Give Me Your Hand

Megan Abbott

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'Megan Abbott at her very best. Cool, crisp, chilling.' Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train

Kit has risen to the top of her profession. She's on the brink of achieving everything she wanted, but someone is standing in her way - Diane. Diane made Kit who she is today, lit the ambition that's driven her – and now she knows something that could burn Kit's world to the ground.

But Diane has a secret of her own, and Kit hasn't forgotten. She remembers the worst thing Diane ever did, and how it blew their friendship apart. Diane is beginning to think that Kit is just like her. Maybe she's right.

Ambition: It's in the blood . . .

Give Me Your Hand is a blistering thriller from Megan Abbott.

In the media
Beautifully written and unbearably tense, this is a standout study of ambition, rivalry and fear.


Megan Abbott is one of the smartest storytellers around and her thought-provoking ideas lift her books to another level.

Daily Mail

[A] searing, fierce novel of female friendship and ambition.


[Give Me Your Hand] should cement [Abbott's] position as one of the most intelligent and daring novelists working in the crime genre today.

Ruth Ware New York Times Book Review