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Of Scars and Stardust


Claire Graham ran away from a tragedy that still haunts her. But when she learns that her sister, Ella, has gone missing, Claire decides to return to Amble, Ohio, and face what happened there. Determined to find Ella, Claire turns to Grant Buchanan, the soft-spoken boy from her past who, like Claire, has secrets he guards closely.

Format: Ebook
ISBN: 9780738743783
Publisher: Flux
Tags:  Reading Level: Grades 9-12, Interest Level: Grades 9-12, Mystery, Thrillers

After the attack that leaves her little sister, Ella, close to death in a snowy cornfield, Claire Graham is sent to live with her aunt in Manhattan to cope. But the guilt of letting Ella walk home alone that night still torments Claire, and she senses the violence that preyed on her sister hiding around every corner. Her shrink calls it a phobia. Claire calls it the truth. When Ella vanishes two years later, Claire has no choice but to return to Amble, Ohio, and face her shattered family. Her one comfort is Ella’s diary, left in a place where only Claire could find it. Drawing on a series of cryptic entries, Claire tries to uncover the truth behind Ella’s attack and disappearance. But she soon realizes that not all lost things are meant to be found.

Copyright: 2014
Page Count: 336
Rights Territory: Worldwide
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / General
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Thrillers & Suspense
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Mysteries & Detective Stories

Andrea Hannah (Novi, MI) graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in special education. When she’s not teaching or writing, she spends her time running, traveling, and attempting to keep her pug out of the refrigerator.

Reviews and Awards

“An intriguing puzzle of a book.” — Kirkus Reviews

“This psychological thriller reads like a Robert Cormier version of Twilight.” — Booklist

“An unsettling read for fans of stories that leave the reader wondering what is real and what is truly delusion.” — VOYA

“Intense and incredibly written.” — SLJTeen

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