From the acclaimed author of the Mercy series and The Astrologer's Daughter.
Since her parents died in a freak motorbike accident, Sophie Teague's life has fallen apart.
But she's just enrolled at a new high school, hoping for a fresh start.
That's until Eve, a beautiful ghost in black, starts making terrifying nightly appearances, wanting Sophie to be her hands, eyes and go-to girl.
There are loose ends that Eve needs Sophie to tie up. But dealing with the dead might just involve the greatest sacrifice of all.
Dark, thrilling and unrelentingly eerie, Afterlight will take you deep into the heart of a dangerous love story, revealing the otherworldly-and deadly-pull of past wrongs that only the living can put right.
Rebecca Lim is a writer and illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia. She worked as a commercial lawyer for several years before leaving to write full time. Rebecca is the author of sixteen books for children and young adult readers, including The Astrologer's Daughter and Afterlight. An Aurealis Awards finalist, Rebecca's work has been longlisted for the Davitt Award for YA, the Gold Inky Award and the CBCA Book of the Year Award for Older Readers. Her novels have been translated into German, French, Turkish, Portuguese and Polish.
'I loved it. The intensity, especially with the last few chapters was unexpected and had me on the edge of my seat. I adored Sophie's character, who readers will not only find likeable but also relatable. Rebecca Lim is a wonderful Aussie author who's taking our own brand of young adult to the world.' Diva Booknerd
'[Afterlight has] a dark premise, an unpopular outcast heroine, a beautiful and brooding love interest and a mystery.' Books + Publishing
'A good, quick, eerie read.' Books for a Delicate Eternity
'Afterlight has all the ingredients that make up an enthralling read....For those who just like an exciting read that pulls at the heartstrings and ensures some terrifying moments, Lim has ensured that the action is fast paced and the characters are really believable.' ReadPlus
'I am 85% sure Rebecca Lim is not of this world.' Steph Bowe
'Afterlight is a slight, hair-raising novel with plenty of suspense and some nice little twists. Four stars.' Middle Chapter
'Elegantly written...[Afterlight is] fast paced, filled with thrills and diversity, and I read it in one sitting.' Happy Indulgence