Koethi Zan

Koethi Zan will sign her debut novel The Never List (Pamela Dorman Books; $27.95).

Koethi Zan was born and raised in rural Alabama, then moved to New York City after earning a J.D. from Yale Law School.  She practiced entertainment law for more than fifteen years, working in film, television, and theater, most recently at MTV/  She now lives in upstate New York with her husband and children.   

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Event date: 

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 6:30pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St
77005 Houston
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Email or call 713-524-8597 for price
ISBN: 9780670026517
Availability: Special Order
Published: Pamela Dorman Books - July 16th, 2013

For years, best friends Sarah and Jennifer kept what they called the "Never List" a list of actions to be avoided, for safety's sake, at all costs. But one night, against their best instincts, they accept a cab ride with grave, everlasting consequences. For the next three years, they are held captive with two other girls in a dungeon-like cellar by a connoisseur of sadism. 

Ten years later, at thirty-one, Sarah is still struggling to resume a normal life, living as a virtual recluse under a new name, unable to come to grips with the fact that Jennifer didn't make it out of that cellar. Now, her abductor is up for parole and Sarah can no longer ignore the twisted letters he sends from jail. 

Finally, Sarah decides to confront her phobias and the other survivors--who hold their own deep grudges against her. When she goes on a cross-country chase that takes her into the perverse world of BDSM, secret cults, and the arcane study of torture, she begins unraveling a mystery more horrifying than even she could have imagined.