Joshilyn Jackson
MOTHER MAY I (William Morrow, 2021) 

"Joshilyn Jackson does it again with this explosive, white-knuckle read about a mother who will stop at nothing to protect her family. Terrifying, timely and thought-provoking, I couldn't tear my eyes away from MOTHER MAY I."―Mary Kubica, New York Times bestselling author of The Other Mrs.


NEVER HAVE I EVER (William Morrow, 2019)

“[An] epic duel between two flawed women—it’s the perfect thriller to round out your summer.”―People

Never Have I Ever becomes a tale of moral suspense in addition to a psychological thriller. Its several plot twists are surprising and effective, and there are gripping sequences involving Amy’s work as a deep-sea diver woven logically into the narrative. Many books claim to be the perfect beach read. This one doesn’t, but it certainly fits the bill.”―Wall Street Journal

"Jackson has been establishing herself as a master of domestic suspense for years, and her hyped latest should do little to change that. A carefree neighborhood evening of games, gossip, and wine gradually evolves into something much more sinister, as engineered by a woman harboring unsettling secrets."―Entertainment Weekly

“Bestselling author Jackson packs in dramatic reveals about the women’s complex histories.”―Time

“Bestselling Jackson successfully trades her usual quirky Southern lit for darker psychological suspense in this latest highly recommended novel. Her prowess at writing affecting, character-driven fiction is on full display, and readers will devour the twisty, consuming story.”―Library Journal (starred review)

“Nail-biting suspense.… Jackson builds on her talent for creating imperfect, capable, and multi-layered characters to write smart suspense, driven by the intelligence and determination of the instigator and her prey… Never Have I Ever marks a new high in Jackson’s career.”―Booklist (starred review) 

“Wonderful—suspense and surprises, real characters, and a scary, ominous backbeat.  This feels like the book Jackson was born to write.”―Lee Child, New York Times bestselling author

“A smart, original thriller with real, compelling characters and a chilling reveal. I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough.”―Clare Mackintosh, New York Times bestselling author of I Let You Go

“The more Roux and Amy became obsessed with each other, the more obsessed I became with the book. Jackson is a master... Fans of Joshilyn Jackson and newcomers alike will eat this book up. I did, and I’m hungry again.”―Sara Gruen, New York Times bestselling author of Water for Elephants


Joshilyn Jackson is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of nine novels, including Gods in Alabama, The Almost Sisters, and Never Have I Ever. She’s also an award winning audiobook narrator.

She lives in Decatur, Georgia with her husband and their two kids. She serves on the board of and volunteers with Reforming Arts, teaching creative writing inside Lee Arrendale State Prison, Georgia’s maximum security facility for women. Through their education-in-prison and reentry programs, Reforming Arts fosters the development of critical and creative thinking skills, encouraging students to build livable lives.