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Tana French is the New York Times bestselling author of In the Woods, The Likeness, Faithful Place, Broken Harbor, The Secret Place, The Trespasser and The Witch Elm. Her books have won awards including the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity and Barry Awards, the Los Angeles Times Award for Best Mystery/Thriller, and the Irish Book Award for Crime Fiction. She lives in Dublin with her family.

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Tana French Coming right up in Book 6, if I ever (fingers crossed) get it finished :-)
Average rating: 3.86 · 707,322 ratings · 63,329 reviews · 15 distinct worksSimilar authors
In the Woods (Dublin Murder...

3.77 avg rating — 277,524 ratings — published 2007 — 101 editions
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The Likeness (Dublin Murder...

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Faithful Place (Dublin Murd...

3.98 avg rating — 83,809 ratings — published 2010 — 78 editions
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The Secret Place (Dublin Mu...

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The Trespasser (Dublin Murd...

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The Witch Elm

3.54 avg rating — 52,749 ratings — published 2018 — 28 editions
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3.83 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Soso no niwa. 1. [葬送の庭(上]

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In the Woods The Likeness Faithful Place Broken Harbor The Secret Place The Trespasser
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I definitely write like an actor, for better or for worse. I think the acting background is why, until The Secret Place, I've always written in the first person. That's what I'm used to doing: working to create a real, three-dimensional character,... See Full Answer
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“I've always loved strong women, which is lucky for me because once you're over about twenty-five there is no other kind. Women blow my mind. The stuff that routinely gets done to them would make most men curl up and die, but women turn to steel and keep on coming. Any man who claims he's not into strong women is fooling himself mindless; he's into strong women who know how to pout prettily and put on baby voices, and who will end up keeping his balls in her makeup bags.”
Tana French, Faithful Place

“I had learned early to assume something dark and lethal hidden at the heart of anything I loved. When I couldn't find it, I responded, bewildered and wary, in the only way I knew how: by planting it there myself.”
Tana French, In the Woods

“I am not good at noticing when I'm happy, except in retrospect.”
Tana French, In the Woods



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