Verity is a 2018 psychological thriller by New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover. The novel is set between New York City and Vermont, and follows struggling writer Lowen Ashleigh as she ghostwrites a novel on behalf of Verity Crawford, a woman who is in a vegetative state following a traumatic accident. As Lowen researches Verity’s life and reads her mysterious, secret autobiography So Be It, feelings for the author’s husband and fears about Verity’s real past grow uncontrollably. Narrated between two very different perspectives, the novel examines themes of loss, grief, obsession, and self-doubt. Verity has sold over two million copies and has been translated into more than 20 languages.