOLO Books Review

"Right now, Alison Gaylin is at the very top of her game, crafting exhilarating and audacious crime novels that are both rich in character and rivetingly told. Her books are, quite simply, not to be missed." -- Megan Abbott, Edgar Award-winning author of Dare Me and The Fever

"Alison Gaylin is a great storyteller." -- Mark Billingham

"New Alison Gaylin is a good reason to set everything aside and give yourself wholly to what promises to be a psychologically riveting and suspenseful read... It's a fascinating, fresh, and intoxicating thriller about motherhood, truth, and the mysteries that shroud those closest to us." -- source to follow

"Never Look Back asks us to be unafraid to look deeper, to believe in the healing power of the truth, and to accept the consequences and be good to ourselves regardless." -- source to follow