segunda-feira, 13 de maio de 2013

De olho em "The Shining Girls"

Eleito Livro da Semana no Bookdepository. Espero que chegue a Portugal mais cedo do que tarde :P caso contrário irei prolongar o meu affair com o Bookdepository e comprar mais um título em inglês.

The Shining Girls

The girl who wouldn't die, hunting a killer who shouldn't exist... A terrifying and original serial-killer thriller from award-winning author, 

"It's not my fault. It's yours. You shouldn't shine. You shouldn't make me do this." Chicago 1931. Harper Curtis, a violent drifter, stumbles on a house with a secret as shocking as his own twisted nature - it opens onto other times. He uses it to stalk his carefully chosen 'shining girls' through the decades - and cut the spark out of them. He's the perfect killer. Unstoppable. Untraceable. He thinks...Chicago, 1992. They say what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Tell that to Kirby Mazrachi, whose life was shattered after a brutal attempt to murder her. Still struggling to find her attacker, her only ally is Dan, an ex-homicide reporter who covered her case and now might be falling in love with her. As Kirby investigates, she finds the other girls - the ones who didn't make it. The evidence is ...impossible. But for a girl who should be dead, impossible doesn't mean it didn't happen...


About the author

Lauren Beukes
Lauren Beukes is the author of the acclaimed novels Moxyland and Zoo City. She is a recipient of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, finished runner-up to Lev Grossman for the John W Campbell Award, was shortlisted for a plethora of other awards and received rave reviews from around the world including The New York Times and The Guardian. She lives in Cape Town, South Africa with her husband and her daughter.

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