Nancy Werlin

Finalist, 2006 National Book Awards

Nancy Werlin has written five previous novels, including Double Helix, Black Mirror, and The Killer’s Cousin, which won the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery and was named one of the “100 Best of the Best for the 21st Century” by the American Library Association. A graduate of Yale College, she lives near Boston, Massachusetts.
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The Rules of Survival

The Rules of Survival by Nancy Werlin book cover, 2006
ISBN 9780803730014 Dial/Penguin

A heart-wrenching portrait of a family in crisis and of the son, Matt, who refuses to let his family remain at risk. More about this book >

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Nancy Werlin

Nancy Werlin has written five previous novels, including Double Helix, Black Mirror, and The Killer’s Cousin, which won the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery and was named one of the “100 Best of the Best for the 21st Century” by the American Library Association. A graduate of Yale College, she lives near Boston, Massachusetts.

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