Books by Jennifer McMahon

BURNTOWN by Jennifer McMahon
Released: April 25, 2017

"Weirdly entertaining but anticlimactic in the end."
McMahon (The Winter People, 2014, etc.) swoops readers off to a setting straight out of a modern, but much starker, Grimm's fairy tale in this odd story with a touch of the supernatural. Read full book review >
THE WINTER PEOPLE by Jennifer McMahon
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Although she writes flawless prose, McMahon's characters' improbable choices derail her story."
A peaceful Vermont village turns creepy in this tale of the dead returning to life. Read full book review >
THE ONE I LEFT BEHIND by Jennifer McMahon
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Readers will find themselves unable to turn the pages fast enough in this perfectly penned thriller."
Although the title seems irrelevant to the plot, McMahon scores a solid touchdown in this creepy but engrossing thriller. Read full book review >
DISMANTLED by Jennifer McMahon
Released: June 16, 2009

"Sometimes beautifully written and extraordinarily imaginative; the only thing it lacks is human interest."
The collective sins of four college friends come home to roost more than a decade after a bizarre tragedy scattered them in this disturbing, darkly hypnotic novel by McMahon (Island of Lost Girls, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >
ISLAND OF LOST GIRLS by Jennifer McMahon
Released: May 1, 2008

"The flashbacks, dirty family secrets and sudden plot twists harken back to McMahon's debut (Promise Not to Tell, 2007), but, commendably, she still manages some surprises."
Small-town copycat crimes yet again spur a hometown girl to recall more personal situations in McMahon's well-crafted—if formulaic—sophomore effort. Read full book review >
MY TIKI GIRL by Jennifer McMahon
Released: May 1, 2008

"Readers who like dreamy, even quasi-mystical, nonconformity may enjoy this slightly dark but ultimately hopeful romance. (Fiction. YA)"
An author for adults shifts her audience to teens with mixed success in this romance about two girls. Read full book review >
PROMISE NOT TO TELL by Jennifer McMahon
Released: April 10, 2007

"Well-plotted suspenseful fun."
Ghost sightings and a copycat murder cause residents of a small town to revisit a 30-year-old crime. Read full book review >