Set between the New York Times bestseller Shadowshaper and its upcoming sequel Shadowhouse Fall, this novella of mystery, love and loss will draw you deep into Daniel José Older's magical Brooklyn.
"A Brooklyn with a heart that pounds as mightily as the characters Older has created." -- Bustle
"The perfect sequelita to #Shadowshaper." -- Black Girl Nerds
Trying to shake off the strange malaise that separates her from even her girlfriend Izzy, Tee decides to take over the Bed-Stuy Searchlight for the summer. But then she finds an alluring violet dress in the newspaper office, and a cute ghost girl no one else can see.
Izzy can tell Tee's drifting away from her -- she misses Izzy's shows and skips shadowshaper practice -- and she won't stand for it. Yet when a girl goes missing in Bed-Stuy, Izzy needs Tee to get the word out and help investigate. Can they break through their distance and reconnect before someone else dies?
Daniel José Older
Daniel José Older has always loved monsters, whether historical, prehistorical, or imaginary. His debut series for young adults, the Shadowshaper Cypher, has earned starred reviews, the International Latino Book Award, and New York Times Notable Book and NPR Best Book of the Year picks, among other accolades. His debut middle-grade series, Dactyl Hill Squad, was named to the New York Times Notable Book list and to the NPR and Washington Post Best Book of the Year lists, among others. He has worked as a bike messenger, a waiter, and a teacher, and was a New York City paramedic for ten years. Daniel splits his time between Brooklyn and New Orleans.