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The Name of the Star

(2011)
(The first book in the Shades of London series)
A novel by

 
 
The day Louisiana teenager Rory Deveaux arrives in London marks a memorable occasion. For Rory, it's the start of a new life at a London boarding school. But for many, this will be remembered as the day a series of brutal murders broke out across the city, gruesome crimes mimicking the horrific Jack the Ripper events of more than a century ago.

Soon "Rippermania" takes hold of modern-day London, and the police are left with few leads and no witnesses. Except one. Rory spotted the man police believe to be the prime suspect. But she is the only one who saw him. Even her roommate, who was walking with her at the time, didn't notice the mysterious man. So why can only Rory see him? And more urgently, why has Rory become his next target? In this edge-of-your-seat thriller, full of suspense, humor, and romance, Rory will learn the truth about the secret ghost police of London and discover her own shocking abilities.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy
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Praise for this book

"A gorgeously written, chilling, atmospheric thriller." - Cassandra Clare


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October 2012 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Name of the Star (Shades of London)
Author(s): Maureen Johnson
ISBN: 1-61383-659-7 / 978-1-61383-659-0 (USA edition)
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October 2012 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Name Of The Star (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Shades of London (PB))
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September 2011 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Name of the Star (The Shades of London)
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ISBN: 0-399-25660-1 / 978-0-399-25660-8 (USA edition)
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October 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Name of the Star (Shades of London)
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Title: The Name of the Star (Shades of London, Book 1)
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Title: The Name of the Star (Shades of London, Book 1)
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2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Name of the Star (Shades of London #1)
Author(s): Maureen Johnson
ISBN: 0-545-50130-X / 978-0-545-50130-9 (USA edition)
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April 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Name of the Star (The Shades of London)
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ISBN: 1-4915-0052-2 / 978-1-4915-0052-1 (USA edition)
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Title: The Name Of The Star
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October 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Name of the Star (The Shades of London)
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Title: The Name of the Star (The Shades of London)
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Title: The Name of the Star (The Shades of London)
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September 2011 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Name of the Star (Shades of London, Book 1)
Author(s): Maureen Johnson
Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks
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Title: The Name of the Star (The Shades of London Book 1)
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