Dark Eyes

Dark Eyes


Dark Eyes is The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo for teens. Perfect for fans of Stieg Larson and Sophie McKenzie, it's an adrenaline-pumping and epic crime thriller with a dramatic personal mystery at its heart.

Born in Russia but adopted by a wealthy American family as a baby, Wallis Stoneman was brought up in a world of glamorous luxury. Then at the age of sixteen, beautiful and rebellious Wallis rejects the life that doesn't feel like her own and lives as a street-kid on the gritty streets of New York.

But the streets throw up more than she bargained for and she discovers a deadly secret to her past that will change Wallis' life forever. Her real father is a terrifyingly dangerous Russian gangster. And he is on the hunt for her mother. He will stop at nothing and no one - even his own blood - to find her.

Can Wallis find her mother before her father kills them both?

Praise for William Richter:

'Murder, action, intrigue and the toughest female vigilante since Lisbeth Salander.' - Pittacus Lore, author of I am Number Four

William Richter is a veteran Hollywood screenwriter. He has several film projects in development and has worked for Ron Howard and Tom Hanks, among others. He was nominated for an Emmy Award as Producer of the documentary episode of the HBO mini series Band of Brothers. Dark Eyes is his first novel.


  • Murder, intrigue and the toughest female vigilante since Lisbeth Salander.
    Pittacus Lore, bestselling author of I am Number Four

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William Richter

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