Name That Author!: August 2, 2012

This installment of Name That Author! is sponsored by Freak by Jennifer Hillier from Gallery Books.

Suspense magazine chose Jennifer Hillier’s “truly frightening” debut, Creep, as one of 2011’s best novels, while #1 bestselling author Jeffery Deaver cautioned “you better call in sick—you’re not going anywhere until you finish reading.” Now, Hillier returns to the Pacific Northwest college town where one killer’s stranglehold has ebbed . . . but another sick mind has waited for the perfect moment to pick up where the terror left off.



You can submit your guess using the form below after any clue, but if you’re wrong, you’re out for the week. So you’ve got to pick your spot. Too early and you might be wrong; wait until you’re sure, and you might get scooped. This week, we have five copies of Freak by Jennifer Hillier to give away–one to the first participant who buzzes in with the correct answer, and four more to randomly selected players. Submit your answer by 1:30m Eastern on Monday, August 6th to be eligible. Good luck!

**Be warned: if you Tweet your guess or leave a comment with your guess, you’re not only disqualified for this week, but for the rest of the month.**

Here we go:

1. I died of an LSD overdose.

2. My first profession was medicine.

3. Most likely, you’ve only read one of my books.

4. Though my most famous novel is dystopian, I also wrote a utopian novel late in my life. 

5. I wrote a letter congratulating Orwell on 1984, a novel which many think I influenced.

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