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Rebecca Lim Rebecca Lim i(A95088 works by) (a.k.a. Rebecca Pec Ca)
Born: Established: 1972 ;
Gender: Female
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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. Her novels have been translated into German, French and Turkish.

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Afterlight 2015 single work novel young adult horror

'Life’s been tough on Sophie Teague.

'Since her parents died in a freak motorbike accident, she’s been living with her gran in their rundown pub. And she’s just enrolled at a new school, desperate for a fresh start.

'That’s until ‘Eve’, a beautiful ghost clad in black, starts making terrifying nightly appearances in Sophie’s bedroom.

'Eve doesn’t speak, or write—she just hovers, transmitting images and pleading for Sophie’s help.

'What happened to Eve? Does it have something to do with the recent murder that sent a notorious bikie-gang leader on the run?

'Sophie isn’t sure—but she knows Eve won’t stop haunting her until she finds out. So with the unlikely help of her enigmatic classmate Jordan Haig, Sophie sets out to unravel the mystery.

'Dark, thrilling and utterly spooky, Afterlight will take you deep into the heart of a dangerous love story, revealing the unworldly—and deadly—pull of the past.' (Publication summary)

2016 longlisted Davitt Award Best Young Adult Book
The Astrologer's Daughter 2014 single work novel young adult fantasy

'Avicenna Crowe’s mother, Joanne, is an astrologer with uncanny predictive powers and a history of being stalked. Now she is missing.

'The police are called, but they’re not asking the right questions. Like why Joanne lied about her past, and what she saw in her stars that made her so afraid.

'But Avicenna has inherited her mother’s gift. Finding an unlikely ally in the brooding Simon Thorn, she begins to piece together the mystery. And when she uncovers a link between Joanne’s disappearance and a cold-case murder, Avicenna is led deep into the city’s dark and seedy underbelly, unaware how far she is placing her own life in danger.

'Pulse-racing and terrifyingly real, The Astrologer’s Daughter is a stunning, original novel. It will test your belief in destiny and the endurance of love.' (Publication summary)

2015 shortlisted Prime Minister's Literary Awards Young Adults' Fiction
2015 longlisted Inky Awards Gold Inky
2015 shortlisted Davitt Award Best Young Adult Book
2015 Notable Book Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Older Readers
2015 shortlisted Foreword Reviews : INDIES INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award
2014 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Young Adult Division Best Novel
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