Jennifer Moffett

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Biography

Jennifer Moffett is the author of debut young adult thriller Those Who Prey and a forthcoming novel published by Atheneum/Simon & Schuster. After working in children’s television (Arthur, Disney’s Doug) in New York City, she received her MA in Creative Writing from the University of Mississippi. Her short stories and poems have appeared in various literary journals, including New Orleans Review and descant. She teaches creative writing on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Learn more at JBMoffett.com.

 


Schedule

Streaming November 12
Discussion
Murder, Mysteries, and Secrets from the Past: Young Adult Thrillers
with K. Ancrum, Kit Frick, Kristin Lambert, Jeniffer Moffett, and Ashley Poston
(Ages 12 and up)


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Those Who Prey

Sadie meets The Girls in this riveting debut psychological thriller about a lonely college freshman seduced into joining a cult—and her desperate attempt to escape before it’s too late.

College life isn’t what Emily expected.

She expected to spend freshman year strolling through the ivy-covered campus with new friends, finally feeling like she belonged. Instead, she walks the campus alone, still not having found her place or her people so far away from home.

But then the Kingdom finds her.

The Kingdom, an exclusive on-campus group, offers everything Emily expected out of college and more: acceptance, friends, a potential boyfriend, and a chance to spend the summer on a mission trip to Italy. But the trip is not what she thought it would be. Emily and the others are stripped of their passports and money. They’re cut off from their families back home. The Kingdom’s practices become increasingly manipulative and dangerous…

And someone ends up dead.

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