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Samantha Downing is the author of the bestselling My Lovely Wife, nominated for Edgar, ITW, Macavity, and CWA awards. Amazon Studios and Nicole Kidman's Blossom Films have partnered to produce a feature film based on the novel.


Her second book, He Started It, was released in 2020 and became an instant international bestseller.


Her third thriller, For Your Own Good, was released in the US on July 20, 2021. It has been optioned by Robert Downey Jr. and Greg Berlanti for HBO Max

She currently lives and works in New Orleans.