Dark Eyes

Front Cover
Penguin Books Limited, Aug 2, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 384 pages
19 Reviews

Compulsive, brilliantly crafted thriller from an amazing debut Hollywood author.

When danger is both your past and your destiny, dare you discover who you really are?

Born in Russia but adopted by a wealthy American family as a baby, Wallis Stoneman was brought up in a world of glamorous luxury. Then at the age of sixteen, beautiful and rebellious Wallis rejects the life that doesn't feel like her own and lives as a street-kid on the gritty streets of New York.

But the streets throw up more than she bargained for and she discovers a deadly secret to her past that will change Wallis' life forever. Her real father is a terrifyingly dangerous Russian gangster. And he is on the hunt for her mother. He will stop at nothing and no one - even his own blood - to find her.

Can Wallis find her mother before her father kills them both?

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
5
4 stars
4
3 stars
6
2 stars
4
1 star
0

As for the plot, I loved it! - Goodreads
Richter's writing was just amazing. - Goodreads
The entire book is definitely plot driven. - Goodreads

Review: Dark Eyes (Dark Eyes #1)

User Review  - Helen - Goodreads

Dark Eyes by William Richter was one of those books that sits in the bargain section of a book store, and looks at you until you feel guilty for leaving it there, and ultimately buy it. Plus, having a ... Read full review

Review: Dark Eyes (Dark Eyes #1)

User Review  - Heather Juengel - Goodreads

Wallis (Wally) Stoneman was born in Russia and was adopted by a wealthy family who lived in New York City. When Wally found out she was getting adopted, she didn't know what to do. Her whole life she ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

William Harlan Richter is a veteran Hollywood screenwriter and script doctor. He currently has several film projects in development, and in the past has produced work for Ron Howard and Tom Hanks, among others. He was nominated for an Emmy Award as Producer of the documentary episode of the HBO mini series "Band of Brothers". He lives in California.

Bibliographic information