In Depression-era Chicago, Harper Curtis finds a key to a house that opens on to other times. But it comes at a cost. He has to kill the shining girls: bright young women, burning with potential. He stalks them through their lives across different eras until, in 1989, one of his victims, Kirby Mazrachi, survives and starts hunting him back. Working with an ex-homicide reporter who is falling for her, Kirby has to unravel an impossible mystery. The Shining Girls is a masterful twist on the classic serial killer tale: a violent quantum leap featuring a memorable and appealing girl in pursuit of a deadly criminal.
About: A masterful twist on the serial killer novel and "one of the scariest and best-written thrillers of the year" (Chicago Sun-Times) from the award-winning author Lauren Beukes: the girl who wouldn't die hunts the killer who shouldn't exist.
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