Synopses & Reviews
There's a secret part of New York City that no one knows about. It's protected by a mysterious group of girls known as the Irregulars, led by the alluring Kiki Strike.
Inside the Shadow City introduces us to Ananka Fishbein, a regular girl whose life becomes anything but after venturing underground to join Kiki Strike and her friends, the Irregulars.
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Eternal Ones comes this brand-new package for her first two Kiki Strike novels in anticipation of the third-The Darkness Dwellers, hitting shelves in Winter 2013!
"If Harry Potter lived in New York City, he'd have a mad crush on 14-year-old Kiki Strike, the heroine of Kiki Strike: Inside the Shadow City
and the next literary idol of the tween-to-infinity set. Kiki's creator, Kirsten Miller, is destined to become the object of millions of readers' adoration.
" --Vanity Fair
"Perfect for bright middle-schoolers hooked on history and mystery and bored witless with pre-teen chick lit." --Washington Post Book World
"In between the 100 MPH excitement and the fascinating and intensely diverse characters, Miller has expertly woven a vital message into her story: the importance of a young woman having strength and belief in herself." --teenreads.com
"A fascinating, convoluted mystery/adventure. ...All readers will welcome the hints of sequels." --Booklist, starred review
"[A] deliciously entertaining debut novel." --Publishers Weekly
"This is a rallying cry for the 'curious' and an effective anthem of geek-girl power . . . All in all, an absurdly satisfying romp for disaffected smart girls." --Kirkus Reviews
"Kiki Strike celebrates the courage and daring of seemingly ordinary girls, and it will thrill those who long for adventure and excitement." --School Library Journal
Life will never be the same for Ananka Fishbein after she ventures into an enormous sinkhole near her New York City apartment. A million rats, delinquent Girl Scouts out for revenge, and a secret city below the streets of Manhattan combine in this remarkable novel about a darker side of New York City you have only just begun to know about...
NYC's hottest superspy gets a brand new package!
About the Author
KIRSTEN MILLER lives in New York City where she spends her time drinking coffee, exploring the city, and writing. Kiki Strike was her first novel and was a Today Show Al Roker Book Club Pick.