Karen Abbott is the New York Times best-selling author of Sin in the Second City, American Rose, and, most recently, Liar Temptress Soldier Spy, named one of the best books of 2014 by the Library Journal, the Christian Science Monitor, and Amazon. She has written for the Newyorker.com, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Smithsonian Magazine, Salon and other publications. Her new book, The Ghosts of Eden Park, was just published.