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Peter Swanson is the author of three novels: The Girl With a Clock For a Heart, an LA Times Book Award finalist; The Kind Worth Killing, winner of the New England Society Book Award, and finalist for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger; and his most recent, Her Every Fear. His books have been translated into 30 languages, and his stories, poetry, and features have appeared in Asimov’s Science Fiction, The Atlantic Monthly, Measure, The Guardian, The Strand Magazine, and Yankee Magazine.

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Thanks for reading! I do have an idea for a follow up to The Kind Worth Killing but haven't started it yet. Maybe it will be my next book.…more
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“Everyone has a full life, even if it ends soon. All lives are complete experiences.”
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message 1: by Judy (last edited Sep 05, 2015 12:19PM)

Judy Odom saw that your book The Kind Worth Killing was picked as one of Richard and Judy's book club.

Congratulations!! I am so excited to see that and I just know people will love that book and The Girl with a Clock for a hear.

I live in Canada but I follow that book club!!!

I tell everyone about your books !!


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