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Chris Pavone


Chris Pavone

Chris Pavone’s first novel, THE EXPATS, was a New York Times and international bestseller, with nearly 20 foreign editions and a major film deal, and received both the 2013 Edgar Award and Anthony Award for Best First Novel. THE ACCIDENT, published in March 2014, was also an instant New York Times bestseller.

Chris grew up in New York City and attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn and then Cornell University. He worked at a number of publishing houses over nearly two decades, most notably as an editor at Clarkson Potter, where he specialized in cookbooks; in the late '90s, he wrote a little book called THE WINE LOG. He is married and the father of twin schoolboys, and they all live in New York City and on the North Fork of Long Island.

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Books by Chris Pavone

by Chris Pavone - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Literary agent Isabel Reed is turning the final pages of a mysterious, anonymous manuscript that contains explosive revelations about powerful people. Veteran CIA operative Hayden Gray, determined that this sweeping story be buried, is suddenly staring down the barrel of a gun. And the author himself is hiding in a shadowy expat life while always looking over his shoulder. Over the course of one long day, these lives collide as the book begins its dangerous march toward publication.

by Chris Pavone - Fiction, Spy Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Kate Moore is a working mother struggling to make ends meet and maintain an increasingly unbearable life-defining secret. So when her husband is offered a lucrative job in Luxembourg, she jumps at the chance to leave behind her double-life and to start anew. But then another American couple arrives, and Kate becomes terrified that her own past is catching up to her.