The Stars Between Us: A Novel (Hardcover)
Bridgerton meets Illuminae in this explosive, romantic space opera where danger and deception lurk behind glamour and wealth.
Vika Hale longs for a better life than that of a barmaid on a struggling planet, but her dreams have always seemed out of reach despite the mysterious benefactor who bankrolled her education. When the elusive billionaire dies and names Vika in his will, she’s whisked away to a glittering and glamorous new world as the ward of his heir. Suddenly, her wildest dreams don’t seem so impossible.
But when someone targets the will’s heirs in a series of terrifying bombings, Vika’s new life is thrown into uncertainty. Knowing that she may be next, Vika teams up with the one person she’d rather keep at arm’s length—her guardian’s mysterious new assistant, Sky Foster. She doesn't trust Sky, but he may be the only one who can help her discover the bomber’s identity before she becomes the next victim. As Vika grows closer to Sky, she realizes she may not escape these new threats unscathed. Sky is keeping a secret and it's one that could unravel everything.
In The Stars Between Us, Cristin Terrill sweeps readers away to a world where secrets are currency and love is the most dangerous risk of all.
About the Author
Cristin Terrill is the author of Here Lies Daniel Tate and All Our Yesterdays, which has been translated into a dozen languages and is the winner of numerous accolades, including the International Thriller Writers’ Award for Best Young Adult Novel. She’s the co-founder of Wordsmith Workshops, which runs writing retreats and online learning for new and aspiring authors, and the business manager of the literary booking agency The Author Village.
"Fast paced and with plenty of action...this is a book that will be worth your time to read." - School Library Connection
"Terrill handily utilizes a mysterious heir, a secret antagonist, and a mystifying crime for a potent rags-to-riches romance." - Publishers Weekly
“...[The Stars Between Us] layers elements of romance and mystery with an intriguing character study, resulting in an engrossing novel that will appeal to sci-fi and historical fiction fans alike.” - Bulletin for the Center for Children's Books
"Featuring a fierce heroine caught up in a swoon-worthy romance, THE STARS BETWEEN US had so many twists and turns that I read this book in one sitting!" - Beth Revis, New York Times bestselling author of Across the Universe
"A jewel of a story wrapped in glittering layers of intrigue. The Stars Between Us scratched my Jane Austen itch and transported me far into the future -- both at once. Cristin Terrill has woven a tale where nothing is as it seems, and you'll keep turning the pages as it refuses to let you go." -- Amie Kaufman, New York Times bestselling author of The Illuminae Files