About The Author

Karen Abbott is the pen name of Abbott Kahler. She is the New York Times bestselling author of SIN IN THE SECOND CITYAMERICAN ROSE, and, most recently, LIAR TEMPTRESS SOLDIER SPY, named one of the best books of 2014 by Library Journal, the Christian Science Monitor, and Amazon, and optioned by Sony for a miniseries. A native of Philadelphia, she now lives in New York City, where she's at work on her next book. 


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@yolibrarian Most definitely! And thanks so much for having me--you guys were a lot of fun. Xx https://t.co/hH96894tBO
@AdeTeal Yes, he's a bit too spare for my tastes, too. Certain sentences are perfect, but taken as a whole it feels undercooked.
@SimonReadBooks Same.
Last pages of the first draft of The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway, born #OTD in 1899: https://t.co/qBgpJOJvUe
RT @omertene: Great @NewYorker piece by @KarenAbbott about Olmstead, Brandeis, and the beginning of #privacy law.… https://t.co/b8YR5TWoJn
William Patrick Hitler, nephew of the "ill-famed Chancellor, " begs FDR to let him enlist, 1940:… https://t.co/zM9S7OSgVs
@amblit So much fun! Let us know when you're here again. @exlarson @JamieMason_
@cadotonic @dcplibrary 1920s! Bootlegging, a love triangle, a murder... and glad you're coming.