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Ally Carter

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Ally Carter writes books about spies, thieves, and teenagers. She is the New York Times Best-selling author of the Gallagher Girls, Heist Society, and Embassy Row series. Her books have been published all over the world, in over twenty languages.

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We’re going back to the Gallagher Academy for a new PREQUEL NOVELLA! Wanna see Cammie, Bex, and Liz come to spy school for the first time? Well, this is your chance!

This is a fun project that came about when an editor at Audible contacted my agent to see if I had any interest in doing an audio original story and, of course, I said yes! I couldn’t pass up the chance to tell the st...

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I'd Tell You I Love You, Bu...

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Heist Society (Heist Societ...

3.91 avg rating — 83,408 ratings — published 2010 — 45 editions
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Cross My Heart and Hope to ...

4.13 avg rating — 77,299 ratings — published 2007 — 55 editions
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Don't Judge a Girl by Her C...

4.20 avg rating — 61,657 ratings — published 2009 — 50 editions
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Only the Good Spy Young (Ga...

4.29 avg rating — 57,138 ratings — published 2010 — 42 editions
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Out of Sight, Out of Time (...

4.32 avg rating — 47,689 ratings — published 2012 — 34 editions
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Uncommon Criminals (Heist S...

4.13 avg rating — 39,439 ratings — published 2011 — 28 editions
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United We Spy (Gallagher Gi...

4.44 avg rating — 27,409 ratings — published 2013 — 30 editions
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Perfect Scoundrels (Heist S...

4.28 avg rating — 22,581 ratings — published 2013 — 16 editions
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All Fall Down (Embassy Row,...

3.83 avg rating — 20,027 ratings — published 2015 — 19 editions
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December 2015, Ally Carter
"From spies to thieves and now to embassy brats in See How They Run, her heroines are always a thrill. Get Ally's answers to your questions about first sentences, fave scenes, and maybe (OK, probably not…) Hale's first name." ...More

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“I thought about how there are two types of secrets: the kind you want to keep in, and the kind you don't dare to let out.”
Ally Carter, Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover

“the only way Bex would miss this would be if she were unconscious. And tied up. And in a concrete bunker. In Siberia.”
Ally Carter, Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover

“It is an occupational hazard that anyone who has spent her life learning how to lie eventually becomes bad at telling the truth.”
Ally Carter, Heist Society


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