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Kaylie Jones

KAYLIE JONES has published seven books, including a memoir, Lies My Mother Never Told Me, and her most recent novel, The Anger Meridian. Her novel A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries was adapted as a Merchant Ivory film in 1998. Jones has been teaching for more than twenty-five years, and is a faculty member in the Stony Brook Southampton MFA in Creative Writing & Literature program and in Wilkes University’s MFA in Creative Writing program. She is the author of Speak Now and the editor of Long Island Noir. Her newest endeavor is her publishing imprint with Akashic Books, Kaylie Jones Books.

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The Anger Meridian

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Following her husband’s suspicious death, Merryn Huntley flees with her daughter to Mexico, where she discovers she can’t outrun self-deception.

Long Island Noir

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Between these covers, Long Island emerges as a region far more complex and sinister than merely a playground for the rich and famous.

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City Mouse

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Forthcoming: 6/6/17

A smart, guilty-­pleasure read about moms behaving badly in the suburbs, revealing uncomfortable truths about motherhood, marriage, and American materialism.

Little Beasts

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In this evocative debut, the accidental murder of an eight-year-old forces a working-class community to face its demons.