Dark Eyes

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Penguin Books Limited, Aug 2, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 384 pages
18 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?

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Review: Dark Eyes (Dark Eyes #1)

User Review  - Kim Kelly - Goodreads

This was a hard book to put down. It was fast paced, exciting, intense, and emotionally gripping. The only let down was a few unrealistic and predictable elements of the book. It started out as a ... Read full review

Review: Dark Eyes (Dark Eyes #1)

User Review  - Marg K. - Goodreads

First off, I must say that Dark Eyes is definitely not a light, fluffy read. The story is gritty with bloody violence & angsty drama, and the characters are deeply damaged & flawed. There are ... 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.

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