Tracy Quan’s latest novel is Diary of a Jetsetting Call Girl, set in Provence and praised in The Nation as a “deft account of occupational rigors and anxieties before the crash.” Quan’s debut, Diary of a Manhattan Call Girl, and the sequel, Diary of a Married Call Girl, are international bestsellers. A regular columnist for The Guardian, she has written for many publications including Cosmopolitan, The Financial Times, and The New York Times.

Very Particular Skills

Evil sex traffickers keep threatening the daughter of Liam Neeson’s ass-kicking character, and he keeps killing them—this is the premise of the awesome Taken franchise. By Tracy Quan