About the Book
With the balance restored, Nivian and Kain settle into a comfortable routine. While he wants to move forward with Nivian, the more time they spend together, she begins to worry she's using him to get the one thing she wants in life—memories of her past life.
Things aren’t as peaceful as they seem, the veil between realms begins to crack, causing shifts unlike what has ever been known before. Amid disappearances and the ever increasing dizzy spells that plague her, Nivian must deal with the turmoil of emotions within her heart.
As the balance begins to veer, it threatens to rip apart the fabric between worlds by an unknown force. Nivian and Kain must find the cause. If they don’t, the world as they know it may turn into hell on earth.
The First Book in the Series
About the Author
Ali Winters was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest where she developed her love of nature, animals, and all things green.
For as long as she can remember, she’s been mesmerized by the extraordinary world of books and fantasy. There has never been a time when stories were not begging to be told, either by drawing, photography, or writing.
With encouragement from one of her favorite authors, she jumped in, head first, to pursue the career that had been calling to her since the day she opened her first book.
She has a deep love for coffee, tea, warm blankets, dogs, creating art in any medium she can get her hands on, and family.
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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