About the Book
Lydia has vanished.
Lydia, who’s never broken any rules, except falling in love with the wrong boy. Lydia, who’s been Piper’s best friend since they were children. Lydia, who never even said good-bye.
Convinced the police are looking in all the wrong places, eighteen-year-old Piper Sail begins her own investigation in an attempt to solve the mystery of Lydia’s disappearance. With the reluctant help of a handsome young detective, Piper goes searching for answers in the dark underbelly of 1924 Chicago, determined to find Lydia at any cost.
When Piper discovers those answers might stem from the corruption strangling the city—and quite possibly lead back to the doors of her affluent neighborhood—she must decide how deep she’s willing to dig, how much she should reveal, and if she’s willing to risk her life of privilege for the sake of the truth.
From the glitzy homes of the elite to the mob-run streets of 1920s Chicago, Stephanie Morrill’s jazz-age mystery shows just how far a girl will go to save her friend.
About the Author
Stephanie Morrill is the author of several young adult novels, including the 1920's mystery, The Lost Girl of Astor Street (February 2017, Blink/HarperCollins). Despite loving cloche hats and drop-waist dresses, Stephanie would have been a terrible flapper because she can’t do the Charleston and looks awful with bobbed hair. She and her near-constant ponytail live in Kansas City with her husband and three kids.
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The Lost Girl of Astor Street by Stephanie Morrill is a thrilling historical, mystery, romance novel that readers will absolutely love. Readers will be enthralled and sucked into this book from the first chapter. Morrill creates a fantastic cast of characters, including Piper Sail and her best friend Lydia. This story is about how Lydia randomly goes missing one day and Piper is bound and determined to find out what happened to her best friend no matter what the cost. With the dangers of Chicago’s Mafia and vividly depicted characters and scenes, readers will thoroughly enjoyed the intense thriller/mystery part of the story. With just the right amount of intensity to keep them on the edge of their seats and plenty of twists and turns, this thrilling and enticing novel is one that teens and adults alike will utterly enjoy and will not soon forget.
Genre: historical, mystery, thriller, romance, young adult
Publication date: February 7, 2016
Number of pages: 352
Content Rating: PG
Book Rating: 5 stars
A review copy of this book was provided by the author's launch team. A review was not required and all all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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