Ally Carter

Young Adult

How They Came to Us

Ally sent a query letter by email. Kristin actually took her on for a book she never went on to shop. Ally was deep in revisions when she decided to do a palate cleanse and write CHEATING AT SOLITAIRE, which became Ally’s first published novel. After selling another client’s debut YA novel, Kristin sent a group email out to all her current clients to see if anyone else had interest in writing for that market. It’s that email that sparked I’D TELL YOU I LOVE YOU BUT THEN I’D HAVE TO KILL YOU. Ally still has the original email Kristin sent!


Ally Carter writes books about spies, thieves, and teenagers. She is the New York Times bestselling author of the HEIST SOCIETY series and the GALLAGHER GIRLS series, which together have sold more than two-million copies and have been published in more than twenty countries. She lives in Oklahoma, where her life is either very ordinary or the best deep-cover legend ever. She’d tell you more, but…well…you know…

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The Winterborne Series

Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valor

New York Times Bestseller

Not If I Save You First

Embassy Row Series
New York Times Bestseller

All Fall Down

See How They Run

Take the Key and Lock Her Up

Gallagher Girls Series
New York Times Bestseller

I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You

New York Times Bestseller

Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy

New York Times Bestseller

Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover

New York Times Bestseller

Only the Good Spy Young

New York Times Bestseller

Out of SIght, Out of Time

New York Times Bestseller

United We Spy

The Spies That Bind

Heist Series
New York Times Bestseller

Heist Society

New York Times Bestseller

Uncommon Criminals

New York Times Bestseller

Perfect Scoundrels

The Grift of the Magi


My True Love Gave to Me Anthology

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