Razorhurst

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In the vein of The Diviners and The Crimson Petal and the White, Razorhurst reimagines the notorious history of a mob-controlled Sydneywith a paranormal twist.Sydneys deadly Razorhurst neighborhood, 1932. Gloriana Nelson and Mr. Davidson, two ruthless mob bosses, have reached a fragile peaceone maintained by razor men. Kelpie, orphaned and living on the street, is blessed and cursed with the ability to see Razorhursts many ghosts, and she sees the cracks already forming in their truce. Then Kelpie meets Dymphna Campbell.Dymphna is a legendary beauty and prized moll of Gloriana Nelson. Shes earned the nickname Angel of Death for the trail of beaus who have died trying to protect her from Mr. Davidsons assassins. Unbeknownst to Kelpie, Dymphna can see ghosts, too, and as Glorianas hold crumbles one burly henchman at a time, the girls will need one another more than ever.As loyalties shift and betrayal threatens at every turn, Dymphna is determined to not only survive but rise to the top with Kelpie at her side.
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9781616955441
9781616955458
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UG
Level 4.3, 13 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 590L
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display_description In 1932, the Razorhurst neighborhood is wracked by mob violence done with razor blades since guns are illegal. The peace between mob bosses Gloriana Nelson and Mr. Davidson is threatened by Dymphna Campbell, a prostitute with a deadly past who can see and speak with Razorhurst's ghosts. Young orphan Kelpie can see the ghosts, too, and when the girls meet they form an alliance that will shift the balance of power in Razorhurst forever.
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subject_facet Australia -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, Criminals -- Fiction, Ghost stories, Ghosts -- Fiction, Organized crime -- Fiction, Sydney (N.S.W.) -- History. -- 20th century -- Fiction
title_display Razorhurst
title_full Razorhurst, Razorhurst / Justine Larbalestier
title_short Razorhurst
title_sub
topic_facet Criminals, Ghosts, Historical Fiction, History, Organized crime, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult Fiction