Justine Larbalestier announces new novel RAZORHURST

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razorhurst justine larbalestierAustralian young adult author Justine Larbalestier (Liar) has announced her new novel, Razorhurst, a historical ghost story.

Set in the notoriously dangerous inner-city suburb of Darlinghurst in 1932, Razorhurst tells the story of Dymphna and Kelpie, two girls who meet over the corpse of Jimmy Palmer, Dymphna’s latest boyfriend.  Dymphna pronounces herself Kelpie’s new protector, but Dymphna’s life is in danger too, and she needs an ally. And while Jimmy’s ghost wants to help, the dead cannot protect the living.

Razorhurst is due to be published in Australia and New Zealand by Allen & Unwin in July 2014; and in the USA by Soho Teen in March 2015.

To find out more, visit Justine Larbalestier at her website.

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Lucy Nisbet

Lucy is an English teacher-in-training and a self-confessed book nerd. She often buys more books than she can reasonably afford or possibly have time to read. Her Hogwarts letter is now several years too late, but she’s sure it’s just gotten lost in the post.

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