Chasing Starlight

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Tor Teen
Publish Date
Pages
336
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.2 X 1.3 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780765399519

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About the Author

TERI BAILEY BLACK may write about troubled people in dark places, but she grew up in a large, happy family, surrounded by books, art, and California sunshine. She's happiest when she's creating things, whether it's with words, fabric, or chocolate. Her debut, Girl at the Grave (Tor Teen), won the Thriller Award for Best Young Adult Novel. She and her husband have four children and live in Orange County, California.

Reviews

Chasing Starlight dazzles with richly drawn characters, a breathtaking mystery, and a vivid 1930s Hollywood setting. Black masterfully evokes the glamour and darkness of a mesmerizing era steeped in secrets, lies, and dreams. --Cat Winters author of The Raven's Tale

Miss Fisher meets Tinseltown in this addictive mystery full of Old Hollywood glamour and slow-burn secrets. Chasing Starlight is the journey of aspiring-astronomer-turned-reluctant-sleuth Kate as she works not only to solve a murder but find her place in the world after a tumultuous past. Come for the gossipy glam of old Hollywood; stay for a cast of charmingly quirky characters and a mystery that will have you guessing until the end. --McKelle George, author of Speak Easy, Speak Love

Chasing Starlight is a mystery as alluring as old Hollywood itself--and fun! Teri Bailey Black's story has a historical-yet-modern feel, and the setting is so creative and cinematic you'll feel as if you're sitting on a film set. With a cast of dream-chasers who showcase both the glamour and the grit, Chasing Starlight is delightful from the first scene to the last. --Jodie Lynn Zdrok, author of Spectacle

"Black delivers an atmospheric mystery with cinematic flair that's chock full of period detail, highlighting women's roles in front of, and behind, the camera during Hollywood's golden age. A captivating crowd pleaser." --Kirkus Reviews

"This complex tale featuring blossoming romance, an edge-of-your-seat murder, and a host of characters to love and hate is recommended for collections where mysteries are popular." --School Library Journal

Praise for Girl at the Grave

Winner of the 2019 Thriller Award for Best Young Adult Novel

"With its vibrant, atmospheric setting and lush and captivating prose, Girl at the Grave is in fact, a searing love story which kept me swooning page after page. Romantic tension between Valentine and Rowan sizzles, igniting a gothic love story that will burn in readers hearts, and minds, long after reading."--#1 New York Times bestselling author Kerri Maniscalco

"Girl at the Grave kept me up late at night with its non-stop secrets, twists, and scandals. An entertaining homage to classic Gothic romances that will keep readers guessing until the very last chapter."--Cat Winters, Morris-nominated author of Odd & True

"While the plot transpires with unforeseen turns, the romantic tension Black crafts between Valentine and Rowan pushes the pace, holding readers' attention until the last page. Purchase where there are avid fans of gothic romance, historical fiction, and mystery."--School Library Journal

"This gothic murder mystery will be a breath of fresh air for historical fiction buffs. Resourceful Valentine anchors this atmospheric debut, which marks Black as a writer to watch."--Booklist