“Addictive from its first pages, Colleen McKeegan’s The Wild One mines all the complexities and darkness of young women in the battleground of summer camp, fashioning a riveting tale of secrets, shame and a harrowing reckoning.” — Bestselling author Megan Abbott. In this dark and twisted coming-of-age thriller, a deadly childhood secret that binds three young women threatens to destroy their lives. Amanda Brooks is a born-and-bred New Yorker with an envious life: she’s in a great graduate school program, lives in a cozy Tribeca apartment, and is head-over-heels for her handsome, committed boyfriend. But Amanda’s life isn’t as picture perfect as it seems. For over a decade she’s been hiding...
Publisher: Harper (June 14, 2022) Pages: 256 pages ISBN-10: 0063061805 ISBN-13: 978-0063061804 ASIN: B09G6SKX9W
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Colleen McKeegan is a writer and editor who’s held roles at Marie Claire, where her work was nominated for a National Magazine Award, Bloomberg, and Fortune, among others. A native of Allentown, Pennsylvania, and a graduate of Georgetown University, Colleen now lives with her family in New York. Her debut novel, The Wild One, will be published by Harper in 2022.