Dare Me (Paperback)
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Dare Me (Paperback)

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Paperback 352 Pages
Published: 18/06/2015
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Shortlisted for the CWA Steel Dagger

Dark, dangerous and compulsively readable, Dare Me by Megan Abbott is a gripping exploration of the teenage psyche.

There's something dangerous about the boredom of teenage girls. Coach said that once. She said it like she knew, and understood.

When Colette French arrives at school one fall and takes charge of the cheer squad, she brings a hint of threat. Sleek, remote and careless, she transforms the girls into warriors - and rivals. Addy and Beth find that for the first time they have secrets from one another. But their mentor is playing her own deadly game, and there is everything to lose.

'Tense, dark and beautifully written' Gillian Flynn

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447283690
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 244 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'A taut, twisted tale . . . Dare Me shimmers with dark sexual tension' Marie Claire

'Megan Abbott is an extraordinary writer' Nick Hornby, The Believer

'A tense, fast-paced psychological thriller' The Times

'Mesmerising . . . A truly nerve-shredding crime plot . . . exemplary writing.' Independent on Sunday

'Deliciously compelling' Heat

‘A powerful tale of sexual awakening, obsession, twisted loyalties and murder’ Irish Times

‘Tense, fast-paced’ Sunday Times

‘Truly nerve-shredding’ Independent on Sunday

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An exquisitely structured high school noir with one of the most memorable female protagonist-cum-antagonists since Peyton in The Hand That Rocks The Cradle.

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“Addictive thriller”

Definitely less of a mystery than a thriller, but interestingly, I couldn’t figure out what exactly I wanted to stop from happening. I just felt a sense of dread, knowing that the ending was coming. I feel as though... More

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