THE SHINING GIRLS. by Beukes, Lauren.

THE SHINING GIRLS. by Beukes, Lauren. < >


Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2013). First edition - The third novel by this award-winning writer from South Africa, one which combines a serial killer with time traveling. "Harper Curtis is a killer who stepped out of the past. Kirby is the last shining girl, one of the bright young women, burning with potential, whose lives Harper is destined to snuff out after he stumbles on a House in Depression-era Chicago that opens on to other times. At the urging of the House, Harper inserts himself into the lives of these shining girls, waiting for the perfect moment to strike. He's the ultimate hunter, vanishing without a trace into another time after each murder--until one of his victims survives. Determined to bring her would-be killer to justice, Kirby joins the Chicago Sun-Times to work with the reporter, Dan Velasquez, who covered her case. Soon Kirby finds herself closing in on an impossible truth . . . " Winner of the 2014 British Fantasy Award. 356 pp.

Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

Book ID: 76257
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