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Don't Breathe a Word

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Don't Breathe a Word

By Jennifer McMahon

Harper Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780061689376, 447pp.

Publication Date: May 17, 2011

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"Don't Breathe a Word is a haunting page-turner that kept me up, spine shivering and enthralled, way past my bedtime."
--Joshilyn Jackson, author of Gods in Alabama and Backseat Saints

"Jennifer McMahon never flinches and never fails to surprise...as she] weaves a young couple into a perverse fairyland where Rosemary's Baby could be at home."
--Randy Susan Meyers, author of The Murderer's Daughters

Two young lovers find themselves ensnared in a seemingly supernatural web that ties them to a young girl's disappearance fifteen years earlier in this dark and twisty tale from the New York Times bestselling author of Island of Lost Girls and Promise Not to Tell. Jennifer NcMahon returns with a vengeance with Don't Breathe a Word--an absolutely chilling and ingenious combination of psychological thriller, literary suspense, and paranormal page-turner that will enthrall a wildly diverse audience including, among others, avid fans of Keith Donohue (The Stolen Child), Laura Lippman (I'd Know You Anywhere), and Tana French.(In the Woods).



Praise For Don't Breathe a Word

“Beautifully written and spooky, Don’t Breathe a Word wraps around you and pulls you into a dark world of fairies and family secrets.”
-Chevy Stevens, New York Times bestselling author of Still Missing

“Jennifer McMahon never flinches and never fails to surprise as her stories twist down unexpected roads. Don’t Breathe a Word balances love and horror as McMahon weaves a young couple into a perverse fairyland where Rosemary’s Baby could be at home.”
-Randy Susan Meyers, author of The Murderer's Daughters

“Jennifer McMahon’s novels are like the perfect winter truffle: dark, rich, earthy, and an absolute, decadent pleasure. Don’t Breathe a Word is a haunting page-turner that kept me up, spine shivering and enthralled, way past my bedtime.”
-Joshilyn Jackson, NYT bestselling author of Gods in Alabama and Backseat Saints

“[A] strange and unsettling shocker ... With the tale’s outcome utterly unforeseeable even as it races along, “Don’t Breathe a Word” leaves you breathless.”
-Wall Street Journal

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