Podcast: Abigail Dean on Making the New York Times Bestseller List as a Debut Author

Podcast: Abigail Dean on Making the New York Times Bestseller List as a Debut Author

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Debut author Abigail Dean talks to Cheryl about making the New York Times bestseller list with her debut novel Girl A, and how her law career helped shape the story.

About the author:

Abigail Dean was born in Manchester and grew up in the Peak District. She graduated from Cambridge with a Double First in English. Formerly a Waterstones bookseller, she spent five years as a lawyer in London, and took last summer off to work on her debut novel, Girl A, ahead of her thirtieth birthday. She now works as a lawyer for Google and is currently writing her second novel.

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29 January 2021

Your Preview Verdict: Girl A by Abigail Dean

    Redemption, Horror and Love: Read an Extract of Girl A by Abigail Dean

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    22 January 2021

    Redemption, Horror and Love: Read an Extract of Girl A by Abigail Dean

      Dark, Intense and Absolutely Enthralling: Read our Review of Girl A by Abigail Dean

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      22 January 2021

      Dark, Intense and Absolutely Enthralling: Read our Review of Girl A by Abigail Dean

        Publisher details

        Girl A
        Author
        Abigail Dean
        Publisher
        HarperCollins
        Genre
        Crime Fiction
        Released
        03 March, 2021

        Synopsis

        Girl A,' she said. ‘The girl who escaped. If anyone was going to make it, it was going to be you.'Lex Gracie doesn't want to think about her family. She doesn't want to think about growing up in her parents' House of Horrors. And she doesn't want to think about her identity as Girl A: the girl who escaped. When her mother dies in prison and leaves Lex and her siblings the family home, she can't run from her past any longer. Together with her sister, Evie, Lex intends to turn the House of Horrors into a force for good. But first she must come to terms with her six siblings – and with the childhood they shared.Beautifully written and incredibly powerful, Girl A is a story of redemption, of horror, and of love.
        Abigail Dean
        About the author

        Abigail Dean

        Abigail Dean was born in Manchester, and grew up in the Peak District. She graduated from Cambridge with a Double First in English. Formerly a Waterstones bookseller, she spent five years as a lawyer in London, and took last summer off to work on her debut novel, Girl A, ahead of her thirtieth birthday. She now works as a lawyer for Google, and is currently writing her second novel.

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