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The Name of the Star

Category: Book
By (author): Johnson, Maureen
Series: The Shades Of London
Subject:  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / General
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Mysteries & Detective Stories
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / People & Places / Europe
Audience: young adult
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Published: October 2012
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 8.38in x 5.50in x 1.13in
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From The Publisher*New York Times bestseller Maureen Johnson takes on Jack the Ripper in this captivating paranormal thriller!

The day that Louisiana teenager Rory Deveaux arrives in London to start a new life at boarding school is also the day a series of brutal murders breaks out over the city, killings mimicking the horrific Jack the Ripper spree of more than a century ago. Soon "Rippermania" takes hold of modern-day London, and the police are left with few leads and no witnesses. Except one. Rory spotted the man police believe to be the prime suspect. But she is the only one who saw him--the only one who can see him. And now Rory has become his next target. In this edge-of-your-seat thriller, full of suspense, humor, and romance, Rory will learn the truth about the secret ghost police of London and discover her own shocking abilities.
Biographical NoteMaureen Johnson is the author of many young adult novels, including the New York Times bestselling Let It Snow. She lives in New York City.