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Jessica Knoll


Jessica Knoll

Jessica Knoll is the New York Times bestselling writer of LUCKIEST GIRL ALIVE and THE FAVORITE SISTER. She adapted and executive produced LUCKIEST GIRL ALIVE for the screen, starring Mila Kunis, released Netflix in 2022.

In 2021, she was named a screenwriter to watch by Variety, and in 2019 her original script, 'Til Death, sold to Amazon and made The Black List. Her books have been published in over 40 languages. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and bulldog, Franklin.

BRIGHT YOUNG WOMEN is her third and latest novel.

Books by Jessica Knoll

by Jessica Knoll - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

BRIGHT YOUNG WOMEN opens on a Saturday night in 1978, hours before a soon-to-be-infamous murderer descends upon a Florida sorority house with deadly results. The lives of those who survive --- including sorority president and key witness Pamela Schumacher --- are forever changed. Across the country, Tina Cannon is convinced her missing friend was targeted by the man papers refer to as the All-American Sex Killer --- and that he’s struck again. Determined to find justice, the two join forces as their search for answers leads to a final, shocking confrontation.

by Jessica Knoll - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Brett and Kelly have always toed the line between supportive sisters and bitter rivals. Growing up, Brett was the problem child, in the shadow of the brilliant and beautiful Kelly. In adulthood, all that has changed. Kelly is a struggling single mother, and Brett has skyrocketed to such meteoric success, which has been chronicled on a reality TV show called “Goal Diggers.” When Kelly manipulates herself onto the show and into Brett’s world, Brett is right to be threatened. Kelly, and only Kelly, knows her younger sister's appalling secret, and it could ruin her. Still, when the truth comes out in the explosive final weekend of filming, neither of them ever expected that the season would end in murder.

written by Jessica Knoll; read by Ashlie Atkinson, Jenni Barber and Aja Naomi King - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

When five hyper-successful women agree to appear on a reality series, the producers never expect the season will end in murder. Brett is the fan favorite. The meteoric success of her spin studio --- and her recent engagement to her girlfriend --- has made her the object of jealousy and vitriol from her castmates. Kelly is Brett’s older sister and business partner. The golden child growing up, she defers to Brett now --- a role that requires her to protect their shocking secret. Stephanie, the first black cast member, is a successful bestselling author of erotic novels. There have long been whispers about her husband and his wandering eye, but this season the focus is on the rift that has opened between her and Brett --- and resentment soon breeds contempt.

by Jessica Knoll - Fiction

As a teenager at the prestigious Bradley School, Ani FaNelli endured a shocking, public humiliation that left her desperate to reinvent herself. Now, with a glamorous job, expensive wardrobe, and handsome blue blood fiancé, she’s this close to living the perfect life she’s worked so hard to achieve. But Ani has a secret. There’s something else buried in her past that still haunts her, something private and painful that threatens to bubble to the surface and destroy everything.