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Abbott, Megan E. 1971-

Overview
Works: 45 works in 312 publications in 10 languages and 14,318 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Domestic fiction  Noir fiction  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short stories  Drama 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3601.B37, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Megan E Abbott
Publications by Megan E Abbott
Most widely held works about Megan E Abbott
 
Most widely held works by Megan E Abbott
The fever : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
21 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,791 libraries worldwide
"The panic unleashed by a mysterious contagion threatens the bonds of family and community in a seemingly idyllic suburban community. The Nash family is close-knit. Tom is a popular teacher, father of two teens: Eli, a hocky star and girl magnet, and his sister Deenie, a diligent student. Their seeming stability, however, is thrown into chaos when Deenie's best friend is struck by a terrifying, unexplained seizure in class. Rumors of a hazardous outbreak spread through the family, school and community. As hysteria and contagion swell, a series of tightly held secrets emerges, threatening to unravel friendships, families and the town's fragile idea of security" --
Dare me : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
28 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,605 libraries worldwide
After a suspicious suicide, the members of a high school cheerleading squad, along with their new, perfectly cool coach, Colette French, are drawn into the investigation
The end of everything : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
42 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,578 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year old Lizzie Hood thought that she and her best friend Evie Verver shared everything, but when Evie disappears from their suburban Midwestern community, Lizzie's search uncovers secrets and lies that make her wonder if she knew her friend at all
You will know me : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
14 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,408 libraries worldwide
How far will you go to achieve a dream? That's the question a celebrated coach poses to Katie and Eric Knox after he sees their daughter Devon, a gymnastics prodigy and Olympic hopeful, compete. For the Knoxes there are no limits--until a violent death rocks their close-knit gymnastics community and everything they have worked so hard for is suddenly at risk. As rumors swirl among the other parents, Katie tries frantically to hold her family together while also finding herself irresistibly drawn to the crime itself. What she uncovers--about her daughter's fears, her own marriage, and herself--forces Katie to consider whether there's any price she isn't willing to pay to achieve Devon's dream
The song is you by Megan E Abbott( Book )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,051 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized account based on the mysterious 1949 disappearance of actress Jean Spangler, whose demise was linked to the Black Dahlia killings, is a darkly sensual tale that imagines what may have been her fate
Die a little : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 945 libraries worldwide
Suspicious of her new sister-in-law's inconsistent personal history, Lora King delves into the woman's possibly shady past while pursuing a questionable relationship of her own with a press agent who appears to know more than he reveals
Bury me deep by Megan E Abbott( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and French and held by 859 libraries worldwide
In October 1931, a station agent found two large trunks abandoned in Los Angeles' Southern Pacific Station. What he found inside ignited one of the most scandalous tabloid sensations of the decade. Inspired by this notorious true crime, Edgar®-winning author Megan Abbott's novel "Bury Me Deep" is the story of Marion Seeley, a young woman abandoned in Phoenix by her doctor husband, who meets -- and falls hard for -- the charming Joe Lanigan, a local rogue and politician on the rise, whose ties to Marion and her two friends bring events to a dangerous collision
Queenpin : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Book )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 786 libraries worldwide
Overview: A young woman hired to keep the books at a down-at-the-heels nightclub is taken under the wing of the infamous Gloria Denton, a mob luminary who reigned during the Golden Era of Bugsy Siegel and Lucky Luciano. Notoriously cunning and ruthless, Gloria shows her eager young protegee the ropes, ushering her into a glittering demimonde of late-night casinos, racetracks, betting parlors, inside heists, and big, big money. Suddenly, the world is at her feet-as long as she doesn't take any chances, like falling for the wrong guy. As the roulette wheel turns, both mentor and protegee scramble to stay one step ahead of their bosses and each other
You will know me : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Sound Recording )
12 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Katie and Eric Knox have dedicated their lives to their fifteen-year-old daughter Devon, a gymnastics prodigy and Olympic hopeful. But when a violent death rocks their close-knit gymnastics community just weeks before an all-important competition, everything the Knoxes have worked so hard for feels suddenly at risk. This is a breathless rollercoaster of a novel about the desperate limits of desire, jealousy, and ambition
The end of everything : [a novel] by Megan E Abbott( Sound Recording )
15 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Lizzie Hood and her next-door neighbor Evie Verver are inseparable, best friends who swap clothes, bathing suits, and field-hockey sticks and between whom--presumably--there are no secrets. Then one afternoon, Evie disappears, and as a rabid, giddy panic spreads through the balmy suburban community, everyone turns to Lizzie for answers. Compelled by curiosity, Lizzie takes up her own furtive pursuit of the truth. Haunted by dreams of her lost friend and titillated by her new power at the center of the disappearance, Lizzie uncovers secret after secret and begins to wonder if she knew anything about her best friend at all
Dare me : a novel by Megan E Abbott( file )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
The high school cheerleading squad has a new coach: Colette French, perfect in every way, a cool and commanding presence who instantly wins the girls' approval and allegiance. The girls find themselves drawn into Coach's life, opening up to her and eagerly vying for her attention. But when a suspicious suicide hits close to home, and the police investigation involves Coach and her squad, the girls are left wondering where their loyalties truly lie--and how far is too far to go for those in power
The street was mine : white masculinity in hardboiled fiction and film noir by Megan E Abbott( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
The book concludes with an analysis of Chester Himes, whose Harlem crime novels (For Love of Imabelle) unleash a ferocious revisionary critique of the tough guy tradition."--Jacket
The best American mystery stories 2016 by Elizabeth George( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
The Best American Mystery Stories 2016 is a feast of both literary crime and hard-boiled detection, featuring a seemingly innocent murderer, a drug dealer in love, a drunken prank gone terribly wrong, and plenty of other surprising twists and turns
Detroit noir by John Hocking( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Presents short stories about Detroit with noir and crime fiction by writers such as Joyce Carol Oates, Joe Boland, Peter Markus, and Lolita Hernandez
Mad men carousel : the complete critical companion by Matt Zoller Seitz( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
"This book is a time machine. It goes backwards and forwards through all seven seasons. It takes longtime fans to a place where they ache to go again. It guides new viewers on their first trip to 1960s Madison Avenue. It lets us think about the show the way a TV critic does. Around and around and back home again, to a place where we know why it's loved."--Jacket
Die a little : a novel by Megan E Abbott( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Lora, a schoolteacher, is driven by jealousy and mistrust to investigate Alice, the Hollywood wardrobe assistant who has stolen her brother's heart, and soon finds herself involved in the same shady activities she found so condemnable in Alice
The fever : a novel by Megan E Abbott( file )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
The panic unleashed by a mysterious contagion threatens the bonds of family and community in a seemingly idyllic suburban community. The Nash family is close-knit. Tom is a popular teacher, father of two teens: Eli, a hocky star and girl magnet, and his sister Deenie, a diligent student. Their seeming stability, however, is thrown into chaos when Deenie's best friend is struck by a terrifying, unexplained seizure in class. Rumors of a hazardous outbreak spread through the family, school and community. As hysteria and contagion swell, a series of tightly held secrets emerges, threatening to unravel friendships, families and the town's fragile idea of security
A hell of a woman : an anthology of female noir ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Picnic at Hanging Rock ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Set at the turn of the twentieth century, the film concerns a small group of students from an all-female college and a chaperone, who vanish while on a St. Valentine's Day outing. Less a mystery than a journey into the mystic, as well as an inquiry into issues of class and sexual repression in Australian society
Shipbuilding & force structure analysis tool : a user's guide by Mark V Arena( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
To help the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Navy with force structure decisionmaking, RAND researchers developed the Shipbuilding and Force Structure Analysis Tool, a series of four linked models that provide an environment in which the user is able to understand the implications of force structure choices on resource requirements and the private shipyard industrial base. This report serves as a basic introduction to the tool and a guide to its use
 
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Alternative Names
Abbott, Megan.
Abbott Megan 1971-....
Abbott, Megan E. 1971-
Megan Abbott Amerikaans romanschrijfster
Megan Abbott amerykańska pisarka
Megan Abbott écrivaine américaine
Megan Abbott US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin
مگان ابوت نویسنده آمریکایی
애버트, 메건 1971-
애보트, 매건 1971-
アボット, ミーガン
ミーガン・アボット
Languages
English (218)
French (22)
Polish (6)
German (4)
Italian (4)
Japanese (3)
Swedish (3)
Dutch (3)
Spanish (1)
Korean (1)
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