NEED TO KNOW is the most relentless thriller you will read all year - hard hitting with an emotional depth that surprises and a plot that will keep you guessing until the very last word - this takes domestic suspense in an exhilarating new direction
Karen Cleveland spent eight years as a CIA analyst, focusing on counterterrorism and working briefly on rotation to the FBI. She has master's degrees from Trinity College Dublin and Harvard University. She lives in northern Virginia with her husband and two young sons.
"I raced through this gripping tale of domesticity and deceit. Cleveland deliciously ratchets up the tension at every turn . . . you won't be able to put it down until the final, stunning page!" * SHARI LAPENA, author of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR * "Heart-poundingly suspenseful and heart-wrenchingly insightful, NEED TO KNOW hums with authentic detail, crisp storytelling, and characters that will long stay in your thoughts." * J. P. DELANEY, author of THE GIRL BEFORE * "This compulsive, clever thriller will have you reading long into the night." * Red * "If you liked THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR, try NEED TO KNOW by Karen Cleveland . . . Thrillers don't get much more twisty and turny than this one. If you don't mind staying up reading til 3am, this is the one for you." * BBC Arts and Entertainment, 'Books To Look Out For in 2018' * "Impressively compelling . . . this is probably the banker among the New Year crop thanks to its sheer page-turning readability." * John Williams, Mail on Sunday *