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Megan Goldin

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Megan Goldin is the bestselling author of "The Escape Room", praised by Lee Child as "one of my favorite books of the year", as well as "The Girl In Kellers Way", a critically-acclaimed domestic noir thriller nominated for Australia's leading crime fiction awards.
Megan worked as a journalist for Reuters, the Australian ABC and Yahoo! News before writing her debut psychological thriller The Girl In Kellers Way.
"Top-shelf page turning crime"
"Domestic noir at its best. This work of fiction will leave your heart pounding days after the final pages are finished" New Idea Magazine
"A taunt thriller" Courier Mail review
"A cracker of a debut novel that gives Gone Girl and Girl on the Train a run for their money" Herald-Sun review
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Average rating: 4.0 · 71,772 ratings · 11,340 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Night Swim

4.09 avg rating — 45,641 ratings — published 2020 — 23 editions
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The Escape Room

3.85 avg rating — 25,110 ratings — published 2019 — 32 editions
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The Girl in Kellers Way

3.86 avg rating — 1,021 ratings — published 2017 — 12 editions
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The Escape Room Questions for Book Clubs

I was recently contacted by members of a book club. They invited me to attend their session on The Escape Room, which I couldn't do due to prior commitments. However, I sent them a list of questions to raise in their discussion.
I received a lovely email after their book club session telling me what a fabulous evening they'd had discussing The Escape Room.
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“To tell you the truth, I don't get how we can almost unanimously agree that murder is wrong, yet when it comes to rape some people still see shades of gray.”
Megan Goldin, The Night Swim

“When school kids are shot by a random shooter, nobody asks whether the victims should have taken more precautions. Nobody suggests that maybe the victims should have skipped school that day. Nobody ever blames the victims. So why is it that when women are attacked, the onus is on them?”
Megan Goldin, The Night Swim

“Yes, I have been a victim of a sexual assault. Well, probably several really. Funny how we were conditioned to accept these situations as unpleasant instead of outrageous.”
Megan Goldin, The Night Swim


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