Title Profile & Character Information

The Shining Girls

Annotation
THE GIRL WHO WOULDN'T DIE HUNTS THE KILLER WHO SHOULDN'T EXIST.

The future is not as loud as war, but it is relentless. It has a terrible fury all its own."

Harper Curtis is a killer who stepped out of the past. Kirby Mazrachi is the girl who was never meant to have a future.

Kirby is the last shining girl, one of the bright young women, burning with potential, whose lives Harper is destined to snuff out after he stumbles on a House in Depression-era Chicago that opens on to other times.

At the urging of the House, Harper inserts himself into the lives of the shining girls, waiting for the perfect moment to strike. He's the ultimate hunter, vanishing into another time after each murder, untraceable-until one of his victims survives.

Determined to bring her would-be killer to justice, Kirby joins the Chicago Sun-Times to work with the ex-homicide reporter, Dan Velasquez, who covered her case. Soon Kirby finds herself closing in on the impossible truth . . .

THE SHINING GIRLS is a masterful twist on the serial killer tale: a violent quantum leap featuring a memorable and appealing heroine in pursuit of a deadly criminal.



Characters
NameCurtis, Harper
GenderMale
TraitSerial killer

NameMazrachi, Kirby
GenderFemale

NameVelasquez, Dan
GenderMale
OccupationNewspaper reporter

GenreFiction
Thriller
    --Supernatural
Mystery
TopicsSerial killers
Haunted houses
Good vs. evil
Time travel
Serial killings
Revenge
Cold cases
Justice
SettingChicago, Illinois
Illinois