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Rebecca Drake
Joined Seton Hill
Pittsburgh, PA
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Rebecca Drake's debut thriller, DON’T BE AFRAID, was Kensington’s lead title in September 2006. THE NEXT KILLING followed in September 2007 and was selected by four national book clubs including The Literary Guild. THE DEAD PLACE came out in September 2008 and was an Independent Mystery Booksellers Association (IMBA) bestseller. Droemer Knaur published all three novels in German. In 2011 "Loaded" appeared in PITTSBURGH NOIR, one of Akashic Books’ award-winning collection of noir anthologies. Rebecca recently signed a contract with St. Martin's Press for ONLY EVER YOU, a psychological thriller/women's fiction hardcover to be released in 2016. A former journalist and native New Yorker, Rebecca has also lived in Indiana, Ohio, Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey and Qatar. She currently lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with her husband and two children. More about Rebecca can be found at Or find her on Facebook at And Twitter @AuthorRDrake


  • B.A., Pennsylvania State University (State College, PA), 1989