Flicker & Burn (Hardcover)
Putnam Publishing Group, 9780399257216, 352pp.
Publication Date: August 20, 2013
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Sara Jane Rispoli is still searching for her missing family, but instead of fighting off a turncoat uncle and crooked cops, this time she finds herself on the run from creepy beings with red, pulsingeyes and pale white skinchasing her through the streets in ice cream trucks; theycan only be described as Ice Cream Creatures. They'reterrifyingandhell benton killing her, but they're also alink to her family, a clue to where they might be and who has them. While she battles these new pursuers, she's also discovering more about her own cold fury and more about the Chicago Outfit, how the past misdeeds--old murders and vendettas--might just beconnected to her present and the disappearance of her family. But connecting the dots is tough and time-consuming and may finally be the undoing of her relationship with the handsome Max--who's now her boyfriend. But for his own safety, Sara Jane may have to end this relationship before it even really starts. Her pursuers who've shown her her mother's amputated fingerand the head of the Chicago Outfit who's just whistled her in for a sit-down make a romance unthinkable. The only thing that matters is finding her family and keeping everyone she loves alive.
About the Author
T.M. Goeglein (www.tmgoeglein.com), the author of "Cold Fury," lives in Chicago, Illinois."
Praise For Flicker & Burn…
"Goeglein keeps up his uncanny ability to channel a strong, smart, teen heroine; weave Chicago's Capone era into the twenty-first century...and create a rich supporting cast running."--Booklist