Andrew Pyper is the author of three novels and a collection of short stories, Kiss Me, which drew critical acclaim and heralded him as a writer to watch. His first novel, Lost Girls, was a national bestseller in Canada and a Notable Book selection in The New York Times Book Review (2000) and the London Evening Standard (2000). The novel won the Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel and is an Otto Penzler pick on Amazon.com. His chilling follow-up novel set in the Amazon, The Trade Mission, was called "brilliant" by The New York Times Book Review and "remarkable and compelling" by The London Times. His third novel, The Wildfire Season, was a national bestseller and acclaimed in Canada, the US and Britain. Pyper lives in Toronto with his family.
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