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Afterlight (Paperback) (Rebecca Lim)
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Praise for The Astrologer's Daughter:
"Taut, assured thriller. . . . Teen and adult readers who like their mysteries gritty and literary, with a touch of magic: seek this one out."Kirkus Reviews(starred review)
"Elegantly written . . . this mystery will keep readers guessing until the end."School Library Journal
"Complex and engrossing . . . has great potential as an intergenerational reading club selection."Booklist Online
Sophie Teague doesn't fit in. Not at her old school, nor at the one, which she's started since her parents died in a freak motorbike accident. She lives with her gran in a rundown pub. It doesn't help that she's six feet tall and built like a beanpole with a shock of wild red hair. The one person keen to spend time with her, is "Eve," a beautiful and forceful ghost, who starts making nightly appearances in Sophie's bedroom. Eve needs her help. Sophie isn't sure why or howbut she knows Eve won't stop haunting her until she finds out. So with the unlikely help of brooding classmate Jordan Haig, Sophie sets out to unravel the mystery.
Dark and thrilling, Afterlight will take you deep into the heart of a dangerous love story, revealing the unworldlyand deadlypull of the past.
Rebecca Lim worked as a commercial lawyer before leaving to write full time. Rebecca is the author of ten other books for children and young adult readers, includingThe Astrologer's Daughter (Text Publishing, 2014). Her Mercy series is published in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, and Brazil.