Shari Lapena

Shari Lapena is the internationally bestselling author of the thrillers The Couple Next Door and A Stranger in the House. The Couple Next Door was a #1 Sunday Times Bestseller and the biggest selling adult fiction title in the UK in 2017. It was a New York Times Bestseller and the #1 bestselling fiction title in Canada in 2016. It has been sold in 35 territories around the world and has been optioned for film. A Stranger in the House was also a Sunday Times Bestseller and a New York Times Bestseller and has been sold in 25 territories so far. Shari lives in Toronto with her family. Her next thriller, An Unwanted Guest, will be out the summer of 2018. Brought to you with the kind support of Canada Council for the Arts, the International Festival of Authors, and the Embassy of Canada, Beijing.


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