Instant USA Today Bestseller

A sneaky thriller set at a prestigious private school—complete with interfering parents, overeager students, and one teacher who just wants to teach them all a lesson…

"A perfect summer book"

-NPR

"“Once I sat down to read For Your Own Good—a clever, twisty thriller—it was difficult to stop reading. It's the perfect read to get lost in this summer."

-Buzzfeed

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Instant International Bestseller

The story of a family—not unlike your own—just with a few more violent tendencies thrown in....
 

"Wholly original. Scarily clever. completely mesmerizing."

Lisa Gardner, #1 NY Times bestselling author

"Downing has totally mastered the ancient rhetorical tactic implied in that familiar infomercial phrase, “But wait, there’s more!” With our need to know ramped up through a series of teasers offering more to come, this tale is virtually impossible to put down."

Booklist (Starred Review)

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Instant #1 International Bestseller

Dexter meets Mr. and Mrs. Smith in this wildly compulsive debut thriller about a couple whose fifteen-year marriage has finally gotten too interesting...
 

"A dark and irresistible debut"

-People Magazine

"The thriller we're most excited to stay up with all night."

-Entertainment Weekly

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