Caroline Kepnes is from Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Her first novel YOU was shortlisted for a CWA New Blood Award. Stephen King calls her writing “hypnotic…never read anything like it”. Her second novel HIDDEN BODIES is a sequel that Booklist describes as “the love child of Holden Caulfield and Patrick Bateman”. Caroline earned a BA in American Civilization at Brown University and worked as a pop culture journalist–Entertainment Weekly–and a TV writer–7th Heaven. She now writes full-time and lives in Los Angeles.