Carol Goodman is the critically acclaimed author of fourteen novels, including The Lake of Dead Languages and The Seduction of Water, which won the 2003 Hammett Prize. Her books have been translated into sixteen languages. She lives in the Hudson Valley with her family, and teaches writing and literature at the New School and SUNY New Paltz.
Praise for River Road: "Like Donna Tartt's Secret History or a good film noir...will keep readers hooked." -- People "Goodman expertly melds the psychological thriller and academic mystery into a compelling story of revenge and grief." -- Associated Press "Carol Goodman is, simply put, a stellar writer." -- Lisa Unger, New York Times bestselling author of The Red House "Blends a perfect gothic premise...with modern mysterious twists...I couldn't put it down but I didn't want it to end." -- Wendy Webb, bestselling and award-winning author of The Vanishing "Foreboding and moody...As you're pulled deeper into its crumbling corridors and gothic history, you'll never guess where its true threats lie." -- Miranda Beverly-Whittemore, New York Times bestselling author of Bittersweet and June