Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen are the co-authors of An Anonymous Girl and The Wife Between Us, which spent 10 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list and is being published in 35 countries and counting. The Wife Between Us has been optioned by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment, for which the authors will be writing the screenplay adaptation. An Anonymous Girl is being developed for TV, with Greer and Sarah executive producing. A former author-editor team (Greer edited Sarah’s seven bestselling solo novels before they became a writing duo), Greer and Sarah regularly headline festivals and literary events with audiences of up to 1,000.
As an editor at Simon & Schuster for over two decades, Greer worked with authors including Marlo Thomas, Jessica Seinfeld, Lauren Weisberger, and Jennifer Weiner. Prior to her time in book publishing, she worked at Allure magazine and obtained her master’s in journalism from Columbia University. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times and Publishers Weekly. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and two children.
Sarah is an award-winning former investigative reporter, feature writer, and magazine columnist whose work has appeared in dozens of publications including The Washington Post, USA Today, and The New Republic. She lives just outside of Washington, D.C. with her three sons.Download Bio
An Anonymous GirlA Novel
St. Martin's Press
When Jessica Farris signs up for a psychology study conducted by the mysterious Dr. Shields, she thinks all she’ll have to do is answer a few questions, collect her money, and leave. But as the questions grow more and more intense and invasive, Jessica begins to feel as though Dr. Shields may know what she’s thinking…and what she’s hiding. Caught in a web of deceit and jealousy, Jess quickly learns that some obsessions can be deadly.
The Wife Between UsA Novel
St. Martin's Press
Twisted and deliciously chilling, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen's The Wife Between Us exposes the secret complexities of an enviable marriage - and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love. Read between the lies.
In Conversation with Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen Greer and Sarah will deliver one of their trademark energetic, hilarious, and and honest talks about their origin story and their path through the world of high-stakes publishing and Hollywood.
Bookish weighs in on January 2019 releases and puts An Anonymous Girl at the top.
Glamour posted the best books of 2019 (so far) featuring An Anonymous Girl.
Watch ABC-TV’S GMA DAY interview with Greer and Sarah.
Read the Washington Post’s profile of Sarah Pekkanen.
Refinery 29 names An Anonymous Girl one of the best books to read in January 2019.
USA TODAY names An Anonymous Girl one of 5 new books not to miss.
Lit Hub’s Crime Reads names An Anonymous Girl one of the best psychological thrillers of January 2019.
The View’s Sarah Haines chose The Wife Between Us as one of her Ladies Get Lit picks.
Check out this spotlight on Sarah and Greer in Publishers Weekly.
The Wife Between Us has been optioned for a film! Check out the announcement here.
The forthcoming An Anonymous Girl is being developed for TV, with Greer and Sarah executive producing! See the announcement here.
Check out this interview with Greer and Sarah on Greer’s website.
Listen to this interview with Greer and Sarah on the radio show Lori & Julia.
- Publishers Weekly
"Masterfully escalates the suspense...a great follow-up."
"Hendricks and Pekkanen are at the top of their game...you won't see the final twist coming."
- People magazine
"Meet the first great suspense thriller of 2019."
Praise for The Wife Between Us "A fiendishly smart cat-and-mouse thriller"
― New York Times Book Review
"[A] seamless thriller that will keep readers on their toes to the very end...Readers will enjoy the dizzying back-and-forth as they attempt to figure out just who to root for and as the suspense ratchets up to one hell of a conclusion."
"Readers who were enthralled by B.A. Paris’s Behind Closed Doors and Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl will love the skewed psychology and shifting perspectives of this domestic thriller."
— Library Journal, starred review
“[A] jaw-dropping psychological thriller. This is not another eye-rolling story about the jealous ex-wife stalking her replacement...Unforgettable twists lead to shocking revelations all the way through the epilogue.”
— Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Buckle up, because you won't be able to put this one down."
"With multiple didn't-see-that-coming twists, this tome thrills."
— Us Weekly