The Shining Girls
Are you looking for something just a little bit different to read this summer?
Then The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes is the book for you!
The Shining Girls features Harper, a time-travelling serial killer who brutally murders talented women - "shining girls" - across a sixty year span. Kirby, one of Harper's victims, survives against all odds, and is determined to bring Harper to justice. This genre-bending novel with shifting perspectives is a fast paced thriller that will keep you guessing. Beukes has delivered a novel that is impressivley researched and intricately plotted. The Shining Girls is perfect for any thriller fan, and it will appeal to readers who enjoy supernatural fiction.
Julie E. Says:
A genre-bending, fast-paced thriller - great for summer!
Amazon Amazon Says:
THE GIRL WHO WOULDN'T DIE HUNTS THE KILLER WHO SHOULDN'T EXIST. The future is not as loud as war, but it is relentless. It has a terrible fury all its own." Harper Curtis i more...
THE GIRL WHO WOULDN'T DIE HUNTS THE KILLER WHO SHOULDN'T EXIST. The future is not as loud as war, but it is relentless. It has a terrible fury all its own." Harper Curtis is a killer who stepped out of the past. Kirby Mazrachi is the girl who was never meant to have a future. 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 the shining girls, waiting for the perfect moment to strike. He's the ultimate hunter, vanishing into another time after each murder, untraceable-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 ex-homicide reporter, Dan Velasquez, who covered her case. Soon Kirby finds herself closing in on the impossible truth . . . THE SHINING GIRLS is a masterful twist on the serial killer tale: a violent quantum leap featuring a memorable and appealing heroine in pursuit of a deadly criminal. less...