The girls who wouldn''t die hunts the killer who shouldn''t
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
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.