THE KILLER'S COUSIN

Author(s): WERLIN NANCY

Young Adult Fiction

After being accused and acquitted in the death of his girlfriend, seventeen-year-old David is sent to live with his aunt, uncle, and young cousin to avoid the media frenzy. But all is not well at his relatives? house. His aunt and uncle are not speaking, and twelve-year-old Lily seems intent on making David's life a torment. And then there's the issue of his older cousin Kathy's mysterious death some years back. As things grow more and more tense, David starts to wonder?is there something else that his family is trying to hide from?

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Nancy Werlin writes YA fiction that ranges from realistic fiction to suspense to fantasy, often breaking the boundaries between genres. Her books have gathered awards too numerous to mention, but including National Book award finalist, Edgar award winner and finalist, "New York Times" bestseller, L.A. Book Prize finalist, and IndieBound Top Ten.Nancy's first novel, "Are You Alone on Purpose," was a "Publishers Weekly" Flying Start pick. Of Nancy's suspense fiction, Sarah Weinman says, "Chances are, many of you haven't heard of this author. That would be a shame, because she's simply one of the best crime novelists going right now. Period." These titles are where Nancy habitually breaks genre-separation rules and include "The Rules of Survival" (a National Book Award finalist), "The Killer's Cousin" (Edgar award winner), "Locked Inside" (Edgar award nominee), "Black Mirror "(which the Washington Post called "an edge-of-your seat thriller"), and "Double Helix" (named to multiple best-of-year book lists). Nancy's unusual fantasy fiction was inspired by the ballad Scarborough Fair and includes the loose trilogy "Impossible" (a" New York Times" bestseller), " Extraordinary" (featuring a rare thing in fantasy fiction: a Jewish heroine), and her personal beloved, "Unthinkable." For fun, Nancy also writes and draws a graphic memoir in comics, using her Tumblr to self-publish an episode three times a week. Her favorite book in all the world is Jane Eyre. A graduate of Yale, Nancy lives near Boston, Massachusetts with her husband."

General Fields

  • : 9780142413739
  • : Speak
  • : Speak
  • : 0.245
  • : February 2009
  • : 209mm X 142mm X 16mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : WERLIN NANCY
  • : BC
  • : 229