Jennifer McMahon

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I'm the author of seven suspense novels, including Promise Not to Telll, The Winter People, and most recently, The Night Sister . I live in central Vermont with my partner and daughter, in an old Victorian that some neighbors call The Addams Family house.

Hello again!

Hello! Sorry I haven't been active here for a while. Lots has been happening though!

- The Night Sister came out in paperback on March 8
- Back in November, The Night Sister made it to the final round of the Goodreads Choice Awards -- thanks so much, everyone!
- I've been researching and hard at work on my next novel, due out early 2017 (no title yet, but stay tuned!)

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Published on March 23, 2016 09:28
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The Winter People

3.77 avg rating — 41,816 ratings — published 2014 — 43 editions
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The Night Sister

3.68 avg rating — 15,627 ratings — published 2015 — 22 editions
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Promise Not to Tell

3.63 avg rating — 14,632 ratings — published 2007
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The One I Left Behind

3.77 avg rating — 13,007 ratings — published 2013 — 10 editions
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Don't Breathe a Word

3.59 avg rating — 13,876 ratings — published 2011
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Island of Lost Girls

3.50 avg rating — 10,577 ratings — published 2008 — 24 editions
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Dismantled

3.62 avg rating — 6,614 ratings — published 2009 — 26 editions
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The Invited

3.83 avg rating — 5,108 ratings — published 2019 — 11 editions
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Burntown

3.67 avg rating — 3,508 ratings — published 2017 — 16 editions
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3.72 avg rating — 2,269 ratings — published 2018 — 2 editions
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“Sometimes what a person needs most is to be forgiven.”
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Samantha Boyette Any chance there is a new book coming out soon?


Dustin Greetings, Jennifer!

I hope this finds you well.:)


I really appreciate the friendship acceptance, thank you!


Adrianna Thanks so much for adding me as a friend, Jennifer. I hope you don't mind if I invite you to my reading group. Feel free to decline the invitation if you are not interested. I look forward to writing reviews on your books in the near future! I'm such a fan!


Pamela Hey Jennifer...Thanks for accepting my friend request.


Daniel
Hi Jennifer, I've added Promise Not to Tell, Island of Lost Girls and your other book My Tiki Girl to my to-read list.


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