Caroline Kepnes

Caroline Kepnes is a native of Cape Cod and the author of many published short stories. After graduating from Brown University, Caroline moved to New York where she covered pop culture for Entertainment Weekly and Tiger Beat. She also worked as a staff writer on the first season of ABC Family's The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Caroline’s second novel, Hidden Bodies, is the follow-up to her debut novel, You, which was optioned by Showtime. Caroline now lives in Los Angeles, where she writes fiction, drinks artificially sweetened caffeinated beverages, and avoids freeways. Follow @CarolineKepnes on Twitter or visit


Books by this Author

Hidden Bodies
Thrill Rides


Caroline Kepnes tells us why she loves audiobooks

Caroline Kepnes shares her personal enthusiasm for audiobooks and why she believes A Good Audiobook Speaks Volumes.

Author Revealed

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. Now I'm paranoid!

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Write when you want to but also write when you don't want to.

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Q. What is your favorite movie?

A. Hannah & Her Sisters/Boogie Nights/You've Got Mail/Raising Arizona/American Splendor/The Silence of the Lambs

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