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Sarah K. Stephens

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Sarah K. Stephens is a developmental psychologist at Penn State University. Although Fall and Spring find her in the classroom, she remains a writer year-round. Her writing has appeared in LitHub, The Writer's Chronicle, Hazlitt, The Millions, and The Indianola Review.

Her debut novel, the psychological thriller A Flash of Red, was released in 2016. Bethanne Patrick, regular reviewer for NPR Books, NBCC Board Member, and LitHub contributing editor, noted that "Stephens offers readers a new perspective on crime psychology, enhanced by her professional expertise. Fans of books by Mary Kubica and Fiona Barton will enjoy the story of Anna Kline, her disintegrating marriage, and her very dark secrets." Americas librarian and BookLust author
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Sarah K. Stephens This is a tricky one--living my quiet Central PA life, I don't encounter too many mysteries, so here's one from my family history books. My paternal…moreThis is a tricky one--living my quiet Central PA life, I don't encounter too many mysteries, so here's one from my family history books. My paternal grandmother apparently went to prom with a young man, but wore a huge dozen-rose corsage (yellow, of course, a la Ellen Olenska) that my future grandfather bought for her. What's the mystery? Who took her home that night? ;) (less)
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It Was Always You

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I had the great pleasure of getting an early preview of this novel, and from the first few pages I was totally hooked! Con Me Once is a fast-paced ride full of entertaining characters, rich settings, and a plot that will keep you on the edge of your ...more
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